| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:28 AM
Some of the loudest, most propulsive sounds to be heard outside of an Ozzfest arena show hit unsuspecting Baltimore Symphony Orchestra audiences last year during a circus-theme program devised by music director Marin Alsop.
One of the thrashing works...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 1:05 PM
Roselyn Elizabeth Hammond, a retired Morgan State University biology professor who often entertained at the piano, died of cancer Sept. 3 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The Ashburton resident was 72.
Born Roselyn Elizabeth Brown in Grambling, La., she was...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 11:06 AM
In classical music terms, one quartet plus one quartet equals an octet. You can hear that mathematical formula for yourself when the American String Quartet is joined by the Ariel String Quartet for a Candlelight Concert Society program on Saturday, Jan....
| Sep 23, 2011
Loraine P. Bernstein, a musical trust's administrator who assisted young musicians in gaining an audience, died of a heart attack Tuesday at Good Samaritan Hospital. The Mount Washington resident was 82.
Born Loraine Panek in Warehouse Point, Conn.,...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 11:32 AM
Three years ago, the Mendelssohn Piano Trio opened the season for Columbia's Sundays at Three chamber music series. The group's performance went over so well that the series decided to have them back again to open this year's season opener on Oct. 2.
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:25 AM
A tuxedo seems like the one sartorial item that Hahn-Bin might not wear when this 24-year-old violinist appears for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre.
This hotshot performer...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:48 AM
Columbia's wildly successful grassroots chamber music series, Sundays at Three, is marking its 15th year with an offer that classical music fans may find difficult to refuse.
Subscribers are getting the chance to buy season tickets at a 15 per cent...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:01 AM
Classical music is said to soothe the soul, but can it calm an upset stomach? Ellicott City resident Dr. Christopher Shih, a gastroenterologist who plays a little piano on the side, is likely to make listeners feel better when he appears as a guest artist...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 2:18 PM
In the latest example of the trend of spinning off movies, music and more from books, author E.L. James has selected an album of classical music featured in her "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy. Baltimore Sun music critic Tim Smth says it's sure to bring...
| Aug 11, 2012
These dog days of summer, when concert halls are terribly quiet around here, are a perfect time for classical music fans to do a little homework that will pay off in the new season.
Folks who have never heard, say, Leonard Bernstein's "Kaddish" Symphony,...
| May 2, 2012
| 2:14 PM
Jazz and classical music come together on the same stage when the Eric Mintel Quartet and the Columbia Pro Cantare join forces for a program of choral works composed by jazz pianist Dave Brubeck on Saturday, May 5 at 8 p.m. in the Jim Rouse Theatre at...
| Aug 16, 2008
It does not matter where Bob Bowman lays his head to rest at night - and it could be anywhere, from Baltimore to Barcelona, Ann Arbor to Beijing - he does not hear his alarm clock in the morning.
He is always awake long before it wails, usually on the...