Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
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.
Baltimore Musicales is marking the centennial of Rosa Ponselle’s 1918 Met debut with a concert at Peabody. Here is soprano and Executive Director, Thea Tullman Moore.
The Embassy Series in D.C. will open its 25th Anniversary Season with a concert dedicated to the Centenary Celebration of Nelson Mandela at the Embassy of South Africa. The featured performer will be South African cellist, Jacques-Pierre Malan.
Sorry, I couldn’t resist that one. In all seriousness, violinist Netanel Draiblate has some very interesting reasons for preferring to play a new instrument rather than an antique. We chatted about new vs. old, cadenzas, and more recently. Mr. Draiblate will be the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra’s featured soloist on Sunday, September 30. […]
The Davies Concert series in Prince George’s County is opening their season with a DC based woodwind quintet called District5. Here is Hiram Larew with more.
Rebecca Rienzi, Executive Director of Pathfinders for Autism spoke with me about their history and mission since 2000. She also shared information about Run Wild for Autism 2018, the 8th Annual 5K and 1 mile Fun Run & Walk at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore which takes place Sunday, September 30th. Registration ends on […]
The Shriver Hall Concert Series opens its 2018-2019 season — at Goucher’s Kraushaar Auditorium — with the Zukerman Trio playing Mozart, Arensky, and Beethoven. Here is the series’ Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.