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

  • 'School of Rock' tests young talent as it heads to Baltimore, tours the country

    'School of Rock' tests young talent as it heads to Baltimore, tours the country

    The ever-expanding movie-to-stage-musical genre gained a sizable entry with “School of Rock,” which opened on Broadway in 2015 and hasn’t taken a recess yet. Meanwhile, the national touring production, launched in September and hitting Baltimore this week, has also spread the appeal of the show....

  • Barrett's Grill is no ordinary mall restaurant

    Barrett's Grill is no ordinary mall restaurant

    When I was a lad, no one headed to a mall for fine dining or rhapsodized about eating at a hotel. Sure is a different story now. You can find a particularly persuasive example of what I mean at Hunt Valley Towne Centre. Behind that precious spelling is just another sprawling outdoor complex of...

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