Archive for December 15th, 2017
TIME TO SAY GOODBYE … (YOU SAY GOODBYE. I SAY HELLO.) by Reed Hessler As of Monday, December 18th, I am no longer a classical music host on WBJC. After thirty-nine years and thirteen days, I am retiring. My last live broadcast was the Friday night request show on December 15th, followed by my pre-recorded […]
The Baltimore Symphony is presenting a program of holiday favorites – including Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, Sleigh Ride, O Holy Night – conducted by the Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl, Thomas Wilkins.
The Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra are performing Handel’s Messiah at St. Anne’s Church in Annapolis this weekend. Here is a link for more information. www.liveartsmaryland.org Here’s my super interesting chat about Messiah with their conductor J. Ernest Green. Always nice to talk about a work we both love.
11:52 PM Dmitri Shostakovich — Cello Concerto No. 1 Key: E-Flat Opus: 107Conductor: Maxim ShostakovichEnsemble: Bavarian Radio SymphonyHeinrich Schiff, celloPhilips, 4757575 11:34 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — Symphony No.9: 4th Mvt. “Ode to Joy” Opus: 125Conductor: Claudio AbbadoEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicSwedish Radio ChoirKarita Mattila, sopranoVioleta Urmana, mezzo-sopranoThomas Moser, tenorThomas Quasthoff, bass-baritonDG/Archiv, 469005 11:29 PM Federico Mompou […]