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  • More evidence that outdated attitudes about female conductors persist

    More evidence that outdated attitudes about female conductors persist
    Alex Ross has posted a column that addresses, among other things, persistent and stupid attitudes about women on the podium. Very dispiriting. What really shook me up was what Alex found in a year-old interview given by Yuri Temirkanov to a Russian...
  • Fallston High post prom party thanks [Letter]

    The Fallston High School PTSA would like to acknowledge the many generous supporters of this year's After-Prom celebration, which was held May 25-26 at the Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company. Prom night can be one of the most dangerous evenings...
  • Former BSO assistant concertmaster Igor Yuzefovich takes Singapore post

    Former BSO assistant concertmaster Igor Yuzefovich takes Singapore post
    Now you see him, now you don't. At the start of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's season, its former assistant concertmaster, Igor Yuzefovich, one of the ensemble's most dynamic players, was back onstage after a stint as concertmaster of the Hong...
  • Harry H. Boublitz, librarian

    Harry H. Boublitz, librarian
    Harry H. Boublitz, a retired Enoch Pratt librarian and bibliophile who filled his Medfield Heights home with books, died Saturday of Parkinson's disease at Manor Care Ruxton. He was 83. The son of a plumber and a homemaker, Harry Hamilton Boublitz was...
  • Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.

    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr.
    Dr. Wilmot C. Ball Jr., former head of the division of respiratory diseases at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Oct. 12 of complications from dementia at the Edenwald retirement community. He was 85. The son of a Bell Laboratories electrical engineer and...
  • Nobuyuki Tsujii makes impressive Baltimore Symphony debut

    Nobuyuki Tsujii makes impressive Baltimore Symphony debut
    If you ever doubted music’s magnetic power, or how it can inspire a person to soar past many a boundary or impediment, consider the case of Nobuyuki Tsujii, the compelling guest pianist for this weekend’s Baltimore Symphony Orchestra program....
  • Ganz returns to Columbia and to Chopin

    Ganz returns to Columbia and to Chopin
    When Brian Ganz performs a solo recital for the Sundays at Three series on Sunday, Oct. 27, he won't have any trouble finding Christ Episcopal Church in Columbia. The classical pianist knows the local roads like he knows his way around a keyboard. Ganz,...
  • Cap on ticket fees would hurt Baltimore

    Cap on ticket fees would hurt Baltimore
    I am writing to respond to recent letters to the editor regarding City Council Bill 12-0239 and to express support for amendments to put forth by Councilwoman Rikki Spector ("Council fumbles Ticketmaster fees," July 5). The Greater Baltimore Cultural...
  • BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Age of Anxiety'

    BSO to perform Bernstein's 'Age of Anxiety'
    Marin Alsop's tenure as music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has been notable for several things, prominent among them the programming of compositions by Leonard Bernstein, her childhood idol and mentor when she was starting her conducting...
  • Another health update on Marin Alsop, Placido Domingo

    Another health update on Marin Alsop, Placido Domingo
    Another update from the casualty list. You will recall that Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director Marin Alsop injured her wrist in a fall earlier this month in Brazil. Turns out that some bones were broken. "I am in a cast for several weeks, but...
  • Elspeth Anne Wheeler, teacher

    Elspeth Anne Wheeler, teacher
    Elspeth Anne Banker Wheeler, a retired Baltimore City elementary school teacher, gardener and environmental advocate, died of lung cancer July 21 at her Roland Park home. She was 84. Born Elspeth Anne Banker in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Paul J....
  • Marin Alsop renews Baltimore Symphony contract through 2021

    Marin Alsop renews Baltimore Symphony contract through 2021
    (UPDATE: This is new version of the story that was first reported Wednesday, with new quotes, including from the BSO musicians.) Marin Alsop has signed a new contract that will extend her tenure as music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra...