This is my twice yearly “Cow town, my ___ (bottom) post. Here are a few of the arts events I’m looking forward to as the 2012-2013 season gets under way. Just a few mind you. Remember, you’ll hear these concerts and more, broadcast on Classical 101. As a part of this preview, I’ve indicated a which [...]
This weekend Opera Columbus presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s operetta The Pirates of Penzance in three performances at the Southern Theatre.
Roger L. Stephens was a world class singer, stage director, teacher and raconteur. He is remembered with a concert and celebration at OSU on June 13.
The Opera Department at The Ohio State University’s School of Music presented the American stage premiere of Handel’s Faramondo in the Southern theater over the past weekend
Giulietta Simionato died earlier today in Rome-aged 99. May 5, 2010 The Italian mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato celebrates her 100th birthday next week. A few months ago she was peppy and energetic on an Italian TV program-she even sang. Sadly, my buddy Alessandro phoned yesterday to report that she took a bad turn last week and [...]
I want you to attend Opera Columbus’s production of Ruggero Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci at the Ohio Theatre, Columbus, this Friday and Sunday. There’s no reason for this verismo classic not to be a sellout.
Here’s a list of performances and events in Central Ohio’s new arts season about which I’m most excited.
The meanest Buckeye linebacker is no match for a prima donna.