A look at Rossini’s La cenerentola, the final Met in HD offering of the season.
Gregory Vajda conducts the Columbus Symphony in the Southern Theater this weekend, with pianist Lilya Zilberstein. Music by Bach, Shostakovitch, Stravinsky and Beethoven.
Mad Music by Stephen Budiansky is a new biography of composer Charles Ives..
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.
Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, conducted by Otto Klemperer is a Good Friday special on Classical 101, at 8 p.m. Friday.
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.
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.
Don’t miss the New Albany Symphony with pianist Jon Kimura Parker, conducted by Luis Biava. Sunday April 6 at 3 at the McCoy Performing Arts Ctr., New Albany
Composer and former New York Philharmonic Associate Principal Bassist Jon Deak, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick and other guests bring laughs at Otterbein University’s Humor in Music Festival, March 27-April 1.
In September 2013, the American conductor Marin Alsop became the first woman ever to conduct the Last Night of the BBC Proms. Some might have thought that at that moment, women conductors had arrived. But Alsop’s Proms moment was only the beginning.