| May 8, 2013
| 9:53 AM
The good news about the Spring For Music festival at Carnegie Hall is that it chooses American orchestras of all sizes to bring off-the-beaten-path programs to the nation's premier classical music showplace, and charges only $25 a seat.
The bad news...
| May 10, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Violinist Ellen Pendleton Troyer has struggled for years with the constraints of wearing evening attire for physical, sometimes-strenuous performances. And she considers herself luckier than her male counterparts, who have a stricter dress code of bow...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:02 PM
If it has a good beat, you can count on Marin Alsop to conduct it with infectious energy. That point is being driven home by her latest program with the Baltimore Symphony, which has one more local performance before the orchestra takes it to Carnegie...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:06 PM
NEW YORK -- Carnegie Hall put out the purple Monday night to welcome the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for the opening of Spring For Music, a week-long festival showcasing American orchestras playing adventurous programs. Ravens-colored cloths adorned...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:34 AM
Emilio Martinez's first exposure to art came early in life, when his parents took him to the Visionary Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art.
"I think I was, like, an infant," said the Roland Park native.
But his first exposure may have been even...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Calvert Hall is going to Carnegie Hall.
In April, 15 Calvert Hall College High School vocal music students will join with other school choirs to perform in a festival chorus at Carnegie Hall.
George Wilkerson Jr., vocal music teacher at the school, said...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 3:19 PM
The classical music calendar is covered with notes in Howard County this weekend. That's because there are several local concerts scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 17 and 18. Much as music lovers might like to be in two places at the same time,...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 9:59 AM
The Orioles announced their lineup of pre-game activities for Friday’s Opening Day today, with a nod to the 20th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 2:30 p.m., when ceremonies will begin. Gates...
| Apr 8, 2012
Congratulations to Glenelg Country School senior Hailey Kim, who recently earned national recognition in the 2012 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.
Hailey's winning painting titled, "Beyondness,"...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Barbara Cook approaches a song from the inside out, judging the weight of each measure, the point behind each word in a lyric. So when she sings, she starts from a place where there's nothing but truth. No artifice, no exaggeration, no self-aggrandizing...
| May 30, 2012
You probably categorize your life by the milestone events that have occurred. I like to call mine "Chuck's Great Adventure: XYZ."
It wasn't always this way. I remember the time I was sent on an overseas assignment when I was in the Air Force. It was more...