Jul. 15 2019

Monday 07/15/19 New York Philharmonic

11:00 PM COPLAND:                Concerto for Clarinet, Strings, Harp, & Piano Anthony McGill, clarinet Jaap van Zweden, conductor   BARBER:                   Violin Concerto, Op. 14 Frank Huang, violin Juraj Valcuha, conductor   BOLCOM:                  Trombone Concerto Joseph Alessi, trombone Alan Gilbert, conductor   ADOLPHE:                 Unearth, Release! Cynthia Phelps, viola Jaap van Zweden, conductor   […]

Jul. 13 2019

7-13-19 Face The Music Listings!

This week our panel was made up of Phil Greenfield of The American Record Guide, Ed Goldstein from the Annapolis Symphony and Peabody Ragtime Ensemble and Wbjc’s own Kati Harrison.  We loved the Tedesco, the Schumann and the Blacher.  Here are the listings…hope you enjoyed the show. Play Report PLAY DATE: Sat, 07/13/2019 5:00 PM            […]

Jul. 12 2019

7-15-19 Word On Wine 2 MORE Roses!

This week two super nice Roses…The Secateurs is from Swartland South Africa and the Belleruche is from the Rhone.  Both are super nice and neither expensive.  Here’s our show…complete with my Rose credo!

Jul. 12 2019

7-13-19 Music In Maryland Baltimore Symphony Musicians, Chamber Music by Candlelight

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 […]

Jul. 12 2019

Toccata listings 7/14/19

On tonight’s program, piano music by Franz Lehar, organ music by Dietrich Buxtehude, and an “authentic” performance of a piano concerto by Mozart.  Thanks so much for listening, and enjoy!   6:00 PM 42085 Franz Lehar Piano Sonata in F CPO 999715 SOLO Wolf Harden, piano 22:06 C 1 1-4 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:25 PM 8718 Dietrich […]

Jul. 11 2019

The Nature of Genius

The word “genius” is bandied about a lot these days.  It seems that whenever someone dies, somebody calls that person a Genius.  This is especially true in the world of popular music, but is certainly not limited to it.  Whether it’s a rock musician who sets himself apart from his peers by his actions or […]

Jul. 11 2019

7-11-19 Word On Wine Eric Asimov and Robert Parker

This week Mary and I discuss a New York Times article by Eric Asimov (Above Left) published on June 19, 2019 entitled ‘It’s Time to Rethink Wine Criticism’.   Using the occasion of Robert Parker’s (Above Right) retirement, Asimov discusses the role of the wine critic and how changing the way we write about wine might […]

Jul. 11 2019

Thursday 07/11/19 Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

11:00 PM MOZART: Symphony No. 33 BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4 VALI: Isfahan LISZT: Les Preludes WAGNER: Prelude to Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg Manfred Honeck, conductor; Juho Pohjonen, piano

Jul. 10 2019


11:00 PM CONDUCTOR:           Roderick Cox SOLOISTS:                 Cameron Carpenter, organ Christopher Cerrone, electronics Christopher Cerrone:                      The Insects Became Magnetic (world premiere, LA Phil commission) Poulenc:                      Organ Concerto Bach:                           Fugue in G Minor Saint-Saëns:                Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78 “Organ”  

Jul. 09 2019

Tuesday 07/09/19 Chicago Symphony Orchestra

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

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