Oct. 13 2019

Music From Movies 10-13-19

7:00 PM 7:00 PM John Williams Harry Potter: Hedwig’s theme DG/Archiv 30629 COND John Williams ORCH Recording Artists Orch of L.A. SOLO Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin 7:07 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams The England of Elizabeth: 3 Portraits M Polo/HK 8223665 COND Andrew Penny ORCH RTE Concert Orchestra, Dublin 7:24 PM John Williams Star Wars medley for […]

Oct. 13 2019

Choral Hour 10-13-19

8:00 AM Francis Poulenc Stabat Mater Naxos 8553176 COND Michel Piquemal ORCH Orchestre de la Cite SOLO Vittoria Regional Choir SOLO Danielle Borst, soprano ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:37 AM Ola Gjeilo Song of the Universal 2L 2 COND Anita Brevik ORCH Trondheim Soloists SOLO Nidaros Cathedral Girls’ Choir______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:49 AM Gregorio Allegri Miserere Gimell 339 COND Peter […]

Oct. 12 2019

Vocalise 10/12/19

8:00 PM Giuseppe Verdi La Traviata: “Libiamo, ne’lieti calici” London 443828 COND Richard Bonynge ORCH National Philharmonic Orch. SOLO Luciano Pavarotti, tenor SOLO Joan Sutherland, soprano SOLO London Opera Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:04 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music Telarc 80676 COND Robert Spano ORCH Atlanta Symphony Orchestra SOLO and Chorus ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:18 PM Gaetano […]

Oct. 12 2019

10-12-19 Face The Music Listings!

This week it was a pleasure to welcome John Bowen back to Face The Music.  John is currently living in Chicago and we are delighted he came to visit.  Also on the panel Phil Greenfield from The American Record Guide and violinist and conductor Ronald Muchnik.  Trifonov is amazing, O’Conor pretty good and who couldn’t […]

Oct. 11 2019

10-12-19 Music In Maryland Morgan State Choir!

Whenever I hear the Morgan State Choir I am always impressed and delighted.  It has taken me forever to have the choir on Music in Maryland and that’s on me!  I am very grateful to their music director Eric Conway for providing me with some wonderful music and also coming in to do an interview. […]

Oct. 11 2019

Toccata listings 10/13/19

On tonight’s program, a “WBJC Premier” piano sonata, and a concerto played on a Tangent Piano.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!   6:00 PM 41508 Norbert Burgmuller Piano Sonata in f Op 8 MD+G 3080926 SOLO Hiroko Maruko,piano 25:56 C 1 1-3 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:32 PM 37487 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Concerto in e H 418 […]

Oct. 10 2019

10-14-19 Word On Wine 2 Cru Beaujolais Encore!

For our final tasting we left the best for last!  2 Cru Beaujolais 1 from Regnie and the other from Morgon.  Both were around $20 and first rate.  Frankly I have always had the buy with your eyes closed on the Beaujolais shelf and have never been disappointed.

Oct. 10 2019

10-10-19 Word on Wine Quiz!

This week Quiz master Mary and I answer questions about various and sundry wine topics.  It’s always fun.  It occurs to me that if you have any wine questions on your minds, drop us a note and we will do our best.

Oct. 10 2019

Thursday 10/10/19 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM WAGNER: “Prelude und Liebestod” from Tristan und Isolde DVORAK: Cello Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy BIZET: Excerpts from Carmen, Suite No. 1 and No. 2 Juraj Valčhua, conductor; Joshua Roman, cello

Oct. 09 2019


11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:            Yaniv Dinur SOLOIST:                    Vadim Gluzman, violin   Menachem Wiesenberg                  Jerusalem, for symphony orchestra Tchaikovsky                Concerto in D major for Violin & Orchestra, Op. 35 Shostakovich               Symphony No. 12 in D minor, Op. 112, “The Year 1917”  

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