The fact that PBS’ Antiques Roadshow is public television’s highest-rated series speaks volumes about our enduring fascination with stories of long overlooked treasures turning up in attics and basements. A mysterious story that has piqued international interest for 18 months now has a happy ending at the Baltimore Museum of Art. It’s the one about […]
The Dresser is intriguing on so many levels. First of all, I was personally intrigued to learn that playwright, Ronald Harwood, was born in my hometown, Cape Town. He moved to the U.K. to pursue a career in the theatre, and The Dresser was based on his own experience working in that capacity for the […]
Carl Schurr is playing the actor-manager playing Lear for Everyman. He came to talk to us. Related posts: 8-25-13 Music In The Great Hall Begins Another Fine Season! Little known Verdi opera Shriver Hall Concert Series gets bigger
Bruce Nelson talks about his role as the dresser in Everyman Theatre’s current production. Related posts: Everyman’s final offering for 2012-1213 Musica Callada Happy Birthday, Verdi, and Kudos to Maestro Love!
The Scharoun Ensemble Berlin, making their Shriver Hall Concert debut yesterday evening, showed us again why we are so lucky to have this chamber music series in Baltimore. They gave us an excellent reading of the Brahms Clarinet Quintet. Then came the Beethoven Septet — and it was one of those performances where you find […]
The Shriver Hall Concert Series is presenting the Scharoun Ensemble Berlin on Sunday. Stephen Jacobsohn has more … Related posts: Playing Games During the Cold War Everyman’s final offering for 2012-1213 “The food of love … “
Gavin Witt’s production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night is on at CENTERSTAGE through April 6th. Gavin came to talk to us about it. Related posts: Brass on Broadway! Playing Games During the Cold War Everyman’s final offering for […]
It’s all too easy to take something for granted when it is right on your doorstep. As I was listening to the Baltimore Choral Arts Society’s generous program ranging from Madrigals to Musicals yesterday afternoon, I realized afresh what a fine ensemble it is. Tom Hall – who interspersed his delicious commentary throughout the program […]
Whether you play the guitar, learn it, listen to it, teach it, the Fret Festival is not to be missed! Zane Forshee explains. Related posts: It Runs in the Family Bernstein, Beethoven, and… Soccer? That time of year!
There are not many violinists, I think, who could pull off standing alone on a bare stage playing solo Bach, but Gil Shaham is certainly one of them. There are so many layers – simply remembering that volume of music; the technical facility to master the music; the ear to achieve that true intonation; a […]