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Mozart Minute: Leopold Mozart – Proud Papa, or Shameless Huckster?

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli on Classical 101, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:45AM
May 16, 2014

Was Mozart’s dad, Leopold Mozart, a proud father doing his best to nurture his gifted children’s talents, or were his paternal instincts dimmed by dollar signs?

Mozart Minute: Dear Old Mom

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Catch The Mozart Minute each Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:40AM
May 9, 2014

In the run-up to Mother’s Day weekend, here’s a glimpse at Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s mother.

Who was Efrem Zimbalist, Senior?

6:00AM
May
9, 2014

The actor Efrem Zimbalist Jr. died last week. He had a fine career and very distinguished parents.

Opera Abbreviated: La Cenerentola/Cinderella

The Met's Rossini's La Cenerentola
Pietro Spagnoli as Dandini, Joyce DiDonato as Angelina, Rachelle Durkin as Clorinda, and Patricia Risley as Tisbe in Rossini's "La Cenerentola."
9:48AM
May
6, 2014

A look at Rossini’s La cenerentola, the final Met in HD offering of the season.

Columbus Symphony: Lilya, Gregory, Bach and Shostakovich

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Gregory Vajda conducts in Columbus this weekend
1:13PM
May 1, 2014

Gregory Vajda conducts the Columbus Symphony in the Southern Theater this weekend, with pianist Lilya Zilberstein. Music by Bach, Shostakovitch, Stravinsky and Beethoven.

A New Biography of Charles Ives

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Don't miss this new bio of Charles Ives by Stephen Budiansky
11:35AM
May 1, 2014

Mad Music by Stephen Budiansky is a new biography of composer Charles Ives..

Opera Abbreviated: Cosi fan Tutte

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Isabel Leonard as Dorabella and Susanna Phillips as Fiordiligi in Mozart's "Così fan tutte."
11:35AM
April 24, 2014

Cosi fan Tutte, a bittersweet battle of the sexes is the next Met-in-HD presentation and is the subject of the latest Opera Abbreviated podcast. Listen up.

Good Friday Special: St. Matthew Passion

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Good Friday evening at 8 on Classical 101
11:45AM
April 17, 2014

Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, conducted by Otto Klemperer is a Good Friday special on Classical 101, at 8 p.m. Friday.

Columbus Symphony Chorus This Weekend

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The Columbus Symphony and Columbus Symphony Chorus
1:00PM
April 10, 2014

Mozart’s Requiem is performed by the Columbus Symphony Chorus and Orchestra Friday and Saturday April 11 and 12 in the Ohio Theater. Ronald J. Jenkins is conductor of the Chorus. The performance includes music by Strauss and Wagner. Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts.

Columbus Symphony: The Four Last Songs

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Richard Strauss
10:45AM
April 10, 2014

Twyla Robinson performs the Four Last Songs by Richard Strauss with the Columbus Symphony this weekend. Jean-Marie Zeitouni conducts,. Mozart’s Requiem with the Columbus Symphony chorus is also on the program. More on that to come.