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  • Polish repertory played by musicians who know the score

    Polish repertory played by musicians who know the score
    If you are not familiar with the Meccorre String Quartet, you are not alone. This Polish classical music group is coming to Columbia as part of its first tour of North America. It performs for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m....
  • Gottfried Wagner on the Holocaust opera 'Lost Childhood'

    Gottfried Wagner on the Holocaust opera 'Lost Childhood'
    Gottfried Wagner, author, director, musicologist and great-grandson of Richard Wagner, had a significant role in the development of "Lost Childhood," an opera about the Holocaust and its aftermath. The work, composed by Janice Hamer to a libretto by...
  • Howard County Concert Orchestra ready to take off

    Howard County Concert Orchestra ready to take off
    This is the time of year when classical music organizations launch into their new seasons, but the Howard County Concert Orchestra is launching into a new existence with its concert on Sunday, Nov. 10, at 4 p.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church in...
  • Why the Nazis feared modern art

    Why the Nazis feared modern art
    The recent discovery in Munich of what are reported to be more than 1,500 major artworks confiscated or banned by the Nazis is a reminder of how totalitarian regimes tend to view art as so dangerous a potential adversary as any enemy army. In the case...
  • 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....
  • Milton Bromberg, tailor and veteran

    Milton Bromberg, tailor and veteran
    Milton Bromberg, a custom tailor and decorated World War II veteran who visited the White House to fit President Bill Clinton for suits, died of respiratory failure Nov. 1 at Season's Hospice at Northwest Hospital. He was 90 and lived in Owings Mills....
  • John Cena praising Antonio Cesaro in Munich was a telling moment

    John Cena praising Antonio Cesaro in Munich was a telling moment
    After the main event at WWE's Live Event on Saturday night in Munich, Germany, John Cena got on the microphone and asked for Antonio Cesaro to return to the ring. There, he asked the German-speaking superstar to translate his words to the audience. At...
  • The legacy of Kristallnacht [Letter]

    The legacy of Kristallnacht [Letter]
    Regarding your recent article on the anniversary of Kristallnacht, I was living in the small East Prussian town of Osterode at the time and recall that infamous day as if it were yesterday ("Germany marks Kristallnacht's 75th anniversary asking: What tips...
  • North County High student to be honored at Vatican

    North County High student to be honored at Vatican
    North County High School junior Jack Andraka, who has received numerous accolades for his work on early detection methods for cancer, will be honored with an international award at the Vatican on Saturday, according to Anne Arundel Public School...
  • Calvary Lutheran plans Christmas service in German [Lisbon/Woodbine]

    Calvary Lutheran Church will present a Christmas service in German on Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. Traditional German Christmas carols will be sung, and the Christmas gospel will be read in German. A brass choir will also be providing some of the music. An...
  • Gumdrop decor

    Gumdrop decor
    Disney World is fine, but at Christmastime it's Maria Springer's home that is the happiest place on earth. Throughout the month of December, Springer hosts gingerbread-decorating workshops in her lovely Phoenix home. Her kitchen — transformed into...
  • Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria

    Children's chorus members like the sound of music in Austria
    Alexa Haymen says she has always been a fan of "The Sound of Music." Now, she will have the opportunity to visit Austria this summer as a member of the Children's Chorus of Carroll County. Voce Viaggio, which means "Traveling Voices" in Italian, is a...