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Programming Notes

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Aug 17 - The Magic Flute - 1pm
Aug 24 - Lucia di Lammermoor - 1pm
Aug 31 - Don Quichotte - 1pm
Sep 07 - Eugene Onegin - 1pm
Sep 14 - Les Troyens - 1pm

Your continued support for opera keeps the Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcasts and other live performances on the  WBJC Operafest  coming to you on Saturdays throughout the year. 

Join Judith Krummeck for an interview series on WBJC devoted to the world of books — from different genres, to book awards, to local and national authors — everything to do with books. Booknotes is made possible by YOU, our members.

This month:


Rona Sue London is the children’s book curator at The Ivy Bookshop. She has some recommendations for summer reading.

Blog Highlights

The final lull before the resumption of the concert season in full will hopefully bring more to talk about; there was an excellent meeting of the minds in the new music community, bringing together composers, creative leaders, and musicians from within and outside of the classical music community. I have events for you to look forward to, and I hope I wind up having to update this soon! Click for the list!

Ordering wine at a restaurant doesn’t have to be torturous or snobby…In fact it should be fun. Thanks to Ray Isle at Food and Wine for writing such nice suggestions in the July 2019 issue of Food and Wine. ... Listen here!

Miss out on part 1? click here to listen
Listener's Choice

John Scherch plays your requests every Friday evening during our long-running request show, Listener's Choice. You can request your favorite music anytime by emailing  listenerschoice@wbjc.com or by visiting us on  Facebook. You can even call in during the week (410-580-5800) and we'll make sure John gets your request!

On September 14th and 15th, John Scherch will be narrating an art song recital of works by women overshadowed by the famous male composers in their lives; works by Alma Mahler, Clara Schumann, Pauline Viardot, and Fanny Mendelssohn, at the Randolph Road Theatre in Silver Spring. More info at http://belcantanti.com/.

The Ivy Bookshop welcomes Judith Krummeck and Tom Hall to discuss Krummeck’s new book Old New Worlds. Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 6:00pm. Click here for details

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