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  • Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants

    Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants
    Nine Baltimore arts groups, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Artscape, have received a total of nearly $2.53 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. The grants, announced Wednesday, included...
  • Alsop, BSO revisit Mahler's First; Rachmaninoff 'Rhapsody' also on program

    Alsop, BSO revisit Mahler's First; Rachmaninoff 'Rhapsody' also on program
    Marin Alsop began her tenure as Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director in 2007 with one of Gustav Mahler's symphonies and has kept his richly challenging, richly rewarding works in the prominently in the picture since. Over the years, the...
  • 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...
  • Constance K. Rand, homemaker, volunteer

    Constance K. Rand, homemaker, volunteer
    Constance K. Rand, a homemaker and volunteer, died April 21 of respiratory failure at Union Memorial Hospital. The longtime Roland Park resident was 97. The daughter of Herbert Waldemar Koehn and Dallas Huntington Rogers Koehn, Constance Huntington Koehn...
  • Marin Alsop's parents die within the space of two weeks

    Marin Alsop's parents die within the space of two weeks
    The parents of Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, have died within the space of 12 days. Both were musicians whose careers included longtime service in the New York City Ballet Orchestra. Ruth Alsop, a cellist in that...
  • JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute

    JHU names Saint Louis Symphony president dean of Peabody Institute
    Fred Bronstein, president of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will become the new head of the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University on June 1. His title will be dean, rather than the previous, longtime designation of director, in keeping with...
  • Lime Kiln Middle student wins MLK essay contest [Fulton/Highland]

    Samantha Hall, an eighth grade student at Lime Kiln Middle School, submitted her essay to the 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. "Living the Dream" essay contest. Students were asked to write and submit a personal essay, basing it on the legacy of Dr. King and...
  • Joseph Young, honed at Peabody, BSO, named assistant conductor of Atlanta Symphony

    Joseph Young, honed at Peabody, BSO, named assistant conductor of Atlanta Symphony
    Joseph Young, who left a most favorable mark locally as the first recipient of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra-Peabody Institute Conducting Fellowship, has been moving steadily up the ladder since his years with the BSO, 2007-09. Effective June 1,...
  • Marin Alsop recalls parents' passion for music

    Marin Alsop recalls parents' passion for music
    The past few weeks have been rough on Marin Alsop. Late last month, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's music director gathered with family and friends in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., at the bedside of her mother. Ruth Alsop, whose career included playing...
  • Baltimore's man to see [Editorial]

    Willard Hackerman held no public office, but he was as much a city father to Baltimore as any mayor or City Council member, delegate or senator. Few, if any, have had a larger impact on this community than the 95-year-old man who died at Johns Hopkins...
  • BGE head to retire after decade at utility's helm

    BGE head to retire after decade at utility's helm
    Kenneth W. DeFontes Jr. will retire as Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.'s president and CEO at the end of the month, after nearly a decade at the helm of Maryland's largest gas and electric utility. His retirement, announced Wednesday, will be effective...
  • Yuri Temirkanov and St. Petersburg Philharmonic in soaring concert at Strathmore

    Yuri Temirkanov and St. Petersburg Philharmonic in soaring concert at Strathmore
    The scary snow forecast was not enough to deter a decent-sized crowd from trekking to Strathmore Wednesday night for a concert by the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra led by its longtime music director Yuri Temirkanov. I, for one, would have risked...