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The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is proud to present Free Fall Baltimore 2019, a citywide celebration that offers hundreds of free arts & cultural events at participating venues throughout Baltimore City. Held in conjunction with National Arts and Humanities Month, area attractions and organizations showcase the importance of the arts with free concerts, dance and theater performances, lectures, workshops, art exhibitions, tours and special events.

As part of the Free Fall Celebration, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is offering complimentary tickets to the following events. Enter the promotional code FREEFALL to access tickets.



Symphonic Fairy Tales

Friday, October 4, 2019 8 pm
Saturday, October 5, 2019 8 pm

Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Conrad Tao, piano
RAVEL Mother Goose Suite
SCRIABIN Piano Concerto
BARTÓK The Wooden Prince

Returning to the BSO is the brilliant young pianist Conrad Tao, heralded by The New York Times as one of the top pianists performing today. Tao brings his probing imagination to the rarely heard Scriabin Piano Concerto, highlighted by lyrical beauty and gorgeous orchestral writing. Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and Bartók’s The Wooden Prince complete the program with vivid settings of fairy tales.



The Nat King Cole Songbook

Friday, October 11, 2019 8 pm

Jack Everly, conductor
Denzal Sinclaire, vocalist

Featuring the greatest hits of one of America’s top jazz vocalists, Denzal Sinclaire brings the music of Nat King Cole to life with his superlative voice and engaging rapport.



Brahms Symphony No. 4

Thursday, October 17, 2019 8 pm

Marin Alsop, conductor
Aušrinė Stundytė, soprano
Renée Morloc, contralto
Sonya Alexandra Knussen, contralto
Women's Voices of Peabody Opera
Kateryna Sokolova, director

WAGNER Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
HINDEMITH Sancta Susanna (semi-staged)
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4

Marin Alsop leads the Orchestra in the Prelude and Liebestod to Tristan und Isolde, Wagner’s path-breaking expression of love that can only be fulfilled in death. Paul Hindemith’s one-act operatic shocker, Sancta Susanna, depicts two nuns visited by alluring temptations to cast away their vows and live a life of the flesh. Considered the greatest of his symphonies, Brahms’ Fourth Symphony concludes this program revolving around the most intense and forbidden of human passions.

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