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Jeffrey Schindler, conductor

Thestrals and prophecies and Umbridge, oh my! CineConcerts presents Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ like it’s never been seen before. Let the wizarding world enchant you all over again as the film is projected onto a giant screen and a live symphonic orchestra performs the score. Laugh, cry, and cheer at your favorite scenes in this once-in-a-lifetime event.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s18)

Movie with Orchestra, Special Event
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

For children ages 6 months-3 years

Maria Broom, host
Kevin Smith, violin
Dariusz Skoraczewski, cello
Lura Johnson
, piano

A, B, C, D, E, F, G....learn and sing and play — yippee! Join us for a fun exploration of the building blocks of reading and writing through music.

Give your budding music lover the chance to explore music through this highly engaging and interactive performance. The half-hour lobby concert features the musical talents of a small ensemble of musicians of the BSO performing classical and children's songs to develop musicality, creativity, coordination and literacy.

30 minutes prior to the concert the lobby fills with a range of musical, creative and fun activities for babies and families. 

Please note: Attendees of all ages are required to have a ticket. Concerts take place in the lobby and seating is unreserved.

Please note: The March 23 performances are held at AMP by Strathmore, the March 30 performances are held at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and the April 14 performances are held at the Gordon Center for Performing Arts. 

Supported, in part, by Mr. Bruce Rosenblum and Ms. Lori Laitman.

 

Music Box
Music Box: Alphabet Soup

Markus Stenz, conductor
Lars Vogt, piano

SCHOENBERG Pelleas und Melisande 
BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 

Renowned German pianist Lars Vogt is showcased in Brahms’ First Piano Concerto, a pillar of the romantic repertoire. Principal Guest Conductor Markus Stenz leads the Orchestra in Schoenberg’s lush, late-Romantic orchestral tone poem, Pelleas und Melisande.

These performances are eligible for the Young and Free ticket program. Click here to learn more. 

Classical, Young and Free
Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1

Music Adventures: Life in the Orchestra 

Join us for an exciting educational offering designed to enhance your appreciation of classical music, hosted by BSO Flutist Marcia Kämper

Series Price: $85 (BSA Members) | $100 (Non-members)
Per Class Price: $30 (BSA Members) | $35 (Non-members)

Buy all three and save!

To receive the Member discount, please contact the Ticket Office at 410.783.8000.

To become a BSA member and receive a discount on your tickets, contact Associates@BSOmusic.org.

Music Adventures
Music Adventures: Marcia Kämper

Jack Everly, conductor
Ron Remke, vocalist
N’Kenge, vocalist
Troupe Vertigo

Troupe Vertigo brings Hollywood flair to the Pops stage! Join the BSO as acrobats, aerialists, jugglers and more dazzle you with their extraordinary athletic artistry set to the music of Hollywood’s hottest hits.

The Thursday, April 4 and Friday, April 5 performances are eligible for the Young and Free ticket program. Click here to learn more. 

SuperPops, Young and Free
Cirque Goes Hollywood

Please note: The BSO is not performing on this program. Tickets to this performance can only be purchased through Ticketmaster.com. Please contact 800.745.3000 with any questions.

David Feherty, pro golfer turned writer and broadcaster, is bringing his live show to the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall! Dubbed as "one of the funniest men in the game" by Yahoo! Sports, his show will be full of great behind the scene stories and golf tournament tales.

Special Event
Jones Entertainment Group Presents: David Feherty – Live Off Tour!

Marin Alsop, conductor
Morgan State University Choir, Eric Conway, Director

GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess 

Back by popular demand, Marin Alsop leads the BSO and the Morgan State University Choir, as well as vocal soloists, in a semi-staged production of Porgy and Bess. Featuring such well-known hits as “Summertime” and “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” Gershwin’s jazzy folk opera endures as an American classic since its 1935 premiere.

THE GERSHWINS® Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin

The Sunday, April 14 performance is eligible for the Young and Free ticket program. Click here to learn more. 

Classical, Special Event, Young and Free
Porgy and Bess

Prime Time+: Grades 3-6

Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Becky Mossing, narrator
Joseph Wos, illustrator

ROSSINI Finale from William Tell Overture
TCHAIKOVSKY Waltz from Serenade for Strings
J. STRAUSS Pizzicato Polka
GABRIELI Antiphonal Music for Brass, Canzon Ch. 172
PRECHTL Percussion Piece TBA
MENDELSSOHN Scherzo from A Midsummer Night's Dream
BRITTEN Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Take a musical journey around the orchestra and learn about the different instrument sounds, from the distinctive trumpets in the William Tell Overture to the beautiful melodies in Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra shines the spotlight on the instruments of the orchestra, enhanced by illustrations created on the spot during the performance.

Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts, Science (Classification of Instruments)

Click here to read the Young Person's Guide to the Symphony Teacher Activity Guide

If you are reserving tickets for a large group or have special requests, please fill out our reservation request form - Mid-Week Reservation Form. Please note  that groups of 200 or more are required to use the reservation request form.

Midweek Concert, Education
Midweek Concert: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Jack Everly, conductor
Leslie Odom, Jr., vocalist

He won the 2016 Tony® Award for Best Actor in a Musical and the Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theater Album for his role as Aaron Burr in the original production of Hamilton. We are thrilled to present Leslie Odom, Jr. with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for one night only in a mix of Broadway and American classic hits.

Special Event
Leslie Odom, Jr. with the BSO

Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Becky Mossing, narrator
Joe Wos, illustrator

Take a musical journey around the orchestra and learn about the different instrument sounds, from the distinctive trumpets in the William Tell Overture to the beautiful melodies in Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra shines the spotlight on the instruments of the orchestra, enhanced by illustrations created on-the-spot during the performance.

Prior to the concert, join us in the lobby starting at 9:45 am for a range of exciting, interactive and educational music adventures. Activities may include arts and crafts, an instrument petting zoo, performances by BSYO and OrchKids, face painting and more! Join us immediately following the family concert for a buffet lunch in the Meyerhoff lobby. Luncheon tickets purchased separately. Hosted by the Baltimore Symphony Associates. Learn more. 

Family
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Nicholas Hersh, BSYO Artistic Director

7 pm – BSYO Chamber Ensembles

Launched in 2012, the BSYO comprises three orchestral ensembles of over 250 of the region’s most talented musicians. The BSYO serves as ensemble-in-residence at the state-of-the-art George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson, MD.

Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 students/seniors (60+). All tickets sold at the door will be CASH ONLY.

BSYO
Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras Chamber Concert

Jack Everly, conductor

Jack Everly leads the Orchestra in Gershwin’s extraordinary film score, including “Embraceable You” and “I Got Rhythm,” as you enjoy the classic 1951 film featuring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron. Magnifique!

The Thursday, May 2, Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 performances are eligible for the Young and Free ticket program. Click here to learn more. 

Movie with Orchestra, SuperPops, Young and Free
Movie with Orchestra: An American in Paris

For children ages 6 months-3 years

Maria Broom, host
Sarah Fuller, harp
Amal Gochenour, flute
Jacob Shack, viola

Over and under, high and low, loud and soft. Explore the world of opposites with an unlikely trio of BSO musicians.

Give your budding music lover the chance to explore music through this highly engaging and interactive performance. The half-hour lobby concert features the musical talents of a small ensemble of musicians of the BSO performing classical and children's songs to develop musicality, creativity, coordination and literacy.

30 minutes prior to the concert the lobby fills with a range of musical, creative and fun activities for babies and families. 

Please note: Attendees of all ages are required to have a ticket. Concerts take place in the lobby and seating is unreserved.

Please note: The May 4 performances are held at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and the May 11 performances are held at AMP by Strathmore.

Supported, in part, by Mr. Bruce Rosenblum and Ms. Lori Laitman.

Music Box
Music Box: Opposites

Music Adventures: Life in the Orchestra 

Join us for an exciting educational offering designed to enhance your appreciation of classical music, hosted by BSO Percussionist Brian Prechtl

Series Price: $85 (BSA Members) | $100 (Non-members)
Per Class Price: $30 (BSA Members) | $35 (Non-members)

Buy all three and save!

To receive the Member discount, please contact the Ticket Office at 410.783.8000.

To become a BSA member and receive a discount on your tickets, contact Associates@BSOmusic.org.

Music Adventures
Music Adventures: Brian Prechtl

Marin Alsop, conductor
James Ehnes, violin

STRAUSS Ein Heldenleben 
TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto 

Marin Alsop leads the Orchestra in Ein Heldenleben, “A Hero’s Life,” one of Richard Strauss’ most exhilarating tone poems and a terrific showpiece for large orchestra. Tchaikovsky’s dashing and elegant Violin Concerto is performed by James Ehnes, one of the world’s most sought-after
violinists. His playing has been described as "effusively lyrical and hair-raisingly virtuosic" (The Guardian).

These performances are eligible for the Young and Free ticket program. Click here to learn more. 

Classical, Young and Free
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto

Nicholas Hersh, BSYO Artistic Director

3 pm - String, Concert and Youth Orchestras

Launched in 2012, the BSYO comprises three orchestral ensembles of over 250 of the region's most talented musicians. The BSYO serves as ensemble-in-residence at the state-of-the-art George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson, MD.

Tickets in advance are $20 general admission, $5 students, $10 seniors (60+). All tickets sold at the door will be $25 CASH ONLY.

BSYO
Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras Concert

Nicholas Hersh, conductor

BSO Pulse is back for the fourth season — bringing together the worlds of classical music and indie artists onto one stage! Each concert crosses genres, opening with a classical performance by members of the BSO, a set from our featured artist and culminating with a unique collaboration between the two groups. 

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens has taken the folk world by storm, winning a Grammy for Best Traditional Folk album with The Carolina Chocolate Drops and receiving critical acclaim for her solo career. Hear the 2017 MacArthur "Genius Grant" winner who is revitalizing decades of American roots music with invigorating style.

Enjoy a pre-concert party with music from Caleb Stine, happy hour drink specials and food from our favorite Baltimore spots.

BSO Pulse
BSO Pulse: Rhiannon Giddens

Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jonathan Carney, violin

BRAHMS Violin Concerto 
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 11, "The Year 1905" 

BSO Concertmaster Jonathan Carney takes center stage for Brahms’ beloved Violin Concerto, featuring some of the most beautiful melodies in classical music. Conductor Peter Oundjian leads the Orchestra in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 11, “The Year 1905,” perhaps the most poignant, dramatic and powerful of his 15 symphonies.

Classical
Brahms Violin Concerto

Marin Alsop, conductor
André Watts, piano

BRAHMS arr. SCHOENBERG Piano Quartet in G Minor 
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” 

Revered pianist André Watts returns to the BSO to perform Beethoven’s last piano concerto, the mighty "Emperor." Marin Alsop also leads the Orchestra in Brahms’ most exhilarating chamber work, his youthful Piano Quartet in G Minor with its thrilling rondo finale, arranged for large orchestra by Schoenberg.

Classical
André Watts Performs Beethoven's Emperor

Marin Alsop, conductor
André Watts, piano

BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor” 

André Watts joins Marin Alsop and the BSO for a performance and discussion of Beethoven’s last piano concerto, the mighty "Emperor." Though the composer didn’t give it that name, it’s worthy of the title because of its majestic tone and heroic gestures.

This 60-minute Off The Cuff concert provides more insight into a single work, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Beethoven’s Beer Hall After-Party

Saturday, June 1

Live music & food specials
$6 drink specials

Off The Cuff
Off The Cuff: André Watts Performs Beethoven's Emperor

Marin Alsop, conductor

MAHLER Symphony No. 9 

Mahler’s magnificent Ninth Symphony depicts the composer’s epic battle between his passionate love for life and the dread of death, particularly on Mahler’s mind since Beethoven, Schubert and Bruckner had been unable to survive past their ninth symphonies. Marin Alsop conducts this glorious work, a vivid testament to the power of a live concert experience.

Classical
Mahler Symphony No. 9

Marin Alsop, conductor

BERNSTEIN West Side Story

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic winner of 10 Oscars® – the BSO performs Leonard Bernstein's score live with the re-mastered film (directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, featuring Robbins' choreography, Ernest Lehman's screenplay, Arthur Laurents' book and Stephen Sondheim's lyrics) shown in hi-def with original vocals and dialog intact.

West Side Story © 1961 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio Inc. All rights reserved. © A.M.P.A.S

The Friday, June 14 performance is eligible for the Young and Free ticket program. Click here to learn more. 

Special Event, Movie with Orchestra, Young and Free
Movie with Orchestra: West Side Story

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