Mahler Mondays all Summer on Symphony @ 7

Gustav Mahler (German: [ˈɡʊstaf ˈmaːlɐ]; 7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was a late-Romantic composer and one of the leading conductors of his generation
A bust of Gustav Mahler. The late-Romantic composer was one of the most influential conductors of his time.
6:55PM
June
2, 2014

This evening on Symphony @ 7 we begin our ” Mahler Monday” series on Classical 101.  Each Monday evening until Labor Day, we’ll be playing one of the symphonies of this great Late-Romantic Austrian composer.  We’ll also have time for the song cycles and Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth), a [...]

VSA Ohio: Autism and the Arts

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VSA Ohio-The State Organization on Arts and Disability.
1:23PM
June 2, 2014

The latest from the Arts and Autism Research Initiative, via the Ohio Arts Council and VSA Ohio

Really Terrible Orchestra Irk Ears, Soothe Souls

8:27AM
June
2, 2014

If you aspire to play in an orchestra, you could practice hard to perfect your playing. Or you could do what the musicians of the Really Terrible Orchestras of U.K. and the U.S. do: grab an instrument you’ve tried to play well but simply cannot, show up at rehearsal and laugh at your mistakes.

Opera Abbreviated Podcast: Opera Project Columbus’ Pagliacci

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Take a look at Pagliacci which will be performed June 14-15 directed by Classical 101's Christopher Purdy.
2:05PM
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!

Mozart Minute: Mozart’s Wordsmith

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Catch The Mozart Minute every Friday at noon during the Amadeus Deli, and listen to the podcast at wosu.org/podcasts.
11:45AM
May 30, 2014

In this episode of The Mozart Minute, we meet the librettist for Mozart’s most inspired operas.

Rodrigo’s Fantasy for a Gentleman on Fretworks

Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo
The Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo and Julian Lloyd Webber.
1:09PM
May
29, 2014

Joaquin Rodrigo wrote his Fantasia para un Gentilhombre for Andres Segovia in 1954, and apart from the Concierto de Aranjuez, is the most popular music featuring guitar that he composed. The Fantasy for a Gentleman is a suite for guitar and orchestra based on music of the 17th Century guitarist Gaspar Sanz.  Pepe Romero will be the [...]

Music From Finland Via France on Symphony @ 7

6:45PM
May
28, 2014

Finnish composer Leevi Madetoja (1887-1947) was a younger contemporary of Jean Sibelius, and this evening on Symphony @ 7, his Third Symphony will be featured.

Otters Play the Piano at Washington’s National Zoo (Yes, Really)

2:04PM
May
28, 2014

The otters at Washington, D.C.’s National Zoo might have small claws, but they sure can handle a keyboard.

Saturday on Stage and Serenata for June

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Claudio Abbado conducts Mozart's Marriage of Figaro on Classical 101 June 21. Presented In Memoriam
12:01PM
May
28, 2014

Program listings for Serenata at 1 PM and Saturday on stage at 1:30 for June, 2014

‘Time for Three’ Violinists Left Standing on Tarmac by Airline

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Time for Three
3:16PM
May 27, 2014

US Airways was not excited about Time for Three’s violinists, Nicholas Kendall and Zachary De Pue, when they tried to carry their violins onto a flight from Charlotte NC which was headed to Northwest Arkansas. They were told to put them in the hold.