Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Feb. 02 2016

Writers & Words

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

If you enjoy writers, writing, words, and maybe even and little wine, this is a Baltimore reading series for you. I spoke with two editors from the series.        

Feb. 02 2016

Gil Shaham premiers a new work by Jonathan Leshnoff

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

                        The 3rd and last of the Shriver Hall Concert Hall 50th anniversary commissions, a Chamber Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Baltimore composer, Jonathan Leshnoff, gets its world premiere from Gil Shaham. Here are the composer, and the Series’ Executive Director, Catherine Cochran. […]

Jan. 29 2016

This Place Holds No Fear

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            Anne Posten, an adjunct instructor and literary translator in New York, came to talk to me about the art of translation, and her latest project.    

Jan. 15 2016

“… and all the [men and] women merely players.”

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  Center Stage, never one to be stodgy in its approach to theatrical productions, is presenting an all-female As You Like It by William Shakespeare. One of the few men involved, dramaturg Gavin Witt, came to talk about it.    

Jan. 14 2016

MICA’s new President

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

Samuel (Sammy) Hoi has quietly and smilingly brought an energized breath of fresh air to the Maryland Institute College of Art. It was my pleasure to invite him into the WBJC studios for an interview.                    

Jan. 13 2016

“Chiara’s Diary”

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

The Early Music group, Europa Galante, will be recreating the musical life at an all girls’ orphanage in Baroque-era Venice in their program at Shriver Hall. Here is Catherine Cochran with more …            

Jan. 12 2016

St. David’s marks MLK

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

                St. David’s Church in Roland Park is honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. with works by two Baltimore composers on January 17th. I spoke to St. David’s Music Director, Dr. Douglas Buchanan.      

Dec. 18 2015

Dickens with a twist

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

The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is giving a new reading of the classic Christmas story by Charles Dickens. The company’s managing Director, Lesley Malin, came in to tell us how this version connects to our city.        

Dec. 16 2015

A “Heifetz Band” of alumni all-stars

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The Heifetz International Music Institute, with its training method designed to unlock and express the emotional power of classical music, is giving a Holiday Homecoming Concert on the eve of its 20th anniversary. Here is the institute’s founder and artistic director:        

Dec. 15 2015

The gift that keeps on giving at the BMA

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

              The Baltimore Museum of Art’s holdings include the most comprehensive collection of Matisse prints in North America. In recognition of that, gifts continue to be made to the museum. The BMA’s interim co-director, Jay Fisher, has found time to curate an exhibition and to come and talk to […]

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