| Nov 19, 2011
| 7:00 PM
Washington County middle and high school students of the arts have all-county events.
Why not elementary school?
For a time, the quietly recurring question among elementary school circles went without a satisfying answer, said Robert B. Hovermale,...
| Nov 13, 2011
| 10:36 AM
To evoke a person's soul, sometimes even the best words must give way to music, as shown in the world premiere of "Zora! We're Calling You!" Saturday night.
The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra debuted "Zora! We're Calling You," a commissioned work that...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 9:36 AM
A regular visitor to Chicago with a loyal audience he has carefully cultivated over several years, the pianist-showman Hershey Felder has performed solo shows at the Royal George Theatre about George Gershwin, Frederic Chopin, Ludwig van Beethoven. In...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 2:20 PM
Laura Fehle, of New Windsor, was scheduled to present her senior soprano recital Nov. 13 at 3 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center at Frostburg State University, where she is a senior in the music department.
Fehle will be...
| Nov 6, 2011
Forty-five years ago this week at United Western Recorders, near Sunset and Vine in Los Angeles, Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks, along with a radio interviewer, were hanging out in a studio with a grand piano, a microphone and a work in progress called...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 9:29 AM
The Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra opens its 35th season on Saturday, Oct. 8, featuring works by Schubert, Haydn, Strauss and Copland, along with what SSO founder and music director Sheldon Bair describes as "two Russian barnburners" by Tchaikovsky and...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:39 PM
On Monday, Oct. 3, the Orlando Philharmonic presents orchestral arrangements of folk songs, dances, ballet music and more in “The Great Arrangers,” the first concert of the 2011-2012 Focus Series. That's the more intimate series by the Phil...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 4:23 PM
By Philip A. Metzger Special to The Morning Call To open the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra’s season on Saturday, conductor Allan Birney chose a diverse program featuring some of the orchestra’s most talented members, and a guest singer of...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:28 AM
Some of the loudest, most propulsive sounds to be heard outside of an Ozzfest arena show hit unsuspecting Baltimore Symphony Orchestra audiences last year during a circus-theme program devised by music director Marin Alsop.
One of the thrashing works...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 9:31 AM
It's still late-summer, but classical musicians can hardly wait to get back into the concert hall for the 2011-2012 season.
One of the first to return is the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Conductor Marin Alsop leads a Gala Celebration concert Sept. 10 at...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 4:37 AM
Most of us think of a night at the Philharmonic or ballet as a very adult evening out. But did you know how many youngsters get an introduction to classical entertainment through our own Orlando Philharmonic and Orlando Ballet? The Orlando Philharmonic...