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Rossini on Guitar and Sizzling Vivaldi on Mandolin on Fretworks

13, 2013

The next Fretworks broadcast Saturday evening at 7 pm will have you humming opera tunes by Rossini, but there will be no voices. The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet and Pepe Romero will be featured on this weeks program.

Dvorak for Mandolins and Schubert for Guitar on Next Fretworks

6, 2013

Fretworks, our weekly program for music for the classical guitar, will feature several unique arrangements for the next broadcast on Saturday evening at 7 pm here on Classical 101. Czech composer Antonin Dvorak’s Slavonic Dances have long been popular in their orchestral version, but we have one of them arranged for the Toulouse Mandolin Ensemble [...]

Concerto for 4 Guitars on Fretworks Saturday Evening

Celedonio Romero
Celedonio Romero
February 15, 2013

Each week on Fretworks, I try to have one of the big guitar concertos, along with plenty of solo and smaller ensemble pieces for the classical guitar.   This Saturday at 7 pm, we’ll have a concerto for four, yes, count ‘em, four, guitars by Joaquin Rodrigo.

Next Fretworks: Bach on 8-String Guitar and Dvorak for 4 Mandolins

Paul Galbraith In Practice
Paul Galbraith In Practice
February 9, 2013

This week, we’ll hear Bach played on an unusual 8-string guitar by Paul Galbraith as well as the Modern Mandolin Quartet and guitarist John Williams.

Next Fretworks Program Includes Lute Music By Columbus Native

Paul O'Dette
Music by Columbus native and lutenist Paul O'Dette on the next Fretworks.
February 1, 2013

On the next Fretworks Saturday evening at 7 pm we’ll hear some lute music by Columbus native Paul O’Dette as well selections from the Julian Bream Consort and Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

Los Romeros and Music for Baroque Guitar on Next Fretworks

The guitar player (c. 1672, by Vermeer
The guitar player (c. 1672, by Vermeer
January 18, 2013

Saturday evening on Fretworks will feature the great Spanish guitar quartet Los Romeros with music of Vivaldi and Manuel de Falla, and we’ll have music of the 17th century by Francesco Corbetta for Baroque guitar in the mix. Listen at 7 pm on Classical 101.

Columbus Guitar Society Presents James Marron

James Marron
Guitarist and composer James Marron will be performing at the Columbus Guitar Society's mid-season fundraiser on January 19.
January 15, 2013

The Columbus Guitar Society will present James Marron, a guitarist and composer, for its mid-season fundraiser Saturday, January 19.