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Marin Alsop, Music Director
Visuals from the Baltimore Museum of Art

Debussy // La Mer Listen Now 
Ravel // La Valse Listen Now 

Discover the many influences of impressionism in this concert presented in partnership with the Baltimore Museum of Art. Music Director Marin Alsop and the BMA’s Senior Curator of European Painting and Sculpture Katy Rothkopf explore the world of brush strokes, colors and orchestration as masterworks by Debussy and Ravel are performed along with projections of timeless art by Cézanne, Monet and Degas.

Join us after the performance Q&A session with Marin Alsop and Katy Rothkopf.

*The Saturday, January 13 performance will be followed by a 'Ravel on the Rocks' after-party featuring live music from Orchester Prazevica, food specials from Dooby's and $6 gin specials!

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Off The Cuff: Impressionist Masterworks

Marin Alsop, Music Director

Stravinsky // The Rite of Spring Listen Now

Stravinsky pushed the boundaries of classical instruments to evoke earthy and bestial sounds in his awe-inspiring The Rite of Spring. Join Marin Alsop and the BSO for a performance of the composer’s galvanizing masterpiece. Join us after the concert for a conductor-led Q&A session.

*The Saturday, February 24 performance will be followed by a ‘Single Malt Stravinsky’ after-party featuring live music from Elon, food specials from The Local Oyster and $6 whiskey specials! 

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Off The Cuff: Rite of Spring

Marin Alsop, Music Director
Baltimore School for the Arts Dancers
Staged by Deborah Wingert
Coached by Heather Watts

Tchaikovsky // Serenade for Strings in C Major (Choreography by George Balanchine © The George Balanchine Trust) Listen Now

Tchaikovsky is famous for ballet, yet his Serenade for Strings was not originally composed for dance. Its poignant themes inspired world-renowned choreographer George Balanchine to transform it into a ballet in 1934. Experience the musical and visual journey of this graceful score destined for dance performed by dancers from the Baltimore School for the Arts, staged by Deborah Wingert with coaching by Heather Watts, both former New York City Ballet dancers. Join us after the concert for a conductor-led Q&A session.

*The Saturday, February 24 performance will be followed by a ‘Tchaikovsky Chaser’ after-party featuring live music from Tongue in Cheek, food specials from Wicked Sisters and $6 Moscow mule specials! 

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Off The Cuff: Tchaikovsky with Balanchine

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JUNE 2013
  • Strathmore
  • Meyerhoff
  • Other