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TIME TO SAY GOODBYE … (YOU SAY GOODBYE. I SAY HELLO.) by Reed Hessler As of Monday, December 18th, I am no longer a classical music host on WBJC. After thirty-nine years and thirteen days, I am retiring. My last live broadcast was the Friday night request show on December 15th, followed by my pre-recorded […]
The Baltimore Symphony is presenting a program of holiday favorites – including Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, Sleigh Ride, O Holy Night – conducted by the Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl, Thomas Wilkins.
The Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra are performing Handel’s Messiah at St. Anne’s Church in Annapolis this weekend. Here is a link for more information. www.liveartsmaryland.org Here’s my super interesting chat about Messiah with their conductor J. Ernest Green. Always nice to talk about a work we both love.
7:00 PM 7:00 PM Dmitri Tiomkin It’s a Wonderful Life Telarc 88801 COND David Newman ORCH Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:40 PM Sergei Prokofiev Alexander Nevsky: Complete Film Score RCA/BMG 61926 COND Yuri Temirkanov ORCH Saint Petersburg Philharmonic SOLO Evgenia Gorohovskaya,mezzo-sop SOLO St.Petersburg Teleradio Chorus SOLO St. Petersburg Chamber Chorus SOLO St. Petersburg Capella Chorus
8:00 AM 8:00 AM Henryk Gorecki Totus Tuus RCA/BMG 68255 SOLO The King’s Singers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:12 AM 396 Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 140: Wachet auf, ruft uns BAngel/EMI 68670 COND Wolfgang Gonnenwein ORCH Consortium Musicum SOLO Elly Ameling, soprano SOLO Hans Sotin, bass SOLO Theo Altmeyer, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:44 AM Anatoly Liadov Russian Folk […]
This week we had two conductors on our panel; Jed Gaylin from the Bay Atlantic Symphony and Hopkins Symphony and Ernie Green from the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra. We loved everything except the Bach…Oh well. Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 12/9/2017 5:00 PM 1039 Claude Debussy Sonata for […]
8:00 PM 8:00 PM 5427 Richard Strauss Four Last Songs Angel/EMI 63655 COND Herbert von Karajan ORCH Philharmonia Orchestra SOLO Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:26 PM Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4 in G Angel/EMI 69667 COND Otto Klemperer ORCH Philharmonia Orchestra SOLO Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:36 PM Sir Hubert Parry Songs of Farewell, complete […]
On tonight’s program, a harpsichord sonata by a Bohemian composer, and organ work by Franck, and a piano concerto by an American composer. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 50083 Jiri Antonin Benda Sonata in A minor in a Supraphon 3745 SOLO Tamara Franzova, harpsichord 14:08 C 1 1-3 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:16 PM 8239 […]
Dutch violinist, Janine Jansen, is making a rare tour of the United States, and she will be joined on the Shriver Hall Concert Series by longtime chamber music colleagues for a program of Russian works. Here is the SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.