Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
The Maryland Choral Society starts its 2016-2017 on December 11th with a program of music celebrating Noël. Here is Artistic Director, Douglas Buchanan, to talk about the full season.
Award winning chef and restaurateur Spike Gjerde‘s latest venture is a new bookstore-café named Bird in Hand in Charles Village. It’s a delicious enterprise for book lovers.
French pianist, Hélène Grimaud, returns to the Shriver Hall Concert Series with her Water program. Here is the Executive Director of Shriver Concerts, Catherine Cochran, with more.
The historic building that houses Center Stage has been undergoing a massive renovation, and they are now poised to begin unveiling the changes in a series of openings. Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah OBE,came in to WBJC to give us a preview.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Concert Artists of Baltimore Symphonic Chorale are presenting their annual performances of Handel’s Messiah December 2-4, with concerts at both the Meyerhoff and Strathmore. Maestro Edward Polochick has conducted Messiah with the BSO since 1982, and I’ve had the privilege and pleasure of singing it with him many times since […]
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Shriver Hall Concert Series are collaborating to present the St. Lawrence String Quartet in a series of concerts celebrating the music of Beethoven. BSO’s General Manager, Tonya Robles, and Shriver Concerts’ Excecutive Director, Catherine Cochran, came in to talk about the variety of concerts taking place November […]
Concert Opera Baltimore continues its season at the Engineer’s Club with Verdi’s middle period masterpiece Rigoletto on November 18th and 20th. Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker, came in to talk about that and more.
This month, Baltimore Shakespeare Factory is presenting the Baltimore premiere of “The Shoemaker’s Holiday” by Thomas Dekker. Based on the story of Simon Eyre, a commoner who rose to the office of Lord Mayor of London, it’s a “London City Comedy” set in the world of ordinary citizens. Recently, I met with director Tom Delise […]
The Shriver Hall Concert Series presents a program each season in honor of the great cellist, Gregor Piatigorsky, and this year they feature the Argentinian cellist Sol Gabetta with French pianist Bertrand Chamayou. Here is SHCS Executive Director Catherine Cochran with more.
Age is relative when it comes to a composer like Alistair Coleman who wrote his first piece of music 7 years ago when he was 10. Alistair Coleman’s Of Radiance and Light was commissioned by the National Philharmonic and will be performed by the National Philharmonic Chorale in a program of English choral music […]