Archive for the ‘Host Blogs’ Category

Oct. 09 2015

Vehicles for Change

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

  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.     Related posts: Prize winner debuts with the BSO Nutcracker collaboration Everyman’s final offering for 2012-1213

Oct. 08 2015

Compatriots collaborate

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

  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.       Related posts: Truth Is More Compelling Than Fiction […]

Oct. 07 2015

10-07-15 Live Arts Maryland presents Carousel!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Ernie Green has been doing a very nice job of presenting Rogers and Hammerstein works with the Annapolis Chorale, Chamber Orchestra and Soloists.  The performance is on Friday and Saturday October 9 & 10 at the Maryland Hall For The Creative Arts in Annapolis.  Here is a link to their website! We had a […]

Oct. 07 2015

Meet the violist from the Haydn String Quartet series!

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

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.               […]

Sep. 30 2015

Bicycling is Not Just for Weekends Anymore!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

  Since 2009 bicycling in Maryland has increased by almost 100%. The bicycle has become an ever growing means of all around transportation not just a recreational activity. With more bicyclists on the road, education, awareness and bicycle advocacy is important for the safety of everyone on the road. Nate Evans, Executive Director of Bike […]

Sep. 27 2015

WBJC Choral Hour 9-27-15

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, WBJC Choral Hour | No Comments

8:00 AM George Frederich Handel       Zadok the Priest                        London     466075 COND Sir David Willcocks ORCH English Chamber Orchestra SOLO Choir Kings College, Cambridge ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:10 AM Giovanni Palestrina           Five Motets                             Nimbus     5100 COND Stephen Darlington SOLO Christ Church Cathedral Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:32 AM Ludwig van Beethoven          Choral Fantasy for Piano, Chorus & Orch.CBS/Sony   5886 COND […]

Sep. 26 2015

9-26-15 Music In Maryland BSO plays Gershwin while Ronn McFarlane plays the lute!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | 1 Comment

This week Music in Maryland (affectionately known as MiM) combines the two most different genres ever.  We have the noisy but spectacular music by Gershwin on his birthday.  We also have the fabulous delicate lute performances by Ronn McFarlane in honor of his upcoming concert with Mindy Rosenfeld at Strathmore Mansion.  Here is a link […]

Sep. 26 2015

9-26-15 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | No Comments

This week our panel was made up of Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  WE LOVED EVERYTHING!  Here are the listings…all winners! PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/26/2015 5:00 PM            49726 Leo Brouwer                   Triptico (1958)                         Naxos      573336 ORCH Brasil […]

Sep. 26 2015

9/26/15 Happy Birthday George Gershwin!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | No Comments

8:00 PM George Gershwin               Porgy and Bess: Bess, You Is My Woman NoRCA/BMG    68153 COND Skitch Henderson ORCH RCA Victor Orchestra SOLO Leontyne Price, soprano SOLO William Warfield, baritone 8:05 PM George Gershwin               Blue Monday: Opera in One Act (1922)    Angel/EMI  54851 COND Marin Alsop ORCH Concordia SOLO Amy Burton,soprano SOLO Gregory Hopkins,tenor SOLO William […]

Sep. 23 2015

To Market, To Market – Georgian Style

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Last weekend, I joined some friends at the annual Mount Vernon Colonial Market and Fair. I’ve been having a great time attending historical reenactments, so pretty much any excuse to don my 18th century gown and pocket hoops will get me out of the house in a jiffy. So, what might one find at an […]