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

  • BSO New Music Festival filled with eclectic works, electric performances

    BSO New Music Festival filled with eclectic works, electric performances

    Marin Alsop has accomplished a great deal during her decade-plus tenure as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s music director, starting with a steady honing of the ensemble’s technical skills; a new wave of recording projects; and an expansion of educational and community activities that includes...

  • New play addresses Trump election, rise of 'nasty nationalism'

    New play addresses Trump election, rise of 'nasty nationalism'

    Early in “Meditations on Nationalism,” a play that receives its premiere from Baltimore’s Quarry Theatre this week, the voice of then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump will be heard bemoaning the state of the country and promising to make America great again. Moments later, a voice-over of...

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