Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Sep. 05 2014

Let Me See It

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

                  James Magruder has been a translator, a dramaturg, a playwright, a teacher, and a fiction writer. He has just published his first collection of short stories, and came to talk about them …         Related posts: 5/16/12 Don Giovanni Comes To Havre De […]

Jun. 10 2014

It’s Not Always Good To Be The King

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Spotlighters Theatre is presenting Jonas David Grey’s adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s  Edward II  through June 22. Though both the original script and the historical events it chronicles date back centuries, the play proves that history is cyclical and that issues of patriotism, family duty, and prejudice are timeless.        I recently met with Jonas David Grey, who is […]

May. 14 2014

Pictures as dance

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

                    Anton Hartmann’s paintings inspired Modest Mussorgsky to write his Pictures at an Exhibition and, in turn, that work inspired Cem Catbas, Artistic Director and Founder of Baltimore Ballet, to write a ballet based on on the art and the music.  Here, he talks about his […]

May. 07 2014

Emanuel Ax’s Brahms project

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

      Emanuel Ax, a marvelous interpreter of Johannes Brahms, has embarked on a project that explores Brahms’s piano music in its original forms but also takes his music further by commissioning contemporary composers to make works around his music. We have the opportunity to hear some of the fruits of this project at […]

Apr. 23 2014

On a Grand Scale

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

                                  Maryland born artist, Joseph Sheppard, is exhibiting a collection of realist still life and landscape paintings, all of which measure at least one meter in each direction. A long time listener to WBJC, he came into the studios […]

Apr. 17 2014

4-17-14 Word On Wine All That Glass Part deux!

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

Crystal Fans!  This is the second in my Chats with Maximilian Riedel of Riedel Crystal of America!  This week we talk about three different wine glasses and how each is formed to suit the individual grape they are designed for.  Check out the interview for more surprising and interesting glass info! All That Glass Part […]

Apr. 11 2014

4-9-14 12th Night @ Center Stage…Or What You Will!

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

It’s been many weeks since Twelfth Night and even longer since I’ve been to Center Stage.  Don’t ask me why I just don’t know.  I do know that I am a huge fan of Gavin Witt and if anything were to get me back into the the theater  it would be Shakespeare directed by him!  […]

Apr. 04 2014

4-4-14 Pro Musica Rara Christoff Hammer!

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

Sunday 4/6 at 3;30 Pro Musica Rara is performing a concert entitled Buried Treasure From Munich and Vienna.  I spoke with Christoph Hammer who will be performing on the fortepiano…I aired a shorter version on WBJC  and here is a longer version of our most interesting conversation. Related posts: 4-10-14 Word On Wine: All That […]

Apr. 02 2014

Out of the ordinary recital at Shriver Hall

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

                It’s not every day that you get to hear a trumpet recital, but there is one coming at Shriver Hall on Sunday evening. Here’s the President of the Shriver Hall Concert Series, Stephen Jacobsohn.         Related posts: And so it begins … The Art […]

Mar. 18 2014

The Actor-Manager

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

                      Carl Schurr is playing the actor-manager playing Lear for Everyman. He came to talk to us.       Related posts: 8-25-13 Music In The Great Hall Begins Another Fine Season! Little known Verdi opera Shriver Hall Concert Series gets bigger

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