Beethoven's 5th Symphony

Fri, Jun 5 , 8 pm (Meyerhoff)
Sat, Jun 6, 8 pm (Strathmore)
Sun, Jun 7, 3 pm (Meyerhoff)

Christoph König, conductor
Alban Gerhardt, cello

Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

Power, simplicity, beauty. Christoph König conducts the most famous symphony of all – Beethoven’s Fifth. Also, Alban Gerhardt pours heart and soul into one of Shostakovich’s most difficult pieces, the Cello Concerto No. 1.


Bernstein's Candide

Thu, Jun 11, 8 pm (Strathmore)
Fri, Jun 12, 8 pm (Meyerhoff)
Sat, Jun 13, 8 pm (Meyerhoff)
Sun, Jun 14, 3 pm (Meyerhoff)

Marin Alsop, conductor
Garnett Bruce, director
Baltimore Choral Arts Society, Tom Hall, music director 

Leonard Bernstein: Candide

Celebrate the end of the BSO’s season with Leonard Bernstein’s brilliant comedic operetta Candide! Based on the classic Voltaire tale of innocence, optimism and the unexpected lessons of life, Marin Alsop conducts this semi-staged operetta with Broadway’s brightest stars!


Star-Spangled Spectacular

Fri, Jul 3, 8 pm (Oregon Ridge)
Sat, Jul 4, 8 pm (Oregon Ridge)

Red, white and blue – and patriotic fun, too! Join the BSO for our annual holiday celebration featuring Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever and many more while watching a dazzling display of fireworks. Plus, hear the BSO’s “O, Say Can You Sing?” contest winner perform The Star-Spangled Banner.

Join us for delicious eats from local food trucks, in partnership with The Gathering! Gates open at 5:00 pm.


Seth MacFarlane

Thu, Jul 16, 8 pm (Meyerhoff)

In a special, one-night-only concert, “Family Guy” funny man and Grammy-nominated artist Seth MacFarlane brings his smooth singing talents and irreverent humor to Baltimore showcasing his love of Big Band and American Songbook standards with the BSO.


The Four Seasons

Thu, Jul 23, 8 pm (Strathmore)
Fri, Jul 24, 7:30 pm (Meyerhoff)

Jonathan Carney, leader and violin 

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons 
Handel: Selections from Water Music

Vivaldi’s vivid depiction of the seasons comes to life as BSO Concertmaster Jonathan Carney expertly weaves his sound through the varied textures of this perennial favorite. This all-Baroque program ends with selections from Handel’s revered Water Music, a work that premiered on the River Thames at the request of King George I.


Dvořák’s New World Symphony

Thu, Jul 30, 8 pm (Strathmore)
Fri, Jul 31, 7:30 pm (Meyerhoff)

Tito Munoz, conductor
Ariel Horowitz, violin

Barber: The School for Scandal Overture
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World"

Bold, thrilling and moving all at once. Premiered 120 years ago upon Dvořák’s arrival in the U.S., his Ninth Symphony is emblematic of a foreigner’s portrayal of the life and times of early America. Experience a perfect collision of folk tunes and gypsy flavor from Dvořák’s native Bohemia and his impressions of an exciting turn of-the-century life in the “New World.”