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Jun. 30 2014

6-30-14. Word On Wine Review. One SB From NZ and a Minervois!

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

This week we review two white wines…One from France and one from New Zealand. 1)2012 Chateau CoupRoses Champ Du Roy.  Vin de Pays Des Cotes Du Brian.  This was a blend of Viognier, Grenache Blanc and Marsanne.  Cotes Du Brian is in the Languedoc appellation of Minervois.  $14.  Not Mary’s usual thing but she really […]

Jun. 29 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 6-29-14

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

8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach — Violin Partita No. 2: Chaconne Key: d Ensemble: Hilliard Ensemble (vocal) Christoph Poppen, violin ECM, 461895   8:16 AM Sir Edward Elgar — Coronation Ode Opus: 44 Conductor: Sir Alexander Gibson Ensemble: Scottish National Orchestra Scottish National Orch Chorus Chandos, 8430   8:55 AM Giovanni Palestrina — Reges Tharsis […]

Jun. 28 2014

6-28-14 Music In Maryland.

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

This week is the first of three broadcasts featuring Baltimore Symphony musicians and concerts from the Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore.  Our concerto tonight was recorded on February 28, 2010. On the program… Prechtl:  Lucky To Be Born.  Text by Walt Whitman.  Narrator Braxton Young;  Brian Prechtl, percussion; Rene Hernandez, trumpet. Prokofiev: Sonata for 2 […]

Jun. 28 2014

6-28-14 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week our panelists were Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts, musicologist and author John Gingerich, and pianist Eva Mengelkoch from Towson University.  Evan and John have just returned from a year in Berlin and it is a pleasure to welcome them back.  Of everything played on the show we liked the Cage the […]

Jun. 28 2014

6/28/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 PM When I hear the great madrigals of Monteverdi, The Musicians by Caravaggio come to mind. If you are a fan of Baroque and Pre-Baroque music then you will want to listen to tonight’s Vocalise!  George Frederich Handel        Giulio Cesare, “La giustizia ha già sull’arco” PBO 1 COND Nicholas McGegan Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra […]

Jun. 25 2014

Baltimore Fishbowl

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

I am so honored that The Baltimore Fishbowl has published one of my essays from Beyond the Baobab today! http://www.baltimorefishbowl.com/stories/hidden-nerve/                  

Jun. 23 2014

6-23-14 Word On Wine Review 2 Old Style Bordeaux

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

This week we sample two wines from Bordeaux that I had the privilege trying earlier this year.   I decided it was time to explore Bordeaux and ended up spending a bit of time and money in the Haut Medoc!  These two classic high shouldered bottles had a lot to offer…check them both out you […]

Jun. 22 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 6-22-14

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

8:00 AM Many thanks to Jonathan P. who filled in for me today!   Gerald Finzi — Seven partsongs Opus: 17 Conductor: Paul Spicer The Finzi Singers Chandos, 8936   8:22 AM Giovanni Battista Pergolesi — Magnificat Key: B-Flat Conductor: Martin Sieghart Ensemble: Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra Prague Chamber Choir Orfeo, 338941   8:34 AM Wolfgang […]

Jun. 21 2014

6-21-14 Music In Maryland…Poulenc Trio!

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

This week Music in Maryland presents a concert with the Poulenc Trio recorded at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC.  The concert was recorded on February 24, 2014 and featured the following program. Poulenc: Trio for Piano Oboe and Bassoon. Stravinsky: Two Suites for Orchestra Gershwin: Excerpts from Porgy and Bess Ellington: The […]

Jun. 21 2014

6-21-14 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | 1 Comment

This week FTM goes all Russian.  Our panelists were Jed Gaylin from the Hopkins SO and organist and composer John Bowen one of our finest panelists!  One of us wasn’t Russian…Guess who!  We loved the Symphonic Dances the most!  Go Petrenko.  By the way the tune used in the Glazunov is the completely incorrect J’ai […]

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