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  • The end of the affair

    The message on the phone was there waiting for me after a long day and longer week at work. The news was sad but not unexpected. Like the death of a dear aunt who had been putting up a good fight for years. The time to let her go in peace had finally...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Feb. 15 Concert Jazz on Sunday presents Quartet 122 at 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is $10-$15. Information: 410-636-6597 or chesapeakearts.org. Musical theater The Performing Arts...
  • Minnesota Orchestra will be 1st from US to perform in Cuba

    The Minnesota Orchestra will be the first ensemble from the U.S. to perform in Cuba since President Barack Obama moved to re-establish ties and rebuild economic relations with the Communist-led country. Minnesota Orchestra CEO Kevin Smith told...
  • Chicago-area classical music picks

    Chicago-area classical music picks
    Rembrandt Chamber Players: The radiant Chicago soprano Josefien Stoppelenburg performs selections from Canteloube's "Songs of the Auvergne," on the same program as works by Mozart, Schumann and Chicago composer Sebastian Huydts. 7:30 p.m. Friday,...
  • US orchestra travel to Cuba in major cultural exchange

    The Minnesota Orchestra announced Thursday that it will play two concerts in Cuba in May in what's believed to be the first major cultural exchange between the two countries since their leaders announced a move toward warmer relations. Orchestra CEO...
  • Satori looks east to traditional Japan

    Chamber music ensemble Satori has brought us music from across the globe, with stops from Armenia to Zanzibar. But rarely does it stay in one place for long — it loves to mix things up. Not so with "Satori East," a concert featuring the...
  • Smyth's 'The Wreckers' to get US staged premiere at Bard

    Ethel Smyth's "The Wreckers," a century-old opera about a Cornish fishing village whose residents plunder ships, will be given its U.S. staged premiere at the annual Bard SummerScape festival. Composed from 1902-04 with a French libretto by Henry...
  • Symphony meets the circus in Allentown

    Symphony meets the circus in Allentown
    Most people attend orchestra concerts to hear the music, and most musicians join the orchestras to play it. Yet in the course of their long histories, many symphony orchestras have played host to such added attractions as Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Jose...
  • New York Fashion week 2015 has an ever-evolving style

    Once upon a time, New York Fashion Week was synonymous with Bryant Park: Only the upper echelon of the industry got invited, and the rest found out about the trends inside the tents from the pages of magazines. But that was then. In the past five years,...
  • Review: Grand singing lifts 'Tannhauser' at Lyric Opera

    Review: Grand singing lifts 'Tannhauser' at Lyric Opera
    Of all the mature operas of Richard Wagner, "Tannhauser" requires perhaps the greatest indulgence from all but the most uncritical of Wagnerites. For one thing, it is long and repetitious, lasting more than four hours, and not all the music finds the...
  • Crystal Symphony to sail from Baltimore in November

    Crystal Symphony to sail from Baltimore in November
    Crystal Cruises will offer a one-time, 11-day cruise from Baltimore to Miami aboard the Crystal Symphony in November. It's the third year in a row the luxury cruise liner has sailed from Baltimore as it travels around the world. The 922-passenger ship...