Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category
The Kappa Guild’s In-Person Events Are Back!
The Kappa Guild of Baltimore’s fashion show is returning to the Zamoiski Auditorium at Sinai Hospital on Sunday, May 7 and they’ll be distributing funds to various agencies at their donor event, which will be held at Baltimore Hebrew Congregation on June 7. I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Sheila Mentz about both […]
Bruce Nelson talks HARVEY at Everyman Theatre
Local legend and longtime Everyman Theatre company member Bruce Nelson joined me to share his thoughts on playing the iconic role of Elwood Dowd in Mary Chase’s beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning 1945 comedy, Harvey. Made famous by the film starring Jimmy Stewart, and featuring an invisible (possibly imaginary) anthropomorphic rabbit, the play offers slapstick and hijinks a-plenty […]
MY DEAREST JANE cabaret at Theatre Project
It was my pleasure to speak with writer/composer/performer Meg Huskin and stage director Elisheva Pront, who along with music director Ryo Hasegawa have conceived and created an original musical cabaret about, and in conversation with, beloved author Jane Austen. The new piece, entitled My Dearest Jane, draws on text and characters created by Austen, mixing these […]
Polish pianist Piotr Anderszewski at Shriver Hall
Polish-born pianist Piotr Anderszewski returns to Baltimore for the first time in 10 years in a program of Bach, Szymanowski, Anton Webern, and Beethoven at Shriver Hall. I spoke to him in Paris.
NatPhil favorite, Violinist Melissa White Performs Florence Price’s Violin Concerto No. 2.
I had a fun and interesting conversation with violinist Melissa White about her new violin love and the music of Florence Price. Melissa White will join the National Philharmonic to perform Florence Price’s Violin Concerto No. 2 on Saturday, April 15th at 8:00 PM at Strathmore. Tickets and information can be found at https://nationalphilharmonic.org/event/beethoven7/ […]
A Good Friday offering from Music at St. David’s
For Good Friday, Music at St. David’s is presenting a program that draws on medieval imagery and symbolism. Douglas Buchanan, Director of Music Ministries, came in to talk about it.
Guitarist Xuefei Yang Performs This Saturday in Baltimore!
It was a real treat to speak with one of today’s leading guitarists, Xuefei Yang about her concert this Saturday with the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society. For tickets and more information about the concert which takes place at 8:00 PM at Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall at Towson University, you can go to https://www.bcgs.org/venue/kaplan-concert-hall/, and you […]
The Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Dörken Trio for Shriver Concerts
The Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio was scheduled to make their fourth North America tour this spring. Following the tragic death from cancer of pianist, Lars Vogt, last year, the Tetzlaffs invited his former student, Kiveli Dörken, to join them on the tour. I spoke with cellist, Tanja Tetzlaff, about their […]
St David’s 47th Annual Baltimore Bach Marathon
The 2023 Baltimore Bach Marathon hosted for the 47th year by the St. David’s Music Series sees the completion of several cycles of Bach’s works. Director of Music Ministries, Douglas Buchanan, came to talk about it.
HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN at 1st Stage in Tysons, VA
Cast members Tonya Beckman and Jacob Yeh spoke with me about their experience in, and audience response to, the current production of How the Light Gets In by E.M. Lewis, playing Thu-Sun through March 26th at 1st Stage in Tysons, Virginia. How the Light Gets In stars Joel Ashur, Tonya Beckman, Madeleine Regina, and Jacob Yeh. The […]