WBJC's monthly newsletter to keep you informed about programming highlights, upcoming local events and general station news. 
Recently, my husband and I watched, or in my case re-watched, A Night to Remember, the 1958 British film about the sinking of the Titanic. I am decidedly not a fan of the 1997 film on the same subject, but when it sparked a popular obsession with the ship, I was pulled in and wanted to learn more about the events surrounding one of the most infamous maritime disasters in history. I found the 1953 film Titanic quite well-done even though, like its later namesake, it centered on made-up characters rather than real people. My ex-husband, a Baltimore native, recommended a book about the Titanic written by a local author, Walter Lord...

Win an Elegant Evening Out
WBJC and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra invite you to win sedan service, dinner and tickets to see guest conductor Peter Oundjian lead the orchestra in Rachmaninoff’s Transcendent Fantasy , Friday, March 23, 2018, 8 p.m., at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, in Baltimore.

Click here for more details and to enter the drawing. Contest ends 3/17/18 so enter now!
Programming Notes

It’s 1920s Bombay, and Perveen Mistry becomes one of the first female lawyers in India. Her legal work turns to sleuthing as she tries to work out the mystery behind the three widows of Malabar Hill, who are living in purdah. Sujata Massey – half Indian herself – is the author.

03/17/18 - Elektra - 1pm
03/24/18 - Turandot - 1pm
03/31/18 - Cosi Fan Tutte - 1pm
04/07/18 - Lucia di Lammermoor - 1pm
04/14/19 - Louisa Miller - 1pm
04/21/18 - The Exterminating Angel - 1pm
04/28/18 - Cendrillon - 1pm
05/05/18 - Romeo et Juliette - 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. 
Getting a new car? Don’t trade it, donate it!

Before you head to the dealer, plan on donating your older vehicle to WBJC. Usually the value you'll receive for your donation will meet or exceed what the dealer will offer you as a trade-in and is fully tax-deductible.

Call 855-WBJC-CAR or donate securely online.  Click here to see how easy  it is!
  • John Scherch in the role of Luka Zinovich in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko, in its first US performance in the original Russian (the Met did it in French in the 30s), with Bel Cantanti Opera Company, led by Katerina Souvorova. March 18th, 23rd & 25th at Randolph Road Theater in Silver Spring.

  • JHU’s Odyssey Program will present Judith Krummeck and John Nauman performing Enoch Arden, Richard Strauss’s setting of Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s narrative poem for voice and piano, on Saturday, April 7th at the Hopkins Club.
Are you a local independent artist who's also a member of WBJC? We'd like to hear from you! Drop us a line at membership@wbjc.com and let us know a bit about you and what it is that you do.
Sponsor Spotlight
WBJC would like to thank the sponsors of our Elegant Evening Out contest.

Thanks to Rick at Towson Door to Door Sedan Service , providing transportation to all area airports, train stations and entertainment venues. 

Thanks to The Elephant Restaurant , serving dinner Tuesdays to Saturdays starting at 5:00 p.m. with last seating at 10:00 p.m., and Sunday Supper starting at 3:00 p.m. with last seating at 8:00 p.m. The Elephant is located at 924 N. Charles Street, 2 blocks north of the [original] Washington Monument. The Elephant’s vibe is chic and casually elegant.

Thanks to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra , presenting Rachmaninoff’s Transcendent Fantasy. This performance includes Rachmaninoff’s Isle of the Dead, Weber’s Clarinet Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s “Little Russian” Symphony. Friday (8 p.m.) and Sunday (3 p.m.) at the Meyerhoff in Baltimore and Saturday (8 p.m.) at Strathmore in North Bethesda. 
Have you ever considered becoming a WBJC volunteer?
It's super easy! We're always looking for volunteer members to help us during pledge drives and throughout the year in-office.

To get on the notification list for upcoming volunteer opportunities, you can email us at membership@wbjc.com or click the "update profile" link at the bottom of this email. Follow the log-in instructions and add "Volunteer list" to your profile!