| Jul 29, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Any number of things might happen in — or to — our world between now and 2021, a year that seems so sci-fi-distant. But one thing can be counted on: Marin Alsop will be music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra the whole time....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:31 AM
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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 5:42 PM
When some folks want to take a trip back in time, they read a book. Jonathan Yoke, a 25-year-old engineer, straps on a pair of tights and becomes Alfonso d'Este Duca di Ferrara.
As an actor in the annual Maryland Renaissance Festival, Yoke will...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Sidney S. Forrest, an esteemed clarinet teacher who had taught generations of students at the Peabody Conservatory of Music and the Levine School of Music in Washington, died Aug. 9 at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda of complications from injuries...
| Aug 29, 2013
Classical music organizations are tuning up for the new season, and one of them will do so under a new name. The Orchestra of St. John's has become the Howard County Concert Orchestra.
"We felt the need to break out and serve all of Howard County,"...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Harry Blumenthal, a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany who became an engineer and an ardent opera fan, died Aug. 12 of a stroke at the Broadmead retirement community. He was 89.
The son of shopkeepers, Harry Blumenthal was born in Limburg, Germany, and was...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:47 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, like arts groups everywhere, wants to draw in a younger crowd. This season, the BSO is making it even easier for college students to get in on the action -- a new product called "BSO Student Select."
For a one-time...
| Aug 31, 2013
When he was 13, Thomas Lauderdale's world in Portland, Ore., opened up wide. That was when the future founder of the ensemble called Pink Martini saw the 1946 Rita Hayworth film "Gilda" for the first time.
"I loved the 1940s glamour and all that,"...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:42 AM
LONDON -- The Last Night of the Proms became a First Night for Women on Saturday when Marin Alsop walked onto the stage of the massive and festively adorned Royal Albert Hall and made a bit of history in this history-drenched country.
“A lot has...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
While Baltimore's development community was focused on the City Council vote on Harbor Point this week, a crew of test-boring workers set up equipment at the corner of Charles and Read streets in Mount Vernon. They fired up a derrick and drilled down...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra musicians ratified a new three-year contract Friday that will include the restoration of salary cuts that were made in the wake of the economic downturn.
By the 2015-2016 season, annual base salary for tenured musicians...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:41 AM
After a brief hiatus that had people feeling downcast all over the globe, Midweek Madness returns with a nod to the opening of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2013-14 subscription series.
The big news of the concert is the US premiere of John Adams'...