Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
A Baltimore-bred film, Anatomy of Wings, which is being produced with the support of the Maryland Institute College of Art, chronicles ten years of extraordinary human connection across the divide of the Two Baltimores. The documentary is scheduled for release next year, and its co-directors, Kirsten D’Andrea Hollander and Nikiea Redmond, came in to talk […]
These days, it’s not at all uncommon for symphony orchestras or even opera companies to present musical theater works. However, the reverse – doing an opera – is a daring move for a theater company! Earlier this week, I spoke with Music Director Ben Shaver about Stillpointe Theatre’s current production of Leonard Bernstein’s “Trouble in […]
The Baltimore Symphony is partnering with the Baltimore Museum of art for Off the Cuff: Impressionist Masterworks. The BSO’s Vice President & General Manager, Tonya McBride Robles, along with the BMA’s Senior Curator for European Painting & Sculpture, Katy Rothkopf, came to share ideas about Impressionism in music and art. […]
A new BA designed to meet growing interest in composing and producing music for emerging and interactive media will be offered at the Peabody Institute from Fall 2018. It will be headed by music innovator, tech trailblazer, author, and Johns Hopkins Homewood Professor of the Arts, Thomas Dolby.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is pairing with acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, balancers, strongmen and high-flying aerialists for the Cirque de la Symphonie Holiday Spectacular. Associate Conductor, Nicholas Hersh, is keeping all the balls in the air.
The Baltimore Symphony is presenting a program of holiday favorites – including Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, Sleigh Ride, O Holy Night – conducted by the Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl, Thomas Wilkins.
Dutch violinist, Janine Jansen, is making a rare tour of the United States, and she will be joined on the Shriver Hall Concert Series by longtime chamber music colleagues for a program of Russian works. Here is the SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.
The next concert in the Music in the Valley series at the bucolic Western Run Parish of St John’s Episcopal Church will feature the French flutist, Jean Ferrandis, and Michael McHale, the Irish pianist. The concert series’ Benjamin Buchanan came in to talk about this December 3rd event.
Washington National Opera’s first ever production of Handel’s Alcina is running now through Sunday, November 19th in the Eisenhower Theater at the Kennedy Center. Mezzo-soprano Daniela Mack spoke with me about the production, her challenging double role in the opera, and her love of Handel. http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/OSOSB
The Baltimore Choral Arts Society will present their annual holiday concert, “Christmas With Choral Arts”, on Tuesday, December 5th at the Basilica of the Assumption in Baltimore. As always, the program features a wide variety of seasonal music, but this year, there are some new twists. I recently spoke with Baltimore Choral Arts’ new Music […]