Concert Picks October 2015

Each month BSM picks its favorite concerts and music events in the Baltimore metro area. Check back each month for great suggestions, inside information, and news about classical music in Baltimore!


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Mozart & Mendelssohn
Friday, October 23, 2015 @ 8:00 PM & Sunday, October 25, 2015 @3:00 PM
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Tickets: Reserved seating starting at $20

Making their BSO subscription debuts, two rising stars showcase their talents. YouTube sensation Valentina Lisitsa brings passion and drama to Mozart’s D-minor piano concerto. Joshua Weilerstein leads the BSO in Mendelssohn’s evocative musical reminiscence of the Scottish highlands and also Prospero’s Rooms, which channels the gothic energy of Edgar Allen Poe’s “Masque of the Red Death” and is composed by Baltimore’s own Christopher Rouse.  Learn more…

Wizards & Wands (FAMILY EVENT!)
Saturday, October 31 @ 11:00 AM + Family Luncheon @ Noon
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Tickets: $15-20 each (luncheon priced separately)

“Calling all wizards to experience a program full of magic and whimsy! Be transported to new worlds beyond your imagination with music from Harry Potter by legendary film composer John Williams. Paul Dukas’ spellbinding Sorcerer’s Apprentice makes mischief magical through the creativity of Enchantment Theatre.” Join the BSO immediately following each family concert to have a buffet lunch, see a surprise guest, and receive a gift for each child! Learn more…


Concerts at Second
Barbara Dever & Phillip Collister, voice
Sunday, October 11 @ 3:30 PM
Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
FREE!

Join Second Presbyterian as they welcome mezzo-soprano Barbara Dever and bass-baritone Phillip Collister. The two accomplished performers will come together for a wonderful program, “Music for a While.” The performance will also feature pianists Elena Ryepkina and R. Timothy McReynolds, and cellist Gozde Tiknaz. Learn more…


Shriver Hall
Behzod Abduraimov, piano
Saturday, October 3, 2015 @ 3:00 PM
George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology
Tickets: $21 for students, $42 regular

Behzod Abduraimov makes his Baltimore debut in what is sure to be a captivating performance of works by Schubert, Liszt, and Mussorgsky. The Boston Globe described him as “a talent to watch,” with his “impressive poise and immediacy.” Learn more…


Baltimore Classical Guitar Society
Saturday, October 17, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson
Tickets: $35

Join BCGS as they welcome Spanish guitarist Susana Prieto and Greek guitarist Alexis Muzurakis. They will come together as guitar duo, Duo Melis, to perform works by De Falla, De Lhoyer, Bogdanovic, Rameau, Granados, and Piazzola. Learn more…