For Immediate Release
Baltimore Symphony Presents Hamilton Star Leslie Odom, Jr. and Movie with Orchestra: Ghostbusters (1984)
Baltimore (October 21, 2019) The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) presents Leslie Odom, Jr. in concert with the BSO on Friday, November 1, 2019 and Movie with Orchestra: Ghostbusters (1984) on November 2 and 3 at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore.
Conducted by Associate Conductor Nicholas Hersh, the one-night-only special Leslie Odom, Jr. with the BSO features all of Odom Jr.’s favorite Broadway hits. After his performances as Aaron Burr in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton on Broadway, Odom, Jr. was awarded the 2016 Tony Award for Lead Actor in a Musical and a Grammy Award as a principal soloist on Hamilton’s Original Broadway Cast Recording. A performer at the 2018 Super Bowl, Odom, Jr. joins the BSO ahead of his new album release this November, Mr.
The BSO opens the 2019-20 Movie with Orchestra series with the much-loved original version of Ghostbusters. Conducted by John Jesensky, the Orchestra will perform the entire score live as the movie is projected on a giant screen above the orchestra. Members of the Charm City Ghosbusters will be on hand to greet patrons. A two-time Oscar and two-time Golden Globe-nominated film, Ghostbusters follows the adventures of the paranormal-investigating team and includes the Billboard Hot 100 chart-topping theme song.
Leslie Odom, Jr. with the BSO
Fri, Nov 1, 2019, 8 pm – Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Leslie Odom, Jr., vocalist
We are thrilled to present Tony and Grammy Award-winning star of Hamilton Leslie Odom, Jr. with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, for one night only, in hits from Hamilton, Spring Awakening, the Nat King Cole songbook and more.
Movie with Orchestra: Ghostbusters (1984)
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019, 8 pm – Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Sunday, Nov 3, 2019, 3 pm – Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
John Jesensky, conductor
Bring your proton pack and join the original paranormal investigation and elimination team as they capture their first ghost. Watch the film on the big screen with the score performed live by the BSO.
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Tickets on sale through the BSO Ticket Office at 410.783.8000 or BSOmusic.org. For press comps, additional artist bios or media materials, please contact the PR Department at tkopasek@BSOmusic.org.
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