Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
There is one chorus that made the early career of Giuseppe Verdi.
A memorial to the composer Rossini never saw the light of day. Find out why.
Three great composers celebrate significant birthdays in 2013. It will be a splendid year for music.
International operatic mezzo-soprano and Ohio State University alumna Eugenie Grunewald returns to Columbus this week to serve as artistic consultant for Opera Project Columbus’ production of “A Taste of Opera: Scenes from Opera’s Best.” Performances Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. at Gray Chapel on the campus of Ohio Wesleyan University.
It started out like an ordinary November day at the Central Market in Valencia, Spain. Fruit and vegetable vendors displayed their wares and rang up customers at cash registers, and customers ambled though, picking up brightly hued produce for the day’s meals. But then a fruit vendor broke out in song to the accompaniment of [...]
Il bacio di Tosca-Tosca’s Kiss is a film made in 1985 at the Casa di Riposo Giuseppe Verdi, established by the composer at the end of his life as a rest home for musicians.
New York’s Metropolitan Opera has announced summer encore screenings of six of their HD transmissions from the 2008, 2009 and 2010 seasons.
Today’s Classical Haiku goes to Richard Wagner, whose music dramas might be a bit much, but only too much of a good thing.
Today’s Classical Haiku celebrates Verdi’s flair for the dramatic, still writ large on the great stages of the world.