Archive for May 2nd, 2023

May. 02 2023

Chevalier: Fact or Fiction?

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on Chevalier: Fact or Fiction?

The recent movie Chevalier tells the story of Joseph Boulogne, le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, a biracial composer, conductor, violin virtuoso, and athlete who lived c.1739-1799. Some sources state his birth year as 1745. My husband and I very much enjoyed the film when we saw it, but had some questions as bio-pics are notorious for […]

May. 02 2023

Celebrating Community Service

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | Comments Off on Celebrating Community Service

The Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations of Maryland is having their 107th annual convention on Thursday, May 18 at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. I recently spoke with co-chairs Nina Rosenzwog and Janet Livingston about the event, at which women from numerous organizations will be honored.

May. 02 2023

Tuesday 5/02/23 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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11:00 PM Great Guest Soloists   Sibelius:                       Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 Jascha Heifetz, violin; Walter Hendl, conductor   Mahler:                        Songs of a Wayfarer Yvonne Minton, mezzo-soprano; Georg Solti, conductor   Strauss:                        Burleske in D Minor Byron Janis, piano; Fritz Reiner, conductor   Dvořák:                       Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104 […]

May. 02 2023

Playlist: May/02/23

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10:14 PM Sir Arnold Bax — Symphony No. 3 Conductor: David Lloyd-JonesNaxos, 8553608 9:51 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — Piano Sonata No. 6 Key: D major Glenn Gould, pianoCBS/Sony, 45612 9:38 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams — English Folk Song Suite Conductor: Jerry JunkinReference, 104 9:10 PM Samuel Barber — Cello Concerto Opus: 22Conductor: David ZinmanEnsemble: […]