Concert Picks February 2016

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

BSO 100th Anniversary Concert
Thursday, February 11, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Joseph Meyerhof Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Tickets: Reserved seating starting at $50

Join Marin Alsop and the BSO as they celebrate 100 years!! It's sure to be a great party as you’ll enjoy the timeless music of Gershwin, a suite from Bernstein’s West Side Story with superstar violinist Joshua Bell and Mothership, a work by composer Mason Bates. Celebrity guests including Wes Moore will recount the BSO’s storied history and offer a glimpse into our future. The evening will culminate with Ravel’s Boléro, followed by a champagne toast! Read more...


Shriver Hall Concert Series

Gil Shaham: World Renown Violinist
Sunday, February 14, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Shriver Hall, 3400 N Charles St, Unit 105, Baltimore, MD 21218
Tickets: $42 full price, $21 student price

Gil Shaham is regarded as "one of the finest violinists on the planet," and this month he "brings his bold interpretations, bravura, and tonal beauty" to Shriver Hall. In one of the most exciting collaborations of the season, Shaham will be joined by The Knights, an innovative chamber orchestra, in a program that includes Beethoven's Third Symphony and the world premiere of a new Chamber Concerto for Violin and Orchestra by Jonathan Leshnoff - the last of the Series Born in Baltimore initiative. This promises to be one of the most thrilling collaborative events in Shriver Hall Concert Series history! Read more...


SONAR New Music Ensemble

LUDWIG - Special Event
Friday, February 5, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 E Preston St, Baltimore, MD 21202
Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 student price

Join the SONAR string quartet and Baltimore actors as they bring to life "Ludwig," the story of T.S. Eliot's discovery of the joyous magnitude of the late Beethoven String Quartets, which provided the inspiration for his epic poem "Four Quartets." The evening will feature works by John Cage, Matthias Pintscher, Alfred Schnittke, John Adams, Beethoven, Alban Berg, and Daniel Wohl. Read more...


Community Concerts at Second

Chamber Music by Candlelight
Sunday, February 21, 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218
FREE!

Join Second Presbyterian Church for a night of chamber music performed by candlelight. Featuring a trio for oboe, horn, and bassoon, a piano quartet, and string and piano ensemble, this program is sure to be a beautiful one! Read more...