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 [...]
Joaquin Rodrigo wrote his Fantasia para un Gentilhombre for Andres Segovia in 1954, and apart from theÂ Concierto de Aranjuez, isÂ the most popular music featuring guitar that he composed. The Fantasy for a Gentleman is a suite for guitar and orchestra based on music of the 17th Century guitarist Gaspar Sanz. Â Pepe Romero will be the [...]
This evening on Symphony @ 7, we have an hour of Mozart with two fine contrasting examples of his art, a relatively youthful symphony of his Salzburg period, and his final piano concerto completed in Vienna in the last year of his life. Symphony No. 28 in C from 1774 (or possibly 1773) is one [...]
Good news for classical music lovers in Minnesota and everywhere! Osmo Vanska is returning as music director of the fine Minnesota Orchestra. It’s been reported that he will be back for concerts the next two seasons and has agreed to the same pay cuts as the musicians.
Classical 101 has some special music on tap for the July 4th weekend!