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 [...]
Recently, one of the premier American orchestras, the New York Philharmonic, underwent another personnel change that may affect, even if subtly, the sound of that esteemed ensemble.
Under music director Alan Gilbert, the orchestra is taking a page from the visual arts world by launching an 11-day festival featuring both established and emerging composers.
On Saturday evening at 7 on Classical 101, the next Fretworks will include a mandolin orchestra, the International Mandolin Academy Orchestra. They are an ensemble made up of musicians from Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Japan, and Canada. They’ll play a Samba by contemporary composer Stefano Squarzino.
The New York Philharmonic, this country’s oldest orchestra, is in the process of digitizing it’s archives and making them available on-line.
Celebrating Earth Day 2013 on Symphony @7 thisÂ evening, we’ll have two works that have an outdoor setting, one with human beings in harmony with their naturalÂ surroundings, and one taking usÂ beneathÂ the ocean and portraying the great whales, whose realm is very much threatened by human activity.
Your support, not only of us, but of the hundreds of talented artists and performers who live in your community makes Columbus a very special place to live.
We celebrate the 170th birthday of the New York Philharmonic on tonight’s Symphony @ 7.
Howard H. Scott, the classical music recording producer who produced Glenn Gould’s 1955 recording of Bach’s”Goldberg” Variations and recorded virtually every major U.S. orchestra, has died at 92.
You may have seen coverage of a recent New York Philharmonic concert at which conductor Alan Gilbert halted the performance and the audience nearly turned into a mob when a cell phone started ringing during the final otherworldly moments of Mahler’s Ninth Symphony. The owner of the errant cell phone has now told the New [...]
The saying goes, a picture paints a thousand words. But a photo that ran recently in the New York Times paints something more like a multi-tomed history of art music. The photo, which accompanied a story about pianist-conductor Jeffrey Kahane’s recent performances with the New York Philharmonic, shows Kahane conducting from the harpsichord with the [...]