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This show was recorded on the last day of the February fundraiser. Our panel was Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide (who pledged later! Thanks Phil!) Ed Goldstein…Tuba player extraordinaire and amazing Bassoonist Bryan Young! (Bryan is up to his ears playing in the pit of Phantom Of The Opera and was sweet to […]
8:00 PM Antonin Dvorak Rusalka: “O Lovely Moon” London 1024 COND Sir Georg Solti ORCH London Symphony Orchestra SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:05 PM Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Iolanta Scenes 8 & 9 Philips 442796 COND Valery Gergiev ORCH Kirov Orchestra SOLO Kirov Opera Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:30 PM Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio:”Gott! Welch’ Dunkel hier!…” […]
This week we present a University of MD Honor Chamber Recital which was recorded on December 6, 2015 at the Gildenhorn Recital Hall, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center Here is the program! Thanks so much to Rober DiLutis at UMCP for putting this all together! To fill we used the Baltimore Symphony’s Symphonie Fantastique with […]
McKay Jenkins learned the hard way what toxic contamination can do to our bodies. And he’s written a book about it.
If you enjoy writers, writing, words, and maybe even and little wine, this is a Baltimore reading series for you. I spoke with two editors from the series.
The 3rd and last of the Shriver Hall Concert Hall 50th anniversary commissions, a Chamber Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Baltimore composer, Jonathan Leshnoff, gets its world premiere from Gil Shaham. Here are the composer, and the Series’ Executive Director, Catherine Cochran. […]
Happy Birthday Franz Schubert & Philip Glass! 7:00 PM Philip Glass Koyaanisqatsi: Opening Nonesuch 79506 COND Michael Riesman ORCH Glass Ensemble SOLO Western Wind Vocal Ensemble SOLO Albert de Ruiter, bass 7:03 PM Franz Schubert An die Musik D 547 Philips 410037 SOLO Elly Ameling, soprano SOLO Dalton Baldwin, piano 7:06 PM Philip Glass […]
This week Music in Maryland presents an interesting potpourri of musical events. We begin with a piece called Mutability by composer Dinos Constantinides for clarinet and string quartet. Our performers were clarinetist Robert DiLutis and Borislava Iltcheva, violin, Aaron Farrell, violin Stefka Ilieva, viola, Sussannah Montandon, cello. The rest of our program came from various […]
8:00 PM Christoph Willibald Gluck Orfeo ed Eurydice: Deh placatevi RCA/BMG 63534 COND Pierre Monteux ORCH Rome Opera Orchestra SOLO and Chorus SOLO Rise Stevens, mezzo-soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Gioacchino Rossini Soirees Musicales Nimbus 5132 SOLO June Anderson, soprano SOLO Raul Gimenez, tenor SOLO Kathryn Bouleyn, soprano SOLO Alessandro Corbelli, baritone SOLO Nina Walker, piano […]
Anne Posten, an adjunct instructor and literary translator in New York, came to talk to me about the art of translation, and her latest project.