Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Feb. 03 2014

Three for three

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

                  By day she edits medical journals – while at the same time writing award winning fiction; creating and editing the online literary journal, jmww at http://jmww.150m.com; and hosting the Starts Here! and 510 Readings series. She’s Jen Michalski, an exciting voice in the Baltimore literary scene, […]

Jan. 09 2014

A Concerto Born in Baltimore

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

This weekend, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will present the world premiere of Baltimore-based composer Jonathan Leshnoff’s Guitar Concerto. The piece was commissioned by Music Director Marin Alsop and the BSO; Manuel Barrueco will be the soloist. Earlier this week, I spoke with Jonathan Leshnoff about the new work, his creative process, and Mr. Barrueco’s very […]

Dec. 13 2013

Shriver’s final concert of the year

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

The Miro Quartet, named for the artist Joan Miro, and the Israeli-born pianist, Shai Wosner are making their Shriver Hall Concert Series debuts on Sunday evening. Here’s the SHCS Executive Director with more …     Related posts: 8-25-13 Music In The Great Hall Begins Another Fine Season! Little known Verdi opera Shriver Hall Concert […]

Dec. 11 2013

That time of year!

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

It’s the season of Hallelujah choruses and sugar plum fairies! Here is the Baltimore Ballet Company offering.                   Related posts: Bodies in Motion Carlos’s Favorites! 7-12-12 Word On Wine Best Summer Cocktail of 2012?

Oct. 21 2013

Bach’s monumental final statement

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

Tom Hall will direct the Baltimore Choral Arts Society in a presentation of Bach’s B Minor Mass on Sunday. He is prepared to go out on a limb about it!                             Related posts: Annapolis Symphony Performs Music By Mendelssohn 3/23 and 24 […]

Oct. 18 2013

The Walters and BMA now both headed by women Directors

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

              When Gary Vikan announced last year that we would be retiring from the Walters Art Museum after more than 27 years of service, including 18 years as Director, the general consensus was that he would be a very hard act to follow. Enter Julia Marciari-Alexander! It was my […]

Oct. 16 2013

Marlboro Music

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

 ”Not only were the level of musicians far higher than any I had previously been exposed to, but what I encountered was one of the most familial, supportive and non-competitive atmospheres I have ever been in.” Since 1951, Marlboro Music has been creating collaborations between seasoned professionals and up-and-coming musicians in the rural atmosphere of […]

Oct. 10 2013

Happy Birthday, Verdi, and Kudos to Maestro Love!

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

Today is the bicentennial of Giuseppe Verdi’s birth, and this weekend, The Columbia Orchestra will celebrate with two performances of his dramatic, operatic Requiem. They’ll be joined by Choralis and guest soloists; you can click on the link below to hear my chat with The Columbia Orchestra’s Music Director, Jason Love.   When we spoke […]

Oct. 04 2013

Musica Callada

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

Silence might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of music, but a concert this Saturday explores just that. Pianist and faculty member, Haskell Small, explains …                       Related posts: Chad Bowles is practicing what he preaches If You Have […]

Oct. 01 2013

Keeping it in the family

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

The Latvian-born cellist, Mischa Maisky, last appeared on the Shriver Hall Concert Series in 1982 – before his daughter, the pianist Lily Maisky, was born in Paris in 1987. Now, they will be appearing together on the series to open the 2013-2014 season on Sunday. Related posts: Shriver Hall Concert Series gets bigger Out of […]

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