Archive for the ‘WBJC Programs’ Category
11:00 PM Conductor: Alan Gilbert Soloists: Celena Shafer, soprano Nancy Maultsby, mezzo-soprano Kurt Streit, tenor Jonathan Lemalu, bass-baritone Westminster Symphonic Choir HANDEL: Messiah
Metropolitan Opera Il Barbiere di Siviglia Composed by Gioachino Rossini Libretto by Cesare Sterbini Sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 3 HRS 4 MINS front page photo credit: Ken Howard/ Met Opera World premiere: Teatro Argentina, Rome, 1816. Rossini’s perfectly honed treasure survived a famously disastrous opening night (caused by factions and local politics more than any reaction to […]
Metropolitan Opera Roméo et Juliette Composed by Charles Gounod Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré Sung in French ESTIMATED RUN TIME 2 HRS 56 MINS front page photo credit: Ken Howard/ Met Opera World premiere: Théâtre Lyrique, Paris, 1867. Perhaps the most enduringly successful of the many operatic settings of the world’s consummate love story, Roméo et […]
Metropolitan Opera La Bohème Composed by Giacomo Puccini Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa Sung in Italian ESTIMATED RUN TIME 2 HRS 58 MINS front page photo credit: Marty Sohl/ Met Opera World premiere: Teatro Regio, Turin, 1896. Met company premiere: Los Angeles (on tour), November 9, 1900. La Bohème, the passionate, timeless, and indelible story of love among […]
Happy New Year! On the first choral hour of 2017 you’ll hear music by Bach and Strauss. Also, Jonathan Palevsky will be chatting with T. Herbert Dimmock about Bach In Baltimore’s New Year’s Day Baroque Celebration taking place this afternoon. 8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata No. 29: (We thank you, God, we thank […]
This week we are re-broadcasting last year’s show from 12/26. Sadly, less than a week later Charles Ellis, a wonderful friend, colleague and regular Face The Music panelist passed away. In honor of the first anniversary of his passing, we present the following program. Our panel was also made up of Dave Donovan of Pratt […]
I hope you enjoy this all 20th century choral music program which includes Leonard Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms.” This is a poem Bernstein wrote about his 1965 journey writing the iconic work: These psalms are a simple and modest affair, Tonal and tuneful and somewhat square, Certain to sicken a stout John Cager With its tonics […]
This week I made Mary an Aviation cocktail! It was lots of fun. Kati and I are enjoying them at home very much. Here is a link to a recipe! The Aviation Cocktail Here’s our show…Mary is always a good sport.
Gosh! It’s our final quiz for 2016. Have a happy and safe NY…Enjoy the show.
This Week Music In Maryland celebrates some great local artists with recordings old and new. I hope you have a fabulous and safe New Years…Enjoy the music. PLAY DATE: Sat, 12/31/2016 6:00 PM 4390 Igor Stravinsky Fireworks (Feu d’artifice) Op 4 Telarc 80270 COND David Zinman David ZIHN mihn ORCH Baltimore Symphony Orchestra 3:43 C […]