Aug. 06 2020

Thursday 8/06/20 Cleveland Orchestra

11:00 PM George Szell, conductor   WEBER: Oberon: Overture MOZART: Symphony No. 40 in g, K 550 BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat, Op. 55 “Eroica”

Aug. 05 2020

Joan Tower on Beethoven and Her Concerto for Orchestra

Joan Tower, a composer and pioneer for women composers graciously joined me to talk about her Concerto for Orchestra which was performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Marin Alsop’s first year as Music Director of the BSO. This performance is part of WBJC’s BSO Encore Powered by PNC broadcast series. Enjoy!

Aug. 05 2020

Composer John Corigliano Guides Us Through His Piano Concerto & To Music

Academy Award winning composer John Corigliano generously spoke with me about his early Piano Concerto and To Music. Both compositions were performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Marin Alsop’s first year as Music Director of the BSO. These performances are part of WBJC’s BSO Encore Powered by PNC broadcast series. Enjoy!       […]

Aug. 05 2020

Wednesday 08/05/20 San Francisco Symphony

11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:          Herbert Blomstedt   Beethoven:                  Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 “Pastoral” Mendelssohn:              Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 “Scottish”

Aug. 04 2020

Remembering Leon Fleisher

Sunday night was a sad evening for anyone who loves classical music in Baltimore and beyond.  Leon Fleisher, the man who was the classical music soul of our fair city died at age 92.  38 years ago when I first came to this country to pursue guitar studies at Peabody, he was already there and […]

Aug. 04 2020

Tuesday 8/04/20 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Jaap van Zweden and Denis Kozhukhin   Wagner:                       Prelude to Act 1 of Lohengrin Rachmaninov:             Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 (Denis Kozhukhin, piano) Grieg:                          To Spring from Lyric Pieces (Encore) (Denis Kozhukhin, piano) Tchaikovsky:               Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64

Aug. 03 2020

Current state of WBJC membership office

We’re solidly in month #5 of this crazy world, and the WBJC offices are still in “essential staff only” mode. Our college remains pretty much closed until further notice. What this means for you, our fabulous members: Membership staff (and all non-air staff) are sneaking in to the offices on reduced hours. We are mainly […]

Aug. 03 2020

Monday 8/03/20 New York Philharmonic

11:00 PM Beethoven, Stravinsky, and more!   BEETHOVEN:           Violin Concerto (Alan Gilbert, cond.; Frank Peter Zimmerman, violin) STRAVINSKY:         Symphony in Three Movements (Alan Gilbert, cond.) RAVEL:                     Suite No. 2 from Daphnis and Chloe (Alan Gilbert, cond.) SCHUBERT:              Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished” (Alan Gilbert, cond.)  

Aug. 02 2020

Music From Movies 08-02-20

7:00 PM Maurice Jarre Witness: Building the Barn Silva 1047 COND Paul Bateman ORCH City of Prague Philharmonic 7:05 PM Duning Moonglow and Main Theme (from the movie RCA/BMG 60392 COND Arthur Fiedler ORCH Boston Pops Orchestra 7:09 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams Coastal Command: Suite from the Film M Polo/HK 8223665 COND Andrew Penny ORCH […]

Aug. 02 2020

Toccata listings 8/2/20

On tonight’s program, and concerto featuring 2 “Lute-Harpsichords,” or Lautenwercke, a late Romantic organ sonata, and a piano concerto by a composer better know for his operas.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!   6:00 PM 17743 Antonio Soler Concerto No. 2 in a Centaur 2550 SOLO John Paul, lautenwerck SOLO Shawn Leopard, lautenwerck 18:48 C […]

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