The National Philharmonic, conducted by Piotr Gajewski, will perform The Debut- a concert marking Leonard Bernstein's debut with the New York Philharmonic in 1943 – at the Music Center on February 23.The orchestra will be joined by cellist Zuill Bailey and violist Roberto Diaz. The program will be comprised of works which Bernstein conducted;Schumann's Manfred Overture, Miklós Rózsa's Theme, Variations and Finale, op. 13, Richard Strauss's Don Quixote and Wagner's Prelude to Die Meistersinger.
The National Philharmonic, conducted by Piotr Gajewski, will perform a concert titled Sounds of New Orleans: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong with Byron Stripling, trumpet in The Music Center on March 30.Stripling will perform musical hits from the Armstrong songbook and his signature version of When The Saints Go Marchin' In.
The BSO, conducted by Nicholas Hersh, will present Off the Cuff: Elgar Cello Concerto with Armenian cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan on February 22.Hakhnazaryan won the Gold Medal at the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow. Elgar wrote the concerto at the end of World War I and reflects his sadness over the loss of friends and countrymen.
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The BSO, conducted by Nicholas Hersh, with Narek Haknazaryan, will perform the Elgar Cello Concerto, with cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan, on February 24.The program will include Debussy's Rondes de printemops from Images and Prokofiev's Symphony No. 6.
The BSO Superpops, conducted by Jack Everly, will be joined by vocalist Christina Bianco, who has been called Woman of a Thousand Voices, in a concert on February 28.The actress, singer and impressionist is said to "bring to mind Celine Dion, Julie Andrews, Bernadette Peters and more."
TheBSO, conducted by Marin Alsop, and the University of Maryland Concert Choir, conducted by Valentina Peleggi and directed by Edward Maclary, will perform a concert in The Music Center on March 14.The program will feature the world premiere of a BSO Commission for orchestra and chorus by British composer Roxanna Panufnik. The chorus will also be featured in performances of Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, and Villa-Lobos’s Chôros No. 10.
The BSO, conducted by Marin Alsop, will present violinist Leila Josefowicz in a performance of John Adams’s Scheherazade.2 in The Music Center on March 9.Adams wrote his take on the legend from One Thousand and One Nights expressly for Josefowicz, using a solo violin as the voice of the enchantress. The program will also feature Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.
The BSO, conducted by Markus Stenz, will perform Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 1, with pianist Lars Vogt, in The Music Center on March 28.The program will also include Schoenberg’s Late-Romantic orchestral tone poem, Pelléas und Mélisande.
Strathmore will present R&B and jazz singer-songwriter Gregory Porter in The Music Center on February 15.He will perform the music of Nat “King” Cole. Porter won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Album in 2014 for Liquid Spirit and in 2017 for Take Me to the Alley.
Strathmore will present Rosanne Cash & Band in a concert titled She Remembers Everything in The Music Center on March 1.The daughter of country music icon Johnny Cash and the stepdaughter of June Carter Cash, Rosanne has “carved out her own fiercely independent career.” Rosanne will perform songs from Norma Rae, the musical she is writing with her husband, John Leventhal, based on the 1979 hit film.
Strathmore will present RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles - The Best of Abbey Road Live in The Music Center on March 2.The program will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the epic recording and will include early Beatles favorites. The presenter notes that “Strobe lights and other visual effects are used during this performance.” The event will be open captioned.
Strathmore will present a new musical titled American Girl Live, based on American Girl® in The Music Center on March 3.The musical features “original songs and unforgettable experiences” as “bold tales of bravery and friendship come to life….”
Strathmore & Washington Performing Arts will present the Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour, featuring vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant, in The Music Center on March 21.They will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world. The show will include renditions of classic jazz standards along with originals.
The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by José-Luis Novo, and the U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club, led by guest conductor Dr. Aaron Smith,will perform an afternoon concert titled Cosmic Depthin The Music Center on March 31. The soloists will be Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano; Stacey Rishoi, alto; John Matthew Myers, tenor and Philip Cutlip, baritone. The program will feature Eric Whitacre’s Deep Field and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will re-launch its Music Box Concert Series, which is designed for children ages six months to three years, at AMP by Strathmore in February 2019. The series will begin on February 16 with All Aboard, a program that explores the excitement of traveling to new places. The performances will be presented in partnership with Strathmore education and in collaboration with Levine Music. Please see the link to AMP below.
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