Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
Washington Revels presents an Elizabethan Christmas Revels Saturday, December 8th through Sunday, December 16th. Their Executive Director, Greg Lewis spoke with me about this year’s theme and what makes Christmas Revels a unique holiday tradition. Tickets and information are available at revelsdc.org.
The beautiful Baltimore Basilica will be the venue once again this year for the annual Christmas concert with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. Here is their Music Director, Anthony Blake Clark.
The Music in the Valley Concert Series at Saint John’s Church presents “Love Songs in Winter.” Artistic Director, Benjamin Buchanan and singer Melissa Wimbish came to talk about the whole concert experience.
I had a chance to talk to Iyona Blake about her Holiday Pops concert on December 7th at Strathmore.
The British pianist, Imogen Cooper, who is known as a fine interpreter of Classical and Romantic repertoire as well as being a supporter of new music, is making her Baltimore debut with the Shriver Hall Concert Series, presenting a program of Haydn, Thomas Adès, Beethoven, and Schubert. Here is the series Executive Director, Catherine Cochran. […]
Michael Rickelton’s Battle Songs will set the stage for the premiere of Andrew Maxfield’s choral setting of Eleanor Farjeon’s poem Peace as the St. David’s Music Series marks the 1918 Armistice. Douglas Buchanan is the Director of Music Ministries at St. David’s.
Grammy Award-winning baritone Lucas Meachem spoke with me about the potential benefits of singing karaoke, his role as Germont in Verdi’s La traviata and Figaro in Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles, and why opera is universal. Enjoy these high notes from Lucas Meachem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjOzzvHFv94
Pique Collective is a contemporary music ensemble that invites audiences of all ages and backgrounds to their performances in non-traditional venues. One of their core members, composer and guitarist Jeremy Lyons, talks about their forthcoming event, “Today I Welcome You. Tomorrow I Welcome You.”
What a spectacle! Four horn soloists at the front of the Baltimore Symphony stage for Schumann’s Konzertstück this weekend. I spoke to one of them: BSO’s Third Horn, Austin Larson.
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.