Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

May. 25 2022

Amplifying the voices of women and other marginalized composers

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | Comments Off on Amplifying the voices of women and other marginalized composers

The Boulanger Initiative was founded four years ago with the objective of promoting the work of women and gender marginalized composers. Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Laura Colgate, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Boulanger Initiative, to discuss the 2022 WoCo Festival, which is taking place this weekend.    

May. 18 2022

Boating Safety

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Boating Safety

I had the opportunity to speak to David Hyde, the Public Affairs officer for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Central Chesapeake Division recently about boating safety.   Here are a few good websites to know: http://www.weather.gov/safety/safeboating-week http://www.safeboatingcouncil.org http://cgaux.org/vsc/ http://wow.uscgaux.info/content.php?unit+v-depat&category+virtual-safety-check For more information, you can call (301) 503-0026

May. 17 2022

Pianist Joel Fan Combines Icons and New Discoveries

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Pianist Joel Fan Combines Icons and New Discoveries

  Community Concerts at Second presents pianist Joel Fan performing iconic music by Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin, as well as a work written for him based on a song by Van Halen on Sunday, May 22, at 3:30 PM.  Joel Fan joined me to talk about the music and his philosophy of programming. More information about […]

May. 12 2022

Taking Care of the Mind as Well as the Body

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | Comments Off on Taking Care of the Mind as Well as the Body

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and I recently had the opportunity to chat with Jamie Clark, Senior Director of Programs and Community Engagement at NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore, about her organization and its efforts to raise awareness of mental health issues and offer assistance to residents in need.        

Apr. 27 2022

One of the members of the stellar Kanneh-Mason musical family

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on One of the members of the stellar Kanneh-Mason musical family

    Siblings, Isata Kanneh-Mason, pianist, and Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cellist, will be on the Shriver Hall Concert Series stage this Sunday, following their sensational Baltimore debut in 2019 on the Discovery Series. I spoke with Isata by phone.        

Apr. 25 2022

Baltimore’s brand new art fair

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Baltimore’s brand new art fair

The Baltimore Fine Art Print Fair, the only all-contemporary print fair in the country, will be at the Baltimore Innovation Center in the Pigtown neighborhood on the last weekend of April, bringing together 24 galleries, dealers, and print publishers from across the country. I spoke with Vice President, Content and Programming, Ann Shafer.  

Apr. 23 2022

Vocalise 4-23-22

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, Vocalise | Comments Off on Vocalise 4-23-22

8:00 PM Tonight I’ll be sampling songs and arias from the new recording and concert tour, “Eden” with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo d’Oro. You can also catch the extended version of an interview I did with Joyce DiDonato all about her performance on Sunday, April 24 under the auspices of Washington Performing Arts! […]

Apr. 22 2022

“Sing to Me Sylvie”

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on “Sing to Me Sylvie”

Annapolitan, Jannette Bloom, a musician and filmmaker, will be in discussion about her film “Sing to Me Sylvie” at an event hosted by the Friends of the Annapolis Symphony on Sunday, April 24. I spoke with Jannette about her work and aspirations.  

Apr. 18 2022

Opera Star Joyce DiDonato Creating Eden

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on Opera Star Joyce DiDonato Creating Eden

Washington Performing Arts presents mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato and the ensemble Il Pomo d’Oro in a concert event called “Eden” Sunday, April 24th, at Strathmore. On her busy tour, Joyce DiDonato took time to chat with me about her concept and music choices in Eden. Below is the extended version of the interview! https://www.washingtonperformingarts.org/seasontickets/2021-22-season/joyce-didonato-mezzo-soprano/     […]

Apr. 08 2022

A Joan Mitchell retrospective at the BMA

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | Comments Off on A Joan Mitchell retrospective at the BMA

    The Baltimore Museum of Art and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art have co-organized a comprehensive exhibition following the career of the internationally renowned artist, Joan Mitchell. I spoke with BMA co-curator, Katy Siegel.      

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