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Classical 101

Opera Characters Who Have Found Themselves Unemployed

In the music world, job security can be hard to come by.  Ticket sales lag, orchestras downsize, or disappear altogether, available teaching positions come and go with bond issues. While factors such as these affect opera singers as much as anyone, they don't come into play for the characters they play.  Those characters, however, can find themselves "out of work" because of plot twists. How well do you know your opera occupations?  Take the quiz below. Read The Opera Occupations Puzzler (NPR)

TBDBITL Closes Out Picnic with the Pops

It's that time of year.  If you are already thinking about Buckeye football, why not have a little appetizer with the Columbus Symphony? The Ohio State University Marching Band will join forces with the CSO for their traditional season finale for Picnic with the Pops. The ramp entrance and Script Ohio below should help get you through the rest of the summer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzIh2AjZszs&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEBw5XvguD4