Cow Town rules the arts again. Columbus saw two world premieres by world-class composers this past weekend, both written expressly for local ensembles.
The Columbus Symphony and Ballet Met celebrate the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, this weekend in the Ohio Theater.
The Columbus Symphony presents Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) in the Ohio Theater this weekend. Christopher Purdy gives pre-concert talks one hour before every performance, so come early!
Mahler on the Couch tells of the composer’s meeting with Sigmund Freud. Don’t miss a special showing at the Drexel Theater on February 17th.
Cellist and conductor Yuli Turofsky died yesterday at the age of 73. He was the founder and music director of the Canadian chamber orchestra, I Musici de Montreal.
My favorite performances given by our arts community in 2012. Just one fella’s opinion. What were your favorites? Let us know!
The CSO season begins after a magnificent Gala Concert with Beethoven’s Symphony number 9. Now it’s Schubert’s turn!
Nareh Arghamanyan is an award winning pianist making her local debut this weekend with Tchaikovsky’s first piano concerto. This concerto was a flop at its premiere, called “noisy and lopsided”. But the public got it right!
Richard Strauss wrote his Duo Concertino for Clarinet and Bassoon towards the end of his life, along with the Metamorphosen and the Four Last Songs.