Archive for the ‘Host Blogs’ Category

Nov. 06 2015

11-7-15 Word On Wine 2 Cold Weather Whites.

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

This week Mary takes one for the team and tastes two cold weather whites.  The Riesling was particularly fabulous…I am only the slightest bit jealous. 1)2013 Seebrich Niersteiner Hipping Riesling Spatlese.  Mary loved this especially with Asian food.  A mere 8.5% alcohol and a total treat.  At $15 a steal! 2)2012 Kientzler Pinot Blanc.  Alsace.  […]

Nov. 01 2015

Music from Scary Movies 11-01-15

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

7:00 PM Bernard Herrmann              The Ghost and Mrs. Muir: Main Title     Silva      1051 COND Paul Bateman ORCH City of Prague Philharmonic 7:04 PM Bernard Herrmann              Psycho: Suite                           CBS/Sony   62700 COND Esa-Pekka Salonen ORCH Los Angeles Philharmonic Winds 7:22 PM Danny Elfman                  Scary Suite: Telarc     80580 COND Erich Kunzel ORCH Cincinnati Pops Orchestra      SOLO and […]

Nov. 01 2015

WBJC Choral Hour 11-01-15

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

8:00 AM Anton Bruckner                Te Deum                                 Hyperion   66650 COND Matthew Best ORCH Corydon Singers SOLO Joan Rodgers, soprano SOLO Keith Lewis, tenor SOLO Alastair Miles, bass ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:25 AM Jean-Baptiste Lully           Exaudiat te Dominus (Psalm 19)          Naxos      554399 COND Herve Niquet ORCH Le Concert Spirituel ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:42 AM Morten Lauridsen              6 “Fire Songs” on Italian […]

Oct. 31 2015

Chilling Vocalise 10-31-15

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

8:00 PM Franz Schubert                Der Erlkonig  Op 1 D   328              DG/Archiv  4776686 SOLO Bryn Terfel, baritone SOLO Malcolm Martineau,piano 8:04 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff           The Bells  Op 35 Choral Sym. on EA Poe  Telarc     80365 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Renee Fleming, soprano SOLO Karl Dent, tenor SOLO Victor Ledbetter,baritone 8:42 PM Modest […]

Oct. 31 2015

Nosferatu, if You Dare!

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

I have never seen “Nosferatu.” Shocking!  I’m glad I waited until now since Occasional Symphony will accompany the classic F. W. Murnau vampire film in their annual Halloween Concert, tonight at 2640 Space. Jonathan Palevsky spoke with 2 of the movers and shakers of Occasional Symphony, Joshua Hong and James Young.

Oct. 30 2015

A new series about the world of books

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

The Ivy Bookshop on Falls Road is underwriting a new interview series on WBJC devoted to the world of books — from different genres, to book awards, to local and national authors — everything to do with books. I’ll be hosting, and Booknotes will air the first Friday of each month at 5.15 p.m. on […]

Oct. 30 2015

11-2-15 Word On Wine Review: Vin De France!

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

This week Mary and I review 2 French reds one from Lirac and the other which is simply marked Vin De France.  Both were nice. 1)La Chaussynette.  Vin De France.  This is a lovely $14 gem of a wine which is just labled as table wine or ‘Vin De France’.  The cepage is 60% Grenache […]

Oct. 30 2015

10-31-15 Face the Music Halloween Listings!

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

Well Boys and Girls there was nothing scary at all about today’s show except for how scary good all the performances were.  Our panel was Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Phil Greenfield from The American record Guide.  Frankly our music and performances were amazing.  We almost feel bad about being so positive […]

Oct. 29 2015

10-29-15 Word On Wine Mixed Case!

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

This week Mary and I discuss what we would buy for a mixed case of wine.  Mine is all French and Mary’s is much more catholic!  (small c).  Either way it says a lot about us and also has some great ideas.  What would be in your mixed case?  Drop us an e mail and […]

Oct. 27 2015

10-31-15 Music In Maryland Pro Musica Rara: Poe And The Diabolical Baroque

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

  Well boys and girls it’s Halloween and we are broadcasting a concert featuring scary baroque and baroque like music.  On the program tonight… Bertali: Chiacona Marais: The Gallbladder Operation…very scary! Froberger: Tombeau on the death of Mr. Blancheroche Whear: The Cask of Amontillado To fill we went back into the archives of the Baltimore […]