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  • Stanley I. Panitz, real estate developer

    Stanley I. Panitz, real estate developer
    Stanley I. Panitz, a former real estate developer whose Bolton Square town house community earned him national recognition, died Monday from complications of Alzheimer's disease at Springwell Senior Living in Mount Washington. The Roland Park resident...
  • Libby H. Younglove, volunteer

    Libby H. Younglove, volunteer
    Libby H. Younglove, a homemaker and longtime Baltimore Symphony Orchestra volunteer, died Monday from osteogenic sarcoma at her summer home in Ocean City. She was 66. The former Libby Jean Hale was born and raised in Cockeysville. After graduating from...
  • BSO announces new timpanist, four other orchestra appointments

    BSO announces new timpanist, four other orchestra appointments
    Beginning in September with the start of the 2013-2014 season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will officially welcome James Wyman as principal timpanist, succeeding the late, much-loved Dennis Kain, who served in that position for 46 years. Wyman...
  • Midweek Madness snaps into 'West Side Story' mood

    Midweek Madness snaps into 'West Side Story' mood
    Fresh on the heels of performing 'Carmina Burana,' which inspired one of the drollest entries yet in Midweek Madness, if Midweek Madness does say so itself, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is about to play a live soundtrack for screenings of the 1961...
  • Dr. Martin Helrich

    Dr. Martin Helrich
    Dr. Martin Helrich, a pioneering anesthesiologist who had headed the department of anesthesiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, died Sunday of complications from heart disease at his Pikesville home. He was 91. "Martin was so...
  • Joseph S. Eubanks

    Joseph S. Eubanks
    Joseph S. Eubanks, a noted bass-baritone and Morgan State University music professor who performed with the first American company of "Porgy and Bess," which toured the world in the 1950s, died May 16 of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson....
  • Hearing the voice behind 'West Side Story'

    Hearing the voice behind 'West Side Story'
    UPDATE: This just in on June 13, 2013: Marni Nixon has had to cancel her scheduled appearance with the Baltimore Symphony this week due to what a press release from the orchestra describes as "a sudden temporary illness."  Read more on the Artsmash blog....
  • Walter Budko

    Walter Budko
    Walter Budko, a retired insurance sales agent who was a first-round draft choice of the old Baltimore Bullets basketball team, where he played for three seasons, died of cancer May 25 at Stella Maris Hospice. The Timonium resident was 87. According to...
  • Midweek Madness raises its mug to 'Carmina Burana'

    Midweek Madness raises its mug to 'Carmina Burana'
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is trotting out "Carmina Burana" for its next program, excuse enough for Midweek Madness to hoist a few brewskis in the general direction of Carl Orff's indestructible cantata (not that Midweek Madness ever indulges in...
  • John Williams brings down the house in Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut

    John Williams brings down the house in Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut
    Letting out roars that must have been audible in Ocean City, the capacity crowd at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall rewarded film composer John Williams with ovation after ovation Tuesday night, each louder than the one before. It was an extraordinary and moving...
  • Edward Weiss

    Edward Weiss
    Edward Henry Weiss, a retired marketing executive who put the name Wacky Noodle on a children's flotation device used in swimming pools, died of a stroke Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 74. Born in Brooklyn,...
  • Ignat Solzhenitsyn leads Baltimore Symphony in works by Mozart, Part

    Ignat Solzhenitsyn leads Baltimore Symphony in works by Mozart, Part
    When Ignat Solzhenitsyn's career began a couple decades ago, the piano was his primary focus. In short order, the podium attracted his attention, and he has enjoyed significant success as a conductor. Over the weekend, this son of the Nobel Prize-...