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  • BGE head to retire after decade at utility's helm

    BGE head to retire after decade at utility's helm
    Kenneth W. DeFontes Jr. will retire as Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s president and CEO at the end of the month, after nearly a decade at the helm of Maryland's largest gas and electric utility. His retirement, announced Wednesday, will be effective...
  • Ganz returns to Columbia and to Chopin

    Ganz returns to Columbia and to Chopin
    When Brian Ganz performs a solo recital for the Sundays at Three series on Sunday, Oct. 27, he won't have any trouble finding Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia. The classical pianist knows the local roads like he knows his way around a keyboard. Ganz,...
  • Baltimore Symphony lifts off with sci-fi program featuring George Takei

    Baltimore Symphony lifts off with sci-fi program featuring George Takei
    You will not be the least surprised that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has a hit on its hand with "Sci-Fi Spectacular," a pops program this weekend featuring the inimitable George Takei. If you don't have tickets for the remaining performances, beam...
  • 'Star Trek' alum George Takei still stuns

    'Star Trek' alum George Takei still stuns
    George Takei, speaking by phone from his California home, cannot resist describing the un-wintry view from his window. "There's a flawless blue sky, golden sunshine and a green garden outside," the Los Angeles-born Takei says in his burnished baritone,...
  • Clarinetist Anthony McGill gives radiant performance of Mozart concerto with BSO

    Clarinetist Anthony McGill gives radiant performance of Mozart concerto with BSO
    In Peter Shaffer’s wildly fanciful play “Amadeus,” the mediocre and oh-so jealous composer Salieri describes the moment he realized the genius of his nemesis — hearing a phrase in Mozart’s Serenade for Winds that was “...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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....