Sep. 23 2017

Vocalise – 9/23/17

8:27 PM George Frederich Handel Dixit Dominus Avie 2270 COND Jeannette Sorrell ORCH Apollo’s Fire SOLO and Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:57 PM Roger Quilter Love’s Philosophy Delos 3029 SOLO Arleen Auger, soprano SOLO Dalton Baldwin, piano

Sep. 23 2017

9-23-17 Face The Music Listings

This week we had some really fine new recordings.  The Finlandia with chorus was great as was pretty much everything else!  Our panel was Ed Goldstein tuba player from the Annapolis Symphony and WBJC’s Kati Harrison.  I almost forgot…the Cuban music was fabulous! Here are the listings! PLAY DATE: Sat, 09/23/2017 5:00 PM 273 Jean […]

Sep. 23 2017

9-23-17 Music In Maryland…Some performances and players to look forward to!

John Nauman is playing Gershwin with Concert Artists on 10/7 and Jonathan Leshnoff’s cello concerto is being performed by the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra on 10/1.  This was a good excuse to play John Nauman’s recording of the Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata and the Leshnoff Second Symphony!  A couple of BSO recordings rounded everything off! PLAY DATE: […]

Sep. 22 2017

How do you get an audience excited for opera? It’s the vision thing.

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Opera Philadelphia’s new O17 festival explodes triumphantly onto the scene.

Sep. 22 2017

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The Bamberg Symphony and Herbert Blomstedt took Bruckner’s Fifth Symphony on tour to four different cathedrals in Bavaria and Austria this summer.

…Perhaps I was thinking along those lines – or about the smoked beer from earlier – when I lost track of time and looked at my watch only five minutes before Blomstedt was to lift his baton up in the cathedral. I don’t remember when I last moved as

Sep. 22 2017

Toccata listings 9/24/17

A couple of new additions to the WBJC library on tonight’s program.  First a new composition by local composer Mark Maarder, and a concerto for Piano 4 hands by Beethoven’s student, and Liszt’s teacher! Of course, a little Bach, as well–one of the Trio Sonatas for organ.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!     6:00 […]

Sep. 22 2017

Washington National Opera lands a star: Timothy O’Leary to become general director

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O’Leary takes over in July 2018; Francesca Zambello is still artistic director.

Sep. 21 2017

Classical Music in NYC This Week

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Our guide to the city’s best classical music and opera.

Sep. 21 2017

Thursday 09/21/17 The Cleveland Orchestra

11:00 PM Brett Mitchell, conductor William Preucil, violin BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Suite from “On the Waterfront” THOMAS: Violin Concerto No. 3, “Juggler in Paradise” COPLAND: Symphony No. 3

Sep. 20 2017

St. Louis Concert

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