Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Feb. 22 2017

Biss and Brentano at Shriver

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

      The pianist, Jonathan Biss, and the Brentano String Quartet present a program of late works from four different composers: Bach, Kurtág, Britten, and Beethoven. SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, has more.    

Feb. 20 2017

BCO makes its first foray into American opera

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

    American composer, Carlisle Floyd, was inspired by the the Apocryphal Biblical story, “Susannah and the Elders,” for his 1950s opera, “Susannah,” which is being presented by Baltimore Concert Opera February 24th and 25th. Here is the BCO’s Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker.        

Feb. 16 2017

Interview with Piotr Gajewski and Johnathan Leshoff

By Jim Ward | Posted in Interviews, Staff Blogs | No Comments

Brahms’ Requiem SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 8:00pm 8pm in the Concert Hall: Special Classical Conversation on Zohar with Cantors Laura Croen & Michael Shochet 8:30pm: Downbeat Danielle Talamantes, soprano Nmon Ford, baritone National Philharmonic Chorale Piotr Gajewski, conductor Leshnoff Zohar (DC-area premiere) Brahms Requiem, Op. 45

Feb. 13 2017

Spring Odyssey

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

                  The Odyssey Program, Johns Hopkins University’s non-credit liberal arts program, begins its spring semester this month, offering its usual inspiring mix ranging from science to art, writing to photography, politics to law. The Program Director, Douglas Blackstone, came in to talk about it.  

Feb. 09 2017

Shriver goes Baroque

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

The first of two programs that the Shriver Hall Concert Series is presenting this month is their annual Early Music concert, featuring  the Venice Baroque Orchestra with their founder, Andrea Marcon, and soloist, Nicola Benedetti, violin. Here is SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.        

Feb. 08 2017

Celebrating Valentine with Baltimore Musicales

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

            From Irving Berlin to George Gershwin, and everything in between, Baltimore Musicales is presenting a program for Valentine’s Day. Soprano and Executive Director, Thea Tullman Moore, tells us more.  

Jan. 17 2017

Clarinet trios at Shriver

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

          Pianist, Inon Barnatan, clarinettist, Anthony McGill, and cellist, Alisa Weilerstein are presenting a program of clarinet works by Beethoven, Joseph Hallman, and Brahms on Sunday January 22nd. Here is the Executive Director of the Shriver Hall Concert Series, Catherine Cochran.  

Dec. 19 2016

The benefits of dance

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

        Dance Movement Therapy is one of a range of practices that has proven remarkably successful in the treatment of certain mental health cases. Deborah Quirk, a former dancer, is a board certified dance movement therapist who has witnessed its success first hand.    

Dec. 16 2016

Outreach to refugees and immigrants

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

  ERICA is an organization in Baltimore City ensuring that immigrants are welcome here. Their executive director, Betty Symington, came to talk about the work they do.    

Dec. 14 2016

A holiday concert with a difference

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

Baltimore Musicales, a fairly new chamber music group that highlights the art song, is presenting a holiday musicale called ‘Tis the Season. Thea Tullman Moore, who fills many roles in the group, came to talk about the concert.    

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