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 [...]
Does sweet music make for sweeter milk? World’s musicians mourn passing of “instrument doctor”; Musician squabble means Kentucky Opera to perform with piano
More video game art, the Asian Festival at Franklin Park Conservatory and more fallout from a recent decision by the NYC Opera to shrink their season and move from Lincoln Center.
Serenata, a weekly program of thirty minutes with the art song, returns to Classical 101 on Saturday, May 28 at 1 p.m. The program runs every Saturday through November.
Gregor Huebner may not be a name you recognize, but if you listen to his new recording, El Violon Latino, I think he’s someone you’ll want to get to know.
Today’s Classical Haiku is devoted to George Gershwin, whose music reminds us that music lives not in concert halls or honky tonks, but in our souls.
The Grammy Awards is pairing down their categories, putting everybody in the same contest for “Best” (… Album, Artist). What does this mean for classical music?
2010 Grammy award for Best New Artist stunned many observers because it didn’t go to crowd-favorite Justin Bieber. The Grammy instead went to jazz singer and bassist Esperanza Spalding, the first jazz artist to ever win the award.
Yehudi Menuhin once said he couldn’t “swing” unless he was playing alongside jazz great Stephane Grappelli.Â They would go on to record some eleven releases together.Â The swing was in high gear last Friday night as ProMusica Chamber Orchestra was joined by amazing jazz vocalist Jane Monheit in the Southern Theatre.Â If you haven’t ever [...]
Terry Teachout has written a new scholarly, footnoted and highly enjoyable biography of the great Louis Armstrong
Boyce Lancaster talks with Maestro Albert-George Schram, former staff conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, about Igor Stravinsky’s foray into jazz, the Ebony Concerto (1945) and the Concerto in E-flat, a.k.a. Dumbarton Oaks (1937â€“38).