On May 10, more than 200 families and children joined WOSU Public Media, Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra for “Youth & Family Day,” a free afternoon of performances and musical activities at WOSU@COSI. The day featured games, arts and crafts, music making with digital media, and a concert by ProMusica and local youth. Children [...]
I have found that the more I know about and listen to composers such as Bach, Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky, the more I appreciate well-crafted and well-performed music of other types.
Pablo Casals, Johann Sebastian Bach, Cello Suites, BBC Music Magazine
Being a conductor involves more than just waving a stick. The best ones know how to shape and sculpt the sound of an orchestra, getting the absolute best from the musicians.
This past weekend marked the final bow for ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Conductor and Founding Music Director Timothy Russell. As a part of Russell’s sendoff, a video tribute celebrating his 35 years of dedicated work to creating and building ProMusica into a nationally recognized organization was played prior to each concert. The video features Russell, past [...]
Cow Town rules the arts again. Columbus saw two world premieres by world-class composers this past weekend, both written expressly for local ensembles.
The high energy chamber music ensemble Project Trio performed live in the Classical 101 studio on October 26, 2012 during their stop in Columbus. The trio will be performing at 2 pm on Sunday at Via Vecchia Winery as a part of the City Music Columbus.
New Albany Symphony to Celebrate with Lincoln and Copland As Columbus’ 200th birthday celebration kicks into gear, the New Albany Symphony Orchestra kicks it of this weekend at the Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts in New Albany. After a rousing overture, Aaron Copland takes center stage as the NASO presents two of [...]