| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:59 AM
The sound of harmonized voices echoed through the halls of Lansdowne High School on Tuesday morning.
"Four, three, two," Micah Smith said while striking the keys of a piano as 25 students began to sing under his direction.
Smith is a professional...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:44 PM
In Peter Shaffer’s wildly fanciful play “Amadeus,” the mediocre and oh-so jealous composer Salieri describes the moment he realized the genius of his nemesis — hearing a phrase in Mozart’s Serenade for Winds that was “...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:43 AM
The Kennedy Center's 2014-2015 season will feature a celebration of arts from the Iberian peninsula, along with the premiere of a Degas-inspired theater work, and, as usual, a wide assortment of music and dance events.
The center's two major affiliate...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 11:20 AM
The Chagall Trio explores the 19th-century romantic repertory when it performs on Sunday, March 9, at 3 p.m., at Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia.
This concert in the Sundays at Three series features musicians who are well-known to local audiences....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Since becoming music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2007, Marin Alsop has typically devised a theme of some kind to unify each season. For 2014-2015, the theme is "spirituality and transcendence."
"I started talking about a few pieces,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:33 AM
Christoph Eschenbach has extended his contract as National Symphony Orchestra music director for two years, which keeps him on the podium through 2016-2017. That will be his seventh season.
This is his second contract extension since his tenure started...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:32 PM
If the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra were to appoint a principal guest conductor, I wouldn't be surprised to see Yan Pascal Tortelier get the nod.
The Frenchman returns regularly to the BSO podium and, just as regularly, gets notable results. He did so...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Maryland is home to Maxim Kozlov, a world-class cellist who has performed over 700 concerts in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, South Korea and China in famous orchestras such as Russia’s Chamber Orchestra Kremlin.
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Marin Alsop began her tenure as Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director in 2007 with one of Gustav Mahler's symphonies and has kept his richly challenging, richly rewarding works in the prominently in the picture since.
Over the years, the...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Russian repertoire was so prevalent and played so passionately during Yuri Temirkanov's tenure at the helm of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra that it seemed to some people that there was no point in touching such music again. I confess I entertained that...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:10 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra plays in suitably large concert halls, but its individual members often pop up in smaller halls around the region. A favorite spot is the Sundays at Three chamber music series, for which five Baltimore Symphony Orchestra...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:05 AM
When Trio 180 performs for the Sundays at Three series on Sunday, May 4, at 3 p.m., in Christ Episcopal Church, it should feel at home in such a sacred setting. That's because this chamber music ensemble is in residence at Old First Church in San...