Two musical groups to launch seasons

ARTS NOTES

October 27, 1991|By Eric Siegel

Two of Baltimore's most well-regarded music organizations are opening their 1991-'92 seasons in the next week.

The Chamber Music Society of Baltimore opens its 42nd season tomorrow night at 8 at the Baltimore Museum of Art with a concert by the New York-based contemporary music ensemble Speculum Musicae. The concert will include works by Schoenberg and Kurtag as well as American composers Rand Steiger and Robert Yekovich.

Tickets are $13; $11 for BMA members and seniors and $7 for students. Season tickets are $44; $39 and $25. For more information, call 486-1140.

Next Sunday, the Baltimore Choral Arts Society opens its 26th season at 3 p.m. at Goucher College's Kraushaar Auditorium. The concert will feature Haydn's "Creation" Mass, the last of the six-part mass cycle the BCAS began in 1986, and Mozart's "Solemn Vespers."

Tickets to the concerts range from $7 to $30; subscriptions range from $41 to $88. For more information, call 523-7070.

Art market lecture

Anthony Grant, vice president of contemporary art at Sotheby's auction house, will give a slide-illustrated lecture Tuesday at noon at Westminster Hall, 515 W. Fayette St. Mr. Grant's talk on the state of today's art market, part of the University of Maryland at Baltimore's "Professionally Speaking" series, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 328-2024.

Auditions

*The Columbia Community Players, for "Any Wednesday," today 2 p.m. in the Faulkner Ridge Community Center and tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. in the Green Room of Slayton House in the Wilde Lake Village Center. Call 730-9276.

*Eva Anderson's Baltimore Dance Theatre, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and Nov. 6, 7 and 8 at Wally Saunders Dance Studio, 1350 1/2 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville. Call 997-3899.

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