| Mar 8, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Sitting criss-cross on the floor, four kindergartners each placed a hand on the double bass towering over them to feel the vibrations as it was played.
"Wow! How does that feel?" asked Pacific Symphony bassist Doug Basye. "Does it tickle?"
| Mar 26, 2012
| 6:15 AM
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be jetting to the West Coast this week for a six-day, three-city tour — its first extended outing since Marin Alsop was named music director five years ago.
The tour, which begins Wednesday, opens with a...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Celebrate the spirit as "Dancing Hearts" presents "Classical Rocks," Sunday, April 22 at 7 p.m. at Resurrection Church, 3315 Greencastle Road, in Burtonsville. Enjoy works such as Aaron Copland's evocative Duo, Scott Joplin's irresistible Rags and the...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Anybody who doesn't know who Aaron Copland is should have been at Harbor View Elementary School on Friday.
Students from kindergarten to sixth grade at the Newport Beach campus paid tribute to the influential American composer through a performance...
| May 4, 2012
Sunday, May 6
First Sunday Arts Festival Opening of the 11th season includes crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining from noon to 5 p.m. in the first block of West and Calvert streets in Annapolis. Nashville recording artist...
| Apr 11, 2008
When Michael Hogan was brainstorming for music for his inauguration as the University of Connecticut's new president this Sunday, he wanted to make sure the ceremony wasn't too stodgy.
So he suggested a popular 1970s hit with its "Jeremiah-was-a-...