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 [...]
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 [...]
Andrew Kazdin combined engineering with his love of music to make Columbia Records a classical music giant
On the Transmigration of Souls was written for the first anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. It was a co- comissison with Lincoln Center and the New York Philharmonic
Thanks to a newly formed partnership between the New York Philharmonic and the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, China could be the next big player on the Western orchestral scene
John Cage: Music As A Visual Art, Music makes it better: giving your on line slideshows some pop, A resurgence on Broadway, How good is YOUR orchestra?
Anne-Sophie Mutter is lambasted for performing “pretty” music. Is there anything wrong with a concert of purely “pretty music” once in a while? Discuss.
Todays classical headlines include more on the musical journey out of bankruptcy for the Louisville Orchestra, a (possible) temporary home for the New York Philharmonic and last-minute cancellations on the Met’s upcoming tour of Japan.
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.
Hans von Bulow was a giant in 19th century music, and his career and legacy deserve to be better known. Alan Walker’s new book, Hans von Bulow, A Life and Times, goes a long way toward restoring its subject to prominence.