Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
In a drive to increase exposure to live music for young audiences and help engage and inspire the next generation of symphony goers, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has launched a new initiative called Young and Free. Here is the BSO’s Vice President & General Manager, Tonya McBride Robles.
The spring semester of the Odyssey program at John Hopkins University offers Bach, opera, theater and more. Here is the program Director, Douglas Blackstone.
Shakespeare’s late play, Cymbeline—set in ancient Britain—blends comedy, tragedy, romance, and adventure. Tom Delise is directing it for the Baltimore Shakespeare Factory.
An exhibition of illuminated manuscripts from 13th-18th centuries is on display at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College in Annapolis. I spoke to Art Educator, Lucinda Edinberg .
The Baltimore Choral Arts Society is presenting a multi-sensory experience around the Pulitzer Prize winning Little Match Girl Passion. With more, here are BCAS Music Director, Anthony Blake Clark, and MICA project leader, James Rouvelle.
Cause for celebration in the mission to sustain opera in Maryland . . . the Maryland Opera Company, under the artistic directorship of James Harp, is presenting its inaugural performance, which will consist of substantial selections from some of Verdi’s great operas.
The Shriver Hall Concert Series is presenting violinist Jennifer Koh and pianist Shai Wosner with two Beethoven sonatas sandwiching a work inspired by Beethhoven’s Kreutzer Sonata. Here is the series Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.
The Londontowne Symphony is presenting a varied program that includes Broadway favorites and others. Here is their music director and conductor, Anna Binneweg.
In between rehearsals, conductor Marin Alsop took time to speak with WBJC’s Jonathan Palevsky about the BSO’s performances of Olivier Messiaen’s Turangalîla-Symphonie this Thursday the 10th through Sunday the 13th. Listen here for the full interview, and take a look at the gigantic score, complete with post-it notes! https://www.bsomusic.org/calendar/