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  • Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors

    Retirement communities, performing groups, provide arts outreach to seniors
    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...
  • Alsop, BSO deliver explosive account of Shostakovich's Twelfth Symphony

    Alsop, BSO deliver explosive account of Shostakovich's Twelfth Symphony
    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...
  • Lyric Opera Baltimore to present Verdi's 'Nabucco' with guaranteed encore

    Lyric Opera Baltimore to present Verdi's 'Nabucco' with guaranteed encore
    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...
  • Baltimore Symphony marketing campaign shows musicians without any airs, but some tattoos

    Baltimore Symphony marketing campaign shows musicians without any airs, but some tattoos
    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...
  • Tortelier at his dynamic best in return to Baltimore Symphony podium

    Tortelier at his dynamic best in return to Baltimore Symphony podium
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen

    Inspiring Women: Andrea Gielen
    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. The...
  • Children's Chorus of Maryland finds home in Towson

    Children's Chorus of Maryland finds home in Towson
    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...
  • Impressive night for BSO with conductor Jakub Hrusa, pianist Andre Watts

    Impressive night for BSO with conductor Jakub Hrusa, pianist Andre Watts
      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,...
  • Itzhak Perlman joins Baltimore Symphony for program of Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz

    Itzhak Perlman joins Baltimore Symphony for program of Mozart, Beethoven, Berlioz
    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...
  • Best seat in the house for Mozart conductor

    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. Mutchnik...