Tim Smith

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Tim Smith is The Sun’s fine arts critic, covering classical music, theater and visual arts. Before starting at The Sun in 2000, Smith was classical critic for the Sun-Sentinel in South Florida, where he also contributed to NPR. He's written for The New York Times and BBC Music Magazine, and he's a contributor to Opera News. His book, The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Classical Music (Perigee, 2002), can be found on the most discerning remainder racks.

Recent Articles

  • BSO's $65 million 'Second Century' fundraising campaign is 2/3 there

    BSO's $65 million 'Second Century' fundraising campaign is 2/3 there

    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has raised more than $42 million toward a $65 million “Second Century” fundraising campaign aimed at boosting the organization’s endowment and educational activities. The $42.6 million received so far in cash and pledges came during what the BSO calls the “quiet...

  • BSO trots out war horses by Tchaikovsky, Bartok

    BSO trots out war horses by Tchaikovsky, Bartok

    Another week, another impressive effort by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. If anyone has somehow not noticed how tight the ensemble’s technique has become, Friday night’s performance of Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra, conducted by music director Marin Alsop, would surely have woken up the ears....

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