Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

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 […]

Sep. 24 2013

Shriver Hall Concert Series gets bigger

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

This chamber music series is one of the wonderful success stories in the musical world — witness the fact that they have increased their season from eight to nine concerts for the 2013-2014 season. The SHCS Executive Director, Stephen Jacobsohn, came in to the studios to give us an overview of the new season.   […]

Sep. 24 2013

Chad Bowles is practicing what he preaches

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

            First and Franklin Presbyterian church has a very aptly named music series, the Spire Series. The steeple was completed in 1879 and, at 273 feet, is the tallest in Baltimore.   Chad Bowles, who is the Chair of the Piano Department at Peabody Preparatory, is presenting a varied program […]

Sep. 18 2013

Little known Verdi opera

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

I’m sure you are aware by now that 2013 is the 200th anniversary of Verdi’s birth, and we are bound to hear even more Verdi operas than usual.  Washington Concert Opera is taking an interesting slant by opening their 2013-2014 season with two little known operas by the great man. On Sunday, they launch their […]

Sep. 17 2013

Alvin Ailey Dance

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

When I was still living in Africa, there was great excitement when we heard that the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater would be performing in Johannesburg. They lived up to all the hype — it was a thrilling performance. One of the principal dancers in the company was Linda-Denise Fischer-Harrell, who is now an active dance […]

Aug. 25 2013

8-25-13 Music In The Great Hall Begins Another Fine Season!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Music In The Great Hall begins another season of fine chamber music concerts on September 8 with the Times 2 duo of Pianist Lura Johnson and Violinist Netanel Draiblat.  I had the pleasure of speaking with them in August about the concert.   Here’s a link for more information! http://migh.org/2013-14-season/ Related posts: Chad Bowles is […]

Aug. 07 2013

Madcap misadventures

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

                    UB writing professor, Marion Winik, has just published a collection of essays about dating at “a certain age” as the French so diplomatically put it. She came in to talk to me about it. Marion Winik     Related posts: March for the Animals is […]

Aug. 01 2013

08-1-13 Word On Wine Old Westminster Winery…

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, Word on Wine | No Comments

Families and wine seem to go together!  Meet The Baker family…They are behind a very fine new winery in Westminster ‘Old Westminster Winery’.  Not only is this a nice family endeavor but they are producing some very fine wines right here in Maryland.  It was a pleasure to meet and talk about their current and […]

Jun. 20 2013

Angel or Devil?

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

            The virtuoso flute player, Marina Piccinini, will be conducting her International Flute Master Classes at Peabody next week, and the events begin with an opening gala on Sunday evening, called “Angels and Devils.” Here she talks about both. 01 Track 1 Related posts: Teju Cole’s Open City B(l)iss 7-12-12 […]

Jun. 17 2013

Everyman’s final offering for 2012-1213

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

WBJC is a media sponsor for Everyman Theatre’s current romp, Beaux Strategem. Everyman’s Founding Artistic Director,Vincent Lancisi, came in to talk to me about it. Vincent Lancisi   Related posts: Restoration Romp The Gaming Table Comedy with an edge

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