By Jack Fishman, VP, External Affairs, BSO at Strathmore
It’s that time of year again — the time when you have run out of holiday gift ideas for the music lover in your life. Maybe these Top Ten suggestions will help. Good luck!
- How about the gift of 100 years of BSO history? BSO Oboist Michael Lisicky has written A Century of Sound to celebrate our first 100 years. To read a review in the Baltimore Sun, click here.
- For “conducting” to recorded music at home you need a professional baton. Try one made by Mollard.
- The BSO has 29 different CDs for sale on this web site. You can find them by clicking here.
- The complete works of J. S. Bach on CD for less than $170? You can find it on Amazon by clicking here.
- Do you have a college student on your shopping list? Our Student Select program gives them access to almost the entire BSO season for just $25!
- Think Leonard Bernstein is the greatest conductor? Click here for an 80-CD set of his CBS recordings.
- Nothing solves the finicky friend better than a gift certificate. You can give the gift of music by clicking here.
- Orchestra instruments not loud enough for your friend? Why not buy a complete Bagpipes Starter Set?
- The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is the ultimate in music reference book. You can get a used version of the 10-volume fifth edition in hard cover or paperback by clicking here.
- Feel a little intimidated at concerts? Why not read Classical Music for Dummies?