Archive for March 16th, 2013

Mar. 16 2013

03-16-13 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

Finally the opera doesn’t run past 5 and FTM is back!  We reviewed some really interesting things…and despite my colleagues lack of love for the Hiller Messiah I love it!  So there!  Our panel was John Bowen From Emanuel Episcopal, Charles Ellis from the PG Philharmonic and David Donovan From Pratt Library!  Here are the […]

Mar. 16 2013

03/23/13 – La Forza del Destino – 1:00pm

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Old Met | No Comments

Metropolitan Opera La Forza del Destino by Giuseppe Verdi Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave Sung in Italian Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 33 min. The Met Archival Broadcast: March 12, 1977 Matinee Broadcast Cast/Crew Leonora: Leontyne Price Don Alvaro: Plácido Domingo Don Carlo: Cornell MacNeil Padre Guardiano: Martti Talvela Preziosilla: Rosalind Elias Fra Melitone: Renato Capecchi Marquis de Calatrava: Malcolm Smith Curra: Carlotta Ordassy […]

Mar. 16 2013

WBJC Booth Flying with Mendelssohn

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC News | No Comments

Last Wednesday, March 13th, Jonathan Palevsky and I hopped in the WBJC traveling booth and flew over to the Music Center at Strathmore for a magical evening of Mendelssohn.  Actually, there was no flying except during the soaring performance of Mendelssohn’s masterful oratorio Elijah. 😉 Arriving early at Strathmore to get ourselves situated at the […]

Mar. 16 2013

Engineer Bob’s Radio Gallery

By Bob Lenio | Posted in Staff Blogs | 3 Comments

This Emerson radio dates back to the late 1940’s. The cabinet was designed by the studios of Raymond Loewy, famed industrial designer.  Lowey was responsible for the design of the Shell Oil logo, Studebaker automobiles, Coca-cola products and the US postal service eagle logo.  It was quite unusual for a company like Emerson to build […]

Mar. 16 2013

Playlist: Mar/16/13

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8:43 PM Joseph Canteloube — Songs of the Basque Country Conductor: Victor Pablo PerezEnsemble: Tenerife Symphony OrchestraMaria Bayo, sopranoAuvidis, 4811 8:21 PM Anatoly Liadov — Russian Folk Songs (first set) Ensemble: Moscow Acad. of Choral SingingCh du Mond, 288144 8:10 PM Ron Nelson — Aspen Jubilee Conductor: Eugene CorporonEnsemble: CCM Wind SymphonySusan Kane, sopranoMark, 780 […]