Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Feb. 23 2019

The BSO’s new “Young and Free” ticket program

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | 2 Comments

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.    

Feb. 15 2019

The Art of Fugue and more for Odyssey this spring

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

        The spring semester of the Odyssey program at John Hopkins University offers Bach, opera, theater and more. Here is the program Director, Douglas Blackstone.            

Feb. 14 2019

Cymbeline—one of Shakespeare’s final triumphs

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

            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.        

Feb. 04 2019

Painted Pages at the Mitchell Gallery

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

      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 .                

Feb. 04 2019

Visuals and music recreate the passion of the little match girl

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

    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.      

Jan. 30 2019

An exciting inaugural performance for Maryland Opera

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

            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.          

Jan. 29 2019

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

I had the pleasure of talking to Brian Ganz recently about his upcoming Chopin recital at Strathmore.

Jan. 24 2019

An intriguing Beethoven “mashup” with SHCS

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

    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.      

Jan. 23 2019

A Broadway Spectacular in Anne Arundel County

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

  The Londontowne Symphony is presenting a varied program that includes Broadway favorites and others. Here is their music director and conductor, Anna Binneweg.      

Jan. 10 2019

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Presents The Gigantic Turangalîla-Symphonie!

By Kati Harrison | Posted in Host Blogs, Interviews | No Comments

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/    

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