Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
This Saturday and Sunday, conductor Peter Oundjian will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, “The Year 1905,” and BSO Concertmaster Jonathan Carney will perform the iconic Violin Concerto by Brahms. Recently Peter Oundjian joined me to illuminate one of Shostakovich’s most powerful and compelling symphonies. https://www.bsomusic.org/calendar/events/2018-2019-events/brahms-violin-concerto/
NOTE: Alas, I’ve been informed that the event referred to in this interview has been canceled. I still highly recommend reading Ms.Bernstein’s book and checking out the Soulful Symphony! Last year, en route to my high school reunion, I read – no, devoured – “Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing up Bernstein,” Jamie Bernstein’s […]
The BSO’s OrchKids, modeled after Venezuela’s El Sistema, is hosting a concert as the capstone to a day of fundraising on May 16. Here is the Executive Director of OrchKids, Raquel Whiting Gilmer.
The Music Series at St David’s in Roland Park is closing this season’s First Friday Concert Series with their current Ensemble in Residence, the Washington Cornett & Sackbutt Ensemble. Director of the series, Douglas Buchanan, and Director of the ensemble, Michael Holmes, came to talk about the concert.
The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents 2 winners of the prestigious Guitar Foundation of America competition, Xavier Jara and Tengyue Zhang, stepping in for Thibaut Garcia, in concert. The performance takes place this Saturday, April 27 at 8:00 PM in Kaplan Concert Hall at Towson University. Xavier Jara stopped by the WBJC studios to talk […]
The Clipper Mill String Quartet, made up of musicians from the BSO and Peabody, will play a trio of quartets at St. John’s Church northwest of Baltimore city on Sunday. Artistic Director of the Music in the Valley Concert Series, Benjamin Buchanan, and cellist, Daniel Levitov, have details. […]
I had a chat with Handel Choir artistic director/conductor Brian Bartoldus about the group’s upcoming performance (at Church of the Redeemer Sunday 4/28, 4 PM) entitled “Lux Aeterna: Songs of Comfort and Hope.” There will be some new music on the program, as you may have read in First Impression!
I had a chance to chat with Heather Adlesberger about the final concerts of the season for the St. Louis Concert Series.
I recently spoke with Michol Bobb, with the Notary Public Training Network.
I recently had the pleasure of speaking to Jim Harp about the latest Maryland Opera offering.