| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:11 PM
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...
| Dec 6, 2013
Sunday, Dec. 8
Holiday concert Frances Motyca Dawson conducts the Columbia Pro Cantare Chorus and Orchestra in Handel's "Messiah" at 7:30 p.m. at the Jim Rouse Theater, 5460 Trumpeter Road in Columbia. Tickets are $20-$25. Information: 410-799-9321....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:59 PM
The performing arts scene is revved up for another holiday season.
In addition to the usual flurry of such perennial favorites as Handel's "Messiah" and Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker," this year's lineup gains fresh spice from several new-to-Baltimore...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The sound of 150 children playing instruments — the violin, the trumpet, the oboe, the harp — spills out of every classroom, remarkably transforming an elementary school in a raggedy neighborhood of West Baltimore into a music conservatory....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:57 AM
You might think of Michael Lisicky's obsession with department stores as an orchestral tone poem for a single oboe: at turns plaintive and raucous, eloquent and funny, with unpredictable little swerves.
Lisicky is second oboist with the Baltimore...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:45 AM
For a satisfying feast of prismatic colo
rs and intricate designs, you can stop by one of our local museums any time. But this weekend, check out the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s program instead.
So, OK, this is about aural hues and...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Delphine S. Kelly, a music teacher and former Eastern Shore social worker, died Oct. 27 of a stroke at the Chester River Hospital Center in Chestertown. She was 90.
The former Delphine Stewart was born and raised in Toronto. She was the daughter of...
| Nov 9, 2013
At the 11th hour on Nov. 11, 1918, "the monstrous anger of the guns" and "the stuttering rifles' rapid rattle" — to quote two of poet Wilfred Owen's indelible phrases — finally subsided. The First World War, the one to end all wars, was over....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and its youth program, OrchKids, will perform during halftime of the Ravens' Thanksgiving-night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium.
The Ravens had the OrchKids over to practice today as their...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 4:15 PM
It’s deja vu all over the place in the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric.
To open its third season, Lyric Opera Baltimore is offering a production of Puccini’s passionate “Tosca” featuring the set used in that same...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:48 AM
It’s never too early to introduce baby to classical music. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s monthly Music Box Series is for children age 6 months to 3 years. Each 30-minute concert is interactive and engaging, and focused on a certain...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:59 AM
The latest program from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is as safe as it comes — an old-fashioned mix of 19th-century fare.
But with one of the BSO's regular guests, German-born conductor Jun Markl, back on the podium, you can count on...