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  • Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate

    Gayle Hafner, lawyer and disabilities advocate
    Gayle Hafner, a senior staff attorney of the Maryland Disability Law Center and a co-founder of Medicaid Matters Maryland who was an outspoken advocate for those with disabilities, died March 22 of a heart attack during an operation at the University of...
  • Five from BSO on deck for Sundays at Three

    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra plays in suitably large concert halls, but its individual members often pop up in smaller halls around the region. A favorite spot is the Sundays at Three chamber music series, for which five Baltimore Symphony Orchestra...
  • BSO offers tribute to Marvin Hamlisch

    BSO offers tribute to Marvin Hamlisch
    Orchestras these days like to put titles on programs, which usually means a dash of the cute, the trite or the hyperbolic. But the title given to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's SuperPops offering this weekend strikes just the right note —...
  • Esther R. Levin, women's rights advocate

    Esther R. Levin, women's rights advocate
    Esther R. Levin, who spent her life fighting for women's rights, died Jan. 26 of Alzheimer's disease at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She was 88. The daughter of Frank J. Rubenstein, an insurance consultant, and Mary Rubenstein, a homemaker, Esther Gertrude...
  • John Weber, tenor

    John Weber, tenor
    John Weber, a tenor who sang in opera productions and was the music director of a Rodgers Forge church, died of an apparent heart attack Jan. 17. The Catonsville resident was 50. His brother, Thomas Proveaux, said Mr. Weber collapsed at the wheel of his...
  • BSO players offer lyrical program for Chamber Music by Candlelight

    BSO players offer lyrical program for Chamber Music by Candlelight
    Ordinarily, I would never think of being out on Sunday nights during "Downton Abbey" season, but I made an exception last weekend in order to catch an appealing program on the Chamber Music by Candlelight series at Second Presbyterian Church. (Of course,...
  • BSO will make 'Carnival of Animals'come alive for Halstead, Pleasant Plains first-graders [Loch Raven]

    First-grade students at Halstead Academy and Pleasant Plains Elementary schools are eagerly awaiting a field trip to the Meyerhoff in February where they will see a performance of "Carnival of Animals." Their excitement might be intensified by reports...
  • Jack Everly to step in for Marin Alsop as conductor for BSO's Chaplin film program

    Jack Everly to step in for Marin Alsop as conductor for BSO's Chaplin film program
    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director Marin Alsop has canceled her scheduled appearances this week with the ensemble. Her mother, a cellist who spent several decades in the New York City Ballet Orchestra, died late last week in upstate New York at...
  • OrchKids appears to lack diversity [Letter]

    OrchKids appears to lack diversity [Letter]
    Regarding the recent article on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's OrchKids program, while Dan Trahey may see a metaphorical connection between society an orchestra, what is striking about the photographs of his class is their homogeneity ("Dan Trahey...
  • Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids

    Dan Trahey helps make OrchKids a national model for helping disadvantaged kids
    Dan Trahey plays the tuba. He's played it all his life, and he takes his instrument with him everywhere, even though it's been years since he's performed regularly with an orchestra. Trahey's affinity for the unwieldy, decidedly uncool contraption says...
  • Russian program impressively delivered by BSO, Alsop, Salerno-Sonnenberg

    Russian program impressively delivered by BSO, Alsop, Salerno-Sonnenberg
    Russian repertoire was so prevalent and played so passionately during Yuri Temirkanov's tenure at the helm of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra that it seemed to some people that there was no point in touching such music again. I confess I entertained that...
  • Baltimore Symphony's 2014-2015 season to explore 'spirituality and transcendence'

    Baltimore Symphony's 2014-2015 season to explore 'spirituality and transcendence'
    Since becoming music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2007, Marin Alsop has typically devised a theme of some kind to unify each season. For 2014-2015, the theme is "spirituality and transcendence." "I started talking about a few pieces,...