Concert Picks March 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

Brahms' German Requiem
Friday, March 4, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 6, 2016 @ 3:00 PM
Joseph Meyerhof Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Tickets: Reserved seating starting at $50

Join the BSO as they present Brahms' beautiful and pensive German Requiem, featuring the University of Maryland Concert Choir, soprano soloist Lisette Oropesa, and bass-baritone soloist Eric Owens. "Written after the passing of both his mother and close friend Robert Schumann, Brahms’ deeply personal and compelling A German Requiem gives eloquent comfort to the grieving. Opening the program is Bach’s third orchestral suite featuring “Air,” one of the most famous movements in Baroque music. " Read more...

Shriver Hall Concert Series

Nicole Cabell, soprano, with Susan Tang, piano
Sunday, March 6, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
105 Shriver Hall, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218
Tickets: $42 full price; $21 student price

Join soprano Nicole Cabell for her Shriver Hall series debut. Winner of the 2005 BBC Singer of the World Competition, Cabell is one of the most sought-after lyric sopranos of today, as she garners the admiration and awe of audiences in opera houses worldwide. "When Cabell opened that great smiling mouth, what we heard was liquid gold…she was spellbinding," raves The Times (London). Cabell takes the SHCS stage with pianist Susan Tang, presenting a program of works by Ravel, Obradors, Poulenc, Ricky Ian Gordon, as well as a selection of spirituals. Read more...

Community Concerts at Second

Chamber Music by Candlelight
Sunday, March 20, 2016 @ 7:30 PM
Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

Join Community Concerts at Second as they present an evening of chamber works performed by candlelight. This is sure to be a very special program, as the chamber groups will be comprised of members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. It is sure to be a night of lovely music in a great, picturesque atmosphere. Read more...

Baltimore Classical Guitar Society 

Lukasz Kuropaczewsk
Saturday, March 5, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Baltimore Museum of Art
Tickets: $35

Baltimore Classical Guitar Society welcomes guitarist Lukasz Kuropaczewski. Born in 1981 in the small Polish town of Gniezno, Kuropaczewski is well on his way to becoming a major figure on the worldwide classical music scene. Manuel Barrueco of Peabody Conservatory described a performance by  Kuropaczewski's as "the most dramatic, dynamic and emotional recital I believe I have ever witnessed.” With praise like that, Kuropaczewski is sure to give a performance to remember! Read more...

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