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  • Still the sound of the future [Commentary]

    Still the sound of the future [Commentary]
    Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' official United States debut, when they first appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show — the country's most watched television program — and lit a generation on fire. By the end of 1964, John Lennon,...
  • Marin Alsop recalls parents' passion for music

    Marin Alsop recalls parents' passion for music
    The past few weeks have been rough on Marin Alsop. Late last month, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's music director gathered with family and friends in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., at the bedside of her mother. Ruth Alsop, whose career included playing...
  • Campus Hills aglow with luminaries, holiday spirit [Towson]

    Campus Hills aglow with luminaries, holiday spirit [Towson]
    Members of the Campus Hills community are taking advantage of the holiday season by revitalizing old traditions and introducing new neighborhood-building activities. On Nov. 29, members of the Campus Hills Community Association held an official tree-...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • Cockeysville teen making a name in country music

    Cockeysville teen making a name in country music
    When Josh Christina starts playing "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" with his band Good Old Stuff, he usually sees a whole lotta young people in the crowd get excited. Kids who were born decades after Jerry Lee Lewis made the song popular in 1957 —...
  • 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...
  • Helzner brings her world Jewish music to Columbia

    Helzner brings her world Jewish music to Columbia
    For more than 25 years, Bob and Linda Chasnow have followed musician Robyn Helzner's career. The Columbia couple watched her play guitar and lead stories during children's services at a Washington synagogue. They attended her concerts, where she...
  • 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...
  • Candlelight in Columbia sheds some light on the viola

    Candlelight in Columbia sheds some light on the viola
    The viola is an important musical instrument in a string ensemble, but rarely does it enjoy a moment of its own in the musical spotlight. Well, it gets more than just a moment in the spotlight when the Fine Arts Quartet is joined by guest violist...
  • Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria

    Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria
    Alexa Haymen says she has always been a fan of "The Sound of Music." Now, she will have the opportunity to visit Austria this summer as a member of the Children's Chorus of Carroll County. Voce Viaggio, which means "Traveling Voices" in Italian, is a...
  • Baltimore Symphony to premiere Leshnoff guitar concerto composed for Manuel Barrueco

    Baltimore Symphony to premiere Leshnoff guitar concerto composed for Manuel Barrueco
    The number of concertos for guitar and orchestra is not long; the list of those heard regularly in concert halls is shorter still. This week, a Baltimore-rooted guitar concerto will enter the repertoire and, given the considerable assets behind it, should...
  • Jazz band lends helping hand to Wilde Lake High

    Jazz musicians play gigs all over the place, but some of these concerts emotionally hit home. In the case of Alex Brown, it's an upcoming concert at his former high school that has special meaning for him. This Wilde Lake High School alumnus is a...