Open Rehearsal Series

Offering serious music students in middle, high school and college a “behind-the-scenes look” at a working BSO rehearsal. Open Rehearsals at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall are free, but seating is limited to 500 attendees. Please bring your valid student/school ID to the rehearsal.

Please note that some of the works on the concert program may not be rehearsed at the Open Rehearsal.

To reserve tickets, students and teachers may contact the BSO Education Department by phone: 410.783.8118 or email:

Cirque Goes Broadway
Thursday, October 12, 10 am

Jack Everly, Principal Pops Conductor
Troupe Vertigo
Ben Crawford, vocalist 
Charlie Metzger III, vocalist 
Christina DeCicco, vocalist

Concerto Fantasy for Two TimpanistsThursday, January 11, 10 am

Marin Alsop, Music Director
James Wyman and Jauvon Gilliam, timpani
Lura Johnson and Michael Sheppard, piano
Wordsmith, narrator

Saint-Saëns // Carnival of the Animals (with hip-hop narration) Listen Now
Philip Glass // Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists Listen Now
Debussy // La Mer Listen Now
Ravel // La Valse Listen Now

Pictures at an ExhibitionFriday, February 16, 10 am

Nicholas Hersh, Associate Conductor
Joyce Yang, piano

Price // Dances in the Canebrakes
Prokofiev // Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major Listen Now
Mussorgsky/Ravel // Pictures at an Exhibition Listen Now

Movie with Orchestra:
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Thursday, May 10, 10 am

Jack Everly, Principal Pops Conductor