Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’

Nov. 24 2016

Hallelujah! The BSO is Recording Messiah!

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

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 […]

Nov. 15 2016

A Baltimore musical collaboration

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

      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 […]

Feb. 11 2016

Debut recording from a BSO star

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

The Baltimore Symphony’s Principle Oboe, Katherine Needleman, has just released her debut recording, and she came in to talk to us about it.      

Jan. 02 2016

Booknotes goes to the Symphony

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

            To mark their centennial, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra called on one of their own to write a book tracing their history. Here is oboist, Michael Lisicky.  

Nov. 14 2015

Great Music and Chemistry!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | 2 Comments

    The Spire Series at First & Franklin Presbyterian Church presents violinist and Concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Jonathan Carney and international concert pianist John Nauman in performances of violin sonatas by Beethoven and Richard Strauss. The recital takes place Tuesday, November 17 at 8:00 PM. John Nauman spoke with me about the […]

Apr. 24 2015

A man and his mandolin. Actually, a whole bunch of mandolins.

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

This Sunday at 4PM, the Baltimore Mandolin Orchestra and Baltimore Mandolin Quartet will pay tribute to Baltimore musician and composer Jonathan Jensen by presenting a concert of his original works and arrangements. Jonathan visited me recently to talk about the program and the history of mandolin ensembles.    

Feb. 05 2015

Historic day for the BSO

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

Ten years ago today, February 5th 2005, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra celebrated its first concert at the Music Center at Strathmore with a program featuring Yo Yo Ma and then Music Director, Yuri Temirkanov. A decade on, BSO President and CEO, Paul Meecham, looks back.                     […]

Oct. 17 2014

The Mozart Flute

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

              BSO Principal Flute, Emily Skala, is stepping to the front of the Meyerhoff stage to play a Mozart concerto this weekend. It was my pleasure to speak with her about it.      

Jan. 09 2014

A Concerto Born in Baltimore

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

This weekend, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will present the world premiere of Baltimore-based composer Jonathan Leshnoff’s Guitar Concerto. The piece was commissioned by Music Director Marin Alsop and the BSO; Manuel Barrueco will be the soloist. Earlier this week, I spoke with Jonathan Leshnoff about the new work, his creative process, and Mr. Barrueco’s very […]

Jul. 03 2013

Happy 4th of July!

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | No Comments

For many years, I’ve taken great pleasure in creating “All-American” programs for July 4th. Every piece that airs on my show tomorrow will have at least one American aspect – composer, ensemble, soloist, conductor, or in some cases, all of the above! This country has produced some amazing musical talent over the years and continues […]

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