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February 14, 2011

Jonathan Carney leads Baltimore School for the Arts orchestra in free concert

Jonathan Carney, the Baltimore Symphony's concertmaster and occasional conductor, will lead the Baltimore School for the Arts Chamber Orchestra in a free concert on Tuesday (Feb. 15).

The colorful program includes Mendelssohn's "Hebrides," Mozart's "Paris” Symphony and Grieg's "Holberg Suite." Pieces by Enesco and Hovhaness will also be performed.

The concert is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the historic, newly renovated First and Franklin Street Church (210 W. Madison St.). Free admission. A reception will be held after the performance.

For more information, call 443-642-5167.

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Posted by Tim Smith at 3:15 PM | | Comments (1)
        

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Concert is Tuesday evening at 7, not Wednesday

Thanks for alerting me (I've made the correction). I rarely know what day it is anymore. TS

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Born and raised in Washington, D.C., I couldn't help but develop a keen interest in politics, but music, theater and visual art also proved great attractions. Music became my main focus after high school. I thought about being a cocktail pianist, but I hated taking requests, so I studied music history instead, earning a B.A. in that field from Eisenhower College (Seneca Falls, N.Y.) and an M.A. from Occidental College (Los Angeles). I then landed in journalism. After freelancing for the Washington Post and others, I was classical music critic for the Sun-Sentinel in South Florida, where I also contributed to NPR. I've written for the New York Times, BBC Music Magazine and other publications, and I'm a longtime contributor to Opera News. My book, The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Classical Music (Perigee, 2002), can be found on the most discerning remainder racks.

I joined the Baltimore Sun as classical music critic in 2000 and, in 2009, also became theater critic, giving me the opportunity to annoy a whole new audience. In 2010, my original Clef Notes blog expanded to encompass a theatrical component -- how could I resist calling it Drama Queens? I hope you'll find both sides of this blog coin worth exploring and reacting to; your own comments are always welcome and valued (well, most of them, at least).

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