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Physician-violinist Andrew Nowakowski and friends, including conductor-arranger Donald Raff, are presenting a chamber music concert to benefit a cancer center in Bel Air. They came in to talk about it.
7:00 PM Franz Waxman Taras Bulba: The Ride to Dubno Telarc 80708 COND Erich Kunzel ORCH Cincinnati Pops Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:06 PM Erich Wolfgang Korngold Captain Blood: Music from the Film DG/Archiv 471347 COND Sir Andre Previn ORCH London Symphony Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:22 PM Max Steiner Gone with the Wind (complete score) RCA/BMG 452 COND […]
8:02 AM Gerald Finzi Seven partsongs Op 17 Chandos 8936 COND Paul Spicer SOLO The Finzi Singers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:23 AM Sir Edward Elgar The Music Makers Op 69 Teldec 92374 COND Andrew Davis ORCH BBC Symphony Orchestra SOLO BBC Symphony Chorus SOLO Jean Rigby,mezzo-soprano
8:00 PM Sir Michael Tippett — A Child of Our Time Conductor: Stephen Darlington Christ Church Cathedral Choir Nimbus, 5266 8:11 PM Gerald Finzi — Intimations of Immortality Opus: 29 Conductor: Matthew Best Ensemble: Corydon Orchestra and Chorus John Mark Ainsley, tenor Hyperion, 66876
This week our panel was Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, Jim Harp from Lyric Opera Baltimore and Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide. We liked the Schumann/Ravel, Stokowski transcriptions and the Dvorak. The Vivaldi did much better than most early music ‘antique shows’. Here are the listings… PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/16/2016 […]
Every year for the past 40 St. David’s Episcopal Church in Roland Park has presented their Bach Marathon. Their choir director Douglas Buchanan was kind enough to send me the final performances of this year (Aus Der Tiefe Rufe Ich BWV 131) and last year (Jesu Meine Freude BW V 227). We are pleased to […]
The annual CityLit Festival, a highlight of the Baltimore literary scene, is taking place on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th on various midtown campuses. I invited CityLit founder Gregg Wilhelm to come in and talk to us about it.
7:00 PM Franz Schubert Piano Trio No. 2 in E-Flat Op 100 D 9Philips 412620 ORCH Beaux Arts Trio ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:43 PM Sergei Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky Op 78 Telarc 80143 COND Sir Andre Previn ORCH Los Angeles Philharmonic SOLO Christine Cairns, mezzo-sopran ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:24 PM Dmitri Shostakovich The Gadfly: Suite from the Film Op 97 […]
8:00 AM George Frederich Handel Chandos Anthem No. 11 Chandos 509 COND Harry Christophers ORCH The Sixteen SOLO Lynne Dawson, soprano SOLO Ian Partridge, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:23 AM Johannes Brahms Nanie, Song of Lamentation Op 82 Philips 442799 COND Bernard Haitink ORCH Boston Symphony Orchestra SOLO Tanglewood Festival Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:37 AM Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck […]
This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the Daraja Wind Quintet who are the current fellowship quartet at UMCP. They were wonderful guests and brought along some nice recordings! We have the pleasure of hearing 3 works. Sacred And Profane Dances by Henri Tomasi, The Serenade For Winds by Andre Jolivet and the Wind […]