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Mar. 30 2015

4-2-15 Word On Wine Passover/Easter

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

With Passover and Easter just a day away Mary and I talk about the wines used during the holidays.  Enjoy the show no matter what you celebrate!

Mar. 29 2015

WBJC Choral Hour 3-29-15

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

8:00 AM Anton Bruckner                Mass in d                               Hyperion   66650 COND Matthew Best ORCH Corydon Singers SOLO Joan Rodgers, soprano SOLO Keith Lewis, tenor SOLO Alastair Miles, bass ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:46 AM            22864 Giovanni Palestrina           Motet Viri Galilaei                     Harm Mundi 901388 COND Philippe Herreweghe SOLO La Chapelle Royale Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:52 AM            43549 Alessandro Striggio           Ecce beatam […]

Mar. 28 2015

3-30-15 Word On Wine Review…2 Saints Just in Time For Easter!

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

This week Mary reviewed two reds one named for St. Francis and the other for St. Thomas Aquinas. 1)2010 St. Francis Merlot.  Sonoma Country.  $10!  A really nice buy!  You can’t go wrong with St. Francis…he is one of our favorite Saints. 2)2012 St. Thomas Aquinas Pinot Noir.  Napa Valley.  $15.99.  Not a success and […]

Mar. 28 2015

3-28-15 Music In Maryland BSO + The Amazing Bednarska!

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

This week we celebrate the Baltimore Symphony’s upcoming centennial with performances by three of their most significant music directors.  I also had the pleasure of talking with and listening to an amazing percussionist, Marianna Bednarska, who blew through town and left me an amazing recording!  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show! PLAY DATE: […]

Mar. 28 2015

3-28-15 Face The Music Listings

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

This week our panelists were Ed Goldstein tuba player from the Annapolis Symphony, Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra and Dave Donovan From Pratt Library Fine Arts. We all loved the Marimba Concerto…big disagreement on the Bandoneon!  Haydn was a success.  The Mozart…not so much.  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the […]

Mar. 28 2015

3/28/15 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 PM Charles Gounod                Faust: “Le veau d’or” (The Golden Calf) Teldec     90872 COND Carlo Rizzi ORCH Welsh National Opera Orchestra SOLO and Chorus SOLO Samuel Ramey, bass ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:02 PM Sir Edward Elgar              Coronation Ode  Op 44                   Chandos    8430 COND Sir Alexander Gibson ORCH Scottish National Orchestra SOLO Scottish National Orch Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:38 […]

Mar. 27 2015

Born In Baltimore!

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

      As the Shriver Hall Concert Series presents the Jasper Quartet for the last concert of the Discovery Series for the current season, they are also looking ahead to their 50th anniversary next season. Here’s Stephen Jacobsohn.         Related posts: 08-1-13 Word On Wine Old Westminster Winery… Madcap misadventures Keeping […]

Mar. 26 2015

A capella singing spanning the centuries

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

      The vocal ensemble, third practice, is presenting a program in Baltimore on Sunday afternoon. Their artistic director, Brian Bartoldus, came in to discuss madrigals.     Related posts: Yo Lassus! Long time no see. Shriver’s final concert of the year A debut for Shriver

Mar. 22 2015

WBJC Choral Hour 3-22-15

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

8:00 AM Carl Nielsen                  Springtime in Funen  Op 42              CBS/Sony   53276 COND Esa-Pekka Salonen ORCH Swedish Radio Symphony Orchest SOLO Asa Baverstam,soprano SOLO Kjell Magnus Sandve, tenor SOLO Per Hoyer,baritone SOLO Swedish Radio Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:22 AM Johann Sebastian Bach         Motet: Jesu meine Freude  BWV 227 Jesus,RCA/BMG    77368 COND Konrad Junghanel ORCH Cantus Colln ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

Mar. 21 2015

3/21/15 – Vocalise Bachdown

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

Happy Birthday, Bach!!!   Not only does my mom have this Ramsey Lewis Trio LP, which has one of the best cover art photos ever,  she also  possesses that same Bach  Sweatshirt the trio is wearing.  I covet both!   8:00 PM Johann Sebastian Bach         Well Tempered Clavier, Book I in g-SharpVirgin     61472 ORCH Swingle […]