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  • Like/Dislike with Andrew Grams, 'Nutcracker' maestro

    Like/Dislike with Andrew Grams, 'Nutcracker' maestro
    Since graduating from the Curtis Institute of Music with a degree in conducting, Andrew Grams, now 36, has built quite a career for himself in the world of classical music. The Severn native and Baltimore School for the Arts alum has traveled the...
  • Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions

    Last weekend before Christmas in Baltimore offers two 'Nutcracker' productions
    Even people who ordinarily find ballet a tough nut to crack can find themselves falling for the charms of "The Nutcracker." Set to an ear worm-filled score by Tchaikovsky, the ballet tells a Christmas Eve story of childhood and fantasy, toys and sweets,...
  • Conductor Jun Markl, cellist Johannes Moser in lyrical Baltimore Symphony program

    Conductor Jun Markl, cellist Johannes Moser in lyrical Baltimore Symphony program
    The latest program from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is as safe as it comes — an old-fashioned mix of 19th-century fare. But with one of the BSO's regular guests, German-born conductor Jun Markl, back on the podium, you can count on...
  • Babies at the BSO

    Babies at the BSO
    It’s never too early to introduce baby to classical music. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s monthly Music Box Series is for children age 6 months to 3 years. Each 30-minute concert is interactive and engaging, and focused on a certain...
  • Lyric Opera Baltimore opens season with traditional, mostly effective 'Tosca'

    Lyric Opera Baltimore opens season with traditional, mostly effective 'Tosca'
    It’s deja vu all over the place in the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric. To open its third season, Lyric Opera Baltimore is offering a production of Puccini’s passionate “Tosca” featuring the set used in that same...
  • Ravens donate $15,000 to Baltimore Symphony Orchestra youth program

    Ravens donate $15,000 to Baltimore Symphony Orchestra youth program
    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and its youth program, OrchKids, will perform during halftime of the Ravens' Thanksgiving-night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium. The Ravens had the OrchKids over to practice today as their...
  • World War I echoes in Britten's 'Requiem'

    World War I echoes in Britten's 'Requiem'
    At the 11th hour on Nov. 11, 1918, "the monstrous anger of the guns" and "the stuttering rifles' rapid rattle" — to quote two of poet Wilfred Owen's indelible phrases — finally subsided. The First World War, the one to end all wars, was over....
  • Standing ovations for Glenelg Jazz Ensemble during European tour [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Glenelg Jazz Ensemble had the experience of a lifetime in Europe, according to Dayton resident Betsy Brown, who accompanied the group as a chaperone.  The students, under the direction of Barry Enzman, were invited to perform six concerts at five...
  • Midweek Madness looks at '1812 Overture' from a percussive vantage point

    Midweek Madness looks at '1812 Overture' from a percussive vantage point
    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'...
  • 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...
  • BSO oboist Michael Lisicky's books recall department stores of the past

    BSO oboist Michael Lisicky's books recall department stores of the past
    You might think of Michael Lisicky's obsession with department stores as an orchestral tone poem for a single oboe: at turns plaintive and raucous, eloquent and funny, with unpredictable little swerves. Lisicky is second oboist with the Baltimore...
  • 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...