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Judith is WBJC's afternoon host. Her full bio can be read here.

Nov. 19 2022

BookNotes Review November 2022

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Egypt’s Golden Couple: When Akhenaten and Nefertiti Were Gods on Earth John Coleman Darnell & Colleen Manassa Darnell The Queen: Her Life Andrew Morton The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times Michelle Obama We Are the Light Matthew Quick Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing Matthew Perry  

Nov. 05 2022

A cautionary tale for democracy on BookNotes

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    The French Revolution is celebrated as a founding moment of modern representative government. But in her book Last Revolutionaries: The Conspiracy Trial of Gracchus Babeuf and the Equals Laura Mason, a teaching professor in history at Johns Hopkins University, explains how an elected government’s assault on popular democracy and social justice destroyed the republic, and […]

Nov. 02 2022

Bass-baritone Davóne Tines’ Baltimore debut at Shriver Concerts

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      Devóne Tines originated the leading role in the world premiere of Terence Blanchard’s opera, Fire Shut Up in My Bones, and The New Yorker claims that “Davóne Tines is changing what it means to be a classical singer.” Now, he is making his Baltimore debut on the Shriver Hall Concert Series.   […]

Oct. 22 2022

BookNotes Review October 2022

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DEMON COPPERHEAD BARBARA KINGSOLVER LIBERATION DAY GEORGE SAUNDERS OUR MISSING HEARTS CELESTE NG THE PASSENGER CORMAC McCARTHY THE LAST CHAIR JOHN IRVING AND THERE WAS LIGHT: ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND THE AMERICAN STRUGGLE JON MEACHAM THE REVOLUTIONARY SAMUEL ADAMS STACY SCHIFF MADLY, DEEPLY THE DIARIES OF ALAN RICKMAN THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF AN ORDINARY MAN, A […]

Oct. 20 2022

Cellist Steven Isserlis plays the The Piatigorsky Memorial Concert

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  British cellist, Steven Isserlis, and his longtime collaborator, the Canadian pianist, Connie Shih, will end their nine-concert tour of North America with a recital for the Shriver Hall Concert Series this Sunday. It was my great pleasure to speak with him by phone beforehand.        

Oct. 11 2022

Frederica von Stade at T.U. Music

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    As part of the Ruth & Arno Drucker Fund 25th Anniversary Guest Artist Residency, mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade is taking part in a public masterclass and vocal concert for the Towson University Music Department. It was my great pleasure to speak with her beforehand.  

Oct. 08 2022

A Violin Conspiracy on BookNotes

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  Brendan Slocumb is a Baltimore-Washington area violinist and teacher. He has now turned his talents to writing, and his debut novel The Violin Conspiracy has been published by Penguin Random House. As a prelude to our extended discussion in the Wheeler Room at The Enoch Pratt Free Libary on Cathedral Street on Wednesday, October 26 at […]

Sep. 28 2022

Shriver Hall Concert Series causes a Ruckus

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“Johann Sebastian Bach was a master of architecture. His music is like a beautiful empty home. There’s nothing in it, but the architecture is incredible, and then you get to go and do the interior design.” – Emi Ferguson   Early music continuo band Ruckus, described as “the world’s only period-instrument rock band” is opening the […]

Sep. 17 2022

BookNotes Review September 2022

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LUCY BY THE SEA ELIZABETH STROUT LESSONS IAN McEWAN THE MARRIAGE PORTRAIT MAGGIE O’FARRELL MARPLE: TWELVE NEW MYSTERIES VARIOUS AUTHORS  

Sep. 16 2022

2022 – 2023 Music Series at St. David’s

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  The 47th Bach Marathon, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, ensembles in residence … these are among the offerings of the upcoming Music Series at St. David’s in Roland Park. I spoke with the Director of Music, Douglas Buchanan.      

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