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Great Opera in Columbus This Saturday

Licia Albanese as Mimi in Puccini's La Boheme
Licia Albanese as Mimi in Puccini's La Boheme
3:00PM
November
28, 2012

Two magnificent archival broadcasts form the Metropolitan Opera on Classical 101, this Saturday at 1 pm.

What Would Rossini Make of a Presidential Election?

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Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868)
11:10AM
August 22, 2011

What kind of Italian opera could be made from the goings on of today’s presidential candidates?

A Metropolitan (Soap) Opera

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A Scene from Rossini's Le Comte Ory with Juan Diego Florez in the title role.
1:00PM
April
9, 2011

The New York Times reports music scholar Philip Gossett refused The Metropolitan Opera’s request to write program notes for a production of Rossini’s “Le Comte Ory” because he is displeased with their use of a “butchered” version of the score.

Music and Food: A Classical Emporium

12:51PM
May
5, 2010

An inveterate snacker, WOSU’s Jennifer Hambrick serves up a menu of musical tributes to food and cooking.