Last July, I posted a piece with the subject heading, “The Impressionist Painter with a Flair for Music,” about the friendship between the French painter, Frédéric Bazille, and the musician and art patron, Edmond Maître, and how they bonded over their shared love of music. Since then, I’ve been thinking quite a bit […]
As part of the Women’s Voices Theater Festival in the nation’s capital region — chaired by Allison Janney — Theresa Rebeck has written and directed an adaptation of the Restoration comedy The Way of the World by William Congreve. She transports the action to the Hamptons, and takes a satirical swipe at the wealthy 1%. […]
The Baltimore Symphony is partnering with the Baltimore Museum of art for Off the Cuff: Impressionist Masterworks. The BSO’s Vice President & General Manager, Tonya McBride Robles, along with the BMA’s Senior Curator for European Painting & Sculpture, Katy Rothkopf, came to share ideas about Impressionism in music and art. […]
In the New Year we can look forward to new books by local writers, and some hidden gems. Here is Ann Berlin from The Ivy Bookshop with some guidelines. Laura Lipman’s Sunburn Sujata Massey’s Widows of Malabar Dan Fesperman’s Safe Houses Hotel Silence by Audur Ava Olafsdottir
A new BA designed to meet growing interest in composing and producing music for emerging and interactive media will be offered at the Peabody Institute from Fall 2018. It will be headed by music innovator, tech trailblazer, author, and Johns Hopkins Homewood Professor of the Arts, Thomas Dolby.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is pairing with acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, balancers, strongmen and high-flying aerialists for the Cirque de la Symphonie Holiday Spectacular. Associate Conductor, Nicholas Hersh, is keeping all the balls in the air.
The Baltimore Symphony is presenting a program of holiday favorites – including Hark! the Herald Angels Sing, Sleigh Ride, O Holy Night – conducted by the Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl, Thomas Wilkins.
Dutch violinist, Janine Jansen, is making a rare tour of the United States, and she will be joined on the Shriver Hall Concert Series by longtime chamber music colleagues for a program of Russian works. Here is the SHCS Executive Director, Catherine Cochran.
Earle Havens is the guest on Booknotes this month. He is a Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at Johns Hopkins University’s Sheridan Libraries, and talks about a special Biblomania exhibition at the Peabody Library.
The next concert in the Music in the Valley series at the bucolic Western Run Parish of St John’s Episcopal Church will feature the French flutist, Jean Ferrandis, and Michael McHale, the Irish pianist. The concert series’ Benjamin Buchanan came in to talk about this December 3rd event.