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Columbus’ Weekend of World Premieres

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Conductor and Founding Music Director, Timothy Russell, takes his final bow Sunday night at the Southern Theatre after 34 amazing years.
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Conductor and Founding Music Director, Timothy Russell, takes his final bow Sunday night at the Southern Theatre after 34 amazing years.
3:10PM
April
22, 2013

Cow Town rules the arts again. Columbus saw two world premieres by world-class composers this past weekend, both written expressly for local ensembles.

Columbus Symphony and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring

Igor Stravinsky and Dancer/Choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky as Petrouchka, c. 1911
Igor Stravinsky and Dancer/Choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky as Petrouchka, c. 1911
1:00PM
March 21, 2013

The Columbus Symphony and Ballet Met celebrate the 100th anniversary of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, this weekend in the Ohio Theater.

Columbus Symphony and The Song of the Earth

Conductor Bruno Walter
Conductor Bruno Walter
4:00PM
February 20, 2013

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!

Join Us For A VIP Screening of Mahler on the Couch

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Mahler on the Couch, at the Drexel February 17th
1:22PM
February 7, 2013

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 has Died at Age 73

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Cellist and conductor Yuli Turovsky passed away on January 15, 2013 at the age of 73.
4:27PM
January 16, 2013

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 Columbus Performances of 2012

Linda Dorff and Matt Clemens in
Linda Dorff and Matt Clemens in "Souvenir"
11:45AM
December 19, 2012

My favorite performances given by our arts community in 2012. Just one fella’s opinion. What were your favorites? Let us know!

Columbus Symphony This Weekend: Schubert 9!

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Nareh Arghamanyan, pianist, coming to town for Tchaikovsky's 1st Piano concerto and the CSO.
5:20PM
October 9, 2012

The CSO season begins after a magnificent Gala Concert with Beethoven’s Symphony number 9. Now it’s Schubert’s turn!

Nareh Arghamanyan’s Coming to Town

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Nareh Arghamanyan. Fasten your seat-belts.
5:08PM
October 9, 2012

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!

What a Weekend!

The Rubinstein Kiss
The Rubinstein Kiss, based on the lives and deaths of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, at CATCO-Phoenix
10:13AM
February 13, 2012

Just one weekend feasting on the arts in Columbus, Ohio.

Columbus Symphony and Richard Strauss’s ‘Indian Summer’

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Richard Strauss (1865-1949) has a splendid Indian summer.
2:00PM
November
17, 2011

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.