Posts Tagged ‘Beethoven’

Oct. 23 2014

“unique, elegant, and refined…”

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      The Belcea Quartet brings Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert to the Shriver Hall Concert Series on Sunday evening. Series President, Stephen Jacobsohn, is very enthusiastic about the group.         Related posts: Those viola jokes… Discovering young artists A debut for Shriver

Mar. 17 2014

Sublime Septet

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The Scharoun Ensemble Berlin, making their Shriver Hall Concert debut yesterday evening, showed us again why we are so lucky to have this chamber music series in Baltimore. They gave us an excellent reading of the Brahms Clarinet Quintet. Then came the Beethoven Septet — and it was one of those performances where you find […]

Mar. 20 2013

Groupie update

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If you’re a long-time member of WBJC, you may remember that, back in the dark ages before we went electronic, I wrote an article once for the old WBJC program guide in which I admitted that I was an Emanuel Ax groupie. Well, we may be up to minute with blogs and Twitter and a […]

Dec. 13 2012

Thursday 12/13/12 The Cleveland Orchestra

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11:00 PM Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor Gabriela Montero, piano BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6 in F, “Pastoral”, Op. 68 GRIEG: Piano Concerto in a, Op. 16 RESPIGHI: The Pines of Rome Related posts: Monday 12/05/11 New York Philharmonic This Week Thursday 06/21/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Wednesday 11/07/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw

Nov. 16 2012

Affairs Of Notes – And Words, Too!

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This coming Sunday, November 18th, Pro Musica Rara will present Love Letters from the Eighteenth Century at Towson University’s Center for the Arts.  PMR’s Artistic Director Allen Whear did painstaking research into the correspondence and personal lives of some Enlightenment-era notables for this program; you can listen to our interview by clicking on the link […]

Oct. 19 2012

Those viola jokes…

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What is the longest viola joke? Harold in Italy. Okay, this one is quite funny, but for the most part I just don’t get the plethora of viola jokes. I mean, I get them, but I don’t understand why violas are the butt of the dumb blonde jokes of the music world. The viola has […]

Oct. 08 2012


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  If you were one of the more than one thousand members who called during our fall fund drive, thank you, thank you for your financial support! I celebrated the end of the drive by going to hear Beethoven’s Erioica with the BSO on Saturday evening. Two debuts: the German violinist, Kolja Blacher, playing Schumann’s […]

Sep. 26 2012

Bernstein, Beethoven, and… Soccer?

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

The Columbia Orchestra’s 35th season opens on Saturday, October 6th at the Jim Rouse Theater. The program includes Bernstein’s Symphony #1, “Jeremiah”, & Beethoven’s Symphony #8 as well as Enrico Chapela’s inguesu.  Earlier this week, I met with The Columbia Orchestra’s Music Director, Maestro Jason Love, to talk about the concert. Columbia Orchestra 10-06-12 Concert […]

Aug. 30 2012

Thursday 08/30/12 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Conductor: Manfred Honeck Pianist: Emanuel Ax BRAUNFELS: Fantastic Appearances of a Theme by Hector Berlioz BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4 Fill: Schubert: Impromptu in Ab, D 935 Related posts: Tuesday 04/10/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra Wednesday 07/18/12 Live! At The Concertgebouw Thursday 12/13/12 The Cleveland Orchestra

Aug. 07 2012

Surpassing expectations

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There are reasons not to feel proud about being a South African, the most egregious being the legacy of apartheid, of course.  But there are also reasons to be very proud, like the iconic Nelson Mandela and the peaceful transition to democracy in the 1990s.  Now, add another reason: the 25 year old Olympian, Oscar […]