The winter that just faded into spring held quite a few noteworthy concerts in Baltimore. Here is a brief report (in alphabetical order) on the music I got to hear during the past several weeks.
Baltimore Choral Arts Society
To wrap up his remarkable 35-year run as music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Tom Hall gave a farewell concert drawn largely from repertoire with religious texts. On March 11 at Kraushaar Auditorium, the ensemble honored Hall with singing of technical poise and communicative nuance.
Haydn's "Lord Nelson" Mass, one of his greatest achievements in the genre, received a vivid performance not only from the...