News and Reviews
July 30, 2013 Symphony of Time: Nerd Nostalgia at the BSO
"...the BSO brought the beautiful music of a beloved game series to life, and introduced Baltimore-area [Legend of] Zelda fans to one of the city's premier cultural institutions." Baltimore magazine's On the Town blog post.
"Melinda O'Neal, in her final concert as artistic director ..., conducted an impressive performance of the Requiem ... that communicated its bittersweet lyricism and the ingenious cohesion of its architectural shape."
"... the music-making ... emphatically reaffirmed how much O'Neal's nine-year tenure has meant to the development of the choir, one of Baltimore's oldest musical institutions." Full article by Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun Artsmash, April 17, 2013
PRESS RELEASE April 6, 2013 Arian Khaefi appointed artistic director & conductor of Handel Choir, effective July 1, 2013
"We were deeply honored by the number of highly qualified candidates who were interested in becoming Handel Choir’s next Artistic Director," said Leslie Greenwald, President of the Choir’s Board of Trustees, ... "It was a difficult decision, in part because of the incredibly high bar set by Melinda O’Neal. We are very excited to work with Arian in our 79th season." Full press release.
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