Archive for February, 2020

Feb. 29 2020

Vocalise 2/29/20

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Vocalise | No Comments

8:00 PM We’ll leap into Rossini’s birthday! Gioacchino Rossini Barber of Seville: “Una voce poco fa” London 4758493 COND Henry Lewis ORCH Orchestre de la Suisse RomandeSwiss Romande Orchestra SOLO Marilyn Horne, mezzo-soprano 8:03 PM Gioacchino Rossini Stabat Mater Philips 426312 COND Semyon Bychkov ORCH Bavarian Radio Symphony SOLO Bavarian Radio Symphony Chorus

Feb. 29 2020

Playlist: Feb/29/20

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8:03 PM Gioacchino Rossini — Stabat Mater Conductor: Semyon BychkovEnsemble: Bavarian Radio SymphonyBavarian Radio Symphony ChorusPhilips, 426312 8:00 PM Gioacchino Rossini — Barber of Seville: “Una voce poco fa” Conductor: Henry LewisEnsemble: Orchestre de la Suisse RomandeMarilyn Horne, mezzo-sopranoLondon, 4758493 6:17 PM Gustav Mahler — Symphony No. 3 Key: dConductor: Leonard BernsteinEnsemble: New York PhilharmonicMartha […]

Feb. 28 2020

3-2-20 Word On Wine Anne Boleyn & Un Canadien Errant Cocktail.

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Word on Wine | No Comments

Two cocktails that I created for Mary Zajac This week.  The first was inspired by some Quebecois beverages that I picked up returned from Canada.  Un Canadian Errant (The Wandering Canadian) is a famous folk song from Quebec.  The cocktail combined Apple Brandy and Blueberry Liquor from Quebec with lemon and Orange juice and Bourbon […]

Feb. 28 2020

2-29-20 Music In Maryland Marin & Mahler

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Music In Maryland | No Comments

This week the BSO announced that Marin Alsop would end her tenure as Music Director in August of 2021.  Maestra Alsop has been with the orchestra for 14 years and they have been good ones by and large.  March 12 – 14 she will be conducting Mahler 3 with the BSO.  We feature Leonard Bernstein’s […]

Feb. 28 2020

2-29-20 Face The Music Listings!

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Face the Music, Host Blogs | No Comments

This week week’s show was truly fabulous.  Dave Donovan, panelist emeritus, Phil Greenfield from the American Record Guide and WBJC’s Kati Harrison were our panelists.  The genius of Haydn, Brilliant Shostakovich and David Oistrakh, we were all introduced to the music of Louise Farrenc and a fabulous new Mozart recording by Les Violons Du Roy […]

Feb. 28 2020

New (and old) opera comes to Bel Cantanti

By John Scherch | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, New Music | No Comments

Bel Cantanti Opera presents the world premiere of Frances Pollock and Robert Misbin’s Briscula the Magician, based on Thomas Mann’s novella Mario and the Magician, at the Randolph Road Theater in Silver Spring from March 3rd to the 15th on Saturdays and Sundays. The opera features many quotes of opera from the 19th century, and […]

Feb. 28 2020

Handel Choir presents Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil

By John Scherch | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Handel Choir of Baltimore will be performing Sergei Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil at the Baltimore Basilica on March 7 at 2:30 PM. Artistic Director Brian Bartoldus stopped by to talk about the work, as well as the symphonic use of chorus.

Feb. 28 2020

Toccata listings 3/1/20

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

On tonight’s program, piano music by a composer better known for operas and a modern concerto for an ancient instrument!  Thanks for listening, and enjoy! 6:00 PM 7000 Carl Maria von Weber Piano Sonata No. 4 in e Op 70 J 287 Arabesque 6584 SOLO Garrick Ohlsson, piano 28:16 C 2 4-7 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:34 PM […]

Feb. 28 2020

Playlist: Feb/28/20

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10:53 PM Ludwig Schuncke — Grande Sonata Key: gOpus: 3Sylviane Deferne,pianoCBC(RCI), 1078 10:41 PM Gioacchino Rossini — Sins of Old Age: Thoroughbred Tarantelle Conductor: Marco BerriniEnsemble: Ars Cantica ChoirAlessandro Marangoni, pianoAlessandro Marangoni, hrmoniumMarco Berrini, bellsNaxos, 573822 10:31 PM Gioacchino Rossini — Fantasy for clarinet & piano Key: E-Flat Conductor: Holger Schroter-SeebeckEnsemble: S.W. German Radio Symph. […]

Feb. 27 2020

Victoria Gau premiere season with Cantate Chamber Singers continues

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

      Victoria Gau‘s second concert as Music Director of Cantate Chamber Singers centers around the themes of loss, morality, and peace in relation to Mozart’s Requiem.