Archive for the ‘Music In Maryland’ Category
This Tuesday, 7/23, Leon Fleisher turns 91! We pay tribute to the great pianist who is probably more synonymous with classical music in Baltimore than anyone else. Leon Fleisher has a fantastic discography we dip our toe in the pool! PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/20/2019 6:00 PM 4497 Johann Sebastian Bach Chromatic Fantasia & Fugue in […]
The lockout of the Baltimore Symphony musicians continues and it looks like it going to continue through the Summer. WBJC has no position regarding the situation other than to hope for a speedy resolution and to play the fine recordings of both the musicians themselves and the orchestra as a whole. Tonight we are playing […]
This week all local artists and all wind instruments…with one trumpet thrown in. We feature BSO principal oboist Katherine Needleman, BSO principal trumpeter Andrew Balio, the excellent Poulenc Trio and amazing clarinetist David Drosinos.
Amid the total mess that is the current situation with the Baltimore Symphony…Players locked out and a possible strike in September…I prefer to focus on the more pleasant things the orchestra represents…namely it’s fantastic recorded legacy. Here are some nice examples. By the way it was so sweet of David Zinman to visit the picket […]
This week we are broadcasting a concert featuring The Italian Saxophone Quartet recorded at Smith Theater Howard Community College. The quartet’s wide ranging repertoire runs the gamut from Bach to Piazolla with film music by Morricone and Rota. Also WBJC’s Kati Harrison did an extensive interview with the quartet about their history and repertoire. It’s […]
This year the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra auditioned various candidates for Concert Master to replace Madeline Adkins. The winner was Audrey Wright the Assistant Principal Violin of the Baltimore Symphony. She performed Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 in a concert at Goucher College’s Kraushaar Auditorium on March 24, 2019. Also on the program was Carl Nielsen’s […]
This week we have a little sample of the National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic. The NOI is going on all month in College Park and you should check them out. It’s Schumann’s birthday and we also have the BSO’s excellent Mahler 6 live recording. All in All a nice evening on MiM.
This week we feature a couple of excerpts from Robert DiLutis’ CD Clarinet Classics at Riversdale. We also feature the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra with their former Concert Master Madeline Adkins playing the Beethoven Concerto. Play Report
Memorial Day weekend is always a nice occasion to play some great American music. Samuel Barber was indeed a veteran and Aaron Copland wrote some amazing music on behalf of the war effort during World War 2. Have a happy and safe Memorial Day!
This week we continue our performances from last year’s piano marathon concert at First and Franklin Presbyterian. The third annual piano marathon concert is Sunday 5/5 and will be hosted by WBJC’s Mark Malinowski. https://www.baltimoreculture.org/calendar/event/20399/third-annual-baltimore-piano-marathon-spire-series#.XMzNZ7dKjcs Rachmaninoff: Etudes Tableaux op. 39 5, 8, 9. Brahms: Paganini Variations Book 1 Seth Schultheis, piano. Debussy: Petite Suite Ravel: […]