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November 26, 2012

Annapolis Symphony joins in Cyber Monday fun with ticket deal

Why should retailers have all the fun on Cyber Monday?

I heard earlier from some theater companies offering deals during this giant online frenzy. Now comes word from the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, which is doing the same.

The orchestra's Cyber Monday-only enticement is three concerts for $50, a 60 percent savings.

You can choose from ...

Friday or Saturday night performances of three attractive programs conducted by music director Jose-Luis Novo at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts: 

Schumann's Symphony No. 2, Lutoslawski's Little Suite, and a work by the orchestra's exceptional composer-in-residence Gabriela Lena Frank (March 1 and 2 )

Stravinksy's "Petrushka" and Poulenc's "Les Biches" Suite; and gypsy-flavored works by Sarasate and Ravel featuring violinist Markus Placci (April 5 and 6)

Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 24 with soloist Cornelia Herrmann and Rachmaninoff 's Symphony No. 2 (May 10 and 11)

Such a deal.

ANNAPOLIS SYMPHONY PHOTO

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About Tim Smith
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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