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Sep. 23 2017

9-23-17 Music In Maryland…Some performances and players to look forward to!

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

John Nauman is playing Gershwin with Concert Artists on 10/7 and Jonathan Leshnoff’s cello concerto is being performed by the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra on 10/1.  This was a good excuse to play John Nauman’s recording of the Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata and the Leshnoff Second Symphony!  A couple of BSO recordings rounded everything off! PLAY DATE: […]

Sep. 22 2017

Toccata listings 9/24/17

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Toccata | No Comments

A couple of new additions to the WBJC library on tonight’s program.  First a new composition by local composer Mark Maarder, and a concerto for Piano 4 hands by Beethoven’s student, and Liszt’s teacher! Of course, a little Bach, as well–one of the Trio Sonatas for organ.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!     6:00 […]

Sep. 18 2017

Baltimore Concert Opera takes a shot at its new season

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Baltimore Concert Opera opens its new season with Rossini’s final opera, William Tell. BCO’s Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker, came to talk about it.    

Sep. 17 2017

Music From Movies 9-17-17

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

7:00 PM Jean Joseph Mouret Suite No. 1 Angel/EMI 67794 COND Jean Pierre Wallez ORCH Orchestra Ensemble of Paris SOLO Maurice Andre, trumpet ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:09 PM Elmer Bernstein The Age Of Innocence: Theme CBS/Sony 63005 COND John Williams ORCH Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra SOLO Itzhak Perlman, violin ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:14 PM Dmitri Shostakovich Golden Hills: Suite from […]

Sep. 17 2017

Choral Hour 9-17-17

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

8:00 AM Karl Jenkins In These Stones Horizons Sing Angel/EMI 57966 COND Karl Jenkins ORCH West Kazakhstan Philharmonic SOLO Bryn Terfel, baritone SOLO Serendipity Chorus SOLO Cardiff Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:19 AM Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata: “Be Joyful, ye hearts” BWV 66 Harm Mundi 901513 COND Philippe Herreweghe ORCH Collegium Vocale SOLO Kai Wessel, alto (countertenr) […]

Sep. 16 2017

Vocalise – 9/16/17

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

For those who observe Rosh Hashanah, happy and healthy New Year! 8:00 PM Traditional Hitrag’ut Israel folk song Telarc 80275 ORCH Quink Vocal Quintet ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Ernest Bloch Sacred Service CBS/Sony 47533 COND Leonard Bernstein ORCH New York Philharmonic SOLO Robert Merrill, baritone SOLO and Chorus

Sep. 15 2017

9-16-17 Music In Maryland 2 Serious American Symphonies and Strings!

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

This week We hear Bach courtesy of BSO Principal Cellist Darius Skoraczewski and Dvorak from BSO Concert Master Jonathan Carney!  Add to that Marin Alsop is conducting Bernstein Kaddish Symphony in honor of Rosh Hashanah and the Barber Symphony # 2 we haven’t played in forever!   PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/16/2017 6:00 PM 2964 Johann […]

Sep. 15 2017

9-16-17 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week Stalwart Face The Music Panelists had the pleasure of some nice things.  Particularly Charles Owen’s Bach Partitas on Avie and the Boston Symphony playing Brahms 3.  Dave Donovan from Pratt Library and Phil Greenfield from American Record Guide did right by us!  It was a really nice show.   PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/16/2017 […]

Sep. 15 2017

Toccata listings 9/15/17

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Toccata | No Comments

On tonight’s program, an monumental organ work by Franck, piano music from Spain, and a concerto for 2 harpsichords by J.S. Bach!  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!   6:00 PM 10854 Cesar Franck Grande Piece Symphonique Op 17 Telarc 80234 SOLO Michael Murray, organ 26:26 C 2 2-2 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:30 PM 35340 Joaquin Turina Concerto […]

Sep. 12 2017

St David’s 2017-2018 music series

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

From Hildegard of Bingen to the 500th anniversary of the Reformation to a 2-piano + 2-percussion chamber group, the St. David’s music series in Roland Park has it all. Their Music Director is Douglas Buchanan.  

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