2021-22 Midweek Concerts
Arts-integrated and engaging BSO concert broadcasts, designed for students in grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12, especially focused on grades 3-6.
Through The Telescope
Streaming On-Demand April 18th - May 18th
Concert recorded live without an audience. Available on-demand for 30 days.
Experience otherworldly images of galaxies far, far away with special guest NASA astronomer Dr. Michelle Thaller as your guide. This concert, presented in collaboration with the Space Telescope Science Institute, features music by Richard Strauss, James Lee III, Gustav Holst, John Williams, and more, along with captivating visuals from the Hubble Space Telescope!
Jonathan Rush, conductor
Dr. Michelle Thaller, NASA astronomer
HOLST “Mars, the Bringer of War” from The Planets
MOZART “Jupiter” from Symphony No. 41
HOLST “Uranus, the Magician” from The Planets
HOVHANESS “Vision of Andromeda” from Symphony No. 48
JAMES LEE III Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula
DEBUSSY Clair de lune
JOHN WILLIAMS “Adventures on Earth” from E.T.
Music, Art, Language Arts, Social and Emotional Learning, Social Studies
The virtual concert broadcasts can be access for free to schools and families through the BSO Offstage website. Free in-person Midweek Concerts will return to the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall later this season.
Tiny Tots: Pre-K – Grade 2
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 3-5
These concerts excite students through musical exploration and an introduction into arts-integrated