Diversity critical to survival of classical music field
Everyone in classical music leadership — in conservatories like ours, at orchestras and ensembles, at record labels and elsewhere — must see diversity as more than the right thing to do. In fact, it is a prerequisite for survival.
Dr. Walter R. Welzant, retired internist and kidney specialist, dies
Dr. Walter R. Welzant, 86, a retired internist and kidney specialist who practiced medicine for five decades, died of respiratory failure May 13 at Gilchrist Hospice Care.
1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles
Alsop leads BSO in colorful program of Bach, Stravinsky, Holst
Marin Alsop was in sterling form guiding the Baltimore Symphony in Holst's "The Planets" on a program of colorful fare.
Philadelphia Orchestra celebrates legacy of Leopold Stokowski
Baltimore Symphony opens season with Mahler and Mahler-ized Bach
My list of favorite Mahler symphony recordings, prompted by those of Alex Ross and Opera Chic
Next dose of anti-recession musical medication
Other Notable Deaths
BSO brings ingenuity of 'Oz' score to the fore
A summer's worth of popular classics
The pop, rock, classic shuffle Music: Rockers turn to 'serious' composing as classical musicians and symphony orchestras embrace the likes of Led Zeppelin.
Choreographer finds motion in making art Dance: The act and result of artistic creation will be explored by the Kimberly Mackin Company for the opening of a gallery at Villa Julie College.
Applause When the Moment is Right; Bravo: Listening to the music gives an audience the clues it needs to know when to start clapping.
Is Philadelphia Orchestra history? Strike: A 60-day musicians' strike threatens to end one of the world's most famous symphony orchestras, the Philadelphia Orchestra.
William D. Crump, 89, Lyric's managing director, president
Glennie's playing tranfixes Meyerhoff concertgoers
A Frill A Minute 'Songs in Costume': Evergreen House celebrates former lady of the mansion Alice Warder Garrett, who turned late-Victorian Baltimore on its ear with her costumes fashioned after the world's exotica.
Russian chestnuts go down smoothly
Music Rooted in the Human Heart
Zimerman brings Passacaglia to piano
Players of two Brahms concertos face rare challenge
The many talents of Gloria Vanderbilt
Video captures legendary conductors
Philadelphia Orchestra was once a prime player here
Orchestra of Wales fills in with flair
George Aranow Jr., BSO musician
Tatum biography illuminates jazz era
Reissued on CD, 'Karajan Gold' could be "Karajan Lite': sounds great, less fulfilling
Classical music, cartoons share a past Call it collision or call it collusion
The long-term health benefits of conducting are nothing to shake a stick at
Songs of Disney: No Mickey Mouse music enterprise Set of recordings taps major talent
THE LAST ROMANTIC At 80, concert pianist Shura Cherkassky is finally being appreciated in the U.S.
A PIANIST ON THE PODIUM Eschenbach believes skill at keyboard aids conducting
Bassoonist Sabatino Masucci dies at age 84A...
THE FORGOTTEN CONDUCTOR
Second orchestra to reside at Hollywood Bowl
TVHe may not be as universal as...
From The Sun Sept. 16-22, 1840Sept. 17:...