It was a pleasure to speak with three curators and conservators from the Walters Art Museum – Abigail Quandt, Head of Book and Paper Conservation, Lynley Anne Herbert, Assistant Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, and Cathie Magee, post-graduate fellow in book conservation – about a project to conserve a manuscript of great historical significance. […]
George Marriner Maull, the Artistic Director of the Discovery Orchestra, is urging you to do just that — fall in love with music, that is — on a series being aired on public television.
Romanticism is one of those useful umbrella terms that covers not only our personal predilections – candle lit dinners, happy endings – but also that great swath of artistic endeavor that embraced thinking, literature, art, and music from the late 18th century through the early 20th century. The first whispers of Romanticism came with the Sturm […]
Maryland native, Deborah Rudacille, author of The Scalpel and the Butterfly, The Riddle of Gender, and Roots of Steel, has been awarded a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship. She came to talk to Booknotes about the honor.
The Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is branching out with a musical – The Fantasticks. Their Managing Director, Lesley Malin, came to talk about it, and their 2017-2018 season.
In a program called Soul Seeds, conductor, Arian Khaefi, and the Handel Choir of Baltimore explore how composers use texts – ranging from Gaelic poetry to the Hebrew alphabet – to create their own musical vocabulary.
Mezzo soprano, Susan Graham, and pianist, Malcolm Martineau, explore Schumann’s song cycle Frauenliebe und –leben through the lens of composers ranging from Grieg to Granados. Shriver Hall Concert Series Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, came to talk about this extraordinary recital.
The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory is presenting Antony and Cleopatra until the anniversary of the Bard’s birthday, April 23rd. BSF’s Education Director, Jonas Grey, came to talk about the production.
The Baltimore Museum of Art is celebrating artists’ books and book arts in an exhibition called Off the Shelf: Modern & Contemporary Artists’ Books. The exhibition of 130+ works, more than half of which have never been exhibited at the BMA before, has been curated by Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings & Photographs, Rena […]
Baltimore Concert Opera’s celebration of the 225th anniversary of Rossini’s birth concludes with Semiramide, a tour de force of bel canto-era opera seria. Here’s the BCO’s Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker.