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Apr. 05 2017

Violinist Ray Chen Will Show off his Musical Chops With the BSO!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

Violinist Ray Chen will give his debut performance of Paganini’s technically demanding Violin Concerto No. 1 with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Ray Chen stopped by WBJC to talk with me about the performance.  

Apr. 04 2017

Semiramide closes the BCO’s current season

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

      Baltimore Concert Opera’s celebration of the 225th anniversary of Rossini’s birth concludes with Semiramide, a tour de force of bel canto-era opera seria. Here’s the BCO’s Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker.      

Apr. 04 2017

Baltimore Musicales’ Spring Awakening

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

        Baltimore Musicales is celebrating the season with a program they’re calling “Spring Awakening.” Founder, Executive Director, and soprano, Thea Tullman Moore, has more.      

Apr. 02 2017

Music From Movies 4-2-17

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

Paris in Music from Movies is what’s in store tonight! 7:00 PM Maurice Jarre                 Is Paris Burning? (Music from the Film) Silva      1047 COND Paul Bateman ORCH City of Prague Philharmonic 7:05 PM Yann Tiersen                  2 waltzes from Amelie                   Silva      1464 SOLO Pavel Dreser, accordion SOLO Gareth Williams, instruments 7:10 PM Camille Saint-Saens           Danse Macabre  […]

Apr. 02 2017

Choral Hour 4-02-17

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

George Frederich Handel       Te Deum in D                            Hyperion   66315 COND Robert King ORCH King’s Consort SOLO Oxford New College Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:15 AM Franz Schubert                Of Spring, Love, Youth, & Nature’s GiftsTelarc     80340 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Robert Shaw Chamber Singers SOLO Members of… ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:38 AM Sergei Rachmaninoff           Vespers: Blessed Be The Man             Telarc     […]

Apr. 01 2017

Vocalise – 4/01/17

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

8:00 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff           Vocalise  Op 34/14                      London     4788305 COND Cornelius Meister ORCH ORF Symphony Orchestra SOLO Aida Garifullina, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:08 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 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

Apr. 01 2017

4-1-17 Music In Maryland – BSO Rarities!

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

Some unusual things this week from the BSO we haven’t played in a while and also, in the Taverner, we have never played!  I couldn’t resist throwing in the Elgar for good measure.   Enjoy! PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/01/2017 6:00 PM 7868 Ernest Bloch Baal Shem: Suite London 452851 COND David Zinman David ZIHN mihn […]

Apr. 01 2017

4-1-17 Face The Music Listings!

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

This week our panel was Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide, Ernie Green from The Annapolis Chorale and WBJC’s own Kati Harrison.  We celebrated Rachmaninoff’s Birthday and had a fabulous time.  Here are the listings! Enjoy! Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/01/2017 5:00 PM 169 Sergei Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 in d Op […]

Mar. 30 2017

Toccata listings 4/2/17

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

The Barber piano sonata, featuring the great Earl Wild, a monumental organ work by Bach, and a concerto for not one, not two, but THREE pianos by Mozart.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 9791 Samuel Barber Piano Sonata Op 26 Ivory 71005 SOLO Earl Wild, piano 18:03 C 1 1-4 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:21 PM […]

Mar. 26 2017

Music From Movies 3-26-17

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

7:00 PM John Barry                    The Lion in Winter: Main Title          Silva      5006 COND Nic Raine ORCH City of Prague Philharmonic ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:04 PM Dmitri Shostakovich           Jazz Suite No.2                         London     433702 COND Riccardo Chailly ORCH Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 7:30 PM David Raskin                  Theme from “Laura”                      CBS/Sony   60773 COND John Williams ORCH Boston Pops Orchestra SOLO […]