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 [...]
Was Mozart’s dad, Leopold Mozart, a proud father doing his best to nurture his gifted children’s talents, or were his paternal instincts dimmed by dollar signs?
In the run-up to Mother’s Day weekend, here’s a glimpse at Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s mother.
In the advent of National Barbecue Month, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick tells of discovering North Carolina barbecue – and realizing she’s a red sauce kind of woman.
On May 10, 1869, workers drove the so-called “golden spike”spike through railroad ties joining the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad. Saturday evening on The American Sound, hear American composer George Antheil’s “Golden Spike,” inspired by America’s transcontinental railroad.
Composer and former New York Philharmonic Associate Principal Bassist Jon Deak, Classical 101′s Jennifer Hambrick and other guests bring laughs at Otterbein University’s Humor in Music Festival, March 27-April 1.
We all know that music affects our moods. Beethoven energizes us and Mozart’s music makes us hold our heads a little higher, while if you need to de-stress, the gentle, wafting music of Delius does the trick. Tune in for happy music on The American Sound, 6 pm Saturday on Classical 101!
If you’re going to be the life of the party, you need the threads to go with it. Mozart knew this.
People still flock to the Louvre in Paris to see perhaps the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa. Now, people can hear a musical instrument conceived by the same brilliant mind, the “viola organista” from Leonardo da Vinci.
Franklinton’s Holy Family Church may soon become the first Columbus Catholic parish with a concert band aimed at giving homeless people a chance to connect and a reason for hope.