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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Praise for local choral performance [Letter to the Editor]

    Editor: Last Saturday evening Sheldon Bair conducted the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra and the choruses from the Deer Creek Chorale, the Harford Choral Society, the Towson University Choral Society, the Towson High School Chamber Choir, the Frederick...
  • Live Arts' series reflects power and glory at St. Anne's

    Live Arts' series reflects power and glory at St. Anne's
    Live Arts Maryland music director J. Ernest Green conducted the Annapolis Chorale Chamber Chorus, Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and soloists last weekend in performances of works by three of the world's finest composers, filling St. Anne's Episcopal...
  • Best seat in the house for Mozart conductor

    The Howard County Concert Orchestra's music director, Ronald Mutchnik, is a busy person who is more accustomed to running around than sitting around. Audiences expect to find him standing on a podium and raising his hands to conduct a piece. Mutchnik...
  • Holidays reach a crescendo of local dance and song

    It's been a glorious season of performance on our local stages, and there are still a few opportunities to let music and dance carry us through the holidays. Early this month we opened the season with Anne Arundel Community College Dance Company's...
  • NSO premieres George Washington-inspired work for orchestra, narrators

    NSO premieres George Washington-inspired work for orchestra, narrators
    He may have been first in the hearts of his countrymen, but George Washington has not necessarily been first in the minds of composers. This makes the National Symphony Orchestra's premiere at the Kennedy Center Thursday night of the distinctively...
  • Heartfelt tribute to Hamlisch opens Live Arts Maryland season

    Heartfelt tribute to Hamlisch opens Live Arts Maryland season
    J. Ernest Green, artistic director for Live Arts Maryland, began the company's season last month with an auspicious opener: "One Singular Sensation: A Celebration of the Music of Marvin Hamlisch." The performance in late September showcased stellar...
  • Vibrant season-openers from Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Shriver Hall Concert Series

    Vibrant season-openers from Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Shriver Hall Concert Series
    Two more music organizations jumped into the 2013-14 season over the weekend, producing vibrant results in both cases. The Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, marking its 31st year, took the stage Sunday afternoon at Goucher College with a cohesive mix of...
  • Columbia Orchestra fills stage with Verdi's Requiem

    Columbia Orchestra fills stage with Verdi's Requiem
    The Columbia Orchestra starts its 36th season in a big way by performing Giuseppe Verdi's Requiem on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School. This massive composition entails having the 80-member Columbia...
  • Conductors with local ties to lead 'Nutcracker' productions in Baltimore

    Conductors with local ties to lead 'Nutcracker' productions in Baltimore
    Guiding the orchestras during this weekend's "Nutcracker" performances will be two conductors with Baltimore connections. It's a homecoming for Andrew Grams. The Baltimore School for the Arts alum — class of '95 — will be on the podium for...
  • Best on Baltimore stages in 2013

    Best on Baltimore stages in 2013
    The arts world tends to think in terms of September-to-June seasons, rather than calendar years, but it's still fun to look back on the past 12 months and relive the performances that offered extra satisfaction. Although I may have missed some great...
  • Spanish classical music brings warmth to a winter day

    Spanish classical music brings warmth to a winter day
    You can visit Spain without crossing the county line, courtesy of the Howard County Concert Orchestra's "Spanish New Year's Celebration" on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 4 p.m., at St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City. As with a Viennese New Year's-themed...
  • Columbia Orchestra's Jason Love plugs in his electric guitar

    The Columbia Orchestra gets to do a lot of big pieces during the season, but it also has a free chamber music concert series that puts the focus on smaller pieces. Its next chamber concert is on Sunday, Jan. 19, at 3 p.m., at Christ Episcopal Church in...