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Classical (Music Genre)

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  • Holidays reach a crescendo of local dance and song

    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...
  • 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...
  • Live Arts' opening performances set stage for joyous holiday season

    Live Arts' opening performances set stage for joyous holiday season
    When Live Arts Maryland music director J. Ernest Green conducted the season-closing "Light & Life" classical concert in April, it was a performance that seemed impossible to surpass. Yet the classical season opener, the "Dona Nobis Pacem" concert...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Classical music The Columbia Orchestra's 36th season kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, with the Gallery Winds performing "Autumn Breezes" at the Owen Brown Interfaith Center, 7246 Cradlerock Way in Columbia. Tickets are $10, free for children...
  • 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...
  • Peabody Opera's staging of 'Dialogues of the Carmelites' mostly effective

    Peabody Opera's staging of 'Dialogues of the Carmelites' mostly effective
    It has been nearly 30 years since Francis Poulenc’s haunting opera “Dialogues of the Carmelites” was staged in Baltimore. No telling when or if it might return, so the opportunity offered this weekend by Peabody Opera Theatre should...
  • Columbia Pro Cantare ready to perform Handel's 'Messiah'

    Columbia Pro Cantare ready to perform Handel's 'Messiah'
    Composer George Frederick Handel's "Messiah" was first performed in Dublin in 1742, and it has been performed around the world ever since. Maintaining that tradition in Howard County, Columbia Pro Cantare performs its 27th annual "Messiah" on Sunday, Dec....
  • Love marks 15th year with Columbia Orchestra

    Love marks 15th year with Columbia Orchestra
    The Columbia Orchestra celebrates great music at every concert, but its upcoming program also offers another cause for celebration. Music director Jason Love observes his 15th anniversary leading the group with a program called "The Maestro's Anniversary"...