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  • 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,...
  • John Williams to conduct Baltimore Symphony in musicians' pension fund benefit

    John Williams to conduct Baltimore Symphony in musicians' pension fund benefit
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, which has slipped back into deficit territory partly because of pension fund obligations, has planned a concert to do something about that. The program has what should be a big draw -- music by celebrated film...
  • Organist Felix Hell showcased in Baltimore Symphony's French program

    Organist Felix Hell showcased in Baltimore Symphony's French program
    When Meyerhoff Symphony Hall was built back in the early 1980s, there was space for a proper pipe organ to be installed, which would have made the facility even more valuable. Too bad there wasn’t any money. Since then, the Baltimore Symphony...
  • Parents make financial commitment to supporting their children in Howard County orchestra program [Letter]

    Congratulations to the members of the Howard County Gifted and Talented High School Orchestra on their fine performance "Side by Side" with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore. Howard County and...
  • 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-...
  • Ticketmaster is a scalper by another name

    Ticketmaster is a scalper by another name
    The City Council finally had a chance to do something for the average citizen to help them financially, and what do they do? They vote in favor of big business ("Council committee votes to allow Ticketmaster fees," March 1). What a shock! To allow...
  • The Baltimore Symphony delivers vivid Wagner program

    The Baltimore Symphony delivers vivid Wagner program
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra chose some of Richard Wagner’s most radiant and involving music for a program this weekend to mark the composer’s bicentennial year. The results were pretty radiant, too, Friday night at Meyerhoff Symphony...
  • Isidor Saslav, BSO concertmaster

    Isidor Saslav, BSO concertmaster
    Isidor Saslav, a former Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and Peabody Institute violin teacher, died of complications from cancer Jan. 26 at a hospital in Tyler, Texas. The former Mount Washington resident was 74. Born in Jerusalem, he moved...
  • Students sitting in with the Baltimore Symphony

    The stage at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall stands under a four-story-high ceiling, commanding an auditorium that seats more than 2,400 — bigger than any hall most students in the Howard County Gifted and Talented Orchestra have ever played. Soon after...