Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Apr. 24 2015

A man and his mandolin. Actually, a whole bunch of mandolins.

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

This Sunday at 4PM, the Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra and Baltimore Mandolin Quartet will pay tribute to Baltimore musician and composer Jonathan Jensen by presenting a concert of his original works and arrangements. Jonathan visited me recently to talk about the program and the history of mandolin ensembles.     Related posts: Some Eclectic Evening Carlos’s […]

Apr. 24 2015

First and Franklin

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

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Apr. 18 2015

Gran Wilson Recital & Masterclass

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

Tenor Gran Wilson took the time to talk with me about his upcoming Recital on Saturday April 25th and Masterclass on Sunday, April 26th at Howard Community College. For tickets and more information the number is, 443-518-1500 and the web address is, howardcc.edu/concerts.   Related posts: Congratulations, Madame President! A musical hot spot in Roland […]

Apr. 15 2015

Veteran pianist closes current SHCS season

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

  Richard Goode returns to Baltimore to close the 2014-2015 season of the Shriver Hall Concert Series. Here is the President of the series, Stephen Jacobsohn.           Related posts: Playing Games During the Cold War Everyman’s final offering for 2012-1213 Musica Callada

Apr. 14 2015

Ibsen’s provocative play

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

          Donald Hicken has a long association with Everyman Theatre, and he has directed the current production of the controversial play, Ghosts, by Norwegian playwright, Henrik Ibsen. He came in to discuss it.           Related posts: Helen Alving’s secrets Little known Verdi opera Let Me See It

Apr. 10 2015

Helen Alving’s secrets

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

              Everyman Theatre’s resident actor, Deborah Hazlett, gave a highly acclaimed performance in Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler. Now she is taking on Mrs. Alving in the playwight’s Ghosts. She came in to talk about her role.                           […]

Mar. 27 2015

Born In Baltimore!

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

      As the Shriver Hall Concert Series presents the Jasper Quartet for the last concert of the Discovery Series for the current season, they are also looking ahead to their 50th anniversary next season. Here’s Stephen Jacobsohn.         Related posts: 08-1-13 Word On Wine Old Westminster Winery… Madcap misadventures Keeping […]

Mar. 26 2015

A capella singing spanning the centuries

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

      The vocal ensemble, third practice, is presenting a program in Baltimore on Sunday afternoon. Their artistic director, Brian Bartoldus, came in to discuss madrigals.     Related posts: Yo Lassus! Long time no see. Shriver’s final concert of the year A debut for Shriver

Mar. 20 2015

Bach, Bach, and more Bach

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | 2 Comments

                The music series at St. David’s episcopal church in Roland Park is presenting its 39th annual Bach Marathon from 2 to 7 p.m. on Sunday. Director, organist, and pianist  Douglas Buchanan  is coordinating it all, and he talks about it here  …         Related […]

Feb. 24 2015

Fret Fest

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

Peabody is presenting its 6th annual Fret Festival. Guitarist and organizer, Zane Forshee, came to talk about it.                   Related posts: Angel or Devil? Truth Is More Compelling Than Fiction The Melodies of Brahms With Denyce Graves and no Hands!

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