Buy the exclusive BSYO Access Pass!
For $25 your BSYO student can have unlimited access to select BSO concerts throughout the season. For each eligible concert, the BSYO Access Pass allows you one concert ticket at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall ticket window. Family and friends can attend as well by taking advantage of the 20% discount offered to BSYO families or by purchasing Rush Tickets. Available concerts will be listed on this page and updated as the season progresses.
Passes may be purchased at weekly BSYO rehearsals.
Please note that this offer is only valid for select concerts listed on this page. Premium seating and concerts are excluded.
Pictures at an Exhibition
Fri, Feb 16, 8 pm
Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor
Joyce Yang, piano
Price // Dances in the Canebrakes
Prokofiev // Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major
Mussorgsky/Ravel // Pictures at an Exhibition
There are few pieces of music as visually evocative as Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. Written in memory of artist Viktor Hartmann, the piece is a musical depiction of an art exhibition. Composer Florence Price was the first African American female recognized as a symphonic composer and the first to have a work premiered by a major symphony orchestra. Witness Joyce Yang push the piano to its limits with her performance of Prokofiev’s colorful Piano Concerto No. 3.
Rite of Spring
Thu, Feb 22, 8 pm
Marin Alsop, Music Director
Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Anna Clyne // Abstractions
Ibert // Concertino da camera
Milhaud // Scaramouche
Stravinsky // Rite of Spring
A piece of music so wild, so barbaric and so brilliant, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring is considered one of the most influential works of the 20th century. Branford Marsalis, who belongs to one of the greatest American musical dynasties, joins the BSO for two melodic French pieces for saxophone and orchestra.
Off the Cuff: Rite of Spring
Sat, Feb 24, 7 pm
Marin Alsop, Music Director
Stravinsky // The Rite of Spring
Stravinsky pushed the boundaries of classical instruments to evoke earthy and bestial sounds in his awe-inspiring The Rite of Spring. Join Marin Alsop and the BSO for a performance of the composer’s galvanizing masterpiece. Join us after the concert for a conductor-led Q&A session.
*The Saturday, February 24 performance will be followed by a ‘Single Malt Stravinsky’ after-party featuring live music from Elon, food specials from The Local Oyster and $6 whiskey specials!
Schubert the Great
Fri, Mar 15, 8 pm
Sat, Mar 16, 8 pm
Lahav Shani, conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, piano
Prokofiev // Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor
Schubert // Symphony No. 9 in C Major, “The Great”
Lahav Shani, winner of the Gustav Mahler International Conducting Competition and newly appointed Music Director of the Israel Philharmonic, leads Schubert’s Great C Major Symphony. The BSO is joined by Prokofiev specialist Nikolai Lugansky for Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2, a piece of herculean virtuosity, emotional intimacy and extreme difficulty.