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Bach on Mandolin and Villa-Lobos Guitar Concerto on Fretworks

Chris Thile holding a mandolin.
Chris Thile
1:10PM
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

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Aaron Jay Kernis
7:23AM
October 30, 2014

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

The Changing Sounds of Orchestras

12:51PM
July
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.
12:40PM
June
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

1:29PM
February
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

1:55PM
February
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

6:55PM
April
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
6:00AM
January
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.

New York Philharmonic Debuted on This Date in 1842

Ureli Corelli Hill, founder
Ureli Corelli Hill, founder
6:55PM
December 7, 2012

We celebrate the 170th birthday of the New York Philharmonic on tonight’s Symphony @ 7.

Early Classical Music LP Producer Howard Scott Dies at 92

11:43AM
October
9, 2012

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.