Archive for the ‘Music In Maryland’ Category

Dec. 12 2014

12-13-14 Music in Maryland takes a Messiah Break!

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Tis the season and tis Messiah season!  I love Handel’s Messiah and I love playing the Beecham version of Messiah every year on WBJC!  I see no reason why this tradition shouldn’t continue and I promise that Music in Maryland will be back next week with a broadcast of The Baltimore Choral Arts Society conducted […]

Dec. 06 2014

12-6-14 Music In Maryland Potpourri!

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This week we have a whole bunch of things going on.  We start the show with some performances by guitarist Grisha Gorychev who is performing tonight at the BMA.  The concert is at six and almost sold out!  Go for it! Next we had some recordings and live performances that were done at Peabody with […]

Nov. 29 2014

11-29-14 Music in Maryland Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Classical Masters

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This week Tom Hall leads the full Chorus and Orchestra in Beethoven’s “Elegiac Song,” Mozart’s “Ave Verum Corpus,” and Bach’s “Magnificat.” Baltimore Symphony Principal Trumpet Andrew Balio and soprano Nola Richardson open the program with Bach’s Cantata No. 51. A varied program showcasing some of the greatest classical composers.  The concert was recorded at Goucher […]

Nov. 22 2014

11-22-14 Music in Maryland Leon Fleisher!

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This evening Leon Fleisher is conducting the Peabody symphony in music by Bartok and Mendelssohn.  I thought that this would be a good occasion to pay tribute to one of the most important musicians both at Peabody and in the Mid Atlantic Region.  I tried to pick repertoire from his earliest George Szell collaborations to […]

Nov. 14 2014

11-15-14 Music In Maryland, Annapolis Symphony!

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This week’s Music in Maryland is a concert from the current season of the Annapolis Symphony recorded on October 17 and 18 2014.  This was also an auspicious event as this was their first concerts in their newly remodeled hall. Maestro Jose-Luis Novo conducted the orchestra in Handel’s Music For The Royal Fireworks, Falla’s Nights […]

Nov. 07 2014

11-8-14 Music in Maryland, The Monument Piano Trio

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This week we feature a recording made right here in Baltimore by the Monument Piano Trio.  This is their debut recording from 2011 and it was recorded at the Wright Theatre at the University of Baltimore.  (A fabulous and relatively unknown place to hear music!)  The Monument Piano Trio is made up of violinist Igor […]

Nov. 01 2014

11-1-14 Music In Maryland Post Classical Ensemble

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This week the Post Classical Ensemble plays Dvorak!  Our concert was recorded at Dekelbaum Hall, University of Maryland College Park,  March 1, 2013.  On the program the Dvorak Serenade for Strings and the American Suite.  Thanks so much to their Artistic Director Joseph Horowitz and to their Music Director Angel Gil-Ordonez for providing the recording.  […]

Oct. 25 2014

10-25-14 Music In Maryland…Pro Musica Rara, Poe And The Diabolical Baroque!

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Well boys and girls it’s almost Halloween and we are broadcasting a concert featuring scary baroque and baroque like music.  Before the scary stuff a quick plug for Pro Musica Rara who are performing a program called Perilous Fights, Music of War and Peace From Baltimore to the Bastille.  The concert is tomorrow at 3:30 […]

Oct. 11 2014

10-11-14 Music In Maryland Pacifica Quartet!

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This week Music in Maryland features a concert from the Candlelight Concert Society from April 14 2012.  The Pacifica Quartet perform on their own and joined by pianist Christopher Shih.  On the program Beethoven’s String Quartet op. 18 # 6, Shostakovich’s String Quartet # 9 op. 117 and Schumann’s Piano Quintet. Next week the Candlelight […]

Oct. 04 2014

10-4-14 Music In Maryland. Gregory Miller…From Bach to Bernstein

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This week we are featuring Horn Soloist Gregory Miller and pianist Ernest Barretta in a recital recorded at the University of Maryland College Park Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.   This recording was designed to feature the Conn 8D horn that Gregory Miller purchased from his teacher Robert Fries.  Robert Fries, in addition to teaching Greg […]

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