Archive for October 7th, 2017
A while ago I received a very nice e mail from the folks at Montes Alpha in Chile…they asked if we would review their wine…I said heck yes! The good news is these are lovely…both around $16…Both are nicely made. The Chardonnay is oakey but well balanced and the Sauvignon Blanc is just on […]
Since it’s the 271st birthday anniversary of American composer William Billings, I decided it might be fun to have an all American program for you tonight! 8:00 PM William Billings I am the Rose of Sharon Harm Mundi 2907126 COND Paul Hillier ORCH His Majestie’s Clerkes ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:05 PM Samuel Barber Hermit Songs CBS/Sony 60899 […]
Our cast for this show was Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide, Ed Goldstein Tuba player with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and Jed Gaylin, conductor of the Hopkins Symphony and Bay Atlantic Orchestra. We loved the Mozart and the Beethoven. Here are the listings! PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/07/2017 5:00 PM 232 Sergei Rachmaninoff […]
I recently bumped into violinist Ivan Stefanovic at the BCO concert and he said he was trying to get me new recordings of his colleagues from Chamber Music By Candlelight at Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore…so while we patiently like Job here are a few vintage recordings featuring BSO musicians. Pender: Variations for Oboe and […]
Gavin Witt is the Director of Dramaturgy at Baltimore Center Stage. But what, exactly, is dramaturgy? Luckily, he knows, and he can enlighten us.
8:56 PM Samuel Barber — Sure on This Shining Night Opus: 13Conductor: Vincent MetalloEnsemble: American Boy ChoirAnd Friends (Instrumentalists)Albemarle, 1001 8:33 PM George Gershwin — Blue Monday: Opera in One Act (1922) Conductor: Marin AlsopEnsemble: ConcordiaAmy Burton,sopranoGregory Hopkins,tenorWilliam Sharp, baritoneArthur Woodley,baritoneJamie J.Offenbach,bass-baritonAngel/EMI, 54851 8:23 PM Eric Whitacre — Cloudburst Conductor: Ronald StaheliEnsemble: Brigham Young University […]