Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions

Wed, Jul 1, 7:30 pm (Meyerhoff)

Tim Davies, conductor
Produced by Princeton Entertainment

Brought to life by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performing all new arrangements and carefully timed visuals from recent and classic Pokémon video games. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions has become the must-see video game concert of the year, giving fans and newcomers of all ages a chance to experience the evolution of the Pokémon franchise like never before.

Don't miss this amazing opportunity to meet-up with friends to catch, battle and trade Pokémon from your favorite games.

*$1 of each ticket goes to supporting arts education programs.


Star-Spangled Spectacular

Fri, Jul 3, 8 pm (Oregon Ridge)
Sat, Jul 4, 8 pm (Oregon Ridge)

Red, white and blue — and patriotic fun, too! Join the BSO for our annual holiday celebration featuring Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, and many more while watching a dazzling display of fireworks. Plus, hear the BSO’s “O, Say Can You Sing?” contest winner perform The Star-Spangled Banner.

Join us for delicious eats from local food trucks, in partnership with The Gathering! Gates open at 5 pm.


An Evening with Seth MacFarlane

Thu, Jul 16, 8 pm (Meyerhoff)

In a special, one-night-only concert, “Family Guy” funny man and Grammy-nominated artist Seth MacFarlane brings his smooth singing talents to Baltimore, performing Sinatra-favorites and showcasing his love of Big Band and American Songbook standards with the BSO.


The Four Seasons

Thu, Jul 23, 8 pm (Strathmore)
Fri, Jul 24, 7:30 pm (Meyerhoff)

Jonathan Carney, leader and violin 

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

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.


Remarkable Farkle McBride

Sat, Jul 25, 11 am (Meyerhoff)

Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Becky Mossing, narrator
Brandon Du, violin (5th grade student)
Maxwell Sydow & Sam Willen, Farkle McBride 
Actors from the Baltimore School for the Arts

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.


Dvořák’s New World Symphony

Thu, Jul 30, 8 pm (Strathmore)
Fri, Jul 31, 7:30 pm (Meyerhoff)

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.”


The Music of Led Zeppelin

Sat, Aug 1, 8 pm (Meyerhoff)

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.