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Sep. 14 2014

Downton Abbey: Who is Who and Who Wears What

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

There is the expression, “One must know who is who and what is what,” or that is to say know and mind your place in society. Clothing back in the day, certainly in the Downton Abbey days, expressed who you were and your station in society. Whether you were a Lord Grantham or a butler […]

Sep. 14 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 9-14-14

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

8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach — Cantata 56: Ich will den Kreutzstab Conductor: Greg Funfgeld Ensemble: The Bach Festival Orchestra The Bach Choir of Bethlehem Daniel Lichti, bass Dorian, 90127   8:21 AM Johannes Brahms — Nanie, Song of Lamentation Opus: 82 Conductor: Robert Shaw Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Chorus Telarc, 80176   […]

Sep. 13 2014

9/13/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 PM Stephen Foster                Beautiful Dreamer                       RCA/BMG    5853 COND Charles Gerhardt ORCH New Philharmonia Orchestra SOLO Robert White, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Aaron Copland                 Old American Songs                      CBS/Sony   60899 SOLO William Warfield, baritone SOLO Aaron Copland,piano 25:54 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:29 PM Ludwig van Beethoven          Symphony No.9: 4th Mvt. “Ode to Joy”  London     417800 COND Sir Georg […]

Sep. 08 2014

Celebrating in Star-Spangled Style!

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

Two hundred years ago, America was once again at war with Britain, and Baltimore was the scene of some of the most dramatic fighting in that conflict. The events of September, 1814 are being commemorated in some very creative ways, so I thought I’d share a few with you. First, a bit of shameless spousal […]

Sep. 06 2014

9/6/14 Music In Maryland Show. The Aspen String Trio!

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

This week Music in Maryland features a broadcast of the Aspen String Trio who will be performing Beethoven’s String Trio op. 9 # 1 and Mozart’s Divertimento K. 563.  Both are fabulous pieces and recorded beautifully by AST  cellist Mike Mermagen.  The performances were recorded during the 2010 season at University of Baltimore’s Wright Theatre […]

Sep. 06 2014

9-6-14 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

This week our panel was made up of old friends!  Brian Young from the Poulenc Trio, Ed Goldstein from the Peabody Ragtime and Baltimore Jazz Orchestra and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra.  We loved Yundi’s Beethoven, like Ms. Nagano’s Mozart and enjoyed the Saint Saens.  The Berlioz…not so much!  Here are […]

Sep. 06 2014

And so it begins …

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

                The Shriver Hall 2014-2015 season opens this month! Their President, Stephen Jacobsohn, came to talk about what’s in store.   Related posts: Shriver Hall Concert Series gets bigger Keeping it in the family Emanuel Ax’s Brahms project

Sep. 06 2014

9/06/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 PM Douglas Moore                 Always through the changing (Baby Doe)  DG/Archiv  2469 COND Emerson Buckley ORCH New York City Opera Orchestra SOLO Beverly Sills, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM Richard Strauss               Songs with Orchestra                    Philips    4758507 COND Kurt Masur ORCH Gewandhausorchester Leipzig SOLO Jessye Norman, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:24 PM Claudio Monteverdi            Altri canti di marte for […]

Sep. 05 2014

Let Me See It

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

                  James Magruder has been a translator, a dramaturg, a playwright, a teacher, and a fiction writer. He has just published his first collection of short stories, and came to talk about them …         Related posts: 5/2512 C Street Brass…Back In Baltimore For […]

Aug. 31 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 8-31-14

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

8:00 Am Johann Sebastian Bach — Cantata No. 74 Conductor: Gustav Leonhardt Ensemble: Leonhardt-Consort Teldec, 44279   8:22 AM Arvo Part — Berliner Messe Conductor: Tonu Kaljuste Ensemble: Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Estonian Phil.Chamber Choir ECM, 439162   8:48 AM Giuseppe Verdi — Hymn of the Nations Conductor: James Levine Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra Philharmonia Chorus Luciano […]