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

  • Galerie Myrtis exhibit focuses on 'Black Man in a Black World'

    Galerie Myrtis exhibit focuses on 'Black Man in a Black World'

    Baltimore’s Galerie Myrtis can be counted on to showcase art that engages the intellect and emotions as deeply as the eye. That’s doubly true of its latest exhibit, “Black Man in a Black World.” The majority of the public is used to seeing the image of the black male as determined and disseminated...

  • BSO musicians to serenade donors for Harvey relief blood drive

    BSO musicians to serenade donors for Harvey relief blood drive

    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians will perform chamber music for folks responding to the nationwide American Red Cross appeal for blood and platelets in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The performance should add considerably to the ambience for the donors (and perhaps provide welcome distraction...

  • For Rep Stage, feminist issues in 'The Heidi Chronicles' still as relevant as ever

    For Rep Stage, feminist issues in 'The Heidi Chronicles' still as relevant as ever

    If you judged by the 2015 revival on Broadway, the late Wendy Wasserstein’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning play “The Heidi Chronicles” must be passe. The short-lived production lasted only 80 performances despite the cachet of “Mad Men” star Elisabeth Moss in the cast. The poor showing...

  • 10 best bets for theater in Baltimore this fall

    10 best bets for theater in Baltimore this fall

    As part of The Baltimore Sun’s Fall Arts Guide, we’re picking the best arts activities coming to the area this fall. Here’s the best of what the theater scene has to offer. For more, see best bets for: pop music | classical music | visual art | dance | books | film | eclectic | suburban events....

  • 10 best bets for classical music in the Baltimore area this fall

    10 best bets for classical music in the Baltimore area this fall

    As part of The Baltimore Sun’s Fall Arts Guide, we’re picking the best arts activities coming to the area this fall. Here’s the best that the classical music scene has to offer. For more, see best bets for: pop music | theater | visual art | dance | books | film | eclectic | suburban events. ...

  • Provocative UMBC photography exhibit focuses on the male form

    Provocative UMBC photography exhibit focuses on the male form

    Even in a feminism-conscious world, an exhibit of art works depicting the female form, mostly unclothed, might not cause any eyebrows to rise in surprise. But a gallery show focusing on images of males, mostly unclothed — that could give some folks pause. “Man, Image, Idea: Photographs of Men from...

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