Archive for the ‘WBJC Programs’ Category
From February 23-March 4, Dundalk Community Theatre is presenting Terry Johnson’s stage adaptation of the iconic 1967 film “The Graduate.” Recently, I spoke with director Todd Starkey about the play’s exploration of family dynamics, intimate relationships, and the huge societal changes that took place during the 1960’s. I have the honor of portraying Mrs. Robinson […]
11:00 PM THREE GENERATIONS: ARVO PÄRT, PHILIP GLASS, AND STEVE REICH Performer/Ensemble: Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, Violin Todd Reynolds, Violin Lois Martin, Viola Jeanne Le Blanc, Cello Michael Brown, Piano ARVO PÄRT: Für Alina ARVO PÄRT: Fratres PHILIP GLASS: String Quartet No. 5 STEVE REICH: Different Trains
11:00 PM Ludovic Morlot conducts Ravel Gershwin: An American in Paris Ravel: Piano Concerto for the Left Hand in D Major (Denis Kozhukhin, piano) Stravinsky: Jeu de cartes, Ballet in Three Deals Ravel: La valse Debussy: Jeux (Cristian Macelaru, conductor) Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole (Jean Martinon, conductor; from 1968 RCA album)
11:00 PM David Robertson Conducts Ravel, Barber, and Bartok RAVEL: Suite from Ma Mère l’Oye (Mother Goose) BARBER: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 14 Gil Shaham, violin BARTÓK: The Wooden Prince: A Dancing-Play in One Act, to a Libretto by Béla Balázs, Op. 13
Baltimore Concert Opera is presenting Stephen Sondheim’s extraordinary piece, Sweeney Todd. Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker, who is also the stage director for this production, came in to talk about it.
This week we are broadcasting a live performance from the Peabody Conservatory with Marin Alsop conducting the Peabody Symphony in Mahler’s Symphony # 1. The concert was recorded at the Miriam A Friedberg Concert Hall on September 28, 2017. We also used excerpts from Hillary Hahn’s new Retrospective recording, The Baltimore Symphony with Sergiu Comissiona […]
8:00 PM Tonight’s show is a thank you note to EVERYONE who pledged during WBJC’s Winter Pledge Drive! 8:00 PM Leonard Bernstein Candide: Make Our Garden Grow DG/Archiv 429734 COND Leonard Bernstein Leonard BURN stine ORCH London Symphony Orchestra SOLO Adolph Green SOLO June Anderson, soprano SOLO Jerry Hadley, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:05 PM Wolfgang Amadeus […]
11:00 PM Smetana: Dances from the Bartered Bride Adams: The Chairman Dances Chabrier: Espana Shostakovich: Suite from Variety Orchestra, No. 1 Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue Chopin: Minute Waltz
11:00 PM VIENNA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA* Performer/Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Valery Gergiev Guest Host: Susan Graham WAGNER: Overture to Der fliegende Holländer DEBUSSY: La mer MUSSORGSKY: Pictures at an Exhibition (orch. Ravel)
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is currently presenting a fascinating play about an African American Shakespearean actor from the early 1800s who should be much better known than he is. CSC’s Ian Gallaner came in to talk about Ira Aldridge.