Plan Your Visit

Explore travel options, food and drink in the area and local lodging, including a special rate from Hotel Indigo. 

New Music Festival: Composer Talk at Red Emma's

Wednesday, June 19, 7 pm

SARAH KIRKLAND SNIDER, composer
SHARA NOVA, vocalist

Join Sarah Kirkland Snider, described by Pitchfork as “one of the decade’s more gifted, up-and-coming modern classical composers,” and whose music has been hailed as “rapturous” by The New York Times, for a conversation on her composition process, her song cycle Penelope and co-founding New Amsterdam Records, one of the most cutting-edge record labels in the industry.

Red Emma's
1225 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

This is a free concert open to the general public. No tickets required.

New Music Festival: Late Set at the Ottobar

Thursday, June 20, 9 pm

NICHOLAS HERSH, conductor
SHARA NOVA, vocalist

Associate Conductor Nicholas Hersh leads members of the BSO and genre-fusing Shara Nova in Penelope, an art-pop song cycle inspired by Homer’s The Odyssey composed by Sarah Kirkland Snider.

This is a free concert open to the public. Click Buy Tickets to RVSP and guarantee admission. 

The Ottobar
2549 N. Howard Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

This is a free concert open to the general public. No tickets required.

New Music Festival: Chamber Music at Peabody

Friday, June 21, 8 pm

Tickets $15

MARIN ALSOP, conductor
INBAL SEGEV, cello

JOAN TOWER Petroushskates
ANNA CLYNE Fits + Starts
JENNIFER HIGDON Dark Wood
MISSY MAZZOLI A Thousand Tongues
ELLEN REID Push/Pull
JESSIE MONTGOMERY Voodoo Dolls
JULIA WOLFE Blue Dress

Marin Alsop, Inbal Segev and members of the BSO perform chamber pieces by leading women voices in contemporary music at Peabody's Griswold Hall. This performance will be followed by a reception at Poet’s Modern Cocktails & Eats.

Peabody Conservatory
Griswold Hall
1 E Mt Vernon Place
Baltimore, MD 21202

New Music Festival: Orchestra Concert and Block Party at the Meyerhoff

Saturday, June 22, 8 pm

MARIN ALSOP, conductor
INBAL SEGEV, cello
AARON LAVERE, trombone
DANIEL CLOUTIER, trombone
RANDALL S. CAMPORA, bass trombone
AUBREY FOARD, tuba

JESSIE MONTGOMERY Starburst
MISSY MAZZOLI Violent, Violent Sea
JENNIFER HIGDON Low Brass Concerto
ANNA CLYNE DANCE for cello and orchestra
JOAN TOWER Tambor

Music Director Marin Alsop conducts the world premiere of Anna Clyne’s cello concerto DANCE, written for and performed by Inbal Segev. Join us before the concert at 6 pm for a block party outside of the Meyerhoff with food trucks, drink specials, live music by DJ Dubble 8 and a composer roundtable discussion led by Maestra Alsop.

Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance.