Midweek Concert: The Polar Express

Midweek Concert

If you would like to purchase more than 200 tickets for a Midweek Concert, please email education@bsomusic.org or call (410) 783-8118

Ken Lam, conductor
Robert Cantrell, baritone
The Maryland State Boychoir

Images from the book The Polar Express

Sergei Prokofiev: “Troika” from Lieutenant Kijé Suite, op. 60
Robert Kapilow: Chris Van Allsburg’s The Polar Express
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: “Spanish Dance (Chocolat)” from The Nutcracker
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: “Chinese Dance (Le Thé)” from The Nutcracker
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: “Trepak” from The Nutcracker

Wednesday, December 2: 10 am (SOLD OUT) & 11:30 am
Friday, December 4: 10 am (SOLD OUT) & 11:30 am (SOLD OUT)

Join us for this true holiday classic full of adventure, wonder and magic! Hop on the Polar Express and let Ken Lam and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra take you on an exciting journey to the North Pole. As still images from the book are projected onto the stage, the music by Robert Kapilow and the words on the pages of this magical Caldecott Medal winner will come to life.

Be sure to check out our STEAM Activated, Arts-Integrated Teacher Resource Guides for classroom activity ideas.

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Tiny Tots: Pre K – Kindergarten
Approximately 35 minutes in length
These interactive concerts introduce students to the instruments of the orchestra and provide a gateway into thinking about music through other subjects.

Prime Time: Grades 1-3
Approximately 40 minutes in length
Prime Time concerts excite students through musical exploration and an introduction into arts integrated curriculum links.