Join the BSO in celebrating the contributions of innovators such as Duke Ellington and Harriet Tubman. Featuring music by Villa-Lobos and Ellington along with African-American spirituals, this program honors the impact of innovation on our collective history.
Education & Community Family Concerts
Marin Alsop brings her unique touch to the BSO family series, leading the orchestra in this delightfully humorous program. Gregory Smith’s Mr. Smith’s Composition takes the audience on a journey into the mind of Mr.Smith as he composes. This program also includes selections from Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.
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
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.