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Sep. 04 2016

Choral Hour 9-04-16

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

Anton Bruckner described his “Te Deum” as, “the pride of [my] life.” Get ready for one of life’s natural highs with the music of Bruckner! 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 Leonard […]

Sep. 03 2016

9-3-16 Music in Maryland BSO The Years With Yuri.

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

    This week I continue our series of programs on the history of the Baltimore Symphony.  My guest is author and second oboist of the orchestra Michael Lisicky.  In addition to discussing the years with Yuri we also play many of the recordings made during his tenure.  Music includes excerpts from Mussorgsky’s Pictures at […]

Sep. 03 2016

Vocalise – 09/03/16

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

Fact is as interesting as fiction in the case of Mozart’s “Requiem!”  Hear Mozart’s last work tonight on Vocalise.   8:00 PM Ludwig van Beethoven          Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur  Op 48   RCA/BMG    62599 COND Leopold Stokowski ORCH New Symphony Orch. of London SOLO Norman Luboff Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart       Requiem […]

Sep. 03 2016

9-5-16 Word On Wine. New World Magic!

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

This week Mary and I review two new world wines which were lovely examples of what we do well in the good old USA!  I admit I am a little old world obsessed with wine…particularly France…so it’s good to branch out.  It’s Labor Day…We salute the great wine making in the good old USA.   […]

Sep. 03 2016

September means the Baltimore Book Festival

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

    The annual Baltimore Book Festival, having outgrown Mt. Vernon Square, will be at the Inner Harbor again this year, from September 23-25. Programming partners include The Ivy Bookshop, the Enoch Pratt Free Library, and CityLit Project. CityLit’s new Executive Director, Carla du Pree, came in to talk about that and more for Booknotes. […]

Sep. 03 2016

9-3-16 Face The Music Listings.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | 2 Comments

This fine labor Day Weekend our panel was Dave Donovan from Pratt Library Fine Arts and Tuba Player Ed Goldstein from The Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Annapolis Symphony.  We loved the Torke and the Stevenson reading of the Copland Lincoln Portrait is superb.  The Tchaikovsky was fine but there are so much better…The Field was […]

Sep. 01 2016

9-1-16 Word On Wine….Manifesto!

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

man·i·fes·to noun A  public declaration of policy and aims, especially one issued before an election by a political party or candidate. Truthfully…Mary and I aren’t running for…or away from anything.  We just thought it might be time to talk about what we believe in when it comes to wine!  So here’s our credo with regards […]

Aug. 29 2016

This Year’s Odyssey is Epic!

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

  The Odyssey Program at Johns Hopkins is offering an abundance of courses and lectures ranging from history, the arts, music and medicine.  Douglas Blackstone, Director of Odyssey, shared a few highlights and information with me about the programs.      

Aug. 28 2016

8-29-16 Word On Wine White Bordeaux and CDR! Both around $13!

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

This week Mary and I reviewed a white and a red which are very solid and great for the last days of Summer…that would be the next month or so!   1)2014 Chateau Les Jourdis.  White Bordeaux.  Made by Bernard Magrez.  $14.  This had a dull nose but was great on the pallet.  We really […]

Aug. 28 2016

Music From Movies 8-28-16

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

Join Jonathan for another stellar Music from Movies! Nino Rota                     Prova d’Orchestra (Orchestra Rehearsal) CBS/Sony   63359 COND Riccardo Muti ORCH La Scala Philharmonic Orchestr ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:10 PM Dmitri Shostakovich           5 Days & 5 Nights: Suite  Op 111        Capriccio  10341 COND James Judd ORCH Berlin Radio Symphony Orch. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:40 PM Franz Waxman                  Rebecca: Selections                     M […]