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Opera Abbreviated: Carmen

Kirstin Chavez sings Carmen with the Columbus Symphony and Opera Columbus, May 9 and 10
May 6, 2014

Bizet’s opera Carmen comes to the Ohio Theater May 9 and 10. Check out the latest Opera Abbreviated podcast !

Columbus Symphony: Lilya, Gregory, Bach and Shostakovich

Gregory Vajda conducts in Columbus this weekend
May 1, 2014

Gregory Vajda conducts the Columbus Symphony in the Southern Theater this weekend, with pianist Lilya Zilberstein. Music by Bach, Shostakovitch, Stravinsky and Beethoven.

Columbus Symphony: The Four Last Songs

Portait by Max Liebermann
Richard Strauss
April 10, 2014

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.

Columbus Symphony March 28-29: Tchaikovsky, Sibelius and Arvo Pärt

Tchaikovsky and wife
Tchaikovsky and Antonia Milyukova during their 10 week marriage in 1877
March 27, 2014

The Columbus Symphony performs Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto, Sibelius Symphony no. 2 and Arvo Pärt’s Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, Friday and Saturday night at 8 in the Ohio Theater. My pre-concert talks are one hour before the performance.

CSO ‘Happy Hour’ Conductor Rossen Milanov in Studio with Boyce

Conductor Rossen Milanov (left) in studio with Classical 101's Boyce Lancaster.
Conductor Rossen Milanov (left) in studio with Classical 101's Boyce Lancaster.
March 26, 2014

The Columbus Symphony invites you to enjoy happy hour with them this evening at the Ohio Theater. Guest Conductor Rossen Milanov was in the Classical 101 studio this morning to talk about the concert.

Columbus Symphony: Free Happy Hour Concert March 26

Rossen Milanov
Guest conductor Rossen Milanov will lead the Columbus Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday night for a free Happy Hour Concert at the Ohio Theatre.
25, 2014

Free Happy Hour Concert with the Columbus Symphony, Wednesday n the Ohio Theater. No tickets necessary. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with free hor’s d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The concert starts at 6:30 and will be over by 8 p.m.

Columbus Symphony: Mozart, Schumann and…Schwertsik!

Justin Brown, pianist and conductor, this weekend with the Columbus Symphony
February 27, 2014

Columbus Symphony at the Southern Theatre this weekend. Christopher Purdy gives pre-concert talks one hour before each performance. Boyce Lancaster will talk with guest conductor Justin Brown at 9 a.m. Friday on live on Classical 101.

Columbus Symphony: Romeo and Juliet

Michael Stern conducts the Columbus Symphony this weekend
February 12, 2014

Music suggested by Romeo and Juliet by Berlioz, Bernstein and Prokofiev this weekend with the Columbus Symphony. Michael Stern condcuts.

An Idea for Date Night: Free Columbus Symphony Concert

daniel meyer
Daniel Meyer conducts the Columbus Symphony in a free concert on February 12
February 10, 2014

Come to a free concert by the Columbus Symphony, Wednesday February 12. Doors open at 5.30 PM

Zuill Bailey goes to Oz and Comes to Columbus This Weekend

Cellist Zuill Bailey
Cellist Zuill Bailey performs with the Columbus Symphony for the Dvorak Cello Concerto.
30, 2014

Zuill Bailey began his career on TV, and brings his cello to the Ohio Theater this weekend