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Jonathan Carney, leader and violin

Handel: Selections from Water Music
J.S. Bach: Cantata No. 82, "Ich Habe Genug," BWV 82
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons 

Vivaldi’s vivid depiction of the seasons comes to life as BSO Concertmaster Jonathan Carney expertly weaves his sound through the varied textures of this perennial favorite. This all-Baroque program ends with selections from Handel’s revered Water Music, a work that premiered on the River Thames at the request of King George I.

Thu, Jul 23, 5:30 pm — The Music Center at Strathmore
Featuring the area's favorite food trucks and creative twists on summer treats from the café!

Fri, Jul 24, 5:30 pm — Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Featuring food trucks, craft beer, live entertainment and plenty of sunshine! Sponsored by Union Craft Brewing and Flying Dog Brewery.

Classical, Summer
The Four Seasons

Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Becky Mossing, narrator
Brandon Du, violin (6th grade student)
Maxwell Sydow & Sam Willen, Farkle McBride 
Actors from the Baltimore School for the Arts

This BSO Family concert celebrates youth in music with a concert all about young performers, composers and young audiences.  With selections from Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro, Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnol performed by fifth grader Brandon Du, Rossini’s William Tell Overture, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumble Bee and more, the audience will dazzle in the delights of youth at its best and learn about the instrument families along the way.

Then, experience the orchestral adaptation of actor John Lithgow’s mesmerizing children’s book where the fickle, yet lovable, Remarkable Farkle McBride brings the sounds and rhythms of the orchestra to life, dramatized by actors from the Baltimore School for the Arts.

Join us in the lobby starting at 9:45 am for a range of exciting and interactive preconcert activities!

For children 4 and up and their families! Attendees of all ages are required to have a ticket.

Family , Education
The Remarkable Farkle McBride

Tito Munoz, conductor
Ariel Horowitz, violin

Barber: The School for Scandal Overture
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World"

Bold, thrilling and moving all at once. Premiered 120 years ago upon Dvořák’s arrival in the U.S., his Ninth Symphony is emblematic of a foreigner’s portrayal of the life and times of early America. Experience a perfect collision of folk tunes and gypsy flavor from Dvořák’s native Bohemia and his impressions of an exciting turn-of-the-century life in the “New World.”

Thu, Jul 30, 5:30 pm — The Music Center at Strathmore
Featuring the area's favorite food trucks and creative twists on summer treats from the café!

Fri, Jul 31, 5:30 pm — Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Featuring food trucks, craft beer, live entertainment and plenty of sunshine! Sponsored by Union Craft Brewing and Flying Dog Brewery.

Classical, Summer
Dvořák's New World Symphony

Bridging the gulf between rock n’ roll and classical music, conductor Brent Havens takes the podium to present a program he scored to extend the listening experience of Led Zeppelin’s timeless tunes. Performed by an orchestra and amplified with a full rock band and screaming vocals, Havens and his ensemble capture Led Zeppelin’s “sheer blast and power” riff for riff while cranking out new musical colors.

Sat, Aug 1, 5:30 pm — Don't miss our pre-concert BSO Block Party for food trucks, craft beer, live entertainment and plenty of sunshine! Sponsored by Union Craft Brewing and Flying Dog Brewery.
Special Event, Summer
The Music of Led Zeppelin

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JUNE 2013