This week it’s simple. 1)We continue to celebrate Elgar’s birthday which was 6/2 with the first great English Symphony. 2)Manuel Barrueco plays the second violin partita by Bach which ends with the Chaconne. 3)Leon Fleisher plays the Beethoven first piano concerto with the Cleveland Orchestra and George Szell! PLAY DATE: Sat, 06/03/2023 6:00 PM […]
This Memorial Day we remember two great panelists and some really great performances. Dave Donovan and Ed Goldstein are no longer with us but they did wonderful work on Face the Music which lives on. I miss them both so much. Ernie Green conductor of The Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra joined the panel doing […]
Our panel was Face The Music panelist emeritus the late Dave Donovan, WBJC’s Kati Harrison and Bassoonist Bryan Young from the Poulenc Trio. We loved the Shostakovich and the Sibelius. Here are the listings hope you liked the show. PLAY DATE: Sat, 5/20/2023 5:00 PM 312 Dmitri Shostakovich Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Op […]
BSO Music Director Designate Jonathon Heyward is doing Tchaikovsky Pathetique this week so we can too! I threw in the Schumann Spring Symphony in honor of Preakness and I adore the Medea Suite by Manolo Sanlucar! PLAY DATE: Sat, 05/20/2023 6:00 PM 3572 George Gershwin I Got Rhythm: Variations for Piano and OLondon 14091 COND […]
This week we present the Knights in a concert from the Candlelight Concert Society’s 50th Anniversary Season which took place on September 11, 2022. The program focused on arrangements of Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata and Janacek’s Kreutzer Quartet for chamber orchestra. Also on the program music by Viet Cuong, and Anna Clyne.
This week we welcome back Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide and our other distinguished panelists were Jed Gaylin from the Bay Atlantic and Hopkins Symphonies and WBJC’s own Kati Harrison. I decided we would have 4 great American Symphonies…and by God we did! PLAY DATE: Sat, 05/6/2023 5:00 PM 4409 Aaron Copland Symphony […]
5-6-23 Music in Maryland. Celebrating the birthdays of Brahms and Tchaikovsky plus the Great English Symphony!
May 7th is the birthday of Brahms and Tchaikovsky! We celebrate with some great vintage Baltimore Symphony recordings. Saturday is the coronation of king Charles III and I thought it would be nice to play the BSO’s epic recording of Elgar’s first. PLAY DATE: Sat, 05/06/2023 6:00 PM 3483 Johannes Brahms Piano Quartet No. […]
Tonight the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet is performing at Towson (BCGS.org) and tomorrow Pro Musica Rara is at the BMA (ProMusica Rara.org) Why not celebrate both! PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/29/2023 6:00 PM 51633 Clarice Assad Bluezilian Telarc 80686 ORCH Los Angeles Guitar Quartet 3:04 C 1 8-8 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:08 PM 290 Manuel de Falla […]
This week our panel was pianist Lisa Weiss , conductor Jed Gaylin from the Bay Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and Hopkins Symphony and musicologist John Gingerich. We liked lots of stuff! Particularly the Bruckner. It’s a great show hope you enjoyed. PLAY DATE: Sat, 04/29/2023 5:00 PM 1647 Franz Liszt Transcendental Etude No. 11 in D-Flat […]
This week the Annapolis Symphony is on Music in Maryland with a concert entitled Celebrating America that was recorded on September 30 and October 1, 2022. On the Program Copland’s El Salon Mexico, Barber’s Knoxville Summer 1915, The Walls of Zion from Copland’s Old American Songs, This Little Light of Mine from Hale Smith’s Four […]