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  • BSO opens season with U.S. premiere of John Adams' Saxophone Concerto

    BSO opens season with U.S. premiere of John Adams' Saxophone Concerto
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opened its 2013-2014 season Friday night with a burst of sax and violence. Of particular note was the U.S. premiere of the Saxophone Concerto by eminent American composer John Adams, who has given the small repertoire of...
  • Bernstein, Ravel program brings out best in BSO, Alsop, Thibaudet

    Bernstein, Ravel program brings out best in BSO, Alsop, Thibaudet
    Officially, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2013-14 season opened last week. Musically, I'd say it really got going last night, when the ensemble kicked into high gear to deliver sterling performances of works by Leonard Bernstein and Maurice Ravel....
  • Petro Kosmides

    Petro Kosmides
    Petro Kosmides, a retired quality-control engineer who also taught at the Community College of Baltimore County, died Friday of complications from a brain tumor at his home in the Chapelgate section of Timonium. He was 83. Born in Baltimore, he was known...
  • This nearby classical music concert is Sunday at three

    The Sundays at Three chamber music series is just a short drive away for Howard County residents, because its concerts are performed at Christ Episcopal Church, in Columbia. This can be as much of an advantage for the performers as for the audience....
  • Howard County teen stretching his voice at BSO's 'Star-Spangled' party at Oregon Ridge

    Howard County teen stretching his voice at BSO's 'Star-Spangled' party at Oregon Ridge
    After rehearing with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday morning, Sola Fadiran spent the afternoon rehearsing for "Shrek the Musical," a Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts' Teen Professional Theatre production in which he's starring at the...
  • With Novo on board, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra charts ambitious course for next season

    With Novo on board, Annapolis Symphony Orchestra charts ambitious course for next season
    The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra recently announced the extension of music director Jose-Luis Novo's contract for another five years, as well as the orchestra's 2013-2014 lineup, with five classical concerts plus a holiday program and a family concert....
  • Marin Alsop injures wrist, cancels conducting engagements for July

    Marin Alsop injures wrist, cancels conducting engagements for July
    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director Marin Alsop had an accident Monday night at her hotel in Brazil, where she has been conducting concerts with her other orchestra, the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Alsop, who injured her wrist when she slipped...
  • Severna Park teen has star-spangled date with the BSO

    Severna Park teen has star-spangled date with the BSO
    Erin Paxton, a rising senior at Severna Park High School, had never attended the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's annual Fourth of July concert and fireworks show. But for this year's celebration, she was the center of attention. Paxton, 17, was chosen to...
  • Libby H. Younglove, volunteer

    Libby H. Younglove, volunteer
    Libby H. Younglove, a homemaker and longtime Baltimore Symphony Orchestra volunteer, died Monday from osteogenic sarcoma at her summer home in Ocean City. She was 66. The former Libby Jean Hale was born and raised in Cockeysville. After graduating from...
  • BSO announces new timpanist, four other orchestra appointments

    BSO announces new timpanist, four other orchestra appointments
    Beginning in September with the start of the 2013-2014 season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will officially welcome James Wyman as principal timpanist, succeeding the late, much-loved Dennis Kain, who served in that position for 46 years. Wyman...
  • Edward Weiss

    Edward Weiss
    Edward Henry Weiss, a retired marketing executive who put the name Wacky Noodle on a children's flotation device used in swimming pools, died of a stroke Monday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Timonium resident was 74. Born in Brooklyn,...
  • Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere

    Film composer John Williams to make Baltimore conducting premiere
    John Williams has won just about everything there is to win in the music industry, including a slew of Grammys, Golden Globes, Emmys and no less than five Academy Awards — his record of 48 Oscar nominations is second only to Walt Disney. If the...