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

  • Casual but chic vibes at rooftop restaurant Topside

    Casual but chic vibes at rooftop restaurant Topside

    Topside, the cool bar and restaurant crowning the new Hotel Revival, provides transfixing sights of Baltimore’s stately Washington Monument and other architectural charms of the neighborhood. But those vistas from the 14th floor are just icing on the cake — or in this case, ice cream in the float....

  • Pairings Bistro in Bel Air delivers imaginative food and wine

    Pairings Bistro in Bel Air delivers imaginative food and wine

    Amid the maze of indistinguishable shopping centers sprouting in Bel Air is one that holds the enjoyable Pairings Bistro, which lives up fully to its motto: “Where the pairing of food with complementary wines is at the heart of our existence.” I’d get even more enthused if that pairing came with...

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