Concert Picks May 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!

Shriver Hall Concert Series

Nelson Freire, piano
Sunday, May 8, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
Shriver Hall, 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
Tickets: $42 full price, $21 student price

Join Shriver Hall as they welcome the return of pianist, Nelson Freire. Freire's "poetic interpretations" and "staggering virtuosity" have made him a favorite at Shriver Hall. His program will include works by Bach, Beethoven, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, and Chopin. Read more...

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven's Emperor
Thursday, May 12, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Tickets: Reserved seating starting at $33

See the reknown post-minimalist conductor-composer John Adams take the baton to conduct the BSO playing Beethoven's "Emperor" concerto, and his own Harmonielehre, "the symphonic essay that helped him become one of the most performed and important composers alive." Read more...

Community Concerts at Second

Alexandre Moutouzkine, piano
Sunday, May 22, 2016 @ 3:30 PM
Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St Paul Street, Baltimore, MD 21218

Join Community Concerts at Second as they welcome to the stage Alexandre Moutouzkine, Internationally-acclaimed Russian-American pianist, said to be “poised to join the pantheon of greats.” Moutouzkine's program will include Rachmaninoff piano transcriptions and works by Beethoven. Read more...

James Lowe