Tim Smith

Writer

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

  • Mega-church drama of 'The Christians' gets incisive production at Center Stage

    Mega-church drama of 'The Christians' gets incisive production at Center Stage

    Religion, like politics, may be an unsafe topic for polite conversation, but it sure can make for memorable theater. Lucas Hnath’s 2015 play “The Christians,” enjoying a terrific production at Center Stage, manages an almost miraculous feat — addressing matters of faith without condescension, manipulation...

  • BSO opens season with colorful mix of new, old

    BSO opens season with colorful mix of new, old

    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra brought out a colorful assortment of the new and the old for the opening subscription program of the season and served it up engagingly. To start things off Thursday night at the Music Center at Strathmore, music director Marin Alsop provided then-and-now samples...

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