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The French Revolution is celebrated as a founding moment of modern representative government. But in her book Last Revolutionaries: The Conspiracy Trial of Gracchus Babeuf and the Equals Laura Mason, a teaching professor in history at Johns Hopkins University, explains how an elected government’s assault on popular democracy and social justice destroyed the republic, and […]
Devóne Tines originated the leading role in the world premiere of Terence Blanchard’s opera, Fire Shut Up in My Bones, and The New Yorker claims that “Davóne Tines is changing what it means to be a classical singer.” Now, he is making his Baltimore debut on the Shriver Hall Concert Series. […]
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British cellist, Steven Isserlis, and his longtime collaborator, the Canadian pianist, Connie Shih, will end their nine-concert tour of North America with a recital for the Shriver Hall Concert Series this Sunday. It was my great pleasure to speak with him by phone beforehand.
As part of the Ruth & Arno Drucker Fund 25th Anniversary Guest Artist Residency, mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade is taking part in a public masterclass and vocal concert for the Towson University Music Department. It was my great pleasure to speak with her beforehand.
Brendan Slocumb is a Baltimore-Washington area violinist and teacher. He has now turned his talents to writing, and his debut novel The Violin Conspiracy has been published by Penguin Random House. As a prelude to our extended discussion in the Wheeler Room at The Enoch Pratt Free Libary on Cathedral Street on Wednesday, October 26 at […]
“Johann Sebastian Bach was a master of architecture. His music is like a beautiful empty home. There’s nothing in it, but the architecture is incredible, and then you get to go and do the interior design.” – Emi Ferguson Early music continuo band Ruckus, described as “the world’s only period-instrument rock band” is opening the […]
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The 47th Bach Marathon, A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, ensembles in residence … these are among the offerings of the upcoming Music Series at St. David’s in Roland Park. I spoke with the Director of Music, Douglas Buchanan.