Archive for the ‘Host Blogs’ Category

Jul. 11 2014

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

                        Gorgeous exhibition at The Walters. Here is my write up for the online journal, Monologging:       Related posts: What a weekend! Poulenc plays! Teju Cole’s Open City

Jul. 10 2014

7-10-14 Word On Wine Sommelier 2…Wine Danger Zones.

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

This show is a follow up to last weeks thrilling episode about sommelier wine questions.  This week Food and Wine’s Sommeliers’ talk about wine danger zones.  There are places where it’s just not a good idea to order wine!  Check out our show and find what to look out for. Related posts: 7-27-13 Word On […]

Jul. 09 2014

A Truly Topsy-Turvy “Mikado”

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

What do you get when you take a musical theater piece composed in 1885, originally set in a mythical Japanese town, and place it in a black-and-white 1920′s world that’s decidedly English? A bit of confusion, perhaps, if you’re a purist with regards to staging, but if you’re up for some delicious visuals and very fine performances, the English […]

Jul. 07 2014

7-7-14 Word On Wine 2 Cabs! (Almost)

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | 1 Comment

This week Mary each took a Cab!  We tasted Cabernet Sauvignon from the old world and the new! 1)Mary tasted the 2011 Murphy-Goode Cabernet Sauvignon from California.  $15.  Not Mary’s usual thing but she enjoyed this really nice Mid-Week Cab! 2)2009 Chateau Greysac!  Medoc.  This very nice Bordeaux is a relatively new property for the […]

Jul. 06 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 7-06-14

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

8:00 AM Giovanni Palestrina — Missa “De Beata Virgine” Conductor: James O’Donnell Choir of Westminster Cathedral Hyperion, 66364   8:41 AM Johannes Brahms — Song of Destiny (Schicksalslied) Opus: 54 Conductor: Claudio Abbado Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Ernst Senff Chor DG/Archiv, 429765   Related posts: WBJC Choral Hour 12-22-13 WBJC Choral Hour 2-09-14 WBJC Choral Hour […]

Jul. 05 2014

7-5-14 Music In Maryland.

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

This week Music in Maryland (MiM) features a concert from the Chamber Music By Candlelight series recorded at 2nd Presbyterian Church on November 9, 2008.   CMBC features musicians from the Baltimore Symphony.  On the program… Roland Manuel: Suite Dans Le Gout Espagnol.  Michael Lisicky, oboe; Andrew Balio, trumpet; Fei Xie, bassoon; Mary Woehr, piano. Brahms: […]

Jul. 05 2014

7-5-14 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week we re-run an oldie but a goodie!  Our panelists Jim Weiss from John Hopkins University, Dave Donovan from Pratt Library and Charles Ellis from the Prince Georges Philharmonic.  Lots of Shostakovich…what could be bad! PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/05/2014 5:00 PM            274 Felix Mendelssohn             Violin Concerto in e Op 64              London     7260 COND Riccardo […]

Jul. 05 2014

7/05/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 PM No fireworks on tonight’s Vocalise! Instead we’ll be soothed by Fauré’s comforting and graceful Requiem. Gabriel Faure                  Requiem  Op 48       Telarc  80135 COND Robert Shaw Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Chorus Judith Blegen, soprano James Morris, bass 8:35 PM Gabriel Faure                  La bonne Chanson Op 61 DG/Archiv  447752 Anne Sofie von […]

Jul. 03 2014

7-3-14 Word On Wine Sommelier Questions!

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

Recently Food and Wine had a really nice article on what to ask a sommelier at a restaurant.  These situations can be perilous (as much as anything regarding wine can be perilous!) but asking the right questions can really help both at the restaurant and at the wine store.  Check out the show and try […]

Jul. 03 2014

7-3-14 Word On Wine Som 1! What to Ask.

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

Not too long ago I watched the documentary Som on Netflix and it made a big impression…highly recommended.  Food and Wine recently had a nice article on what questions to ask the Sommelier so that you would get the best results.  The questions would work equally well in a good wine store.  Enjoy the show! […]