At one time, if you assembled a group of talented musicians, the concert hall would fill with music lovers. Now, even putting a world-class orchestra on stage is no guarantee of success.
A decisive modern wrinkle can be technology. The Metropolitan Opera’s live movie-theater simulcasts start at 12:55 p.m. East Coast time to avoid backstage gridlock at Lincoln Center between afternoon and evening performances of different productions.
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.
Mansfield’s Carousel Works is the world’s largest manufacturers of wooden carousels.
Composers and musicians are determined to make music, and music lovers are determined to hear it.
The Columbus Symphony’s popular Picnic with the Pops summer concert series kicks off this weekend.
Summer festival season is getting into full swing. Here’s a roundup of what to look forward to at classical music festivals and summer concert series around the state this summer.
Boyce Lancaster talks with Maestro Albert-George Schram, former staff conductor of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, about making music that lasts. Schram confesses that what he thinks is profound music may not correspond to audiences’ expectations, and that sometimes orchestras need to supply escapism.