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  • OrchKids gets $1 million gift from Robert Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker

    OrchKids gets $1 million gift from Robert Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
    OrchKids, the program that puts musical instruments into the hands of Baltimore schoolchildren, announced Friday that it is receiving a $1 million gift that will allow it to double the number of students it serves. The donation from Robert E....
  • Concert organizer remembered at annual Sing for King at Laurel High

    Concert organizer remembered at annual Sing for King at Laurel High
    Choir members from 21 area churches and synagogues, accompanied by pianists and a brass section of the U. S. Army Field Band, performed the seventh annual Sing for King to a full house at Laurel High's auditorium Sunday night. The concert to commemorate...
  • BSO players offer lyrical program for Chamber Music by Candlelight

    BSO players offer lyrical program for Chamber Music by Candlelight
    Ordinarily, I would never think of being out on Sunday nights during "Downton Abbey" season, but I made an exception last weekend in order to catch an appealing program on the Chamber Music by Candlelight series at Second Presbyterian Church. (Of course,...
  • BSO offers tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

    BSO offers tribute to Marvin Hamlisch
    Orchestras these days like to put titles on programs, which usually means a dash of the cute, the trite or the hyperbolic. But the title given to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's SuperPops offering this weekend strikes just the right note —...
  • Variety of talent welcomed at Perry Hall Folk Music Night

    Variety of talent welcomed at Perry Hall Folk Music Night
    At the Perry Hall Folk Music Night, democracy prevails — the performers are often in the audience and audience members get to perform. And, even those who don't take the stage at all like to sing along. "Audience participation — people...
  • Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids

    Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids
    Dan Trahey plays the tuba. He's played it all his life, and he takes his instrument with him everywhere, even though it's been years since he's performed regularly with an orchestra. Trahey's affinity for the unwieldy, decidedly uncool contraption says...
  • Musicals to dominate Hippodrome's 2014-15 season

    Musicals to dominate Hippodrome's 2014-15 season
    The 2014-2015 lineup presented by Broadway Across America at the Hippodrome does not boast blockbusters on the order of this season's "The Book of Mormon." But it will offer several recent Tony Award winners, a couple of dirty dancers and a famous...
  • Contemporary music gets extra loving from classical Grammys

    Contemporary music gets extra loving from classical Grammys
    Scrolling through the classical winners of the 2014 Grammys, I was struck by the tilt toward the contemporary, or at least off-the-well-worn-path repertoire. I have no penetrating insight into this. I don't even know if it's a trend in recent years, since...
  • Arena Stage presents Daniel Beaty's potent one-man play about Paul Robeson

    Arena Stage presents Daniel Beaty's potent one-man play about Paul Robeson
    Some voices are so unmistakable, so incredibly distinctive that they seem to burn into your memory, even your soul. You don't have to hear such a voice in person; a recording, however old and worn, will do the trick. That's how I fell under the spell of...
  • Have an idea? Why not TED Talk about it? [Senior Circles]

    We have all heard that old saying, "You are never too old to learn." At a 60th birthday party for a friend, which I attended earlier this month, I learned something new while talking to Kate Campbell Stevenson, actress, singer and educator, who does a...
  • John Weber, tenor

    John Weber, tenor
    John Weber, a tenor who sang in opera productions and was the music director of a Rodgers Forge church, died of an apparent heart attack Jan. 17. The Catonsville resident was 50. His brother, Thomas Proveaux, said Mr. Weber collapsed at the wheel of his...
  • Call him what you want, Kanye West remains at music's forefront

    Call him what you want, Kanye West remains at music's forefront
    FRIDAY UPDATE: "The concert is still on! We will see you tonight!" reads the message on Baltimore Arena's website regarding tonight's Kanye West concert. The Yeezus show is on; check back tomorrow for my review. --------------- For the past decade, it...