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Beethoven’s Stormy 6th Symphony

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In Beethoven's day, there was a great fear of violent storms
6:00AM
March
20, 2012

A Lack of Understanding Led to a Great Fear of Violent Weather; Women Composers…Not Just for Women’s History Month

Back on the Chain Gang: A Classic Prisoners’ Chorus

11:30AM
August
10, 2011

Watch this classic staging of the Prisoners’ Chorus from Beethoven’s Fidelio.

The recapitulation begins on the subdominant…huh?

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Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata
10:30AM
August
6, 2011

The recapitulation begins on the subdominant…huh? What does it all mean?

“Lady Blunt” Stradivarius Auctioned For Japanese Disaster Relief

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The "Lady Blunt" Stradivarius was auctioned off in London for a record $16 million.
8:29AM
June
22, 2011

“Lady Blunt” Stradivarius goes for record amount for Japanese disaster relief, Who are your Top Ten composers? Viennese artists inspired by great composers on display for 150th anniversary of National Gallery of Victoria (Australia)

How to Attract New Classical Audiences: Food and Beer, Of Course

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Fountain at High Street entrance of Columbus Commons. The Columbus Commons is offering a number of lunchtime concerts throughout the summer.
9:37AM
June
21, 2011

Today’s news round-up: there’s more to pianist Rudolf Buchbinder than music, lunch and music on the lawn in downtown Columbus, some say it’s time to overhaul non-profits and Kansas says no to state funding for the arts

Carnegie Hall 120th Anniversary Concert on PBS Great Performances

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New York's Carnegie Hall celebrates its 120th anniversary this year.
1:03PM
May
31, 2011

Great Performances presents a gala concert by the New York Philharmonic celebrating the 120th anniversary of New York’s Carnegie Hall tonight (Tuesday, May 31) at 8 pm on WOSU TV.

Cubicle Concert: The Fry Street Quartet

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Classical 101 was thrilled to welcome the Fry Street Quartet for a live, in-studio performance!
1:05PM
April
29, 2011

The Fry Street Quartet visited the Classical 101 studios to perform music of Beethoven in anticipation of their appearance at the Southern Theatre.

ProMusica Makes Memorable Music with Pianist Jeremy Denk

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Pianist Jeremy Denk joined the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra for a performance of Beethoven's First Piano Concerto.
7:41AM
April 11, 2011

In their final subscription concert this season, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra tackled a diverse program, ranging from music of Beethoven performed by pianist Jeremy Denk to the world premiere of a new work by Evan Chambers.

Columbus Symphony Performs Music of Beethoven, Brahms and Webern

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Guest conductor Mei-An Chen, Music Director of the Memphis Symphony, leads this weekend's Columbus Symphony concerts.
3:50PM
April
6, 2011

The Columbus Symphony concludes their 2010-2011 season this weekend with performances of music by Beethoven, Brahms and Webern.

Classical Musicians Support Japan Recovery Efforts

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Classics for Japan is a new musical compilation supporting Japanese earthquake relief efforts.
9:02AM
April 6, 2011

(Many) various artists have come together to put together compilation CDs in support of the relief effort in Japan. We’ve surveyed the efforts across musical genres.