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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Cap on ticket fees would hurt Baltimore

    Cap on ticket fees would hurt Baltimore
    I am writing to respond to recent letters to the editor regarding City Council Bill 12-0239 and to express support for amendments to put forth by Councilwoman Rikki Spector ("Council fumbles Ticketmaster fees," July 5). The Greater Baltimore Cultural...
  • Another health update on Marin Alsop, Placido Domingo

    Another health update on Marin Alsop, Placido Domingo
    Another update from the casualty list. You will recall that Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director Marin Alsop injured her wrist in a fall earlier this month in Brazil. Turns out that some bones were broken. "I am in a cast for several weeks, but...
  • Marin Alsop renews Baltimore Symphony contract through 2021

    Marin Alsop renews Baltimore Symphony contract through 2021
    (UPDATE: This is new version of the story that was first reported Wednesday, with new quotes, including from the BSO musicians.) Marin Alsop has signed a new contract that will extend her tenure as music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra...
  • Standing ovations for Glenelg Jazz Ensemble during European tour [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Glenelg Jazz Ensemble had the experience of a lifetime in Europe, according to Dayton resident Betsy Brown, who accompanied the group as a chaperone.  The students, under the direction of Barry Enzman, were invited to perform six concerts at five...
  • New contract signals BSO's faith in Marin Alsop

    New contract signals BSO's faith in Marin Alsop
    Any number of things might happen in — or to — our world between now and 2021, a year that seems so sci-fi-distant. But one thing can be counted on: Marin Alsop will be music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra the whole time....