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

  • 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...

  • Baltimore Symphony to make first overseas tour in 13 years

    Baltimore Symphony to make first overseas tour in 13 years

    The last time the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra ventured across the Atlantic was in the fall of 2005 for a tour that became a highlight of Yuri Temirkanov’s final season as music director. His successor, Marin Alsop, will be at the helm when the BSO returns to Europe in August after an absence of...

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