Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’
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 […]
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 […]
The Baltimore Symphony’s Principle Oboe, Katherine Needleman, has just released her debut recording, and she came in to talk to us about it.
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.
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 […]
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.
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. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]