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Opera Abbreviated Podcast: Opera Project Columbus’ Pagliacci

Take a look at Pagliacci which will be performed June 14-15 directed by Classical 101's Christopher Purdy.
May 30, 2014

Opera Project Columbus presents Pagliacci at the Jewish Community Center of Columbus June 14 and 15. Here’s a new Opera Abbreviated podcast with the violent story!

21st Century Arts Education

This display sets the tone for the Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale AZ
21, 2013

When I was in school, courses in music and art were a regular part of available curriculum. By the time my daughter was in elementary school, music classes were much more difficult to come by.

2013 BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World Is An American

American mezzo-soprano wins the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Trophy
June 24, 2013

The world’s most prestigious competition for young singers gives its first prize to an American.

Opera Columbus, King Avenue UMC Highlight Great Arts Weekend

Opera Columbus performance of Magic Flute
Opera Columbus' performances of Mozart's The Magic Flute this weekend was high quality.
29, 2013

Four great performances in two days over several different Columbus venues, and I missed a few.

Columbus Becomes Mozart’s Home Town

king ave requiem
Mozart this Sunday
April 25, 2013

This weekend, Opera Columbus presents Canada’s Opera Atelier in Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Southern Theatre, and you can hear Mozart’s Requiem at King Avenue United Methodist Church.

Lisa Chavez Wins Opera Columbus Vocal Competition

Lisa Chavez
Lisa Chavez
11, 2013

A lovely afternoon MC-ing the Opera Columbus Vocal Competition. A terrific first place winner.

Orchestra labor woes have far-reaching effects

This is the mission statement driving the curators of the Musical Instrument Museum in Scottsdale, Arizona.
6, 2013

The ripple effects of ongoing lockouts and orchestral contract negotiations is being felt those in all walks of life, whether or not they’ve ever darkened the door of a theatre.

In spite of turmoil, Classical music lives and grows

2, 2013

Composers and musicians are determined to make music, and music lovers are determined to hear it.

My Favorite Columbus Performances of 2012

Linda Dorff and Matt Clemens in
Linda Dorff and Matt Clemens in "Souvenir"
December 19, 2012

My favorite performances given by our arts community in 2012. Just one fella’s opinion. What were your favorites? Let us know!

Tango Good for Mind and Body

Tango Cesena Festival
7, 2012

Tango may be beneficial for your mental health; Several major orchestras in the US will delay their seasons