Posts Tagged ‘Marin Alsop’

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 […]

Oct. 11 2012

Thursday 10/11/12 The Cleveland Orchestra

By WBJC Programming | Posted in WBJC Evening Concert | No Comments

11:00 PM Marin Alsop, conductor Joela Jones, organ Peter Otto, violin BARBER: Symphony No. 1, Op. 9 BERNSTEIN: Serenade (after Plato’s “Symposium”) SAINT-SAËNS: Symphony No. 3 in c, Op. 78, “Organ Symphony” Encore: Delius: Irmelin Prelude Related posts: Tuesday 11/06/12 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Feb. 28 2012

I Coulda Been a Contender… The BSO Goes to the Movies

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs | 6 Comments

You may recognize the opening title of this blog from one of  history’s most famous film scenes starring Marlon Brando as Terry Malloy in On The Waterfront.  The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will perform Leonard Bernstein’s score to On The Waterfront  accompanying the film during the new season.  This morning the BSO held a press conference […]

Nov. 12 2011

Delicious Terror

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Vocalise | No Comments

My mother’s favorite recording of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana is the 1960 performance with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra. She fancies tenor Rudolf Petrak’s roasting swan. As a five year old this album cover elicited delicious terror in me and so did the music! As it played, I studied the cover shivering at the […]

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