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 [...]
Classical showcase continues a series of concerts featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic in an all Tchaikovsky program Friday evening at 7 on Classical 101. Music director Gustavo Dudamel leads the orchestra in Tchaikovsky’s first and last symphonies.
While there is something to be said for the fresh perspective and energy provided by a visiting conductor, there is also an argument to be made it is more important for an orchestra to have a long term goal beyond just playing concerts.
The next four Classical Showcase broadcasts Friday evenings at 7 pm on Classical 101, will feature performances from the 2014 Lucerne Festival near Lake Lucerne in Switzerland. This Friday’s performance will showcase the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and the Bavarian Radio Chorus with alto Sara Mingardo in a Brahms program conducted by Andris Nelsons.
Friday at 7 pm on Classical 101, hear a prime example of the power of art to do good. Gustavo Dudamel will lead the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra on the next Classical Showcase.
A new oratorio by John Adams and Peter Sellars, well worth hearing.
Amazon unveils a pilot show that tells the story of a young, charismatic conductor who bares resemblance to a real-life maestro.
Being a conductor involves more than just waving a stick. The best ones know how to shape and sculpt the sound of an orchestra, getting the absolute best from the musicians.
All this week, we’re featuring the Finnish conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen on Symphony @ 7. He recently won the ECHO Klassik Award for Conductor of the Year for his recordings of the symphonies of Witold Lutaslawski released as a set on the Sony Classical label.
I was saddened to see street corners of kids just hanging out while wasting valuable time they could be utilizing in a more productive way. Most of all, I was disappointed to find too many people who thought it was someone elseâ€™s job to provide them with musical opportunities.
Dudamel began conducting so early in his life, that it is as though he is ten years older, musically.