Concert Picks December 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

Handel's Messiah
Friday, December 4 @7:30 PM & Sunday, December 6 @ 3:00 PM
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Tickets: Reserved seating from $22

BSO gives their annual presentation of Handel's "beloved and revered," Messiah. The work is a cherished staple of the choral canon and the holiday season. Conducted by Edward Polochick, the BSO and the Concert Artists of Baltimore Symphonic Chorale bring an "inspired performance of this treasured oratorio, exalted for its 'Hallelujah Chorus'." Read more...


Shriver Hall Concert Series

Mischa Maisky, cello, with Lily Maisky, piano
Sunday, December 6 @ 5:30 PM
Shriver Hall
Tickets: Reserved seating $42 full price, $21 for students

Mischa and Lily Maisky return to Shriver Hall following their hugely successful 2013 recital. "Balancing delicacy, lyricism, and sheer drama," their program includes Brahms' E-minor Sonata, works by Schumann, Webern, Messiaen, and culminates in Piazzolla's Le Grand Tango. This is sure to be an evening of exciting and dynamic music! Read more...


Baltimore Classical Guitar Society

Junhong Kuang (15-year-old guitar virtuoso)
Saturday, December 5, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson, MD
Tickets: Reserved seating $30

15-year-old Chinese guitarist Junhong Kuang takes the stage with BCGS. Junhong won first prize in the Thailand International Guitar Competition in November 2011 and has since made a remarkable impact on the international stage, receiving standing ovations at venues in New York (Carnegie Hall), Shanghai and Beijing for his "flawless technique and youthful optimism." This is sure to be an exciting event! Read more...