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Kurt Weill Foundation for Music to Expand Grant and Sponsorship ProgramsKurt Weill Foundation for Music to Expand Grant and Sponsorship Programs
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 30, 2014

President and CEO Kim H. Kowalke today announced expanded programmatic initiatives for the The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music. Dr. Kowalke, who was invited to lead the Foundation by Lotte Lenya in 1981, described the present moment as 'the beginning of a new phase in the Foundation's history. The twelve-member Board of Trustees of the Foundation has made available the financial resources necessary to increase funding for grants and sponsorships substantially, expand existing programs, and embark upon new initiatives that will significantly advance the organization's mission. Staff appointments will enhance the Foundation's ability to respond to these new opportunities.' (more...)

BSO to Perform CASABLANCA's Full Score, 6/12-14BSO to Perform CASABLANCA's Full Score, 6/12-14
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2014

A celebrated American film deserves a classic American cocktail, so the BSO has partnered with Baltimore-based bartender Ginny Lawhorn of the Landmark Theatre Harbor East on crafting a Casablanca-themed drink, The Gin Joint Rickey, to be served at the following "gin joints:" Sticky Rice Baltimore, Tapas Teatro, Landmark Theatre Harbor East and at Seasons 52, in North Bethesda, Md. They will be served beginning May 21 at participating partners. (more...)

BSO to Perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 6/5-8BSO to Perform Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, 6/5-8
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Maestra Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 and John Adams' On the Transmigration of Souls on Thursday, June 5 at 8 p.m., Friday, June 6 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 8 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and on Saturday, June 7 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. (more...)

Hans Graf & BSO to Perform Perform Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with Ray Chen, 5/22-24Hans Graf & BSO to Perform Perform Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with Ray Chen, 5/22-24
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will welcome internationally-renowned guest conductor Hans Graf and violinist Ray Chen, winner of the International Yehudi Menuhin and Queen Elizabeth competitions, in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto on Thursday, May 22 and Friday, May 23 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, May 24 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. The BSO will also perform Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 in E minor, op. 27. Please see below for complete concert details. (more...)

Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly & BSO to Perform Songs of Kander & Ebb, 5/15-18Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly & BSO to Perform Songs of Kander & Ebb, 5/15-18
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and an incredible cast of singers and dancers in a production of works by the award-winning, four-decade songwriting duo John Kander and Fred Ebb on Thursday, May 15 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, Friday, May 16 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 17 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 18 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The evening will include a series of showstoppers, from Cabaret, Chicago, New York, New York, Kiss of the Spider Woman and more. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras to Perform Season Finale Concert on 5/17Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras to Perform Season Finale Concert on 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras (BSYO) will perform their season finale concert on May 17, 2014 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The program will feature works by Mozart, Nielsen, Mussorgsky, Brahms, Prokofiev, Beethoven and many others and will highlight three orchestral ensembles comprised of 205 of the Mid-Atlantic Region's most talented musicians, grades 1-12. Please see below for complete concert details. (more...)

BSO to Host 7th Annual O, SAY CAN YOU SING Competition, 5/12BSO to Host 7th Annual O, SAY CAN YOU SING Competition, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Capitalizing the appeal of singing competition shows like "The Voice" and "American Idol," the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces its seventh annual singing competition, "O, Say Can You Sing?" Contestants will vie for the chance to sing the national anthem alongside the BSO in front of thousands at the BSO's annual Star-Spangled Spectacular concerts held at Baltimore County's Oregon Ridge Park, July 3-4, 2014. Please see below for complete competition and event details. (more...)

Marin Alsop Conducts BSO in Mahler's TITAN TonightMarin Alsop Conducts BSO in Mahler's TITAN Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Music Director Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in Mahler's Symphony No. 1, 'Titan' and Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini tonight, April 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Sendai International Music Competition and 2012 William Kapell International Piano Competition winner Yekwon Sunwoo joins the BSO to perform Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. 'Titan' is also the subject of Maestra Alsop's final Off the Cuff concert of the 2013-2014 season, Friday, April 25 at 8:15 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore and Saturday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at the Meyerhoff. (more...)

Ben Folds to Join Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Concert, 7/17Ben Folds to Join Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in Concert, 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announced a special performance with acclaimed multi-platinum selling, singer-songwriter Ben Folds on Thursday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

Robert E. Meyerhoff & Rheda Becker Named Lifetime Directors of BSO BoardRobert E. Meyerhoff & Rheda Becker Named Lifetime Directors of BSO Board
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announced that Baltimore philanthropists Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker have been appointed Lifetime Directors of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Board of Directors. (more...)

Marin Alsop to Conduct BSO in Mahler's TITAN, 4/24 & 27Marin Alsop to Conduct BSO in Mahler's TITAN, 4/24 & 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Music Director Marin Alsop will lead the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) in Mahler's Symphony No. 1, "Titan" and Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini on Thursday, April 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Sendai International Music Competition and 2012 William Kapell International Piano Competition winner Yekwon Sunwoo joins the BSO to perform Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. "Titan" is also the subject of Maestra Alsop's final Off the Cuff concert of the 2013-2014 season, Friday, April 25 at 8:15 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore and Saturday, April 26 at 7 p.m. at the Meyerhoff. (more...)

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Their 2014 Summer Season, Which Includes CASABLANCA, STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR and MoreThe Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Their 2014 Summer Season, Which Includes CASABLANCA, STAR-SPANGLED SPECTACULAR and More
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 11, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra today announced its Summer 2014 concert season. Programs include a presentation of Michael Curtiz's classic film Casablanca (June 12-14), the annual Star-Spangled Spectacular at Oregon Ridge Park (July 3 & 4), All-Baroque (July 10 & 11) and All-Beethoven (July 24 & 25) celebrations at the Meyerhoff and Strathmore, and Video Games Live (July 26), an immersive concert event featuring music from an array of classic and contemporary video games at the Meyerhoff. Calendar and concert information is below. For more info please visit BSOmusic.org. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014 Summer SeasonBaltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra today announced its Summer 2014 concert season. (more...)

BSO Sets Cast for Symphonic Premiere of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/29-6/1BSO Sets Cast for Symphonic Premiere of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 5/29-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

In a new collaboration with Washington, D.C.'s Folger Theatre, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Music Director Marin Alsop bring together an all-star cast of stage, film and television for Director Edward Berkeley's adaptation of the William Shakespeare comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Featuring John Bolger of 'General Hospital' and Linda Powell of 'Chicago Fire,' Midsummer will premiere with the BSO on May 29 at the Music Center at Strathmore, and May 30 through June 1 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Please see below for casting and complete concert details. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony's 2014-15 Season Features Themes of 'Spirituality and Transcendence'Baltimore Symphony's 2014-15 Season Features Themes of 'Spirituality and Transcendence'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2014

Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announce the Orchestra's 2014-2015 season, its eighth under the direction of Maestra Alsop. The full schedule and details about each production follow. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Wins American Marketing Association Marketing Excellence AwardBaltimore Symphony Wins American Marketing Association Marketing Excellence Award
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Earlier this week, the American Marketing Association (AMA) - Baltimore presented the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) with the Marketing Excellence Award for Best Advertising Campaign for its ongoing Musicians Campaign. The 2013 campaign, comprising of 20 unique and disarming photos featuring members of the BSO as real and relatable individuals, was the brainchild of BSO Vice President of Marketing and Communications Eileen Andrews, BSO Art Director Elisa Watson and photographer James Bartolomeo, who served as the project's creative director. By celebrating the BSO's world-class musicians in less formal and more personal ways, the initiative allows the public to feel a connection to these artists that they otherwise would not. This award-wining campaign complements the BSO and Music Director Marin Alsop's commitments to being a leader and innovator in the field for accessibility and audience engagement. (more...)

Jack Everly to Step In for Marin Alsop for BSO's Charlie Chaplin Concerts, 1/30-2/1Jack Everly to Step In for Marin Alsop for BSO's Charlie Chaplin Concerts, 1/30-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) regrets to announce that due to a sudden family emergency, Maestra Marin Alsop will not be conducting the January 30-February 1 performances of two classic 1920's Charlie Chaplin films, The Idle Class and The Kid. The BSO is very grateful to Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly for stepping in at short notice to lead this weekend's performances. The program will remain unchanged. (more...)

George Takei Set for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for Sci-Fi Spectacular!, 2/20-23George Takei Set for Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for Sci-Fi Spectacular!, 2/20-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Hosted by George Takei and led by Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) presents Sci-Fi Spectacular!, Thursday, February 20 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, and Friday, February 21 and Saturday, February 22 at 8p.m. and Sunday, February 23 at 3p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Perform Charlie Chaplin's THE IDLE CLASS & THE KID, 1/30-2/1Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to Perform Charlie Chaplin's THE IDLE CLASS & THE KID, 1/30-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Music Director Marin Alsop leads the BSO in a performance of Charlie Chaplin's cinematic masterpieces The Idle Class and The Kid on Thursday, January 30 and Friday, January 31 at 8 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Saturday, February 1 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore. The evening will include screenings of Chaplin's silent films, with the BSO performing the accompanying soundtracks live, building on the two prior successful pairings of Chaplin's famed films with his original scores. Further, February 7, 2014 marks the centennial of the appearance of Chaplin's Little Tramp on the silver screen, in the Keystone Studios comedy Kid Auto Races at Venice. (more...)

BSO to Perform Marvin Hamlisch Tribute Concert, 1/23-26BSO to Perform Marvin Hamlisch Tribute Concert, 1/23-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will lead the Orchestra in a special tribute concert to its former pops conductor, the late Marvin Hamlisch, on Thursday, January 23 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore and on Friday, January 24 and Saturday, January 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 26 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Featuring lead singer Marissa McGowan, the BSO will perform some of Hamlisch's best-known works, including "They're Playing Our Song," "The Way We Were" and "What I Did For Love" from A Chorus Line. (more...)

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