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By Sagar Chowdhury | July 10, 1997
Summer soundsPinchas Zukerman and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will launch Summer MusicFest with a performance tonight in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Billed as "a new kind of summer concert experience," the concerts will continue through July 23.Zukerman, the Summer MusicFest artistic director, will lead and perform with the orchestra. Also featured is young Israeli violinist Ariel Shamai.Tonight's concert will showcase the works of Mozart and Mendelssohn.Saturday night's "all-Brahms" concert will feature the fancy fingerwork of Irish pianist Barry Douglas, the Gold Medal winner at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition.
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May 10, 2007
CONCERT COLE PORTER TRIBUTE Get a kick out of Cole Porter at the concert "Too Darn Hot! A Tribute to Cole Porter" today through Sunday at the Music Center at Strathmore and the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra SuperPops, under the direction of Jack Everly, along with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and music director Tom Hall and guest vocalists, will perform many of Porter's famed Broadway hits from the Great American Songbook. Among them: "I Get a Kick Out of You," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Night and Day" and "My Heart Belongs to Daddy."
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May 10, 2007
CONCERT COLE PORTER TRIBUTE Get a kick out of Cole Porter at the concert "Too Darn Hot! A Tribute to Cole Porter" today through Sunday at the Music Center at Strathmore and the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra SuperPops, under the direction of Jack Everly, along with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and music director Tom Hall and guest vocalists, will perform many of Porter's famed Broadway hits from the Great American Songbook. Among them: "I Get a Kick Out of You," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Night and Day" and "My Heart Belongs to Daddy."
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By Julia Furlong | December 18, 2003
Motorcycle races Like bikes? The Cockeysville Optimist Club and Baltimore County Trail Riders Association are holding the last of the "Timonium Motorcycle Races: Indoor Racing" Series at the Cow Palace on the Timonium State Fairgrounds Saturday. Sign-ups start at 3 p.m., practice starts at 5 p.m., time trials start at 6 p.m., and the races begin at 7:30 p.m. Riders and spectators of all ages are invited to join in on the excitement. Food and beverages will be available. Proceeds help fund the community activities of the Cockeysville Optimist Club.
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By Julia Furlong | December 18, 2003
Motorcycle races Like bikes? The Cockeysville Optimist Club and Baltimore County Trail Riders Association are holding the last of the "Timonium Motorcycle Races: Indoor Racing" Series at the Cow Palace on the Timonium State Fairgrounds Saturday. Sign-ups start at 3 p.m., practice starts at 5 p.m., time trials start at 6 p.m., and the races begin at 7:30 p.m. Riders and spectators of all ages are invited to join in on the excitement. Food and beverages will be available. Proceeds help fund the community activities of the Cockeysville Optimist Club.
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By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | March 8, 1996
Barbara Mayer Kirstel, manager of the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, died Wednesday at Sinai Hospital after a four-year struggle with cancer. She was 57.The Baltimore resident was a homemaker when she landed a secretarial job with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 1980. She rose quickly, becoming administrative manager of the new Meyerhoff Hall in 1984 and manager of hall operations in 1990."Barbara was one of the most caring, dedicated and gracious people you will ever meet," said John Gidwitz, executive director of the BSO. "She added immeasurably to the quality of musical life in Baltimore and to the success of the BSO and the Joseph Meyerhoff Hall."
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December 7, 1995
An item in yesterday's LIVE inaccurately stated the day and times of the Little Mozart's musical program. The event, offered by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, will take place tomorrow at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.The Sun regrets the errors.Young MozartChildren ages 3 to 6 are invited on Sunday to spend a day with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in "Little Mozart's Neighborhood," a musical program that follows a very young Mozart as he created his first opera, sonata and symphony, and later, his favorite pieces.
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By Lori Sears and Lori Sears,SUN STAFF | October 23, 2003
Spend a beautiful day in the neighborhood Saturday. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents "Little Mozart's Neighborhood," a program for children on the famous composer's life as a small boy, at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Conductor Lara Webber leads the BSO in works such as "Turkish March" from the Piano Sonata in A major, the Minuet from Don Giovanni, excerpts from "The Sleigh Ride" from Three German Dances and the Overture to The Marriage of Figaro.
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By JAY HANCOCK and JAY HANCOCK,SUN STAFF | September 27, 1995
The International Youth Foundation Inc. is thinking about moving to Maryland, and, as is typical these days, it is seeking financial help. What's different is the kind of assistance the Michigan-based nonprofit group is asking for.In addition to real estate guidance and possible government help, IYF hopes to land significant donations from private philanthropic groups in or near its new home.This month, IYF officials have met not only with state and city economic development officials but also with representatives of Maryland's most well-heeled foundations, including the Joseph Meyerhoff Fund.
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By Frank P. L. Somerville and Frank P. L. Somerville,Sun Staff Writer | June 16, 1994
The Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore announced last night that its 1994 campaign has raised $22,566,000 -- the most ever through the annual collection of funds for Jewish educational, development and charitable projects here and abroad.The record total was announced at the annual meeting of what its supporters usually refer to as "the Associated."The meeting, held at Center Stage, began with a reception for contributors and included a tribute to Baltimore's Pearlstone family, major benefactors of the theater on Calvert Street among other local cultural institutions.
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October 30, 2003
NEXT WEEK IN LIVE Country artist Shelby Lynne talks about her success ... Novice DJs get a chance to spin at Shorty's ... Will Farrell calms down long enough to talk about Elf. NOW OR NEVER Calling itself the "wildest race in town," the Zoo Zoom '03 will take place Sunday at the Baltimore Zoo in Druid Hill Park. The Zoom features two races: a 5-mile run beginning at 8 a.m., followed by a 1-mile Kids Fun Run at 9:30 a.m. Participants are encouraged to dress in costume and earn prizes for their running skills, their costume skills or their running in costume skills.
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By Lori Sears and Lori Sears,SUN STAFF | October 23, 2003
Spend a beautiful day in the neighborhood Saturday. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents "Little Mozart's Neighborhood," a program for children on the famous composer's life as a small boy, at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Conductor Lara Webber leads the BSO in works such as "Turkish March" from the Piano Sonata in A major, the Minuet from Don Giovanni, excerpts from "The Sleigh Ride" from Three German Dances and the Overture to The Marriage of Figaro.
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By Karin Remesch | December 3, 1998
'Black Nativity'For a re-creation of Langston Hughes' Afro-centric retelling of the Christmas story, attend the Baltimore premiere of the gospel musical "Black Nativity" at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St. Proceeds from the Mike Malone production benefit the Epsilon Omega Foundation's scholarship and community service programs. Tickets are $27- $50. Call 410-653-7756.Monument lightingEnjoy "A Monumental Occasion" when the downtown holiday season kicks off with the official lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument from 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today.
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By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF Contributors to this section; Sun research librarians Paul McCardell, Jean Packard and Andrea Wilson, and news intern Brenda Santamaria, contributed to these articles | April 26, 1998
In The Sun's section on Israel Sunday, the person in a photograph overlooking the site of the Isaac H. Taylor Forest was incorrectly identified as philanthropist Isaac H. Taylor. The identity of the person in the photo is not known.The Sun regrets the error.If you think Meyerhoff is a prominent name in Baltimore, you should go to Israel.Baltimoreans have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in building Israel's housing, hospitals, and cultural and educational institutions and programs.
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By Jamie Stiehm and Jamie Stiehm,SUN STAFF | January 8, 1998
Maryland will pay its respects to the memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. tonight in a Baltimore Symphony Orchestra concert mixing refrains from African-American spirituals with phrases from his best-known speeches.Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke and Frances Hughes Glendening, the governor's wife, will speak midway through the official state tribute, which starts at 7: 30 at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.The concert, "Let Freedom Ring," celebrates King's life one week before his birthday Jan. 15.The program will open with an orchestral piece that sets the tone for the evening: Morton Gould's "Revival: Fantasy of Six Spirituals," a medley of familiar songs, including "Ezekiel Saw the Wheel," "Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho" and "Were You There?"
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By Sagar Chowdhury | July 10, 1997
Summer soundsPinchas Zukerman and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will launch Summer MusicFest with a performance tonight in the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Billed as "a new kind of summer concert experience," the concerts will continue through July 23.Zukerman, the Summer MusicFest artistic director, will lead and perform with the orchestra. Also featured is young Israeli violinist Ariel Shamai.Tonight's concert will showcase the works of Mozart and Mendelssohn.Saturday night's "all-Brahms" concert will feature the fancy fingerwork of Irish pianist Barry Douglas, the Gold Medal winner at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition.
NEWS
By John Rivera and John Rivera,SUN STAFF Contributors to this section; Sun research librarians Paul McCardell, Jean Packard and Andrea Wilson, and news intern Brenda Santamaria, contributed to these articles | April 26, 1998
In The Sun's section on Israel Sunday, the person in a photograph overlooking the site of the Isaac H. Taylor Forest was incorrectly identified as philanthropist Isaac H. Taylor. The identity of the person in the photo is not known.The Sun regrets the error.If you think Meyerhoff is a prominent name in Baltimore, you should go to Israel.Baltimoreans have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in building Israel's housing, hospitals, and cultural and educational institutions and programs.
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By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | March 8, 1996
Barbara Mayer Kirstel, manager of the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, died Wednesday at Sinai Hospital after a four-year struggle with cancer. She was 57.The Baltimore resident was a homemaker when she landed a secretarial job with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 1980. She rose quickly, becoming administrative manager of the new Meyerhoff Hall in 1984 and manager of hall operations in 1990."Barbara was one of the most caring, dedicated and gracious people you will ever meet," said John Gidwitz, executive director of the BSO. "She added immeasurably to the quality of musical life in Baltimore and to the success of the BSO and the Joseph Meyerhoff Hall."
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