| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Patricia Wright, a retired college librarian and music aficionado, died of a pulmonary embolism Friday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. The Towson resident was 79.
Born Patricia Smith in Thayer, Mo., she was the daughter of Dr. Elmer O. Smith, a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:09 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has appointed Markus Stenz as principal guest conductor for a three-year term commencing with the 2015-2016 season. The German conductor, who is principal conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, made a...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Elliott A. Brager, an attorney who was an accomplished fundraiser for HIV treatment and research, died of heart failure Monday at his Mount Washington home. He was 72.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Park Heights area, he was the son of Philip...
| Jul 12, 2014
The worlds of pop and classical music do not meet all that often — or all that well, as a rule — but certain artists have proved quite adept at bridging the gap. Ben Folds is one of them.
The Winston-Salem, N.C.-born, Nashville-based...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:44 PM
Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win
The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:01 PM
They could only imagine 71,000 fans packed inside M&T Bank Stadium. But the eight finalists who auditioned Tuesday morning for the coveted gig of Baltimore Ravens home-game national anthem singer got a good taste.
Each singer's face flooded the...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Baltimore native Joey Odoms, who returned this summer from duty in Afghanistan as a member of the Maryland Army National Guard, will be the next national anthem singer for the Ravens. He was selected from among eight finalists who sang "The Star-...
| May 22, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Millie Tyssowski, a retired Medicare executive and Social Security Administration budgeting official, died of congestive heart failure May 16 at Sinai Hospital. The Dickeyville resident was 93.
After retiring, she served as president of both the Maryland...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:11 AM
If you like your romanticism with extra layers of hot fudge -- I say bring it on -- this week's Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program is just the ticket.
Two super-lyrical, extra-passionate Russian works, Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and...
| May 27, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Griffin was never supposed to be a star. Given up to a kill shelter in Ohio during what his current owner, Gregg Boersma, believes was a foreclosure dispute, the Siberian husky mix seemed destined for euthanasia. Then Boersma saw his photo online and...
| May 30, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra could have included just a little sample of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to go with its latest program, which includes the overture and incidental music Mendelssohn wrote under the spell of that play. But this...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Melvin Ray Harris, a longtime employee of the United States Information Agency whose love of the outdoors led to stints with the National Park Service and as a volunteer at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and the National Aquarium, died May 24 at the...