May. 28 2020

Thursday 5/28/20 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM ELGAR: Cockaigne Overture SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto RAVEL: Daphnis et Chloe – Suites No. 1 and 2 Vasily Petrenko, conductor; Ray Chen, violin

May. 27 2020

Creative thinking in the time of Covid-19

Our redoubtable Diana Ross, whose myriad responsibilities at WBJC include Web Administrator, sent us an email to say, “If you know of a local arts org that has transitioned to some kind of online capacity or is holding some kind of event that needs some love, PLEASE feel free to plug them on the WBJC […]

May. 27 2020


11:00 PM Hindemith                    Two Duets for Violin and Clarinet Philip Setzer, Violin; Sebastian Manz, Clarinet   Wuorinen                     Trio for Piano, Violin, and Cello Michael Brown, Piano; Bella Hristova, Violin; Mihai Marica, Cello   Prokofiev                      Sarcasms, Five Pieces for Piano, Op. 17 Juho Pohjonen, Piano   Dean                            Seven Signals for Clarinet, Violin, […]

May. 26 2020

Tuesday 5/26/20 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM Yuri Temirkanov and Denis Matsuev   Rachmaninov:            Piano Concerto No. 3  in D Minor, Op. 30 (Denis Matsuev, piano) Brahms:                      Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 Mussorgsky/Shostakovich:         Two excerpts from Khovanschchina (Kirill Petrenko, conductor) Schoenberg:                Kol nidre (Alberto Mizrahi, narrator; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Duain Wolfe, director)

May. 25 2020

Monday 5/25/20 New York Philharmonic

11:00 PM Christoph Eschenbach conducts Pintscher, Berg, and Brahms   PINTSCHER:              towards Osiris: Study for Orchestra BERG:                        Violin Concerto (1935) (Pinchas Zukerman, violin) BRAHMS orch. SCHOENBERG:         Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor, Op. 25 (Chistoph Eschenbach, conductor)  

May. 24 2020

Music From Movies 5-24-20

7:00 PM 7:00 PM John Williams Saving Private Ryan: Hymn Silva 1098 COND Paul Bateman ORCH City of Prague Philharmonic SOLO The Crouch End Festival Chorus 7:07 PM Stanley Myers Cavatina from “The Deer Hunter” CBS/Sony 89141 COND John Williams ORCH Studio Orchestra SOLO John Williams, guitar 7:11 PM Samuel Barber Adagio for Strings Op […]

May. 24 2020

Toccata listings for 5/24/20

On tonight’s program, a suite from the Second Book of Suites by Couperin, and the your Felix Mendelssohn’s first piano concerto.  Thanks for listening, and enjoy!   6:00 PM 31000 Francois Couperin Harpsichord Suite No.7 Harm Mundi 190354 SOLO Kenneth Gilbert, harpsichord 21:15 C 1 9-13 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:24 PM 37756 Felix Mendelssohn Piano Concerto in […]

May. 24 2020

Choral Hour 5-24-20

8:00 AM Alexander Kastalsky Memory Eternal to the Fallen Heroes Naxos 573889 COND Steven Fox ORCH The Clarion Choir ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:41 AM Randall Thompson The Peaceable Kingdom Sonora 22597 COND Edward Polochick ORCH Concert Artists of Baltimore

May. 23 2020

Vocalise 5/23/20

8:00 PM Traditional Oleg the Wise Ch du Mond 288158 COND Georgy Smirnov ORCH Orthodox Singers ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:03 PM Ralph Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem, Cantata Angel/EMI 54788 COND Richard Hickox ORCH London Symphony Orchestra SOLO and Chorus SOLO Yvonne Kenny, soprano SOLO Bryn Terfel, baritone ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 8:42 PM Claudio Monteverdi Poppea: Pur ti miro […]

May. 23 2020

The Peabody Preparatory moves their summer session online

The Peabody Preparatory, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has moved their Summer Session online this year. Director Maria Mathieson stopped by via Zoom to talk about their Summer Session, as well as the many programs available to adults. More info is at their website.

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