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The Columbus Symphony Survives and Thrives in an Uncertain Arts Landscape

Grant Walters Grant Walters The Columbus Symphony Survives and Thrives in an Uncertain Arts Landscape

Building on its foundations of creativity and cooperation, the organization has explored new ways to educate and connect the community in a turbulent time

For centuries, symphony orchestras have brought important music works to life and have become integral to the cultural identities of their resident communities. The Columbus Symphony was founded in 1951, evolving in size, scope, and significance along with our growing city. Every year, the Symphony’s reach extends to more than 150,000 Central Ohioans through its […]

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Free Concert: Westerville Symphony Sounds of Summer

  Free Concert: Westerville Symphony Sounds of Summer

The Westerville Symphony at Otterbein University celebrates the dog days of summer with its Sounds of Summer concert on Sunday, August 18th at 6:30 pm. The free concert takes place at the Amphitheater at Alum Creek Park and is part of the Westerville Community Concert series. Unfortunately, as previously listed, Kathryn Sullivan is unable to […]

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Picnic with the Pops: Brian McKnight

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Picnic with the Pops: Brian McKnight

Stuart Chafetz, conductor The Columbus Symphony welcomes Brian McKnight to our 2018 Nationwide Picnic with the Pops line-up! This artist needs no introduction, as he’s earned himself a spot in contemporary music history as an R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, and producer. He’s been nominated for 16 Grammy Awards, and is a multi-instrumentalist who plays eight instruments, […]

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Rick Springfield with the CSO Picnic with the Pops

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Rick Springfield with the CSO Picnic with the Pops

Rick Springfield Stuart Chafetz, conductor Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and musician Rick Springfield has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 US Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I’ve Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.”

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Amy Ray of The Indigo Girls Talks About New Music, Renewable Energy and The Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Grant Walters Grant Walters Amy Ray of The Indigo Girls Talks About New Music, Renewable Energy and The Columbus Symphony Orchestra

When I recently spoke with Amy Ray, one-half of the folk-rock duo, the Indigo Girls, I asked her if there was anything she wanted people to know about their upcoming performance with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. “It’s a really fun night out,” she stated. “We have some people that come to shows that have never […]

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Concert Preview: Ben Folds with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: Ben Folds with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

The acclaimed singer, songwriter, and producer joins forces with CSO on Saturday, April 9 to perform orchestral interpretations of his brilliant catalog - including a concerto featured on his most recently released album "So There".

I reach out regularly to agents and publicists to request interviews with big-league musicians who announce upcoming tour dates in Columbus. They receive hundreds of emails like mine on a daily basis – every one of us who sends them is hoping the stars will align and we’ll be able to steal a few precious […]

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GCAC Presents: ProMusica Presents Classical Comedy

Brittany Lockman Brittany Lockman GCAC Presents: ProMusica Presents Classical Comedy

One of the hottest topics in the classical music world today is bringing in new audiences, which is certainly something that we are always thinking about here at ProMusica Chamber Orchestra. We all want to share this powerful music with everyone -not just with those who are in-the-know and well educated in all things orchestral. […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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