The grand reopening of Baltimore Center Stage, following a year-long renovation, showcases Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of the ancient Chinese fable, The White Snake. It’s on in the newly reconfigured Head Theater, with music composed, improvised, and performed by a quartet led by Music Director, Jeff Song, who came in to talk to us about it. […]
Inspired by the gastronomical movement, farm-to-table, this “sustainably sourced” concert includes flavors from our own backyard, with works by several Baltimore and Maryland-based composers, including Douglas Buchanan, who came in with Handel Choir’s Arian Khaefi to talk about it.
A Masterwork Concert featuring Mozart and the DC-area premiere of a Dixit Dominus by little known Marianna von Martines is being presented by the Maryland Choral Society. Here’s MCS Artistic Director, Douglas Buchanan.
The pianist, Jonathan Biss, and the Brentano String Quartet present a program of late works from four different composers: Bach, Kurtág, Britten, and Beethoven. SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran, has more.
American composer, Carlisle Floyd, was inspired by the the Apocryphal Biblical story, “Susannah and the Elders,” for his 1950s opera, “Susannah,” which is being presented by Baltimore Concert Opera February 24th and 25th. Here is the BCO’s Managing Director, Courtney Kalbacker.
The Odyssey Program, Johns Hopkins University’s non-credit liberal arts program, begins its spring semester this month, offering its usual inspiring mix ranging from science to art, writing to photography, politics to law. The Program Director, Douglas Blackstone, came in to talk about it.
The first of two programs that the Shriver Hall Concert Series is presenting this month is their annual Early Music concert, featuring the Venice Baroque Orchestra with their founder, Andrea Marcon, and soloist, Nicola Benedetti, violin. Here is SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.
From Irving Berlin to George Gershwin, and everything in between, Baltimore Musicales is presenting a program for Valentine’s Day. Soprano and Executive Director, Thea Tullman Moore, tells us more.
This February, the annual conference of the Association of Writers & Writing Programs is taking place in Washington D.C. Writer and editor, Barbara Westwood Diehl, gives us some insight.
Pianist, Inon Barnatan, clarinettist, Anthony McGill, and cellist, Alisa Weilerstein are presenting a program of clarinet works by Beethoven, Joseph Hallman, and Brahms on Sunday January 22nd. Here is the Executive Director of the Shriver Hall Concert Series, Catherine Cochran.