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  • Sidney S. Forrest, Peabody teacher

    Sidney S. Forrest, Peabody teacher
    Sidney S. Forrest, an esteemed clarinet teacher who had taught generations of students at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Levine School of Music in Washington, died Aug. 9 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda of complications from injuries...
  • Marin Alsop leads historic Last Night of the Proms

    Marin Alsop leads historic Last Night of the Proms
    LONDON -- The Last Night of the Proms became a First Night for Women on Saturday when Marin Alsop walked onto the stage of the massive and festively adorned Royal Albert Hall and made a bit of history in this history-drenched country. “A lot has...
  • BSO musicians OK three-year contract

    BSO musicians OK three-year contract
    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians ratified a new three-year contract Friday that will include the restoration of salary cuts that were made in the wake of the economic downturn. By the 2015-2016 season, annual base salary for tenured musicians...
  • Midweek Madness looks at '1812 Overture' from a percussive vantage point

    Midweek Madness looks at '1812 Overture' from a percussive vantage point
    After a brief hiatus that had people feeling downcast all over the globe, Midweek Madness returns with a nod to the opening of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2013-14 subscription series. The big news of the concert is the US premiere of John Adams'...
  • BSO opens season with U.S. premiere of John Adams' Saxophone Concerto

    BSO opens season with U.S. premiere of John Adams' Saxophone Concerto
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opened its 2013-2014 season Friday night with a burst of sax and violence. Of particular note was the U.S. premiere of the Saxophone Concerto by eminent American composer John Adams, who has given the small repertoire of...
  • Petro Kosmides

    Petro Kosmides
    Petro Kosmides, a retired quality-control engineer who also taught at the Community College of Baltimore County, died Friday of complications from a brain tumor at his home in the Chapelgate section of Timonium. He was 83. Born in Baltimore, he was known...
  • This nearby classical music concert is Sunday at three

    The Sundays at Three chamber music series is just a short drive away for Howard County residents, because its concerts are performed at Christ Episcopal Church, in Columbia. This can be as much of an advantage for the performers as for the audience....
  • BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Age of Anxiety'

    BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Age of Anxiety'
    Marin Alsop's tenure as music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been notable for several things, prominent among them the programming of compositions by Leonard Bernstein, her childhood idol and mentor when she was starting her conducting...
  • Bernstein, Ravel program brings out best in BSO, Alsop, Thibaudet

    Bernstein, Ravel program brings out best in BSO, Alsop, Thibaudet
    Officially, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2013-14 season opened last week. Musically, I'd say it really got going last night, when the ensemble kicked into high gear to deliver sterling performances of works by Leonard Bernstein and Maurice Ravel....
  • More evidence that outdated attitudes about female conductors persist

    More evidence that outdated attitudes about female conductors persist
    Alex Ross has posted a column that addresses, among other things, persistent and stupid attitudes about women on the podium. Very dispiriting. What really shook me up was what Alex found in a year-old interview given by Yuri Temirkanov to a Russian...
  • Former BSO assistant concertmaster Igor Yuzefovich takes Singapore post

    Former BSO assistant concertmaster Igor Yuzefovich takes Singapore post
    Now you see him, now you don't. At the start of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's season, its former assistant concertmaster, Igor Yuzefovich, one of the ensemble's most dynamic players, was back onstage after a stint as concertmaster of the Hong...
  • Harry H. Boublitz, librarian

    Harry H. Boublitz, librarian
    Harry H. Boublitz, a retired Enoch Pratt librarian and bibliophile who filled his Medfield Heights home with books, died Saturday of Parkinson's disease at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 83. The son of a plumber and a homemaker, Harry Hamilton Boublitz was...