« Return to Blog Listings

WBJC

WBJC

About

Our overnight programming, Music Through the Night, can be found by clicking here or calling us at 410-580-5800.

May. 26 2016

Playlist: May/26/16

By WBJC | Posted in Playlists | No Comments

10:47 PM Antonio Vivaldi — Concerto for 2 mandolins Key: GConductor: Claudio ScimoneEnsemble: I Solisti VenetiUgo Orlandi, mandolinDorina Frati, mandolinErato, 45203 10:38 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Don Giovanni: Overture Key: dConductor: Kurt SanderlingEnsemble: Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraNederland, 8005 10:03 PM Ignace Joseph Pleyel — Octet Key: CConductor: Dieter KlockerEnsemble: Consortium ClassicumCPO, 999743 9:28 PM Johannes […]

May. 25 2016

Review: JACK Quartet and Jennifer Koh in the NY Phil Biennial

By WBJC | Posted in RSS Feeds | No Comments

The JACK kicks off the three-week exploration of contemporary music with intense new works. Ms. Koh follows with a sampler of short violin pieces.

May. 25 2016

Tara Erraught Sings Ireland

By WBJC | Posted in RSS Feeds | No Comments

Charles T. Downey, Audience can’t help but show its appreciation for Irish song and opera
Washington Post, May 25
The Kennedy Center’s Ireland 100 festival continued Monday evening with a performance by Irish mezzo-soprano Tara Erraught, who provided the substance of a recital of Irish song and opera in the Terrace Theater, supplemented by tenor Anthony Kearns in some lighter fare.

Erraught may

May. 25 2016

Playlist: May/25/16

By WBJC | Posted in Playlists | No Comments

10:44 PM Selim Palmgren — Piano Concerto No.1 Key: gOpus: 13Conductor: Jacques MercierEnsemble: Turku Philharmonic OrchestraEero Heinonen,pianoFinlandia, 522102 10:00 PM Cesar Franck — Symphony Key: dConductor: Riccardo ChaillyEnsemble: Royal Concertgebouw OrchestraLondon, 417487 9:51 PM Franz von Suppe — Pique Dame Overture Conductor: Sir Neville MarrinerEnsemble: Academy of St Martin in FieldsAngel/EMI, 509029 9:02 PM Franz […]

May. 24 2016

New York City Opera to Join Forces With Harold Prince Next Season

By WBJC | Posted in RSS Feeds | No Comments

The company is planning its first full season since emerging from bankruptcy and coming under new management.

May. 24 2016

The Proverbial Fat Lady Sang

By WBJC | Posted in RSS Feeds | No Comments

Daniel Brenna (Siegfried) in Siegfried
(photo by Scott Suchman for WNO)Washington National Opera’s first complete Ring Cycle came to a fiery conclusion this weekend. Musically so many things were excellent in this production, beginning with Philippe Auguin’s revolutionary reading of the scores. The final performance of an opera’s run is often a special night in the theater, charged with extra

May. 24 2016

BAM Next Wave Festival to Include Isabelle Huppert and Mikhail Baryshnikov

By WBJC | Posted in RSS Feeds | No Comments

The festival, which runs Sept. 7 through Dec. 18, features work by Donnacha Dennehy, Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Kyle Abraham.

May. 24 2016

Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Das Wunder der Heliane & Sock Monkeys

By WBJC | Posted in RSS Feeds | No Comments

This post, originally published on WETA’s blog on September 15th, 2007, has been resuscitated to go along with upcoming Korngold-posts on ionarts and Forbes.com that honor the composer’s 119th birthday.

Korngold, Das Wunder der Heliane,
Berlin RSO / J.Mauceri / Soloists
Decca 829402

“Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s three act opera Das Wunder der Heliane is arguably the composer’s greatest work

May. 24 2016

Amit Peled, Cellist, Walks in the Footsteps of Pablo Casals

By WBJC | Posted in RSS Feeds | No Comments

Amit Peled inherited the cello of the Catalan cellist Pablo Casals. This summer he plans to replicate a road trip across America that Casals made.

May. 24 2016

Classical Crossover for the Win

By WBJC | Posted in RSS Feeds | No Comments

A small but surging subset of classical and pop music is breaking boundaries and attracting fans, many of them young and hip.

WBJC