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  • 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...
  • 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 —...
  • Christmas concert at Central Presbyterian features choir, handbells, orchestra

    Christmas concert at Central Presbyterian features choir, handbells, orchestra
    The front door had barely cracked open and already the lilt of harmonizing voices could be heard from the sanctuary at Central Presbyterian Church in Towson. This was just choir practice — an important one to be sure, for the Christmas concert was...
  • Advocates say gas pipeline project will harm Oregon Ridge park

    Advocates say gas pipeline project will harm Oregon Ridge park
    Advocates for Oregon Ridge Park warn construction of a gas pipeline planned to cut through Baltimore County's largest park will destroy acres of forest and could disrupt wildlife and pollute a popular swimming lake. "Essentially, we're losing a part...
  • Phyllis Brotman, who blazed trail for women in business, dies at 79

    Phyllis Brotman, who blazed trail for women in business, dies at 79
    Phyllis Brotman, who began her public relations and marketing career at her kitchen table and became one of the most respected and influential women in Baltimore business and civic affairs, died Friday at Arden Courts. She was 79 and had been suffering...
  • Catonsville Fab Lab adds dimension to digital fabrication

    Catonsville Fab Lab adds dimension to digital fabrication
    The din coming from the high-tech Fab Lab in the HTEC building on the Catonsville campus of the Community College of Baltimore County was nearly deafening last week.   Under the watchful eyes of Jason Hughes protected by safety glasses, a silvery...
  • Baltimore Symphony to premiere Leshnoff guitar concerto composed for Manuel Barrueco

    Baltimore Symphony to premiere Leshnoff guitar concerto composed for Manuel Barrueco
    The number of concertos for guitar and orchestra is not long; the list of those heard regularly in concert halls is shorter still. This week, a Baltimore-rooted guitar concerto will enter the repertoire and, given the considerable assets behind it, should...
  • BSO premieres Leshnoff's Guitar Concerto, revisits Dvorak's 'New World'

    BSO premieres Leshnoff's Guitar Concerto, revisits Dvorak's 'New World'
    With the new year underway, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is focusing on the New World. This weekend's program offers music by two Americans and a visitor to America, music from very different eras, but with a pulsing lyricism in common. Things got...
  • Andrew Grams conducts Baltimore Symphony in stylish Viennese program

    Andrew Grams conducts Baltimore Symphony in stylish Viennese program
    The year is not even a week old, and there's a contender for highlight of the 2014 music season in Baltimore. OK, maybe that's too premature and silly a statement. But if, like me, you feel there are few things more perfectly fashioned than a waltz by...
  • Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions

    Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions
    Even people who ordinarily find ballet a tough nut to crack can find themselves falling for the charms of "The Nutcracker." Set to an ear worm-filled score by Tchaikovsky, the ballet tells a Christmas Eve story of childhood and fantasy, toys and sweets,...
  • Like/Dislike with Andrew Grams, 'Nutcracker' maestro

    Like/Dislike with Andrew Grams, 'Nutcracker' maestro
    Since graduating from the Curtis Institute of Music with a degree in conducting, Andrew Grams, now 36, has built quite a career for himself in the world of classical music. The Severn native and Baltimore School for the Arts alum has traveled the...