Archive for May 23rd, 2013

May. 23 2013

5-23-13 Word On Wine Champagne Philippe Gonet

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | 1 Comment

Every one in a while things go your way.  When I was asked to interview Chantal Gonet from Champagne Philipe Gonet how could I say no!  Who wouldn’t want to taste some excellent boutique champagne and talk with someone whose family has been in the business since 1830!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Mind Boggling.  We discussed how things have […]

May. 23 2013

The book was better… or was it?

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | 1 Comment

Recently, I’ve shared a couple of film-related posts on social media, expecting them to get a comment or two. Both had to do with film adaptations of well-known novels and have incited spirited discussions, not surprising, I guess, given that many of  my friends are quite passionate about both art forms. At the heart of […]

May. 23 2013

Carlos’s Favorites!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | 4 Comments

In the following interview, conductor Carlos Kalmar talks about a phenomenal, newish work and about gathering together his favorite music from Prokofiev’s Ballet, Romeo and Juliet,  aka Carlos’s Favorites.   Maestro Kalmar also talks about why he loves American orchestras like the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra which he will conduct this Thursday through Saturday.    Also on the program, […]

May. 23 2013

Thursday 5/16/13 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

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

11:00 PM Mariss Jansons, conductor MOZART: Symphony No 41 in C Major “Jupiter” STRAUSS: “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 8 in B minor “Unfinished” BARTOK: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta

May. 23 2013

This week on “Toccata.”

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Toccata | No Comments

I hope you can join me for “Toccata,” this Sunday.  In addition to music for 2 Pianos by Adolf Busch, and a Magnificat for organ by Scheidemann, I’ll feature a 1955 recording of Heitor Villa-Lobos conducting The French National Radio Orchestra with Pianist Felicia Blumental in his Piano Concerto No. 5.  He dedicated the work […]

May. 23 2013

Why do we need this word?

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs | 2 Comments

Foodie.  It has become a popular term, ever since Paul Levy and Ann Barr’s book “The Official Foodie Handbook.”  They coined the term. What is a “foodie?”  Basically, someone who likes food.   What?  WHO DOESN’T LIKE FOOD?  Seriously.  Actually, a “foodie” likes to be defined as someone who likes to try different foods, and experience […]

May. 23 2013

Playlist: May/23/13

By WBJC | Posted in Playlists | No Comments

10:16 PM Antonin Dvorak — Symphony No. 6 Key: DOpus: 60Conductor: Neeme JarviEnsemble: Scottish National OrchestraChandos, 8530 9:39 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No. 14 Key: c-Sharp Opus: 131Ensemble: Alban Berg QuartetAngel/EMI, 54587 9:29 PM Richard Addinsell — Warsaw Concerto Conductor: Moshe AtzmonEnsemble: Royal Philharmonic OrchestraCristina Ortiz, pianoLondon, 414348 8:53 PM Felix Mendelssohn […]