New Music Festival: Symphonic Concert


Featuring the World Premiere of Kevin Puts’ Oboe Concerto, “Moonlight”
Free, ticket required

Marin Alsop, conductor
Katherine Needleman, oboe

DAN VISCONTI Low Country Haze
DU YUN Slow Portraits
KEVIN PUTS Oboe Concerto, “Moonlight” (World Premiere)
JAMES MACMILLAN Woman of the Apocalypse

Join us for a free symphonic concert at the Meyerhoff, featuring the World Premiere of Kevin Puts’ Oboe Concerto, “Moonlight,” inspired by the Oscar-winning film. The program also includes Du Yun's vivid Slow Portraits, Dan Visconti's pastoral Slow Country Haze and James MacMillan's Woman of the Apocalypse, written for Marin Alsop. A panel discussion with Marin Alsop, James MacMillan, Kevin Puts, Dan Visconti and Du Yun takes place at 7:15 pm in the Meyerhoff lobby.

Come early and enjoy a block party beginning at 6 pm outside of the Meyerhoff. Featuring food trucks and live music from DJ Double 8! 

In the event of inclement weather, the block party will take place under the awning directly in front of the Meyerhoff.

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The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Thomas Brener and Inbal Segev, the Presenting Sponsors of the 2018 New Music Festival and the Founding Sponsors of the 2017 New Music Festival.