Archive for April, 2019
This week Music in Maryland previews two groups/events who are performing next week. The Poulenc Trio is performing with WBJC’s Kati Harrison at An Die Musik in Baltimore Saturday 5/4 and at The National Gallery in DC on 5/5. Also on 5/5 is the Third Annual Baltimore Piano Marathon at First and Franklin Presbyterian Church. […]
The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents 2 winners of the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America competition, Xavier Jara and Tengyue Zhang, stepping in for Thibaut Garcia, in concert. The performance takes place this Saturday, April 27 at 8:00 PM in Kaplan Concert Hall at Towson University. Xavier Jara stopped by the WBJC studios to talk […]
The Clipper Mill String Quartet, made up of musicians from the BSO and Peabody, will play a trio of quartets at St. John’s Church northwest of Baltimore city on Sunday. Artistic Director of the Music in the Valley Concert Series, Benjamin Buchanan, and cellist, Daniel Levitov, have details. […]
On tonight’s program, music for the Pedal Piano by Robert Schumann, and the first Piano Concerto by Polish pianist and composert Zygmunt Stojowski. Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 20822 Robert Schumann Studie for the Pedal Piano Op 56 ArsProd 38011 SOLO Martin Schmeding, pedal piano 17:34 C 1 1-6 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:23 PM […]
11:49 PM Sir Arnold Bax — Symphony No. 3 Conductor: David Lloyd-JonesEnsemble: Royal Scottish National OrchesNaxos, 8553608 10:49 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Great Mass Key: cConductor: Herbert von KarajanEnsemble: Berlin PhilharmonicBarbara Hendricks, sopranoJanet Perry, sopranoPeter Schreier, tenorBenjamin Luxon, baritoneVienna SingvereinDG/Archiv, 5739 10:37 PM Jean Sibelius — Piano Sonatine No. 1 Key: f-Sharp Opus: 67Glenn […]
On Sunday, May 12, Baltimore Choral Arts will present “Captivity to Liberty”, featuring Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht and Jonathan Dove’s The Monster in the Maze. Recently, I spoke with Maestro Blake Clark and artist Chuck Nesci about the program and the theme that unites the two works.
11:00 PM Ten countries border on the Baltic Sea: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia and Sweden. Proving that they are united, not separated by that body of water is the Baltic Sea Philharmonic with musicians from all ten, led by Kristjan Järvi, an exciting and innovative conductor whose programs are always […]
10:56 PM Bryce Dessner — Murder Ballades: Omie Wise Ensemble: Eighth BlackbirdCedille, 157 10:16 PM Ludwig van Beethoven — String Quartet No. 12 Key: E-Flat Opus: 127Ensemble: Alban Berg QuartetAngel/EMI, 54587 10:07 PM Franz von Suppe — Pique Dame Overture Conductor: Zubin MehtaEnsemble: Vienna Philharmonic OrchestraCBS/Sony, 44932 9:41 PM Joseph Haydn — Symphony No. 56 […]
I had a chat with Handel Choir artistic director/conductor Brian Bartoldus about the group’s upcoming performance (at Church of the Redeemer Sunday 4/28, 4 PM) entitled “Lux Aeterna: Songs of Comfort and Hope.” There will be some new music on the program, as you may have read in First Impression!
11:00 PM CONDUCTOR: Michael Tilson Thomas SOLOIST: Jeffrey Anderson, tuba* Cage The Seasons R. Holloway Europa and the Bull, Op. 121* Bartók Concerto for Orchestra