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Jul. 26 2014

7-26-14 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week it is a pleasure to welcome back Phil Greenfield from The American record Guide and it’s also a pleasure to have two of our stalwart regulars; Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Jed Gaylan from the Bay Atlantic and Hopkins Symphonies.  This week we pay tribute to David Zinman in honor […]

Jul. 26 2014

7/26/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 Rachmaninoff once said, “If you want to know me, you must know my music.” Perhaps the Quartets for voices will give us a small glimpse into the enigmatic soul of Johannes Brahms. Johannes Brahms       Quartets for Four Solo Voices & Piano   Arabesque  6725 ORCH New York Vocal Arts Ensemble SOLO Raymond Beegle, piano 8:38 […]

Jul. 25 2014

7-26-14 Music In Maryland…Tribute to the BSO and David Zinman.

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

This week David Zinman announced that he would be retiring from his position as Music Director of the Tonhalle Orchestra in Zurich.  I thought we would use this occasion to play some of the live recordings that he made during his 13 year tenure as Music Director of the Baltimore Symphony.  Frankly these were great […]

Jul. 21 2014

7-21-14 Word On Wine 2 Alsatians!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

Did you ever hear the one about 2 Alsatians who went into a bar?  I didn’t either nor am I likely to.  However, I did hear and taste two really nice wines from a very obscure corner of Alsace which I really loved!  The area is called Moselle and it is the most northern winery […]

Jul. 20 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 7-20-14

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

Hope you will enjoy this morning’s all a cappella Choral Hour! 8:00 AM Giovanni Palestrina — Five Motets Conductor: Stephen Darlington Christ Church Cathedral Choir Nimbus, 5100   8:23 AM Sir Hubert Parry — Songs of Farewell, complete Conductor: Anne Heider Ensemble: His Majestie’s Clerkes Cedille, 9000036   8:51 AM Maurice Durufle — Four motets […]

Jul. 19 2014

7-19-14 Music In Maryland Post Classical Ensemble! Dvorakorama!

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

This week Music in Maryland features the Post Classical Ensemble’s latest CD Dvorak and America.  This is a unique blend of music and poetry combining Longfellow’s Hiawatha and Dvorak’s New World Symphony and other pieces.  The resulting ‘melodrama’ is most intriguing.  If that weren’t enough we added some other selections from the CD and also […]

Jul. 19 2014

7-19-14 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week it’s an oldie but a goodie!  Eva Mengelkoch and her husband John Gingerich are with us as well as Jim Weiss.  Eva is on faculty at Hopkins, John is a freelance musicologist and Jim Weiss comes to us from Johns Hopkins Hospital.  We had a great time and you will too!  Here are […]

Jul. 19 2014

7/19/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 PM Ruggero Leoncavallo           Pagliacci: “Vesti la giubba”            CBS/Sony   90999 COND Nello Santi ORCH Metropolitan Opera Orchestra SOLO Franco Corelli, tenor 8:03 PM Hamilton Harty                Ode to a Nightingale                    Chandos    8387 COND Bryden Thomson ORCH Ulster Orchestra SOLO Heather Harper, soprano 8:26 PM Franz Schubert                Evensong (set of songs for male chorus) Telarc     80340 COND […]

Jul. 14 2014

7-14-14 Word On Wine 2 More Rosés

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

Mary has been working hard on our behalf tasting Rosé this Summer.  We are grateful! 1)2013 Mas De La Damme Rosé du Mas.  $13.  This was a nice blend of Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Mouvedre.  Bone Dry and lovely. 2)2013 Penya Rosé.  $11.  Despite the New World Bottle this too was solid and enjoyable.  […]

Jul. 13 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 7-13-14

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

8:00 AM Antonio Vivaldi — Gloria Key: D Conductor: Robert Shaw Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Chorus Dawn Upshaw, soprano Penelope Jensen, soprano Marietta Simpson, mezzo-sopran Telarc, 80194   8:30 AM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Requiem: selections Conductor: Christian Thielemann Ensemble: Munich Philharmonic Orchestra Bavarian Radio Symphony Chorus And various soloists DG/Archiv, 4775797   […]

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