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  • Denyce Graves sings Mahler song cycle with Peabody Symphony

    Denyce Graves sings Mahler song cycle with Peabody Symphony
    Among the starriest hires Peabody Conservatory made in the past decade or so was that of mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves. With a long list of credits that seems to include every major opera house in the world, the D.C.-born singer brought quite a valuable...
  • Arthur E. Jones, 88, Baptist pastor and Baltimore activist

    Arthur E. Jones, 88, Baptist pastor and Baltimore activist
    Rev. Arthur Eugene Jones, a former pastor of the Jones Tabernacle Baptist Church who also ran the Maryland Baptist Aged Home, died of pneumonia Oct. 21 at Northwest Hospital Center. The Owings Mills resident was 88. Born in Norfolk, Va., he was the...
  • Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Concert Artists of Baltimore launch their seasons

    Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Concert Artists of Baltimore launch their seasons
    Last weekend saw two more entries in Baltimore's 2013-14 music season, each yielding rewards. Saturday night at the Gordon Center, Concert Artists of Baltimore offered an unusual pairing -- Schubert on the first half, Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev on the...
  • Leith S. Griswold

    Leith S. Griswold
    Leith Symington Griswold, matriarch of the Symington and Griswold families, who was an accomplished equestrienne, died of heart failure Tuesday at her Monkton home. She was 97. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of John Fife "Jack" Symington, an...
  • Delphine S. Kelly, music educator

    Delphine S. Kelly, music educator
    Delphine S. Kelly, a music teacher and former Eastern Shore social worker, died Oct. 27 of a stroke at the Chester River Hospital Center in Chestertown. She was 90. The former Delphine Stewart was born and raised in Toronto. She was the daughter of...
  • Peabody Opera to present Poulenc's 'Dialogues of the Carmelites'

    Peabody Opera to present Poulenc's 'Dialogues of the Carmelites'
    For many years, critics didn't take French composer Francis Poulenc or his music very seriously, even after his first opera was premiered in 1947. Then again, that entry into the operatic realm wasn't likely to win over skeptics. The title is "The...
  • Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore

    Back Story: Charles Street winds its way through the heart of Baltimore
    From its humble origins on the shores of the Patapsco River in industrial and rail-clogged South Baltimore, Charles Street transforms itself during its 10.9-mile journey through the heart of the city as it heads north through the fashionable and wealthy...
  • Peabody Opera's staging of 'Dialogues of the Carmelites' mostly effective

    Peabody Opera's staging of 'Dialogues of the Carmelites' mostly effective
    It has been nearly 30 years since Francis Poulenc’s haunting opera “Dialogues of the Carmelites” was staged in Baltimore. No telling when or if it might return, so the opportunity offered this weekend by Peabody Opera Theatre should...
  • Three new 20-minute operas on American themes

    Three new 20-minute operas on American themes
    The other day (OK, it was last week -- your humble correspondent has been way behind on everything lately), Washington National Opera presented the premieres of three 20-minute pieces that as part of itsĀ  second annual American Opera Initiative. I found...
  • Baltimore Symphony announces 2013-14 season

    Baltimore Symphony announces 2013-14 season
    There’s a light and dark theme running through the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-2014 season, which includes works dealing with great loss, as well as great compassion. “Sometimes through tragedy, whether a world war or a...
  • Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies

    Former Hopkins president Steven Muller dies
    Steven Muller, former president of the Johns Hopkins University and a major figure in American higher education, died Saturday of respiratory failure at his Washington home. He was 85. A refugee as a child from Nazi Germany who went on to earn a...
  • Students honor 100-year-old teacher

    Students honor 100-year-old teacher
    It isn't unusual for students to remember the impact a teacher had on them well into adulthood, but on Saturday, many students of former Baltimore music teacher Lucille Marcus Brooks had an unusual opportunity to tell her — more than a half-...