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Saturday, July 1, 7:30 pm

Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor

Verdi: Triumphal March and Ballet Finale from Aida
Mahler: Symphony No. 1, movement 2
Strauss: Death and Transfiguration
Verdi: La forza del destino, Overture
Mahler: Symphony No. 2, movement 3
R. Strauss: Don Juan

Bringing together passionate musicians from all over the country, the BSO Academy offers adult musicians the unique opportunity to perform with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Under the direction of BSO Associate Conductor Nicholas Hersh, the BSO and Academy participants perform movements from Mahler’s formidable “Titan” and “Resurrection” symphonies.

This free concert also features works by Verdi, as well as Richard Strauss’ virtuosic tone poems Death and Transfiguration and Don Juan.

This concert is free and open to the public. No tickets required.


Supported in part by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support comes from Mrs. Sonia D. Blumenthal, and from Mr. Bruce Rosenblum and Ms. Lori Laitman.

Summer
BSO Academy

Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor 
Melissa Wimbish, soprano
Richard Troxell, tenor

Celebrate Independence Day with the BSO at Oregon Ridge and enjoy great music and jaw-dropping fireworks! BSO Associate Conductor Nicholas Hersh leads the orchestra in patriotic scores like Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Sousa’s "The Stars and Stripes Forever" alongside family favorites from Bruce Springsteen, Beauty and the Beast and more! Enjoy food trucks on site serving up great local eats. Gates open at 5 pm.

Oregon Ridge Park
13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030

Advance tickets: $18 Adults / $9 Children 12 and under
At the door: $20 Adults / $10 Children

All tickets are general admission, lawn seating. Concertgoers are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics.

Free Parking and Shuttle at NEW LOCATION!

Park at the Maryland State Fairgrounds located near the intersection of York and Timonium roads in Timonium (2200 York Rd, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093) and ride the FREE shuttle bus to the park.

Directions to Maryland State Fairgrounds: Take I-83 to exit 16A (Timonium Road), follow signs to the Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds are also accessible via Light Rail, exit at the Timonium Fairgrounds Station.  

On-Site Parking Permits: A limited number of Oregon Ridge on-site parking permits can be purchased IN ADVANCE ONLY from the Meyerhoff ticket office for $15. On-site parking will not be available for purchase at the gate.

Additional Parking Options: The BSO advises against the use of unofficial parking and is not responsible for the safety of unofficial parking options. Patrons assume the risk of non-BSO designated parking.

Please note: No glass, grills or pets are permitted inside the park.

Rain date: Tuesday, July 4, 8 pm

Summer
Star-Spangled Spectacular

Marin Alsop, Music Director
Agata Zubel, soprano
Inbal Segev, cello
Areta Zhulla, violin
Mark Holloway, viola
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinet

Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, “Trout”, movement 4
Kevin Puts: Quintet “The Red Snapper” (BSO Premiere)
Agata Zubel: Labyrinth (BSO Premiere)
Gity Razaz: The Legend of Sigh for cello & electronics (Baltimore Premiere)
Christopher Rouse: Rotae Passionis (Passion Wheels) (BSO Premiere)

Under Marin Alsop’s direction, the BSO’s inaugural New Music Festival opens with a chamber performance that includes five BSO premieres, one Baltimore and a World Premiere. Schubert’s beloved “Trout” Quintet leads the program, followed by Polish composer and soprano Agata Zubel’s performance of her own work, Labyrinth, a thrilling composition for voice and instrumental ensemble.

Peabody Conservatory
Griswold Hall
1 E Mt Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

Tickets for the New Music Festival can be purchased individually or as a package. All tickets are $15 for July 13, $25 for July 15 or $30 for both concerts.

BSO Late NightBSO Late Night: This concert will be followed by a special late-night performance featuring soprano Agata Zubel.

Summer, Classical
New Music Festival: Agata Zubel’s Labyrinth

Marin Alsop, Music Director 
Agata Zubel, soprano

Malek Jandali: The Silent Ocean (World Premiere)
Agata Zubel: Chapter 13 (BSO Premiere)
Agata Zubel: In the Shade of an Unshed Tear (BSO Premiere)
Kevin Puts: The City (BSO Co-Commission)

The New Music Festival continues with the full orchestra. Guest artist Agata Zubel performs her haunting composition for soprano and instrumental ensemble, Chapter 13, followed by the orchestra’s rendition of In the Shade of an Unshed Tear. This performance includes a World Premiere by Syrian-American composer Malek Jandali and culminates in the reprise of Kevin Puts’ The City, a BSO co-commission performed at Carnegie Hall in 2015.

6 pm: Pre-concert block party outside of the Meyerhoff with food trucks from The Gathering, drink specials and live music from DJ Dubble8

7 pm: Round-table discussion with Marin Alsop and guest composers in the Meyerhoff lobby. Open to all ticket holders.

Tickets for the New Music Festival can be purchased individually or as a package. All tickets are $15 for July 13, $25 for July 15 or $30 for both concerts.

Summer
New Music Festival: Marin Conducts The City

Friday, July 21, 6 pm

Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Wyatt Underhill, violin
Lisa Steltenpohl, viola
Vince Vaise, narrator
Baltimore Boom Bap Society

Stravinsky: Suite from L’Histoire du soldat featuring the Baltimore Boom Bap Society
Vivaldi: “Summer” from The Four Seasons
Piazzolla: “Summer” from The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Mercury: “Bohemian Rhapsody” (arr. Hersh)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral,” movements 3, 4 & 5

As part of Baltimore’s annual Artscape festival, the BSO performs a free concert featuring Vivaldi along with Piazzolla’s The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires and Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony. Don’t miss Nicholas Hersh conducting his original orchestral arrangement of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

This concert is free and open to the public. No tickets required.

Summer
BSO at Artscape: Summertime in the City

Saturday, July 22, 6 pm

Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor 

J. Strauss Jr.: Die Fledermaus, Overture
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

Amateur music enthusiasts take the stage for the musical opportunity of a lifetime, performing side-by-side with professional members of the BSO.

Nicholas Hersh conducts this free performance, which includes Brahms’ tremendous and powerful Symphony No. 1 and the lively Overture from Johann Strauss Jr.’s popular operetta, Die Fledermaus.

This concert is free and open to the public. No tickets required.


Made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support comes from Mrs. Sonia D. Blumenthal, and from Mr. Bruce Rosenblum and Ms. Lori Laitman.

Summer
Rusty Musicians at Artscape

Emil de Cou, conductor

Rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™. CineConcerts brings the beloved film to life with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performing John Williams` iconic score. Immerse yourself in the magic as you watch a house elf make trouble, a car fly, a giant talking spider, a mysterious diary and much more set to the music you know and love. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime event!

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. J.K. ROWLING`S WIZARDING WORLD™ J.K. Rowling and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s17)

Summer
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert

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