Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
I hope you’ve been following and enjoying the complete cycle of the Haydn String Quartets that we’re broadcasting on WBJC at 6.30pm each weekday evening. To add some behind-the-scenes perspective, the violist from the Angeles String Quartet, Brian Dembow, came in to talk to me about the recordings.
Since 2009 bicycling in Maryland has increased by almost 100%. The bicycle has become an ever growing means of all around transportation not just a recreational activity. With more bicyclists on the road, education, awareness and bicycle advocacy is important for the safety of everyone on the road. Nate Evans, Executive Director of Bike […]
Bike Maryland is an organization that promotes bicycle advocacy and education all year round & makes me proud to live in Baltimore. Nate Evans, Executive Director of Bike Maryland, discusses the 22nd Annual Tour du Port, Bike Maryland’s biggest fund raiser of the year. There are 4 varied, fun rides to suit everyone’s preference […]
Baltimore’s Spotlighters Theatre is presenting A Sensation Novel from September 11-October 4. With a book by W.S. Gilbert and music by Michael Nash and T. German Reed, the show mocks both literary and theatrical conventions, and may also shatter some stereotypes about the “prim and proper” Victorians. Recently, I spoke with director Michael Blum and […]
In it’s 50th year, the Shriver Hall Concert Series is welcoming a new Executive Director. It was my pleasure to meet and speak with her.
Maryland Lyric Opera is presenting their production of Gounod’s opera inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet from this weekend. The company’s founder and Executive Director, Brad Clark, came into WBJC to talk about it.
BMA HOSTS CELEBRATION OF NEW ASIAN ART GALLERIES ON SUNDAY, JUNE 28 Free day-long event includes Asian-inspired live music, performances, and art-making The Baltimore Museum of Art continues its 100th celebration with a fun-filled day of music, dance performances, and art activities inspired by the newly renovated galleries for the Asian art collection on Sunday, […]
Concluding its 49 season, Prince George’s Philharmonic will present a concert on Saturday, May 16th at 8:00 PM. This is an interview I did with the PG Philharmonic’s conductor, Charles Ellis who had some interesting and enlightening observations about the symphonies of Jean Sibelius!
Baltimore Ballet’s 15th Year Anniversary Gala is going to take place Saturday, May 9th 4:00 PM at Goucher College’s Kraushaar Auditorium. Cem Catbas, Artistic Director stopped by for an interview about the event!
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.