Archive for July, 2013

Jul. 27 2013

Vocalise 7-27-13

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8:00 PM Johannes Brahms — Quartets for Four Solo Voices & Piano Ensemble: New York Vocal Arts Ensemble Raymond Beegle, piano Arabesque, 6725 8:37 PM Kurt Weill — Chansons Conductor: Cord Garben Ensemble: N.German Radio Phil.(Hanover) Brigitte Fassbaender,contralto Harm Mundi, 901420  

Jul. 27 2013

08/03/13 – Madame Butterfly – 1:00pm

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Los Angeles Opera Madame Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini Sung in Italian A love that knows no boundaries goes horribly wrong in a fateful meeting of East and West. What begins as an idyllic liaison in an enchanting land of cherry blossoms turns into the heartbreaking tragedy of an abandoned bride forced to make an excruciating decision. CAST/CREW […]

Jul. 27 2013

Playlist: Jul/27/13

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8:37 PM Kurt Weill — Chansons Conductor: Cord GarbenEnsemble: N.German Radio Phil.(Hanover)Brigitte Fassbaender,contraltoHarm Mundi, 901420 8:00 PM Johannes Brahms — Quartets for Four Solo Voices & Piano Ensemble: New York Vocal Arts EnsembleRaymond Beegle, pianoArabesque, 6725 7:09 PM Franz Schubert — String Quintet Key: COpus: 163Ensemble: Guarneri QuartetLeonard Rose, celloRCA/BMG, 62310 6:31 PM Wolfgang Amadeus […]

Jul. 26 2013


By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs | 9 Comments

In an earlier missive, I mentioned how riding a bike gives one a new perspective on one’s surroundings.   Well, I’ve been commuting to work here at WBJC from my home in Catonsville for a few weeks now, and I have to say that my perspective on several things has changed since I started. For one […]

Jul. 26 2013

Playlist: Jul/26/13

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11:23 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Piano Concerto No. 2 Key: cOpus: 18Conductor: Fritz ReinerEnsemble: Chicago Symphony OrchestraVan Cliburn, pianoRCA/BMG, 61961 11:11 PM Felix Mendelssohn — Symphony No. 3 Key: aOpus: 56Conductor: Bernard HaitinkEnsemble: London Philharmonic OrchestraPhilips, 420884 11:05 PM Richard Strauss — Der Rosenkavalier: Marschallin’s Monolog Conductor: Christoph EschenbachEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraRenee Fleming, soprano(quick fade […]

Jul. 25 2013

7-25-13 Word On Wine…Cleaning Out the Cellar!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week we talk about what to do with those bottles that keep hanging around…I have a bunch of things I just never seem to get around to drinking.  Mary and I offer some practical solutions.   Check out the show! Cellar Cleanout!  

Jul. 25 2013

Thursday 7/25/13 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Manfred Honeck, conductor Betsy Burleigh, Director: Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh Lise de la Salle, piano DEBUSSY: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun BOULANGER: Psalm 130 RAVEL: Piano Concerto in G major RAVEL: Bolero

Jul. 25 2013

Playlist: Jul/25/13

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10:44 PM Enrique Granados — Piano Quintet Key: gEnsemble: Ensemble VariableCPO, 999609 10:21 PM Mikhail Glinka — A Life for the Tsar: Ballet Music Conductor: Efrem KurtzEnsemble: Philharmonia OrchestraAngel/EMI, 67729 9:55 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Opus: 43Conductor: Valery GergievEnsemble: Orch. of the Mariinsky TheatreLang Lang, pianoDG/Archiv, 4775231 9:48 PM […]

Jul. 24 2013

Roller Derpy

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

A few months ago, I posted stock pics of my new roller skates, which I was most impatiently awaiting.  Darned backorders! They eventually arrived and I’ve been skating 2-3 times a week when possible. I usually go to one of the various Skateland locations since they’re relatively easy to get to from the city, but […]

Jul. 24 2013

Steve Elville’s Thought of the Day…

By Jim Ward | Posted in Staff Blogs | No Comments

…it’s an important one today!