Aug. 13 2017

8-21-17 Word On Wine…Cocktail Monday!

What does cocktail Monday have to do with Cafe Pasqual’s shrimp cocktail.  Well in my mind, everything.  I have made this recipe twice and frankly it’s fabulous.  How kind was Le Bon Dieu to first bless me the most fabulous wife and second have her mother live in Santa Fe.  I have been to Cafe […]

Aug. 13 2017

8-17-17 Word On Wine Trivia Quiz!

  This week Dr. Mary and I have lots of fun with everything from Hitchcock to Semillon!  All on one four minute show! Truthfully it’s more fun than we should be allowed to have.  Enjoy the show!

Aug. 13 2017

Music From Movies 8-13-17

7:00 PM Michael Nyman “The Piano” Concerto (based on the Film)Angel/EMI 57022 ORCH The Ahn Trio 7:04 PM Elmer Bernstein The Magnificent Seven: Suite Koch Intl. 7222 COND James Sedares ORCH Phoenix Symphony

Aug. 13 2017

Choral Hour 8-13-17

8:00 AM Hector Berlioz Te Deum Op 22 Denon 6142 COND Eliahu Inbal ORCH Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orch SOLO Frankfurt Radio Symphony Choru ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:45 AM Henry Purcell My heart is inditing DG/Archiv 419613 COND Simon Preston SOLO Choir of Westminster Abbey

Aug. 12 2017

8-12-17 Face The Music Listings.

This week we welcome American Record Guide reviewer Phil Greenfield back from Rwanda, we welcome author and pianist Kris Faatz to FTM for the first time and welcome back violinist and conductor Blair Skinner.  The Chopin and Schumann were the definite winners with honorable mention for the Mozart.  Here are the listings, hope you enjoyed […]

Aug. 12 2017

Vocalise – 8/12/17

Voices of Light was inspired by the 1920’s film The Passion of Joan of Arc starring the incomparable Maria Falconetti.  Richard Einhorn’s Voices of Light usually accompanies the film in the concert hall, but the music stands alone tonight on Vocalise. 8:00 PM Richard Einhorn Voices of Light COND Steven Mercurio ORCH Netherlands Radio Philharmonic […]

Aug. 11 2017

8-11-17 Word On Wine…Ugliest Bottle Ever!

  Mary and I don’t taste nearly enough new world wine.  We are trying to fix it with a concerted effort to drink more American wine!  The Mer Soliel had a hideous looking bottle but was a super nice Chardonnay for about $17.  The Leese Fitch Cabernet at $10 is a steal!  Here’s our show. […]

Aug. 11 2017

8-12-17 Music In Maryland Handel Choir!

This week we are airing excerpts from some really nice concerts featuring the Handel Choir of Baltimore.   The concerts were entitled Farm To Table and Soul Seeds.  Both took place at Second Presbyterian Church in Baltimore this past Spring.  Here is a file with all the text and infor you could ever hope to […]

Aug. 10 2017

Classical Music in NYC This Week

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

Aug. 10 2017

75 Years of Liberty Aboard the S.S. John W. Brown

During World War II, 2,710 Liberty Ships were built in the United States. Today, just two of them remain afloat and fully operational. On September 9, the 75th anniversary of the Baltimore-built S.S. John W. Brown‘s launch will be celebrated with a Living History Cruise. I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Seaman Paul […]

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