Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Don’t Look ‘Em in the Eyes!

“You never eyeball a horn player. You just don’t. They’re stuntmen. You don’t eyeball stuntmen when they’re about to dice with death.”  – Sir Simon Rattle, Chief Conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker WELCOME TO FRENCH HORN WEEK! Welcome to my week dedicated to the brass instrument known as the French horn. Having pretty much only ever … Continue reading

They’re Composers, Worf!
Classical Music

They’re Composers, Worf!

Even in the strangest of places, classical music seems to find its way into a variety of settings.  Listen to any original music movie soundtrack and there’s a good chance you’ll hear some.  Whether it’s an original composition, something we’d now call 21st-century classical or even a quote of some earlier piece, such as the … Continue reading

2013 Arts Festival
Classical Music

2013 Arts Festival

This weekend was the 2013 Annual Columbus Arts Festival where folks from all over central Ohio had the opportunity to journey downtown to enjoy a day of wandering amongst beautiful art of all kinds from artists around the region and country. In addition to 270+ artists’ hawking their wares all along the Scioto Mile downtown, … Continue reading