| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:28 AM
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...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 2:47 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 11:53 AM
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...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:06 AM
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...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:32 AM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:35 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 8:25 AM
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,...
| Feb 8, 2014
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:11 PM
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...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 4:24 PM
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...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:18 PM
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...