This week Baltimore is thrilled to have Gil Shaham in town to play Beethoven’s Violin Concerto with the Baltimore Symphony. I had the pleasure of interviewing him earlier in the week and he was a real mensch. It was also a good occasion to play four of his excellent recordings. Here is the interview! Here […]
It’s Bruckner Mania! Two symphonies for the price of one! Our panel was Dave Donovan from Pratt Library, Tuba player extraordinaire Ed Goldstein and Jed Gaylin from the Bay Atlantic and Hopkins Symphonies. We liked the ninth and the Copland. PLAY DATE: Sat, 06/17/2017 5:00 PM 3877 Anton Bruckner Symphony No. 3 in d Op […]
This week we have the pleasure of having two fine panelists from the Occasional Symphony, their Artistic Director Joshua Hong and their Executive Director James Young. They were joined by stalwart veteran panelist Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide. While the Strauss was pretty good, the rest of the pieces were fabulous. Nice to […]
Frankly these were both amazing! From Chinon in the Loire 2016 Le Grand Bouqueton. $12.99 Yum! Also Yum was the Domaine Bellvue from Touraine $10.99! Buy a case of both and enjoy on the porch all Summer.
EDGAR MOREAU, cello with JESSICA XYLINA OSBORNE, piano PROGRAM Beethoven: Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 5 No. 2 Poulenc: Sonata for cello and piano, FP 143 Tanguy: Spirales (2016) Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38
This week we are playing recordings featuring violinist Vadim Gluzman who is performing Prokofiev’s second concerto with the Baltimore Symphony. You can catch his final performance at the Meyerhoff Sunday afternoon. He is also opening the Annapolis season in the Fall with the Shostakovich Second Concerto. I think that makes him more than worthy of this week’s […]
This week our panel was made up of Clarinetist Robert Di Lutis from the University of Maryland College Park, clarinetist Dave Drosinos from Concert Artists of Baltimore and Tuba player Ed Goldstein from The Annapolis Symphony. We liked the Bach and the Vivaldi was one hell of an experience. Here are the listings hope you enjoyed […]
This week Mary and I are joined by Kati Harrison who, in addition to being WBJC’s Operations Director, also happens to be my wife…and I happen to be her husband! We figured that since I proposed on air a year ago in February (during a fundraiser) and we celebrated our real anniversary on 5/18 fundraising, […]
This week Mary and I reviewed these two lovely sparkling wines from Alsace! The Meyer Fonne Brut Extra was a little extra but really lovely. The Willm was a bit cheaper…still solid but not as interesting. Both are nice deals at $17 and $14! Here’s our show…Enjoy!
This week I picked some of my favorite local artists to say thanks to everyone who participated in our Spring drive last week. You are so essential to WBJC you deserve this and so much more. By the way the BSO is presenting the Saint Saens Organ Symphony in June with Jim Harp and that […]