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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Turns 100: Plans BIg Shows for New Century

By James Knight J.knight@classicalite.com on Feb 12, 2016 06:56 PM EST

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra turned 100-years-old last night and they celebrated big with special guest, violinist Joshua Bell. If you missed the party don’t worry. The party isn’t over. The BSO has plenty of big events planned for this year including concerts with Broadway’s Sutton Foster (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes), Hairspray in concert as well as performances of Peter and the Wolf and Porgy and Bess. That is just a small sample of what the BSO has in store for guest this year.

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra may have turned 100, but it's not slowing down in its old age. The famed venue is moving into it’s new century with some very exciting programs.

Concerts include:

An Evening with Sutton Foster
Thu, Feb 18, 8 pm: Strathmore
Fri, Feb 19, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, Feb 20, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sun, Feb 21, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

Enigma Variations
Thu, Feb 25, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sun, Feb 28, 3 pm: Strathmore

Off the Cuff: Enigma Variations
Fri, Feb 26, 8:15 pm: Strathmore
Sat, Feb 27, 7 pm: Meyerhoff

Brahms' German Requiem
Fri, Mar 4, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, Mar 5, 8 pm: Strathmore
Sun, Mar 6, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

All-Beethoven
Fri, Mar 11, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, Mar 12, 8 pm: Strathmore
Sun, Mar 13, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

Family Concert: Peter & the Wolf
Sat, Mar 12, 11 am & 1 pm: Strath
Sat, Apr 2, 11 am: Meyerhoff

Yuri Temirkanov Returns
Thu, Mar 17, 8 pm: Strathmore
Fri, Mar 18, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, Mar 19, 8 pm: Meyerhoff

Broadway Divas
Thu, Mar 31, 8 pm: Strathmore
Fri, Apr 1, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, Apr 2, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sun, Apr 3, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

Gershwin's Porgy and Bess
Fri, Apr 8, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, Apr 9, 8 pm: Strathmore
Sun, Apr 10, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

Mahler Symphony No. 5
Thu, Apr 14, 8 pm: Strathmore
Fri, Apr 15, 8 pm: Meyerhoff

Tchaikovsky & Prokofiev
Fri, Apr 29, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, Apr 30, 8 pm: Strathmore
Sun, May 1, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

A Celebration of Uncommon Women
Sat, May 7, 8 pm: Strathmore
Sun, May 8, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

Beethoven's Emperor
Thu, May 12, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sun, May 15, 3 pm: Strathmore

Off the Cuff: Beethoven's Emperor
Fri, May 13, 8:15 pm: Strathmore
Sat, May 14, 7 pm: Meyerhoff

The Planets
Fri, May 20, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, May 21, 8 pm: Strathmore
Sun, May 22, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

Bach's B Minor Mass
Thu, May 26, 8 pm: Strathmore
Fri, May 27, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, May 28, 8 pm: Meyerhoff

Hairspray: In Concert
Thu, Jun 2, 8 pm: Strathmore
Fri, Jun 3, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sat, Jun 4, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

Verdi's Requiem
Fri, Jun 17, 8 pm: Strathmore
Sat, Jun 18, 8 pm: Meyerhoff
Sun, Jun 19, 3 pm: Meyerhoff

For more information please visit BSO.org.

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