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Judith Krummeck

Judith Krummeck

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Judith is WBJC's afternoon host. Her full bio can be read here.

Feb. 24 2015

A Strauss rarity

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Richard Strauss’s Guntram is not to be confused with Saint Guntram, who was the king of Burgundy from 561 to 592. Rather, he was the young Strauss’s own concoction for his first opera, written very much under the influence of Wagner in 1894, and revised in 1940. Richard Strauss’s collaboration with the librettist Hugo von […]

Feb. 24 2015

Fret Fest

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Peabody is presenting its 6th annual Fret Festival. Guitarist and organizer, Zane Forshee, came to talk about it.                   Related posts: Angel or Devil? Truth Is More Compelling Than Fiction The Melodies of Brahms With Denyce Graves and no Hands!

Feb. 22 2015

The Merchant with Folger

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Henry Clay Folger (amongst his claims to fame, he was the nephew of the founder of Folgers Coffee) was born in New York City, in 1857, and he made his career there as president and chairman of Standard Oil of New York. On the side, he and his wife, Emily, became avid collectors of Shakespeareana […]

Feb. 12 2015

A debut for Shriver

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    The young Jerusalem Quartet is making its debut on the Shriver Hall Concert Series this weekend with works by Haydn, Schulhoff, and Schubert.         The series President, Stephen Jacobsohn talks to me about it here…     Related posts: Discovering young artists Out of the ordinary recital at Shriver Hall […]

Feb. 09 2015

World premiere at StillPointe Theatre

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            A cross between science fiction and a love story is how Kimberley Lynne describes her new play. She came to the studio to talk about it.       Related posts: 3rd Annual Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Academy Made in Berlin Gidon Kremer makes rare appearance

Feb. 09 2015

The BMA’s new American Wing

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                        The new American Wing at the Baltimore Museum of Art is a wonderful place to lose yourself. It is the vision, largely, of the BMA’s Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and American Painting & Sculpture, David Park Curry, who came in to talk to […]

Feb. 05 2015

Historic day for the BSO

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Ten years ago today, February 5th 2005, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra celebrated its first concert at the Music Center at Strathmore with a program featuring Yo Yo Ma and then Music Director, Yuri Temirkanov. A decade on, BSO President and CEO, Paul Meecham, looks back.                     […]

Feb. 02 2015

Fascinating play at FPCT

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The 2011 award winning play by Jon Robin Baitz (The West Wing, Brothers & Sisters) is being presented at Fells Point Corner Theatre through this weekend. Director, Michael Byrne Semarel, came to talk about it.                 Related posts: BMA Print By Print Extended Interview March for the Animals is […]

Jan. 15 2015

Gidon Kremer makes rare appearance

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                  The Latvian violinist, Gidon Kremer, will be sharing the stage with Russian pianist Daniil Trifonov and Lithuanian cellist Giedre Dirvanauskaite for a program of music by Schubert, Mozart, and Rachmaninoff, as well as a little known Polish composer whose work Kremer champions. The Shriver Hall Concert […]

Dec. 03 2014

Extended absence – Judith Krummeck

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC News | 27 Comments

A number of listeners have been kind enough inquire about my extended absence, and I think an explanation is overdue! In late September, I suffered a torn and detached retina in my left eye, and had to have emergency surgery, which required an extended period of recuperation. In November, I took a long-planned vacation back home […]

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