Friday Morning Music Club to feature wide variety of music

By Henry Plotkin Member, Friday Morning Music Club On Sunday evening, January 6, the Friday Morning Music Club concert will present a fun mixture of classical chamber music blended with new music (is twentieth-century music still considered new?). Sergei Prokofiev’s exciting clarinet sonata, which is one of this great Russian master’s major works from the…

Cello recital begins PAC classical music season

By Susan Rogers Member, Performing Arts Council The Ninth season of Performing Arts Council’s Classical Music series gets underway November 4 with a cello recital by David Chentian. Mr. Chentian graduated from Shanghai Conservatory of Music and then received a scholarship to study at Peabody Institute in Baltimore. There he earned his Master of Music…

Montgomery Symphony Orchestra returns to Riderwood

By Judy Brown Producer, Performing Arts Council Once again, the Performing Arts Council is sponsoring the annual Winter Concert by the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra. This will be the 12th year that Riderwood has welcomed the orchestra as it performs an array of classical music. The program will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December…

Exciting outings planned with Special Trips in November

By Elaine Hauptman Resident Writer Opera, fine dining, shopping, “museuming,” cruising, concerts, sighting seeing are only a few of the wonderful trips to whet the gastronomical and intellectual appetites of Riderwood residents. The problem is not where to go, but how to fit in all the wonderful experiences available each month. Janet Birchfield is the…