Concert Picks for January 2015

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

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Friday, January 16, 2015 @8pm
Meyerheroff Symphony Hall

Featuring Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21, conducted by Günther Herbig. Peabody alum Alon Goldstein makes his BSO debut in one of Mozart’s most enchanting concertos.

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Shriver Hall
Sunday, January 18, 2015 @ 4:30pm
Shriver Hall
Student Price: $21, Regular Price: $42

Latvian violinist Gidon Kremerreturns comes to the stage with his unmatched flair for originality and musical individualism, joined by Tchaikovsky International Competition Gold Medal winner pianist Daniil Trifonov and Lithuanian cellist Giedre Dirvanauskaite for an exciting program of works by Schubert, Mozart, and Rachmaninoff!

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Community Concerts at Second
Sunday, January 25, 2015 @ 3:30pm
Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

Join us as Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s principal cellist, Dariusz Skoraczewski, and pianist Michael Sheppard perform works by Debussy, Pärt, Schumann, and Rachmaninov.

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SONAR New Music Ensemble
Featuring BSM’s woodwinds teacher, Jennifer Hughson!
Friday, January 30, 2015 @8pm; Sunday, February 1, 2015 @3pm
Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 W Preston St, Baltimore, MD 21201
$10 students and seniors/ $15 general admission

This concert features BSM’s own Jennifer Hughson! Jennifer is playing on this concert entitled, “Frozen,” inspired by the winter season. For this concert SONAR has commissioned leading Canadian-American composer Robert A. Baker to write a new work for solo violin and ensemble inspired by Antonio Vivaldi’s, “Winter from the Four Seasons. The program will also feature Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen’s exhilarating masterwork, “Schnee” (Snow), a set of five pairs of canons for large ensemble. This program is sure to be a fun and exciting way to celebrate another this brisk winter!

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