Archive for December 6th, 2012
Get into the Christmas spirit with WBJC’s special broadcast of this year’s Christmas with Baltimore Choral Arts Concert. Tom Hall and Choral Arts ring in the Holidays from the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen for this popular and often sold out concert. The Full Chorus and Orchestra will perform classical holiday favorites and more!
This annual concert presentation of brass and choral music will get you into the holiday spirit. You will journey through music of the 16th and 17th centuries with a couple of stops in the 21st century as well. Composers such as Michael Praetorius, Thomas Ravenscroft, Heinrich Schütz, Giovanni Gabrieli, Claudio Monteverdi and many others will … Read More »
Anna Karenina Anna Karenina is the 26th filmed version of Tolstoy’s novel, originally written in serial form from 1873 to 1877. From 1911, audiences always like the married woman who loves a single man, becomes pregnant, leaves her marriage, has the child… and you know the rest. In one way or another, there have been … Read More »
The St. Olaf Christmas Festival is a service in song and word that has become one of the nation’s most cherished holiday celebrations. The festival includes hymns, carols, choral works, and orchestral selections celebrating the Nativity and featuring more than 500 student musicians who are members of five choirs and the St. Olaf Orchestra.
Enjoy classic Christmas arrangements and original music by Leroy Anderson. Hosted by conductor Leonard Slatkin and the composer’s son Kurt Anderson, the program features recorded performances of Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Music with Leonard Slatkin conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra, and Leroy Anderson conducting his Pops Concert Orchestra. Listeners will also hear Leroy Anderson talking about … Read More »
A Chanticleer Christmas is a celebration of the season as told through the glorious voices of Chanticleer, the 12-voice San Francisco-based men’s choir. The program spans the globe and the centuries, from England in the 1300s to new arrangements of classic and contemporary carols.
VocalEssence rings in the season with an all-new Welcome Christmas! Bring a Torch! This year’s program puts the focus on old French carols, alongside two world premieres in the annual VocalEssence/American Composers Forum Christmas carol contest. The new carols call for the intriguing combination of men’s chorus with English horn. Related posts: 12/20/11 Welcome Christmas … Read More »
If you’ve checked out the WBJC hosts’ bios on our web page, you’ll have seen that Morning Host, Mark Malinowski, enjoys video games, Mid-day Host, Dyana Neal, has a passion for fashion and cats, Evening Host, Reed Hessler is a film buff, and Weekend Host, Kati Harrison, is a Perfume Jedi Master and lover of … Read More »
11:00 PM Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor Megan Miller, soprano Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano Eric Cutler, tenor Iain Peterson, bass The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus LIGETI: Atmosphères WAGNER: Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 1 BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9 in d, “Choral”, Op. 125 Related posts: Wednesday 11/10/11 Cleveland Orchestra Thursday 02/23/12 Cleveland Orchestra Monday 04/30/12 New York Philharmonic This … Read More »
10:44 PM Romanus Hofstetter — String Quartet No. 6 Key: AOpus: 3Ensemble: Kodaly QuartetNaxos, 8555704 10:26 PM Sir Arnold Bax — Tintagel Conductor: Bryden ThomsonEnsemble: Ulster OrchestraChandos, 7047 10:20 PM Frederic Chopin — Fantaisie-Impromptu Key: c-Sharp Opus: 66Yundi Li, pianoDG/Archiv, 471479 10:09 PM Johann Strauss II — Wedding Dance Waltz Opus: 453Conductor: Alfred WalterEnsemble: Slovak … Read More »