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Baltimore figures substantially in "Arts and the Mind," a two-hour documentary airing on PBS stations around the country. There is a good amount of airtime for OrchKids, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's ambitious music education program launched by...
Musicians have been tuning up and are ready to perform for you during a classical music season that heats up as the weather cools down. There's a lot going on, so you may want to make some musical notations of your own as you plan your cultural calendar....
Tags: Concerts, Christianity, Anglicanism, Music Industry, Education
Phyllis Teather-Burke, a longtime Baltimore County public school educator whose specialty was early-childhood education, died Wednesday of cancer at her Glen Arm home. She was 77. "She was an outstanding educator who had a deep commitment to children,"...
Tags: Teachers, Education, Teaching and Learning, Melbourne, Hampden
There are unexpected perks that can come with receiving a Pulitzer Prize, as composer Kevin Puts discovered last Tuesday. "It was 'Kevin Puts Day' here," he said by phone from his home in Yonkers, N.Y. "There was a nice ceremony with the mayor. I got a...
The most famous piece of music about a conflict in 1812 has nothing to do with what is dubbed the second war of American independence. That won't stop Tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture," with its famous bells and cannons, from being part of the "Star-Spangled...
Tags: Concerts, Canada, Genres, Martin O'Malley, Francis Scott Key
With a giant flag of 15 stars and stripes as a backdrop inside Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, a celebratory concert Sunday night drew a packed house to cap the weekend's commemoration of the War of 1812 bicentennial. As if to underline that there are no hard...
Kevin Puts, a composer who teaches at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, won the Pulitzer Prize in music Monday for his first opera. Puts, a member of the Peabody faculty since 2006, was honored for "Silent Night," a two-act work commissioned by the...
In addition to such things as new recording contracts and a nationally recognized education program, Marin Alsop's influence as music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra can be seen in the programming each season. She typically weaves...
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is all about brand-new this month. Two weeks after premiering David T. Little's Baltimore-inspired "Charm," the BSO is set to premiere another commissioned work — "Chuphshah! Harriet's Drive to Canaan," by James...
Dementia and its evil twin, Alzheimer's, may have moved ahead of cancer on the list of most feared diseases, especially among baby boomers, who have begun to believe it is their inescapable fate if they have the bad luck to live too long. So we grasp...
At least on paper, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra seems like the underdog among the recent visiting orchestras that have come or are yet to come to Costa Mesa. Chicago, Cleveland, New York, Los Angeles, the Mariinsky, the fabled Vienna Philharmonic ...
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be jetting to the West Coast this week for a six-day, three-city tour — its first extended outing since Marin Alsop was named music director five years ago. The tour, which begins Wednesday, opens with a...
Tags: Concerts, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Music, Arts, Entertainment
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