Posts filed under ‘Music’
Baltimore native Philip Glass has been commissioned to write a new version of 1812 Overture in honor of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conductor Marin Alsop will be directing it. Tom Hall talks with her about the premiere.
Tom Hall talks with Darin Atwater, the founder of the Soulful Symphony, which is wrapping up its season this Friday with a tribute to Whitney Houston.
Music critic Tim Kabara breaks down “Bloom” for us.
The “Godfather of Go-Go” died last Wednesday at age 75 at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. We revisit Tom Hall’s conversation with Chuck Brown from last June, when he brought his homegrown dance sound to the Roots Fest in West Baltimore.
Music critic Tim Kabara on Lower Dens’ latest album.
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians Phil Munds and Ken Goldstein were making a record with pianist and composer Bryan Rowe when he died in 2009. Bryan’s widow encouraged them to finish. Today, they tell Tom Hall about the album that resulted, called “Thin Space.”
Choreographer Liz Lerman talks with Tom about making music while dancing.
Soprano Stefania Dovhan talks with Tom Hall about her early training at the Baltimore School for the Arts and her return to another Baltimore stage–the Lyric–for the production of Faust.
Treats for aesthetes!
You may know Handel for his Messiah, but this weekend the Handel Choir of Baltimore takes on his oratorio about the mother of Bacchus. Tom Hall talks to the choir’s artistic director and a Loyola classics professor about the music and the Greek myth that inspired it.