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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.

Jul. 12 2013

Another kind of time

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 3 Comments

A few weeks ago, my niece – who is more than just a niece; she’s like a combination of a sister and a bosom buddy – recommended a memoir by the prolific writer and theologian, Frederick Buechner. She thought that, as a nonfiction writer and an occasional memoirist myself, I would appreciate his style, and […]

Jun. 20 2013

Angel or Devil?

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

            The virtuoso flute player, Marina Piccinini, will be conducting her International Flute Master Classes at Peabody next week, and the events begin with an opening gala on Sunday evening, called “Angels and Devils.” Here she talks about both. 01 Track 1 Related posts: Teju Cole’s Open City B(l)iss 7-12-12 […]

Jun. 17 2013

Everyman’s final offering for 2012-1213

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

WBJC is a media sponsor for Everyman Theatre’s current romp, Beaux Strategem. Everyman’s Founding Artistic Director,Vincent Lancisi, came in to talk to me about it. Vincent Lancisi   Related posts: Restoration Romp The Gaming Table Comedy with an edge

Jun. 12 2013

Restoration Romp

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Bruce Nelson, character actor extraordinaire, is currently appearing in Everyman Theatre’s Beaux Strategem. He came in to talk to WBJC. Beaux Strategem Bruce Nelson   Related posts: Everyman’s final offering for 2012-1213 The Gaming Table Comedy with an edge

May. 20 2013

Comedy with an edge

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A program note for the Folger Theatre’s current production of “Twelfth Night” points out that this is the last of Shakespeare’s “romantic” or “happy” comedies, and that those that followed, like “Measure for Measure” and “All’s Well That Ends Well” are less innocent and more complicated. (To those I would add “Cymbeline,” “The Winter’s Tale” […]

Apr. 28 2013

Julius Caesar re-invented

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Here’s an interesting factoid: our Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, goes to the opera. As I was walking out of the auditorium at the Metropolitan Opera at the end of Handel’s Giulio Cesare yesterday afternoon, there she suddenly was! We had noticed some security personnel during the second interval – their spiral earpieces and […]

Apr. 07 2013

The more the merrier

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

For the longest time, I have been wanting to go down to hear the National Symphony Orchestra in the District. I’ve heard them once before, but that was when I had just flown into Dulles from a trip to Africa and I was so stupefied by jetlag that while my two companions – the late […]

Mar. 20 2013

Groupie update

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

If you’re a long-time member of WBJC, you may remember that, back in the dark ages before we went electronic, I wrote an article once for the old WBJC program guide in which I admitted that I was an Emanuel Ax groupie. Well, we may be up to minute with blogs and Twitter and a […]

Mar. 14 2013

Remembering two great pianists

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 6 Comments

Even before I came to live in the states and witnessed first hand the iconic status of the late, great pianist, Van Cliburn, we felt we had a connection to him in South Africa. The late Steven de Groote, a great pianist in his own right, won the Van Cliburn competition in 1977, and with […]

Feb. 19 2013

That elusive quality

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Stage presence is such an elusive quality that it seems almost magical at times. Some people – my father was one of them in his acting days – can be put down in the middle of a stage with nothing to do, and they still manage to look perfectly at home. The American Dramatic soprano, […]

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