There's something irresistible about eavesdropping on great musicians jamming, away from audiences and expectations. If someone thinks to turn on a microphone during such a session, you can end up with an invaluable souvenir.
That's what happened Dec. 4, 1956.Read more
That post-racial society we were all supposed to be enjoying by now remains elusive, which makes “To Be Black in White America,” opening Saturday at Galerie Myrtis, all the more powerful.
The show, part of the Artscape Gallery Network, offers a timely commentary as much on old days as the here and now, and it does so in ways subtle and confrontational, poetic and emotional.Read more
About a year and a half ago, when the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra announced its 2015-2016 centennial season, the choice of Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem for this weekend's final program could be viewed solely on the basis of the work's extraordinary musical worth. The massacre at a gay club in Orlando last Sunday morning gave a sobering new context to the selection.Read more
A packed house roared its approval for cellist Yo-Yo Ma, featured artist in an all-Dvorak program with the Baltimore Symphony led by Marin Alsop.Read more