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Aug. 09 2014

8/09/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

In the summer of 1881 Gabriel Fauré and André Messager wrote “Messe des pêcheurs de Villerville” (Mass of the fishermen of Villerville) for a benefit concert to raise money for the fisherman in the seaside town.           8:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven- Fidelio:  Prisoner’s Chorus Angel/EMI  49828 COND Herbert von Karajan […]

Aug. 04 2014

8-4-14 Word On Wine Review…Bulgaria!

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

When I think of Bulgaria I think of great opera singers, some very nice people I’ve met over the years and truthfully not much else!  In terms of wine Bulgaria was like all the other Soviet block countries…All about quantity!  The various government wine collectives produced endless amounts of mediocre wine to satisfy their Soviet […]

Aug. 03 2014

WBJC Choral Hour 8-03-14

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

8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach — Magnificat Key: D Conductor: Robert Shaw Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Chorus Dawn Upshaw, soprano Penelope Jensen, soprano Marietta Simpson, mezzo-sopran David Gordon, tenor Telarc, 80194   8:27 AM John Rutter — The Falcon Conductor: John Rutter Ensemble: City of London Sinfonia John Scott, organ Cambridge Singers Collegium, […]

Aug. 02 2014

8-2-14 Music In Maryland! Harlem Quartet!

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

This week Music in Maryland presents a concert featuring the Harlem Quartet playing music by Turina, Haydn, Corea, Mozart, and Piston.  This concert was recorded as part of last season’s Candlelight Concert Society series in Columbia.  The concert took place on Saturday February 2, 2013 at the Horowitz Center – Smith Theatre, Howard Community College. […]

Aug. 02 2014

8-2-14 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week we loved Leonard Warren!  Borodin was a bit flat and Rodrigo was well played but not the most exciting piece.  Hope you liked the show.  Our panel was composer and opera director John Bowen and Charles Ellis conductor of the Prince George’s Philharmonic. PLAY DATE: Sat, 08/02/2014 5:00 PM            250 Johann Sebastian Bach         […]

Aug. 02 2014

8/02/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 PM Gabriel Faure                 Pavane  Op 50                           DG/Archiv  439152 COND Seiji Ozawa ORCH Boston Symphony Orchestra SOLO and Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Claudio Monteverdi            Combat de Tancrede et Clorinde          Virgin     91158 COND Anthony Rooley ORCH The Consort of Musicke ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:28 PM Richard Wagner                Wesendonk Lieder                        CBS/Sony   47644 COND Leonard Bernstein ORCH New York Philharmonic SOLO Eileen […]

Jul. 31 2014

Putting a different spin on classical music

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

If you’ve taken an exercise class or two over the years, you’ve probably heard quite a variety of music while pedaling away on a stationary bike, pounding on a punching bag, or performing other sweat-inducing moves. Some people don’t much care what’s on the sound system during class; they’re just in it for fitness. Others, myself included, find it impossible to […]

Jul. 28 2014

7-28-14 Word On Wine Two Excellent RioJas!

By WBJC Programming | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

This week Mary and I each tasted a fabulous Rioja Reserva.  Mary’s came from a very good friend and I bought mine to be enjoyed with  some very good friends!  Both were amazing examples of an old and distinguished tradition.  Both of these wines were mostly Tempranillo with some Garnacha thrown in to blend. Mary’s […]

Jul. 26 2014

7-26-14 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week it is a pleasure to welcome back Phil Greenfield from The American record Guide and it’s also a pleasure to have two of our stalwart regulars; Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Jed Gaylan from the Bay Atlantic and Hopkins Symphonies.  This week we pay tribute to David Zinman in honor […]

Jul. 26 2014

7/26/14 – Vocalise Rundown

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

8:00 Rachmaninoff once said, “If you want to know me, you must know my music.” Perhaps the Quartets for voices will give us a small glimpse into the enigmatic soul of Johannes Brahms. Johannes Brahms       Quartets for Four Solo Voices & Piano   Arabesque  6725 ORCH New York Vocal Arts Ensemble SOLO Raymond Beegle, piano 8:38 […]

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