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  • More evidence that outdated attitudes about female conductors persist

    More evidence that outdated attitudes about female conductors persist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...
  • Free Fall Baltimore receives $25,000 federal grant

    Free Fall Baltimore receives $25,000 federal grant
    Free Fall Baltimore, which today kicks off its seventh year of spotlighting no-charge arts and cultural experiences in Charm City, has received a $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant will be used to help promote and raise...
  • Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87

    Art Modell, former Baltimore Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87
    Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people. Eleven years ago, amid a swirl of confetti following the Ravens' Super Bowl victory in Tampa, a tearful Mr....
  • Art Modell left mark on Baltimore's cultural community

    Art Modell left mark on Baltimore's cultural community
    Art Modell did not just play a major role in the sports life of Baltimore. He and his wife Pat were among the region's most generous donors to the city's cultural institutions, including the Lyric Opera House, Walters Art Museum, Baltimore Museum of Art...
  • Orioles' postseason presents happy conflicts

    Orioles' postseason presents happy conflicts
    Baseball or Beethoven? Block party with live music, or couch party to watch the playoffs? "It's a happy dilemma to have," says Mike Evitts, a spokesman for the Downtown Partnership, among a number of groups whose previously scheduled events this week...
  • Baltimore Symphony announces 2013-14 season

    Baltimore Symphony announces 2013-14 season
    There’s a light and dark theme running through the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-2014 season, which includes works dealing with great loss, as well as great compassion. “Sometimes through tragedy, whether a world war or a...
  • Season of 'Nutcracker,' 'Messiah' starts early

    Season of 'Nutcracker,' 'Messiah' starts early
    The holiday season wouldn't be the holiday season without colorful music and dance events. And, just as department stores break out the Christmas decorations earlier and earlier, some performing arts organizations get into the swing before Thanksgiving....
  • Fallston High post prom party thanks [Letter]

    The Fallston High School PTSA would like to acknowledge the many generous supporters of this year's After-Prom celebration, which was held May 25-26 at the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company. Prom night can be one of the most dangerous evenings...
  • Howard County teen stretching his voice at BSO's 'Star-Spangled' party at Oregon Ridge

    Howard County teen stretching his voice at BSO's 'Star-Spangled' party at Oregon Ridge
    After rehearing with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday morning, Sola Fadiran spent the afternoon rehearsing for "Shrek the Musical," a Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts' Teen Professional Theatre production in which he's starring at the...
  • With Novo on board, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra charts ambitious course for next season

    With Novo on board, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra charts ambitious course for next season
    The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra recently announced the extension of music director Jose-Luis Novo's contract for another five years, as well as the orchestra's 2013-2014 lineup, with five classical concerts plus a holiday program and a family concert....
  • Marin Alsop injures wrist, cancels conducting engagements for July

    Marin Alsop injures wrist, cancels conducting engagements for July
    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director Marin Alsop had an accident Monday night at her hotel in Brazil, where she has been conducting concerts with her other orchestra, the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Alsop, who injured her wrist when she slipped...