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How Long Should a Conductor Stay?

Philadelphia Orchestra Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin
6, 2015

I would think that there are few things more exciting and fulfilling than being at the helm of so revered an orchestra as the New York Philharmonic.

Classical Showcase Continues with “Spring for Music” Friday at 7pm

5, 2015

The first of six “Spring for Music” concert series programs from Carnegie Hall in New York airs this Friday evening at 7 with a performance of Christopher Rouse’s Requiem.

Bach on Mandolin and Villa-Lobos Guitar Concerto on Fretworks

Chris Thile holding a mandolin.
Chris Thile
December 4, 2014

On the next Fretworks, we’ll hear Bach played on the mandolin by Chris Thile, music from the first ever guitar concerto recording from the New York Philharmonic with Sharon Isbin, and music of the holidays from guitarists Giovanni De Chiaro and John Stover.

Aaron Jay Kernis Talks Back

Aaron Jay Kernis
October 30, 2014

Musica Celestis by Aaron Jay Kernis is performed this weekend by the Columbus Symphony.

The Changing Sounds of Orchestras

10, 2014

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.

State Of The Art: New York Philharmonic’s Biennial

New York Philharmonic Biennial
Music collective Bang on a Can All-Stars is one of the musical partners sharing a bill with the New York Philharmonic during the Biennial.
4, 2014

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.

Mandolins, Lute and Guitar on Next Fretworks

13, 2014

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.

Preserving America’s Orchestral History

12, 2014

The New York Philharmonic, this country’s oldest orchestra, is in the process of digitizing it’s archives and making them available on-line.

A Rustic Wedding and Whale Songs For Earth Day

22, 2013

Celebrating Earth Day 2013 on Symphony @7 this evening, we’ll have two works that have an outdoor setting, one with human beings in harmony with their natural surroundings, and one taking us beneath the ocean and portraying the great whales, whose realm is very much threatened by human activity.

Listening Locally

Franklin Park Conservatory (2)
Franklin Park Conservatory was the site of the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra's PNC Arts Alive Summer Music Series
22, 2013

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.