Alt-country group The Lone Bellow will join members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for a special performance of Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” this April. The event is the last of the season for BSO's 'Pulse' series.
A leading maestro in the world of classical, Mr. Yuri Temirkanov has come under scrutiny after he was quoted as saying "I don't like women conductors" yet again (yes, this happened before). In today's progressive world, it might seem like these old-world attitudes are long gone. Perhaps he was misquoted, or taken out-of-context, but he did clarify, "We have different tastes. For example, I don't eat fish." Huh?
Maestro Yuri Temirkanov is returning to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for 'Rachmaninoff & Tchaikovsky: Temirkanov Returns.' The famed Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, will be paying homage to two of Russia’s finest composers, with Denis Matsuev on the Piano.
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.
If you are looking for some great family fun for your kids this fall/spring than look no further that the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The iconic music venue will be presenting their Music Box Series: Great Big Animals concerts aimed at families and kids this February and March.
If you thought going to the orchestra meant you had to pull out the tuxedo, cufflinks, and the odd pair of Galilean binoculars for good measure, than you thought wrong. On Saturday, Feb 6 the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is inviting you to thrown on your favorite team jersey and come courtside for an evening of Beethoven and basketball. The BSO’s All About Sports event is hosted and narrated by Baltimore Orioles’ announcer Ryan Wagner with conductor Ken Lam, Nationals Organist Matthew Van Hoose on Keyboard Marching Ravens covering Sousaphone Section and Ellen Pendleton providing color commentary.
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center is getting to make some magic when they bring Disney’s amazing musical animated masterpiece, 'Fantasia' to life. 'Fantasia' in concert is set for Friday, February 19th at 8PM, and promises to be an amazing night for the whole family. The concert will also feature special guest performers from Bergen County’s Elisabeth Morrow School Orchestra. If that isn’t enough Disney for you, The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra recently announced a concert series featuring music from 13 Disney Pixar classics, including the 'Toy Story' franchise.
Over the weekend the massive blizzard of 2016 took its toll on the north, shutting down Broadway. Now The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is also suffering because of the weather. The BSO is postponing Monday, Jan 25 Musical Monday concert.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is getting ready to host a wealth of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Later this month, conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos and the Baltimore Symphony SuperPops present Disney Pixar in concert. Featuring the familiar scores and breathtaking visuals from 13 of your favorite films by the award winning animation studio, including 'Toy Story', 'Up', 'A Bug's Life', 'Monsters Inc'. In February, conductor Jack Everly and BSO present a series of concerts with Broadway legend Sutton Foster. The Tony Award winning actress has appeared in a host of amazing show, including 'Little Women', 'The Drowsy Chaperone', 'Young Frankenstein', 'Thoroughly Modern Millie,' 'Shrek the Musical', 'Violet' and 'Anything Goes.'
The violence that rocked the city of Baltimore in the summer of 2015 help shed light on the pressing issue of police violence prevalent throughout the nation. For Baltimore Symphony Orchestra director Marin Alsop, she feels the violence was essential in helping reform the city.
On July 16 at 8:00 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Seth MacFarlane will bring his smooth talents to Baltimore with conductor Joel McNeely and the Baltimore Symhony Orcestra for an evening of music and comedy.
Perhaps New York City, and many other cultural hubs around the world, are mighty giants too big to concede to lower costs. But for the Rust Belt cities and the theory of "low-cost high culture," some faltering institutions are seeing rebounds that are changing the city and the price of high culture forever.
For such a brilliant musician who's work has been studied for some three centuries now, the inner workings of Mozart's brain remain a bit of a mystery (though we do know ol' Wolfie had a thing for scatological humor). Thus, to try and shed a light on the beautiful mind of Mozart, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will be presenting an exclusive theatrical performance.
Takei and the BSO are presenting "Sci-Fi Spectacular" from February 20-23, where the former will narrate over the latter's musical selections from Star Trek and the best of John Williams: E.T., Somewhere in Time, Star Wars and more.
Once again, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is inviting all "rusty musicians" to take part in the ensemble's summer training programs. This time, though, both orchestral and chamber opportunities will be available.