Evelyn Glennie has been the queen of the percussion world for years. She shows no sign of stopping now.
"I'm trying to write strong musical lines, to show how in the musical world we move from tension to relaxation, from dissonance to resolution."
Our opening concert is a celebration of the year of astronomy
"When we come back to these pieces, it’s almost as if we start all over again. It’s what happens when you seriously approach great pieces."
I hear things that I never knew the piano could produce. It’s pretty exciting to hear something new from an instrument that I’ve been playing for twenty years.
Our first featured CD for the year comes from the vault. In a 1962 recording, the great Maestro Herbert von Karajan conducts Gustav Holst’s masterpiece, The Planets. He leads the Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera Chorus. The Planets covers the night sky in 7 movements, which may seem strange given that there are 9 […]
Pianist Garrick Ohlsson performs three of Beethoven’s most recognizable works for solo keyboard.
WFIU’s George Walker talks with conductor David Bowden about the upcoming Columbus Indiana Philharmonic performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.