Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

May. 22 2018

Mezzo-to-mezzo with Denyce Graves

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

Leonard Bernstein’s Candide  is onstage at the Kennedy Center through May 26th. Recently, I had the immense honor – and pleasure! – of meeting and interviewing internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves, who is playing The Old Woman in this production. She’s as lovely as her voice, both personally and physically, and we had a great […]

May. 21 2018

The BSYO Tackles Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring

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

Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Director of the Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras, will conduct the BSYO in Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring on Friday, May 25, 7:00 PM at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.  Nicholas Hersh, dropped by the WBJC studios to talk about this exciting and challenging program of […]

May. 13 2018

“Songs of Creation”

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

      The Maryland Choral Society’s closing concert of the season will include a premier of a new work by their Artistic Director, Douglas Buchanan.  

May. 12 2018

The Maryland Historical Society honors the Catonsville Nine

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

    The Maryland Historical Society is mounting an exhibition marking the 50th anniversary of a protest against the Vietnam War — one that launched a movement. Here is Joe Tropea, Curator of Films & Photographs.    

May. 10 2018

A Diplomatic Affair at the Evergreen Museum & Library

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

Evergreen director and curator James Abbott and Soprano Deborah Lazenby Saunders stopped by the WBJC studios to talk about this year’s elegant, Jazz Age inspired fundraiser for the Evergreen Museum and Library which takes place Saturday, May 12 at 6:00 PM. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-diplomatic-affair-tickets-43199605182

Apr. 30 2018

The BMA and its sculpture odyssey

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

            The Baltimore Museum of Art, in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is presenting an exhibition called  Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture, 1963 – 2017 inspired by the materials and traditions of Africa and ancient Greece. The BMA curator is Katy Siegel.    

Apr. 25 2018

National Philharmonic

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

  I recently had the opportunity to talk to Piotr Gajewski and Colin Sorgi about a concert by the National Philharmonic featuring music by Marjorie Merriman, Sergei Prokofiev, and Beethoven.

Apr. 24 2018

On the Big Screen, Baltimore and Beyond: the 2018 Maryland Film Festival

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

The 2018 Maryland Film Festival runs from May 2-6 at various locations in Baltimore’s Station North neighborhood. Recently, I spoke with Jed Dietz, Founding Director of the Maryland Film Festival and President of the Producer’s Club of Maryland, about this year’s offerings. They include a Japanese silent film long thought lost, but newly restored and […]

Apr. 24 2018

National Philharmonic

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

  I had the great pleasure of talking to Stan Engebretson of the National Philharmonic Chorale and composer Alistair Coleman about their upcoming concert at the Music Center at Strathmore.

Apr. 19 2018

A Serene Concert in Western Run

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

        Trio Sirènes, comprising flutist Marcia Kämper, violist Karin Brown and harpist Jacqueline Pollauf, will be performing on the Music in the Valley Series on Sunday. Jacqueline and Music Director, Benjamin Buchanan, came in to talk about the concert.      

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