Sujata Massey listens as Stanley Trollop (one half of the writing duo, Michael Stanley) reads from A Death in the Family, during a conversation on Friday about the latest in the Detective Kubu mystery series set in Botswana. And, speaking of family, […]
“The Takács Quartet are matchless, their supreme artistry manifest at every level.” – The Guardian, London The Takács Quartet plays Haydn, Dvořák, and the second commissioned work of the SHCS 50th anniversary season. Here is Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, with more.
The Ivy Bookshop on Falls Road is underwriting our new interview series devoted to the world of books — from different genres, to book awards, to local authors — everything to do with books. The interviews air the first Friday of each month at 5.15 p.m. on my air shift, and the first Saturday of the […]
The Ivy Bookshop on Falls Road is underwriting a new interview series on WBJC devoted to the world of books — from different genres, to book awards, to local and national authors — everything to do with books. I’ll be hosting, and Booknotes will air the first Friday of each month at 5.15 p.m. on […]
The Shriver Hall Concert Series will present the first of three co-commissioned works for their 50th anniversary season with the Baltimore premiere – at 5.30pm on Sunday, October 25th – of James Lee III’s Piano Trio No. 2, “Temple Visions.” SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, and “Temple Visions” composer, James Lee III, […]
The Cathedral Choral Society in Washington, D.C. is opening its 74th season with Haydn’s Creation, directed by J. Reilly Lewis. The bass soloist is D.C. native, Kenneth Kellogg, who came in to WBJC to talk about the performance.
This is an organization that is really changing lives in the community. Director, Philip Holmes, came in to talk about how they are making a difference.
William Kentridge, whose production of “Lulu” is forthcoming at the Metropolitan Opera, and Jo Smail, a professor at MICA, are collaborating on an exhibition at Goya Contemporary Gallery in Hampden, named “Dialogue.” Jo came into the studio to talk about their visual dialogue.
I hope you’ve been following and enjoying the complete cycle of the Haydn String Quartets that we’re broadcasting on WBJC at 6.30pm each weekday evening. To add some behind-the-scenes perspective, the violist from the Angeles String Quartet, Brian Dembow, came in to talk to me about the recordings.
The Scalatti keyboard sonata cycle was such a success in some quarters that we had requests to start over again at the very beginning! Actually, we’re going to do something new and different. I was at the 40th anniversary gala concert for Gretna Music up in Pennsylvania a few weeks ago and, at the after party, […]