Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Oct. 28 2014

Arts and Crafts in Washington

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

            The 27th Annual Washington Craft Show is taking place this weekend. One of the participants, Stephany Greene, came in to talk about what’s in store.     Related posts: Marriage of Figaro Comes to the Lyric This Weekend March 9 and 11! 6-7-12 Word on Wine. Chardonnay in Tuscany! […]

Oct. 17 2014

The Mozart Flute

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

              BSO Principal Flute, Emily Skala, is stepping to the front of the Meyerhoff stage to play a Mozart concerto this weekend. It was my pleasure to speak with her about it.       Related posts: A Legendary “Lover” at the Lyric Angel or Devil? A Concerto Born […]

Oct. 09 2014

A musical hot spot in Roland Park

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

                        Douglas Buchanan is the new Director of Music Ministries at St. David’s in Roland Park, and  has big plans for the new music season, which starts this weekend. He came in to share his enthusiasm.                     […]

Oct. 06 2014

10-6-14 Annapolis Chorale Performs Carmina Burana!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

This Saturday J. Ernest Green and the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra will perform Carl  Orff’s Carmina Burana.  Not only will they present this perennial favorite but they will also be opening the new remodeled Maryland Hall.  For information you can go to Liveartsmaryland.org Ernie came by for an interview and we had fun as […]

Sep. 17 2014

The best laid plans …

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Interviews | No Comments

                          There had to be some fast foot work over at the Shriver Hall Concert Series after Hélène Grimaud was obliged to withdraw from the opening concert on Sunday following a stress injury. Filling in with grace and aplomb, and with a one-of-a-kind […]

Sep. 06 2014

And so it begins …

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

                The Shriver Hall 2014-2015 season opens this month! Their President, Stephen Jacobsohn, came to talk about what’s in store.   Related posts: Shriver Hall Concert Series gets bigger Keeping it in the family Emanuel Ax’s Brahms project

Sep. 05 2014

Let Me See It

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

                  James Magruder has been a translator, a dramaturg, a playwright, a teacher, and a fiction writer. He has just published his first collection of short stories, and came to talk about them …         Related posts: 5/2512 C Street Brass…Back In Baltimore For […]

Jun. 10 2014

It’s Not Always Good To Be The King

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Spotlighters Theatre is presenting Jonas David Grey’s adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s  Edward II  through June 22. Though both the original script and the historical events it chronicles date back centuries, the play proves that history is cyclical and that issues of patriotism, family duty, and prejudice are timeless.        I recently met with Jonas David Grey, who is […]

May. 14 2014

Pictures as dance

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

                    Anton Hartmann’s paintings inspired Modest Mussorgsky to write his Pictures at an Exhibition and, in turn, that work inspired Cem Catbas, Artistic Director and Founder of Baltimore Ballet, to write a ballet based on on the art and the music.  Here, he talks about his […]

May. 07 2014

Emanuel Ax’s Brahms project

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

      Emanuel Ax, a marvelous interpreter of Johannes Brahms, has embarked on a project that explores Brahms’s piano music in its original forms but also takes his music further by commissioning contemporary composers to make works around his music. We have the opportunity to hear some of the fruits of this project at […]

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