Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Dec. 05 2018

Christmas Revels Elizabethan Style!

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

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.  

Dec. 02 2018

Christmas With Choral Arts

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

    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.          

Nov. 28 2018

Winter love songs at St. John’s, Western Run

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | 2 Comments

  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.        

Nov. 27 2018

Holiday Pops at Strathmore!

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

I had a chance to talk to Iyona Blake about her Holiday Pops concert on December 7th at Strathmore.

Nov. 07 2018

British pianist Imogen Cooper makes her Baltimore debut with Shriver

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

  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. […]

Nov. 06 2018

St. David’s commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Armistice

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

  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.    

Nov. 01 2018

From Karaoke to Grand Opera!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | 3 Comments

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

Oct. 29 2018

A music collective and a kitchen collective come together to celebrate immigrants

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

      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.”    

Oct. 18 2018

The BSO horn section strutting their stuff

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

  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.          

Oct. 17 2018

A debut and an old friend for SHCS next program

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

  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.    

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