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

  • Essen Room in Pikesville serves up abundance of traditional deli fare

    Essen Room in Pikesville serves up abundance of traditional deli fare

    Talk about serendipitous timing. Since the Essen Room opened up on Hooks Lane in November, brimming with Jewish deli fare, another Pikesville fixture with a similar menu, Suburban House, closed after more than half a century. Not that the two events are related, mind you. Just saying it’s a little...

  • BSO opens new year with all-Mozart program

    BSO opens new year with all-Mozart program

    To start up the new year, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra turned to something old — music by Mozart. A program devoted solely to that composer can be counted on to draw a crowd, as it did Friday at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The reward for venturing out on a bitter night (what’s a little wind chill...

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