Baltimore Symphony’s OrchKids Program Presents Concert in Collaboration with Library of Congress

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) OrchKids program and Marin Alsop partner with the Library of Congress this spring for a special project celebrating the life and music of Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton that culminates in a performance in the Coolidge Auditorium. This is the second year in a row that OrchKids has collaborated with the Library of Congress; last year’s project and performance focused on Leonard Bernstein during what was the 100th anniversary of his birth. 

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces 2019-20 Season

February 26, 2019 The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces the details of its upcoming 2019-20 season, which celebrates milestones including the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S., the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven and the 30th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope. Under the artistic leadership of Music Director Marin Alsop, the BSO pays tribute to the achievements of women in music with guest conductors Carolyn Kuan, Ruth Reinhardt and Xian Zhang; composers including Lera Auerbach, Anna Clyne, Fanny Mendelssohn, Florence Price and Chen Yi; and guest artists including Gala-headliner Renée Fleming, vocalist Jennifer Holliday, pianist Olga Kern and violinist Viktoria Mullova.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Featured in New Ellen DeGeneres Digital Series Starring Local Drummers Timothy and Malik

February 5, 2019 On Wednesday, January 30, Ellen DeGeneres launched a new, six-episode original digital series, “The Build Up,” featuring Baltimore drummers and friends Timothy Fletcher and Malik Perry, also known as A1Chops. After appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres show twice last fall, DeGeneres announced the new series, which follows Timothy and Malik around Baltimore and creates life-changing surprises for the duo, including a performance with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.

All Together: A Global Ode to Joy

January 30, 2019 Today, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces a new project titled All Together: A Global Ode to Joy in the 2019-20 concert season that sees the Orchestra and Music Director Marin Alsop partner with Carnegie Hall. In celebration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven, Alsop leads performances of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony on five continents with nine orchestras as part of a year-long project running from December 2019 to December 2020.

Baltimore Symphony Announces New Musician Appointments

Baltimore (April 18, 2019) Under the leadership of Music Director Marin Alsop, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announces the 2019 New Music Festival. Launched by Alsop and the BSO in 2017, the New Music Festival brings contemporary classical music to Baltimore from June 19-22.

Baltimore Symphony Announces New Vice President of Development

Baltimore (April 23, 2019) Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) President and CEO Peter Kjome today announced that Allison Burr-Livingstone has been appointed Vice President of Development, effective June 3, 2019. Ms. Burr-Livingstone will succeed James Kelley, who has held this position since June 2015.