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Kati Harrison

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Kati is WBJC's Operations Director and weekend host. Her full bio can be read here.

Oct. 04 2020

Choral Hour 10-04-20

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8:00 AM Johann Sebastian Bach Magnificat in D BWV 243 Telarc 80194 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO Atlanta Symphony Chorus SOLO Dawn Upshaw, soprano SOLO Penelope Jensen, soprano SOLO Marietta Simpson, mezzo-sopran SOLO David Gordon, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:28 AM John Rutter Anthems Collegium 100 COND John Rutter ORCH City of London Sinfonia […]

Oct. 03 2020

Vocalise 10/03/20

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8:00 PM Giuseppe Verdi Nabucco: “Va, pensiero” Angel/EMI 49828 COND Riccardo Muti ORCH Philharmonia Orchestra SOLO Ambrosian Opera Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:05 PM Ludwig van Beethoven Fidelio: Prisoner’s Chorus DG/Archiv 453811 COND John Eliot Gardiner ORCH Orch Revolutionnaire et Romant SOLO Monteverdi Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:13 PM Scott Joplin Treemonisha: A Real Slow Drag DG/Archiv 435709 COND […]

Oct. 01 2020

Jennifer Higdon On The Creation Of Her Pulitzer Prize Winning Violin Concerto.

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During the 10-week BSO Encore series there were compositions by several living composers. The last concert of the series featured Jennifer Higdon’s Pulitzer Prize winning Violin Concerto. Ms. Higdon generously gave me an interview about the creation of her concerto for violinist Hilary Hahn.  

Oct. 01 2020

Michael Daugherty Takes Us On A Trip Through “UFO.”

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During the 10-week BSO Encore series It was such a pleasure to talk with all the living composers whose works were featured on the concerts. Grammy Award winning American composer, Michael Daugherty described the process of writing UFO for percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie.    

Sep. 27 2020

Music From Movies 09-27-20

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7:00 PM Richard Addinsell Goodbye, Mr. Chips: Main Theme M Polo/HK 8223732 COND Kenneth Alwyn ORCH BBC Concert Orchestra 7:05 PM Maurice Ravel Bolero DG/Archiv 439859 COND Pierre Boulez ORCH Berlin Philharmonic 7:19 PM John Williams Schindler’s List: Original Soundtrack MCA 10969 COND John Williams ORCH Studio Orchestra SOLO Itzhak Perlman, violin

Sep. 27 2020

Choral Hour 9-27-20

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8:00 AM Traditional Black Spiritual My Lord, What a Mornin’ MdStateBoy 2420 COND Stephen Holmes ORCH Maryland State Boychoir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 AM Traditional Bound For The Promised Land MdStateBoy 2420 ORCH Maryland State Boychoir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:06 AM Anton Bruckner Mass in d Hyperion 66650 COND Matthew Best ORCH Corydon Singers SOLO Joan Rodgers, soprano SOLO […]

Sep. 26 2020

Vocalise 9/26/20

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8:00 PM George Gershwin The Man I Love Nonesuch 79151 SOLO Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano SOLO William Bolcom, piano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM George Gershwin Blue Monday: Opera in One Act (1922) Angel/EMI 54851 COND Marin Alsop ORCH Concordia SOLO Amy Burton,soprano SOLO Gregory Hopkins,tenor SOLO William Sharp, baritone SOLO Arthur Woodley,baritone SOLO Jamie J.Offenbach,bass-bariton ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:28 […]

Sep. 20 2020

Choral Hour 9-20-20

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8:00 AM Felix Mendelssohn Elijah Part 1 (selections) Telarc 80389 COND Robert Shaw ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO and Chorus SOLO Thomas Hampson, baritone SOLO Barbara Bonney, soprano SOLO Marietta Simpson, mezzo-sopran SOLO Jerry Hadley, tenor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:49 AM Paul Schoenfield Four Motets CAC 2006 COND Patrick Sinozich ORCH Chicago a cappella

Sep. 19 2020

Music From Movies 09-20-20

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7:00 PM John Williams Saving Private Ryan: Hymn Silva 1098 COND Paul Bateman ORCH City of Prague Philharmonic SOLO The Crouch End Festival Chorus 7:07 PM Henry Mancini “The Thorn Birds” (selections) Television series Denon 2320 COND Henry Mancini ORCH Royal Philharmonic Pops Orch. SOLO Henry Mancini, piano 7:19 PM Rachel Portman Emma Hollywood 62069 […]

Sep. 19 2020

Vocalise 9/19/20

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8:00 PM Ralph Schlossberg Shehecheyanu Shaar 94598 COND Stephen Glass ORCH Shaar Hashomayim Choir SOLO Gideon Zelermyer, Cantor ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:05 PM Ernest Bloch Sacred Service CBS/Sony 47533 COND Leonard Bernstein ORCH New York Philharmonic SOLO Robert Merrill, baritone SOLO and Chorus  

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