| Mar 24, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Jan Chapin, a social worker who enjoyed the arts and sports, died March 14 from metastatic melanoma at her Cockeysville home. She was 65.
The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, the former Elizabeth Jan Iaderosa, who was known as Jan,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:33 AM
In the fresh-face department, German conductor Christoph Konig has a lot going for him in his Baltimore Symphony Orchestra debut this week.
He's tall, young and handsome, attributes that count in classical music circles more than ever these days. And,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Mary E. Weaver, a former nursery school educator who later managed a Baltimore senior living apartment building, died Feb. 22 of complications from leukemia at Stella Maris Hospice.
The longtime Jacksonville-area resident was 82.
The daughter of...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Elizabeth T. Littleton, a homemaker and volunteer, died March 6 of complications from a stroke at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 86.
Elizabeth Margaret Taylor was born in Camden, N.J., and raised in Collingswood, N.J., where she was a graduate...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, which has slipped back into deficit territory partly because of pension fund obligations, has planned a concert to do something about that.
The program has what should be a big draw -- music by celebrated film...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:58 AM
When Meyerhoff Symphony Hall was built back in the early 1980s, there was space for a proper pipe organ to be installed, which would have made the facility even more valuable. Too bad there wasn’t any money.
Since then, the Baltimore Symphony...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Congratulations to the members of the Howard County Gifted and Talented High School Orchestra on their fine performance "Side by Side" with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore.
Howard County and...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:33 AM
There’s a light and dark theme running through the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-2014 season, which includes works dealing with great loss, as well as great compassion.
“Sometimes through tragedy, whether a world war or a...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 12:24 PM
When Ignat Solzhenitsyn's career began a couple decades ago, the piano was his primary focus. In short order, the podium attracted his attention, and he has enjoyed significant success as a conductor.
Over the weekend, this son of the Nobel Prize-...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The City Council finally had a chance to do something for the average citizen to help them financially, and what do they do? They vote in favor of big business ("Council committee votes to allow Ticketmaster fees," March 1). What a shock!
| Feb 20, 2013
| 10:46 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra chose some of Richard Wagner’s most radiant and involving music for a program this weekend to mark the composer’s bicentennial year. The results were pretty radiant, too, Friday night at Meyerhoff Symphony...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:05 AM
Isidor Saslav, a former Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concertmaster and Peabody Institute violin teacher, died of complications from cancer Jan. 26 at a hospital in Tyler, Texas. The former Mount Washington resident was 74.
Born in Jerusalem, he moved...