Archive for October 19th, 2012

Oct. 19 2012

Juanjo Mena in town

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Since making his North American debut with the BSO in 2004, Juanjo Mena has returned to conduct the orchestra each year. He is in town this week, and it was my pleasure to speak to him. Juanjo Mena interview

Oct. 19 2012

Those viola jokes…

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

What is the longest viola joke? Harold in Italy. Okay, this one is quite funny, but for the most part I just don’t get the plethora of viola jokes. I mean, I get them, but I don’t understand why violas are the butt of the dumb blonde jokes of the music world. The viola has […]

Oct. 19 2012

How ’bout them Tigers!

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

Yesterday, the Detroit Tigers completed a 4-game sweep of the slumping NY Yankees, and won the American League Pennant, and an 11th trip to the fall classic, the World Series.  Being a native of Detroit, I was ecstatic about the victory, not only because I wanted to see the Tigers in the Series, but I […]

Oct. 19 2012

Playlist: Oct/19/12

By WBJC | Posted in Playlists | No Comments

11:31 PM Sergei Vasilenko — Indian Suite Opus: 42Conductor: Henry ShekEnsemble: Moscow Symphony OrchestraM Polo/HK, 8223783 10:53 PM Simon Jeffes — “Still Life” at the Penguin Cafe Conductor: Barry WordsworthEnsemble: BBC Concert OrchestraHenry Roche, pianoLondon, 425218 10:38 PM Francis Poulenc — Flute Sonata Conductor: Enrique Garcia AsensioEnsemble: Orchestre de la Suisse RomandeEmmanuel Pahud,fluteMusHelveti, 782 10:30 […]