Past Concerts

Carnival of the Animals with Michael Sheppard and the BSO  

Jan 11 - Jan 14 Baltimore and N. Bethesda, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Music Center at Strathmore

Lura Johnson and Michael Sheppard, piano
James Wyman and Jauvon Gilliam, timpani
Wordsmith, narrator
Marin Alsop, Music Director

Saint-Saëns // Carnival of the Animals
Philip Glass // Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists

Marin Alsop brings Carnival of the Animals into the 21st century with Baltimore hip-hop artist, Wordsmith. Baltimore native Philip Glass creates rhythmic power with his Concerto Fantasy in the hands of Principal Timpanists James Wyman of the BSO and Jauvon Gilliam of the National Symphony Orchestra.

THU, JAN 11, 2018 8:00 PM MEYERHOFF
SUN, JAN 14, 2018 3:00 PM STRATHMORE

Age restrictions: All Ages.

New Year’s Day: Hallelujah!  

Jan 01 12:00pm Hot Springs, VA

Garth Newel Music Center

12 noon Concert followed by optional champagne brunch

J.S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major
John Adams: Hallelujah Junction
Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 2 in C minor, Op. 66

Teresa Ling, violin
Isaac Melamed, cello
Jeannette Fang, piano
with Lura Johnson, piano

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Crab Cakes on Potato Hash with Lemon Horseradish Sauce

Sourdough French Toast with Fresh Fruit and Cranberry Butter

Corn Risotto Cakes with Black Bean Salsa and Cumin Sour Cream

Asparagus, Scallion and Goat Cheese Tart
Black Eyed Pea Salad with Kale and Brussels Sprouts and Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette Various Side Salads and Desserts

Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 403 Garth Newel Lane. Venue phone: 540.839.5018.

New Year’s Eve: Spinning Round and Round  

Dec 31 6:30pm Hot Springs, VA

Garth Newel Music Center



Featuring pianist and dancer Lura Johnson in collaboration with Garth Newel‘s resident musicians: Live dancing to music of Shostakovich and Piazzolla, followed by Ravel’s stirring La Valse for two pianos. Later in the evening, Corey and Lura will offer a dance tutorial to help you unlock your inner Fred and Ginger!

6:30 pm Cocktails
7 pm Concert followed by optional New Year’s dinner & dancing

Maurice Ravel: La Valse for two pianos

Teresa Ling, violin
Isaac Melamed, cello
Jeannette Fang, piano
with Lura Johnson, piano/dancer
and Corey Flowers, professional dancer and dance instructor

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Buckwheat Blinis with Osetra Caviar and House-Cured Salmon

Lobster Thermidor with Tarragon Buerre Blanc on Greens

Trio of Crostini: Duck Liver Mousse, Pâté and Humboldt Fog with Port Fig Jelly, Apricot Relish, Pickled and Grilled Red Onion

Champagne and Prickly Pear Sorbet

Truffle-Rubbed Tenderloin of Beef with Jumbo Prawn, Smashed Celery and Beet Roots, Roasted French Horn Mushrooms and Balsamic Marinated Lima Beans

Chocolate Chestnut Flan with Honey-Apple Tuille, Cherry-Vanilla Syrup and Crushed Meringue

Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 403 Garth Newel Lane. Venue phone: 540.839.5018.

BSO: Cirque de la Symphonie Holiday Spectacular  

Dec 22 - Dec 23 Baltimore, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor
Cirque de la Symphonie

The jaw-dropping magic of Cirque comes to the concert hall as the BSO musicians who dazzle you on stage are joined by acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, balancers, strongmen and high-flying aerialists from above. Sure to wow, this holiday spectacular is a “treat for eyes and ears” (Pittsburgh Tribune).

FRI, DEC 22, 2017 8:00 PM
SAT, DEC 23, 2017 3:00 PM
SAT, DEC 23, 2017 8:00 PM

Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1212 Cathedral St.. Venue phone: (410)783-8000.

BSO: Home for the Holidays  

Dec 16 - Dec 17 Baltimore, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Alison Buchanan, soprano
Baltimore School for the Arts Dancers

Warm your heart this holiday season with a program of Christmas favorites. Thomas Wilkins, Principal Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl, conducts iconic classics including “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing,” “O Holy Night” and the BSO’s commission of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker, arranged by jazz composer Paul Murtha. Also featuring the Baltimore School for the Arts tap-dancing Santas.

SAT, DEC 16, 2017 3:00 PM
SAT, DEC 16, 2017 8:00 PM
SUN, DEC 17, 2017 3:00 PM

Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1212 Cathedral St.. Venue phone: (410)783-8000.

BSO: A Christmas Carol  

Dec 07 - Dec 09 Baltimore, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Tim Marrone, actor

This single-actor semi-staged adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol retells the story of the infamous miser Ebenezer Scrooge and his redemptive journeys with the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future. Musical selections include Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on “Greensleeves”, Tippett’s Suite in D and Jeff Tyzik’s Holiday Moods.

Thu, December 7, 2017 10:00 AM
Thu, December 7, 2017 11:30 AM
Fri, December 8, 2017 10:00 AM
Fri, December 8, 2017 11:30 AM
Sat, December 9, 2017 11:00 AM

Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1212 Cathedral St.. Venue phone: (410)783-8000.

BSO plays Mozart Requiem  

Nov 30 - Dec 03 Baltimore and N. Bethesda, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Music Center at Strathmore

Marin Alsop, Music Director
Alisa Jordheim, soprano
Diana Moore, alto
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Michael Dean, bass
University of Maryland Concert Choir, Edward Maclary, Director of Choral Activities

Christopher Rouse // Berceuse Infinie (World Premiere Commission)
Mozart // Requiem

The power and mystery of Mozart’s final masterpiece has inspired audiences for centuries. Experience the Requiem and the World Premiere of Christopher Rouse’s Berceuse Infinie. Maestra Marin Alsop has praised Rouse’s work as “relevant, visceral, moving and thrilling — music that can change people, music that makes time stop.”

THU, NOV 30, 2017 8:00 PM MEYERHOFF
Full Program
FRI, DEC 1, 2017 8:15 PM STRATHMORE
Mozart only
SAT, DEC 2, 2017 7:00 PM MEYERHOFF
Mozart only
SUN, DEC 3, 2017 3:00 PM STRATHMORE
Full Program

Age restrictions: All Ages.

Tamberg Trumpet Concerto with Christopher Sala and the Annapolis Symphony  

Nov 17 - Nov 18 8:00pm Annapolis, MD

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

Tamberg Trumpet Concerto
with Christopher Sala, trumpet and the Annapolis Symphony
Jose-Luis Novo, conducting

Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 801 Chase St..

Recital with Emily Skala, flute  

Nov 12 New York, NY

New York Flute Club

Recital for the New York Flute Club
with Emily Skala, flute
Details TBA

Age restrictions: All Ages.

BSO: Pinchas Zukerman performs Bach  

Nov 09 - Nov 11 Baltimore and N. Bethesda, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Music Center at Strathmore

Pinchas Zukerman, conductor and violin

Bach // Violin Concerto in A Minor
Schoenberg // Verklärte Nacht (1943)
Beethoven // Symphony No. 2 in D Major

A phenomenon in the world of music as both violinist and conductor, the legendary Pinchas Zukerman performs Bach’s A Minor Concerto. Verklärte Nacht’s lush and passionate melodies make it one of Schoenberg’s most famous works. The program closes with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2.

Age restrictions: All Ages.

BSO: The Wizard of Oz  

Nov 04 3:00pm Baltimore and N. Bethesda, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Music Center at Strathmore

Scott Terrell, conductor

Experience the Oscar®-winning classic The Wizard of Oz on a giant HD screen as the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs the score live. Adventure down the Yellow Brick Road with beloved songs such as “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and “We’re Off to See the Wizard.”

Age restrictions: All Ages.

BSO: Sol Gabetta performs Tchaikovksy  

Oct 27 - Oct 29 8:00pm Baltimore and N. Bethesda, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Music Center at Strathmore

Marin Alsop, Music Director

R. Strauss // Der Rosenkavalier Suite

Be transported by Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier, a tale of lost love and desire.

FRI, OCT 27, 2017 8:00 PM MEYERHOFF
SAT, OCT 28, 2017 8:00 PM STRATHMORE
SUN, OCT 29, 2017 3:00 PM MEYERHOFF

Age restrictions: All Ages.

Delaware Symphony Orchestra Chamber Series  

Oct 17 8:00pm Wilmington, DE

Hotel du Pont, the Gold Ballroom



Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 8:00 pm
The Gold Ballroom at Hotel du Pont

The Piano Quintet – Deconstructed

MOZART: Duo for Violin and Viola
RAVEL: Sonata for Violin and Cello
BRAHMS: Piano Quintet

Lura Johnson, piano

Members of the DSO

Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 11th and Market Streets. Venue phone: 800-441-9019.

BSO Cirque Goes Broadway  

Oct 12 - Oct 15 Baltimore and N. Bethesda, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Music Center at Strathmore

Jack Everly, Principal Pops Conductor
Troupe Vertigo
Ben Crawford, vocalist
Ron Remke, vocalist
Christina DeCicco, vocalist

Cirque with a Broadway twist! Join Jack Everly and the BSO as acrobats and aerialists dazzle with spectacular music from Broadway’s greatest shows.

THU, OCT 12, 2017 8:00 PM, STRATHMORE
FRI, OCT 13, 2017 8:00 PM, MEYERHOFF
SAT, OCT 14, 2017 8:00 PM, MEYERHOFF
SUN, OCT 15, 2017 3:00 PM, MEYERHOFF

Age restrictions: All Ages.

BSO Music Box: Autumn Colors – a program for small children  

Oct 07 10:00am Baltimore, MD

Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

For children ages 6 months-3 years

Celebrate the colors of fall, from pumpkins to brightly colored leaves, with a woodwind 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 BSO musicians 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.

SAT, OCT 7, 2017 10:00 AM, MEYERHOFF
SAT, OCT 7, 2017 11:30 AM, MEYERHOFF

Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1212 Cathedral St.. Venue phone: (410)783-8000.

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