Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Dec. 04 2019

Ancient and modern with the Shriver Hall Concert Series

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

  The Shriver Hall Concert Series presents the American Brass Quintet with a program of music by Anthony Holborne, Joaquin des Prez, Luca Marenzio, and Claudio Monteverdi, along with the world premiere and SHCS commission of “The Glow that Illuminates, The Glare that Obscures” for Brass and Electronics by contemporary composer, Nina C. Young.  

Dec. 03 2019

The Hopkins Symphony performs unexpectedly tonal works

By John Scherch | Posted in Interviews, New Music | No Comments

Jordan Randall Smith, Hopkins Concert Orchestra Music Director and who will be guest conducting the Hopkins Symphony this Saturday at 7:30, came by to have a chat about how the works on the program (Sibelius’s 7th symphony, Prokofiev’s 3rd piano concerto, and a new work by Shelley Washington) are all from times that people don’t […]

Dec. 03 2019

A visit with Ann Schein

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, Toccata | No Comments

Ann Schein will be playing Chopin with the Peabody Orchestra on Friday evening, and I had a chance to talk to her about the concert and the Concerto.

Nov. 27 2019

‘Tis the Choral Arts season

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

    The Christmas season gets underway with two concerts from the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. Here is their Music Director, Anthony Blake Clark.  

Nov. 26 2019

The New Yorker cartoons at The Mitchell Gallery

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

          The witty cartoons of Mary Petty (1899-1976) appeared in The New Yorker for 39 years. The Mitchell Gallery at St. Johns in Annapolis is honoring her with an exhibition. Here is the gallery’s art educator, Lucinda Edinberg.  

Nov. 22 2019

A Musical Message of Peace

By Dyana Neal | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews, WBJC Programs | No Comments

The holiday season is almost upon us, so of course that means choral concerts, especially Handel’s Messiah. Recently, I spoke with Columbia Pro Cantare’s Executive Director, Elladean Brigham, about the group’s upcoming performance of the famous work as well as their Chamber Chorus seasonal offering, A Christmas Noel.

Nov. 20 2019

Interview: Kirke Mechem

By John Scherch | Posted in Interviews, New Music | No Comments

Kirke Mechem is in town this week to see the staged premiere of his new opera Pride and Prejudice, of course based on the Jane Austen classic. I had a talk with him about how he thinks as a composer.

Nov. 18 2019

Washington Concert Opera’s Hamlet

By Jonathan Palevsky | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

I had the great pleasure of speaking with Antony Walker, music director of the Washington Concert Opera, about their upcoming performance of Thomas’ Hamlet. https://concertopera.org/events/h19

Nov. 15 2019

BSO musicians play chamber music across the ages

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

Chamber Music by Candlelight Join members of the BSO for their next chamber music concert at 2nd Presbyterian Church on St. Paul’s Street on Sunday, November 17 at 7:30pm, followed by a free reception! Here is violinist, Ivan Stefanović, from the Clipper Mill String Quartet.  

Nov. 08 2019

Pride and Prejudice at Peabody

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

I recenly had the opportunity to talk to Sam Mungo about the Peabody’s production of “Pride and Prejudice.”  

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