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  • Columbia Orchestra kicks off season with Bernstein and Beethoven

    Columbia Orchestra kicks off season with Bernstein and Beethoven
    You don't have to venture farther into the alphabet than the letter "B" to discover the bulk of the Columbia Orchestra's 35th season-opening concert on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School. Symphonic giants from...
  • BSO SuperPops returns to fabulous '50s

    BSO SuperPops returns to fabulous '50s
    Appropriately, given the prominent TV references, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opens its 2012-2013 SuperPops season this weekend with a rerun — a program called "The Golden Age of Black and White." This celebration of 1950s television and...
  • Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher

    Clarence E. Beard, vocal music teacher
    Clarence Edward Beard, a retired Baltimore County public schools vocal music teacher, died of kidney failure Sept. 28 at his Pikesville home. He was 97. Born in Westminster, he was raised on his parents' dairy farm. He was a 1932 graduate of...
  • Couple resurrecting Scaregrounds attraction as home-based fundraiser

    Couple resurrecting Scaregrounds attraction as home-based fundraiser
    This week, as in Halloween seasons of yore, a sinister, supernatural and mysteriously menacing traveling carnival — run by a character known as the Timoniac — is preparing to haunt the hills, hollows and backyards of historic Lutherville. It'...
  • A 'classical revolution' is spreading in Baltimore

    A 'classical revolution' is spreading in Baltimore
    It was a quiet night for a revolution. People at the bar in Joe Squared Station North sat huddled over drinks and conversations. Folks occasionally strolled in to pick up pizza orders or headed to dining tables in the back. Few even glanced at the...
  • Tough times for the BSO

    Tough times for the BSO
    A report last week that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is anticipating a deficit of $750,000 or more for the fiscal year that began in September is a reminder that the effects of the 2008 recession are still reverberating through the state's nonprofit...
  • Sundays at Three scores with winning combination

    Not everybody is watching football games on Sunday afternoon. Thank goodness that's the case for the classical music series Sundays at Three, which, true to its name, stands a sporting chance of attracting a nonsporting audience for its season-opening...
  • 'Carmina Burana' a boisterous opener for Columbia Pro Cantare

    Columbia Pro Cantare opens its 36th season with a choral blast when it does Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m., at Jim Rouse Theatre at Wilde Lake High School. It's such a popular piece of classical music that audiences seemingly...
  • The BSO has come through rougher times than these

    There is a historical precedent for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra reducing the number of scheduled performances in times of economic distress ("Tough times for the BSO," Oct. 22). During the Great Depression, when the orchestra was supported solely by...
  • Baltimore Symphony welcomes back violinist Midori, conductor Gilbert Varga

    Baltimore Symphony welcomes back violinist Midori, conductor Gilbert Varga
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is serving up a meaty program this week and is welcoming back some substantial guest artists to help deliver it. Midori, the supernaturally gifted violinist and energetic champion of music education, makes her first...
  • Baltimore Symphony appoints playwright in residence

    The Baltimore Symphony is about to become one of the very few, if not the first, major classical orchestras in the United States to officially appoint a playwright in residence. This weekend, Didi Balle will preside over the third of her "symphonic...
  • Go to it: BSO's Music Box Series

    Go to it: BSO's Music Box Series
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is launching a Music Box Series, designed for the 6-month- to 3-year-old set. BSO vice president of education Carol Bogash calls the project “the final piece in the BSO’s educational framework” and...