Dear Sweet Listeners! This week we are re-running our usual Halloween concert with Pro Musica Rara recorded in 2009. Tomorrow Sunday…10/29 @ 3:30 we are performing the same program again complete with Allen Whear’s new version of Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado. It’s at Grace United Methodist Church…Charles and Northern Parkway in Baltimore. For more […]
This week I made two cocktails for Mary both of which need work! The first was an apple cider ginger beer mix with some Williams Pear spirit and some apple thrown served in a Moscow Mule Mug. I think a less sweet apple cider would have helped and also some lime would have balanced things […]
Mary remembered this wine as being much bigger than it was. Actually it turned out to be light and rather delightful…for about $12, buy with your eyes closed! This was our second wine and for $11…it was which was fine but not special! If you have to drink Malbec for $11…go for it. Here’s […]
We have benefited a lot from Mary’s Food and Wine subscription. In the Fall Bucket List Food and Wine had a really nice article on how to start your wine collection! We had fun riffing on the concept. Here’s the show…enjoy!
They are lovely! Recently the Baltimore Sun ran a nice article by Lisa Futtenman from the Chicago Tribune called Cocktails 101. Lots of great advice…Thanks Lisa! We will make these in the coming weeks…Should be fun. Here’s the show!
Back in the day Andrew Constantine was Associate Conductor of the Baltimore Symphony and is now Music Director of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra and the Reading Symphony Orchestra. He recently recorded Chadwick’s Symphonic Sketches and Elgar’s Enigma Variations with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. We also dug up a recording he did […]
This week our panel was Pratt Library’s Dave Donovan, WBJC’s Kati Harrison and Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide. We liked the Shostakovich, and Chadwick a lot. The Elgar was an oldy but a goody…The Saint Saens suffered from mediocre sound but a nice performance. PLAY DATE: Sat, 10/28/2017 5:00 PM 15457 Dmitri Shostakovich […]
This week our panel was Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Tuba Player Ed Goldstein from The Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Annapolis Symphony. We loved the Torke and the Stevenson reading of the Copland Lincoln Portrait is superb. The Tchaikovsky was fine but there are so much better…The Field was also fine! Here are […]
This week we feature a concert from the Candlelight Concert Society in Columbia recorded on April 29, 2017 with the Lark Quartet. The program… Wolf: Serenade Harbison: String Quartet No. 6 (World Premiere) Debussy: String Quartet in G minor Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20 Movements I & IV* For the Mendelssohn the […]
I’ve never met Hugh Johnson but based on this years Pocket Wine book I’d like to. He seems like an affable super smart fellow who still finds interesting things to say about wine and food after many years of saying interesting things about wine and food. Here’s our all too brief chat.