The exhibition, Frédéric Bazille and the Birth of Impressionism, which closed at the National Gallery of Art in D.C. yesterday, had an interesting music tidbit. Frédéric Bazille made this painting of his friend, Edmond Maître, in 1869. The curator’s note tells us that their shared love of music was the foundation of their friendship. […]
Ink Press Productions in Baltimore is a collaborative project devoted to the community of book art. Its founders and curators are Tracy Dimond and Amanda McCormick, and they came to talk about their vision.
The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory’s summer productions are A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Love’s Labour’s Lost. BSF Founding Artistic Director, Tom Delise, came to talk about them.
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.