| May 3, 2014
If it wasn't for the large, well-equipped woodworking shop at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville, Lawrence Schneider might never have embarked upon his third career as a sculptor.
But when Schneider moved into the Hunt Valley community...
| May 3, 2014
| 5:46 AM
An emperor and a dictator rule over the latest Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program, which turns out to be benevolent for us commoners who like noble music-making.
Friday night's concert at Meyerhoff Hall was one of the most riveting and unified the BSO...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:35 PM
When Lyric Opera of Baltimore presents a new production of Verdi's first hit, "Nabucco," this week, there will be a guaranteed encore: The Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves.
"It's so good, you have to hear it again," says James Harp, the company's artistic...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:13 AM
UPDATE: At the end of January, The American Marketing Association – Baltimore presented the BSO with the Marketing Excellence Award for Best Advertising Campaign for this project.
Last year, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra launched a marketing...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 12:32 PM
If the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra were to appoint a principal guest conductor, I wouldn't be surprised to see Yan Pascal Tortelier get the nod.
The Frenchman returns regularly to the BSO podium and, just as regularly, gets notable results. He did so...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:10 AM
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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:16 AM
Talk about pressure!
When Andrea Gielen won the national American Public Health Award last fall, she was not only honored for contributions she had made to the field but, by the award’s terms, is now expected to come up with a second act.
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:56 AM
No matter where she is, 6-year-old Berlyn Wells-Huber loves to sing.
The Catonsville resident sings everything from Christmas carols and nursery rhymes to songs from the Disney movie "Frozen" in her room, in the bath and in the car.
Yet when it came...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 7:07 AM
You just never know when lightning will strike in a concert hall.
It happened Thursday night at the Meyerhoff, where conductor Jakub Hrusa made his Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut, generating unmistakable sparks in works by Dvorak and Janacek,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Few musicians generate the affection that Itzhak Perlman has enjoyed from the public for the better part of four decades. That bond is still going strong, as was evident the moment he made his entrance at the Music Center at Strathmore Thursday night to...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 11:06 AM
The Howard County Concert Orchestra's music director, Ronald Mutchnik, is a busy person who is more accustomed to running around than sitting around. Audiences expect to find him standing on a podium and raising his hands to conduct a piece.