Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
The next Shriver Hall Concert Series program pairs Pacifica Quartet with pianist Marc-André Hamelin for a program of works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Hamelin himself. Here is the series executive director, Catherine Cochran.
Baltimore Musicales is marking the centennial of Rosa Ponselle’s 1918 Met debut with a concert at Peabody. Here is soprano and Executive Director, Thea Tullman Moore.
The Embassy Series in D.C. will open its 25th Anniversary Season with a concert dedicated to the Centenary Celebration of Nelson Mandela at the Embassy of South Africa. The featured performer will be South African cellist, Jacques-Pierre Malan.
Sorry, I couldn’t resist that one. In all seriousness, violinist Netanel Draiblate has some very interesting reasons for preferring to play a new instrument rather than an antique. We chatted about new vs. old, cadenzas, and more recently. Mr. Draiblate will be the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra’s featured soloist on Sunday, September 30. […]
The Davies Concert series in Prince George’s County is opening their season with a DC based woodwind quintet called District5. Here is Hiram Larew with more.
Rebecca Rienzi, Executive Director of Pathfinders for Autism spoke with me about their history and mission since 2000. She also shared information about Run Wild for Autism 2018, the 8th Annual 5K and 1 mile Fun Run & Walk at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore which takes place Sunday, September 30th. Registration ends on […]
The Shriver Hall Concert Series opens its 2018-2019 season — at Goucher’s Kraushaar Auditorium — with the Zukerman Trio playing Mozart, Arensky, and Beethoven. Here is the series’ Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.
Johns Hopkins University’s Odyssey program begins on September 17th with its fall offering of more than fifty lifelong learning courses in art, science, music, photography, writing, and more. Here is the Program Director, Douglas Blackstone.
Well, it won’t do your love life any favors, at least not in Aristophanes’ Lysistrata. Spotlighters Theatre is presenting Sarah Ruden’s translation of this 411 BCE satire from September 21-October 14; I recently chatted about the production with co-directors Michael Blum and Darlene Harris.
I recently had the chance to talk to Piotr Gajewski about a special concert by the National Philharmonic.