Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces New Digital Concert Series: BSO Sessions

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announced BSO Sessions, a new digital concert series that follows the BSO’s journey in bringing inspirational works of orchestral repertoire to life as its musicians return to the stage. BSO Sessions will be exclusively available on a newly expanded and improved BSO OffStage, a virtual platform for sharing orchestral performances and content now with enhanced streaming capabilities.

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces Strategic Expansion of Artistic Team

In anticipation of a new digital concert series to be launched this fall, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces the strategic expansion of the orchestra’s artistic team through three roles with immediate effect: the one-year extension of Nicholas Hersh as Associate Conductor and the two-year appointments of both Jonathan Rush as Assistant Conductor and Wordsmith as Artistic Partner.

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Musicians Reach Extraordinary Five-Year Agreement for Innovation, Impact and Stability

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Inc. (BSO) and its musicians, who are represented by the Musicians’ Association of Metropolitan Baltimore, Local 40-543 American Federation of Musicians, announced today that they have reached a five-year agreement on a new contract that begins on September 7, 2020. This five-year contract provides foundational stability and marks the first long-term agreement since a three-year contract expired in 2016.

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Thank You to the Frontline Workers of Baltimore

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today released a video in support of the heroic work of Baltimore’s frontline workers. Created in collaboration with Baltimore personalities including Chef Duff Goldman, Orioles Infielder Hanser Alberto, actor André De Shields, artist Amy Sherald, Chef Cindy Wolf and BSO Music Director Marin Alsop, the video includes an excerpt of Holst’s “Jupiter” from The Planets performed virtually by the BSO.

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces BSO Encore, Powered by PNC

July 15, 2020 – The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announced the launch of BSO Encore, Powered by PNC, a series of BSO performances to be broadcast on WBJC radio. Beginning on Sunday, July 19, WBJC will broadcast ten archived BSO programs every Sunday from 1 pm - 3 pm. The broadcasts can be heard on 91.5 FM or on WBJC.com.

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and 89.7 WTMD Announce Rebroadcast of BSO Pulse Concerts

May 21, 2020 – The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announced that its very successful BSO Pulse concert series will be rebroadcast on WTMD radio. Launching on Wednesday, May 27 at 7 pm, WTMD will air weekly performances from the series, which frequently sold out the 2,400-capacity Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore. The performances can be heard on 89.7 FM or streamed live through WTMD's website WTMD.org/radio, the WTMD app and smart speakers.

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra postpones Star-Spangled Spectacular concert at Oregon Ridge

May 20, 2020 – The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) today announced that it will not be performing its Star-Spangled Spectacular performance at Oregon Ridge this summer. Typically scheduled as an Independence Day celebration on July 3, the BSO and Baltimore County have made the joint decision to postpone this concert to the summer of 2021 due to COVID-19 in order to assure the safety of the community, as well as BSO musicians and staff.

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