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Sep. 19 2015

9/20/15 – Jenkins & Stravinsky!

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

8:00 PM “In these stones horizons sing” by Karl Jenkins is etched into the stunning Welsh Millennium Centre. Karl Jenkins composed the music around a mixture of poetry by Grahame Davies, Menna Elfyn and Gwyneth Lewis.   Karl Jenkins In These Stones Horizons Sing Angel/EMI 57966 COND Karl Jenkins ORCH West Kazakhstan Philharmonic SOLO Bryn […]

Sep. 17 2015

There’s a Ride for Everyone at the 22nd Annual Tour du Port!

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

Bike Maryland is an organization that promotes bicycle advocacy and education all year round & makes me proud to live in Baltimore.   Nate Evans, Executive Director of Bike Maryland, discusses the 22nd Annual Tour du Port, Bike Maryland’s biggest fund raiser of the year.   There are 4 varied, fun rides to suit everyone’s preference […]

Sep. 17 2015

A new music cycle on WBJC

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

The Scalatti keyboard sonata cycle was such a success in some quarters that we had requests to start over again at the very beginning! Actually, we’re going to do something new and different. I was at the 40th anniversary gala concert for Gretna Music up in Pennsylvania a few weeks ago and, at the after party, […]

Sep. 16 2015

The 50th Anniversary Season begins at Shriver Hall

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

    “Some of my best memories in recent years have been at Shriver Hall. It is one of the few really great audiences I have the privilege to play for in the U.S., so I especially look forward to being there as part of the 50th Anniversary Season.” ~ Yefim Bronfman   Pianist, Yefim […]

Sep. 14 2015

9-14-15 Word On Wine Monte & Duke

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

This week Mary and I review two reds we are both fond of.   Mary reviewed the 2012 DaMa Montepulciano D’abruzzo.  $12.  Nice Cherries and rustic in all the right places.  I reviewed the 2012 Molly Duker Shiraz.  $19.  I had heard about this wine from Kati and decided to pick up a bottle.  16% […]

Sep. 13 2015

Music From Movies 9-13-15 Nevsky & Kijé

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Music From Movies | No Comments

7:00 PM “Lieutenant Whatchamacallit!” 😀  That’s a little Russian humor and an approximate translation of Lieutenant Kijé! Sergei Prokofiev              Alexander Nevsky: Complete Film Score   RCA/BMG    61926 COND Yuri Temirkanov ORCH Saint Petersburg Philharmonic SOLO Evgenia Gorohovskaya,mezzo-sop SOLO St.Petersburg Teleradio Chorus SOLO St. Petersburg Chamber Chorus SOLO St. Petersburg Capella Chorus 7:50 PM            2005 Sergei Prokofiev              […]

Sep. 12 2015

9-12-15 Music In Maryland A Tribute To The Baltimore Symphony Gala!

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

This week we pay tribute to the Baltimore Symphony by playing recordings of some of the great artists who are playing with them tonight at the Meyerhoff.  We pay tribute to both Lang Lang and Christopher Seaman who are in Baltimore tonight and we hear two recordings featuring Marin Alsop who is the BSO’s Music […]

Sep. 12 2015

9-12-15 Face The Music Listings

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

This week our panel was made up of Jim harp from Lyric Opera Baltimore, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and Dr. Jim Weiss from Johns Hopkins Hospital.  It’s great to have both Jims back after a long hiatus! Meanwhile we liked the Haydn and Scriabin…Loathed the Mussorgsky and had very mixed feelings on […]

Sep. 12 2015

WBJC Choral Hour 9-13-15

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

8:00 AM Ralph Vaughan Williams        Five Mystical Songs                     Helios     55004 COND Hilary Davan Wetton ORCH Philharmonia Orchestra SOLO Guildford Choral Society SOLO Henry Herford, baritone ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:23 AM Johann Sebastian Bach         Cantata No. 147:  BWV 147 “Heart and MouAngel/EMI  86052 COND Sir David Willcocks ORCH Academy of St Martin in Fields SOLO King’s College Choir […]

Sep. 12 2015

9/12/15 – Dvořák, Dvořák & More Dvořák!

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

8:00 PM Antonin Dvorak                Songs My Mother Taught Me: Gypsy Melody London     458858 COND Sir Georg Solti ORCH English Chamber Orchestra SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:02 PM Antonin Dvorak                Moravian Duets  Op 32                   Chandos    9257 COND Josef Pancik ORCH Prague Chamber Choir SOLO Marian Lapsansky, piano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:32 PM Antonin Dvorak                Te Deum  Op […]