CHORAL ARTS ANNOUNCES ANTHONY BLAKE CLARK AS ITS NEXT MUSIC DIRECTOR
Mar 10, 2017
Baltimore Choral Arts Society Board President Richard Dellheim today announced the appointment of Anthony Blake Clark as the organization’s next Music Director, effective July 1, 2017. A conductor and composer, Blake Clark has led choral and orchestral ensembles in the United States and Europe, and his works have been widely performed. He will become Baltimore Choral Arts’ third Music Director in its 51-year history, succeeding long-time Music Director Tom Hall, who will retire from the position [...] More...
BALTIMORE CHORAL ARTS MUSIC DIRECTOR TOM HALL TO RETIRE IN JULY 2017
Jan 12, 2016
35-Year Tenure Includes Recordings, International Tours and an Emmy Award
Baltimore Choral Arts Society today announced that Tom Hall plans to retire from his position as Music Director in July, 2017, after the 2016-17 concert season. In making the announcement, Tom said, “For the past three and half decades, it has been my honor to work with hundreds of talented and dedicated singers, players, staff members and board members. When I conclude my 35th season, I will [...] More...
Tom Hall and Baltimore Choral Arts win 2014 American Prize
Oct 16, 2014
Baltimore Choral Arts Music Director Tom Hall has won the 2014 American Prize in Conducting, in the community chorus division, it was announced yesterday. The prize is awarded based on the artistic quality of recordings. Among the judges' comments about Tom: "The energy and enthusiasm were contagious...one of the best recorded performances of Christmas music I have seen in many years."[...] More...
The voices rang out with resplendent confidence, and the sopranos had no apparent difficulty reaching the cruel and challenging high B's in the piece. The chorus's performance was the best part of the concert….the thunderous power of this unique masterpiece never fails to stir the blood, and the ovation was loud, long and well deserved.