Concert Calendar

BSO 1998-1999

March 01, 1998

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has announced its schedule for next season. Performances for the Casual Concerts are identified with an asterisk (*).

Celebrity Series

Sept. 17-19

Gunther Herbig, conductor

Manuel Barrueco, guitar

Beethoven: "Egmont" Overture

Steven Stucky: Guitar Concerto (world premiere)

Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, "Eroica"

Oct. 8-9 (Oct. 10 - Casual)

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Bridgett Hooks, soprano

Lars Vogt, piano

Beethoven: "Ah! Perfido" *

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 *

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastorale"

Oct. 15-16

Lan Shui, conductor

Yefim Bronfman, piano

Mendelssohn: "Ruy Blas" Overture

Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 1

R. Strauss: "Death and Transfiguration"

R. Strauss: Suite from "Der Rosenkavalier"

Oct. 29-30

Hans Graf, conductor

Hakan Hardenberger, trumpet

W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 1

Leopold Mozart: Trumpet Concerto in D major

Daniel Bortz: Songs and Dances for Trumpet and Orchestra

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5

Nov. 19-21

David Zinman, conductor

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano

Steven Mackey: "Eating Greens"

Schumann: Piano Concerto

Dvorak: Symphony No. 5

Jan. 7-8

Concert & Conversation

Saturday, January 9

George Pehlivanian, conductor

Elmar Oliveira, violinist

Beethoven: Violin Concerto

Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, "Organ"

Jan. 21-22 (Jan. 23 - Casual)

David Zinman, conductor

Radu Lupu, piano

Elgar: "Cockaigne" Overture, opus 40

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3

Dance Mix *

Feb. 4-6

Gunther Herbig, conductor

Lynn Harrell, cello

Mozart: "The Marriage of Figaro" Overture

Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme

Bruckner: Symphony No. 9

Feb. 18-19

Jeffrey Tate, conductor

Wendy Neilson, soprano

Nancy Maultsby, mezzo-soprano

Stuart Neill, tenor

Nathan Berg, bass

Baltimore Symphony Chorus

Beethoven: Missa Solemnis

Feb. 25-26 (Feb 27 - Casual)

Mario Venzago, conductor

Robert Levin, piano

Luigi Nono: "Incontri"

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 *

Ravel: "Daphnis and Chloe" Suite No. 2

Ravel: "La Valse" *

March 18 - 20

Jeffrey Tate, conductor

Andre Watts, piano

Grieg: "Two Norwegian Airs," opus 64

Bartok: Piano Concerto No. 3

Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 5

March 25-26 (March 27 - Casual)

Yuri Temirkanov, conductor

Pamela Frank, violin

Berlioz: "Beatrice and Benedict" overture

Barber: Violin Concerto *

Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 *

April 15-- 16 (April 17 - Casual)

James DePreist, conductor

Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin

Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto

Brahms: Symphony No. 1 *

April 29-May 1

Bobby McFerrin, conductor and vocalist

Harolyn Blackwell, soprano

Sanford Sylvan, baritone

Baltimore Symphony Chorus

Mozart: "Exsultate, jubilate"

Bobby McFerrin vocal solos

Faure: Requiem

May 20-21 (May 22 - Casual)

Robert Spano, conductor

Sarah Chang, violin

George Walker: Lyric for Strings *

Dvorak: Violin Concerto *

Stravinsky: "The Rite of Spring"

May 28

Daniel Hege, conductor

Nokuthula Ngwenyama, viola

Walton: Viola Concerto

Mahler: Symphony No. 1

Favorites Series

Sept. 25-27

Alan Gilbert, conductor

Korliss Uecker, soprano

Norine Burgess, mezzo-soprano

Steven Tharp, tenor

Eric Owens, bass

Baltimore Symphony Chorus

Beethoven: Choral Fantasy

Beethoven: Mass in C major, selections

Beethoven: Symphony No. 5

Oct. 23-25

Hans Graf, conductor

Tamaki Kawakubo, violin

Sibelius: "Finlandia"

Sibelius: Violin Concerto

Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3

Nov. 13-15

Sergiu Comissiona, conductor

Anne Akiko-Meyers, violin

Vivaldi: "The Four Seasons"

Rossini: "William Tell" Overture

Respighi: "Roman Festivals"

Jan. 15-17

Libor Pesek, conductor

Awadagin Pratt, piano

Smetana: "The Bartered Bride" Overture

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1

Dvorak: Symphony No. 8

Feb. 12-13

David Lockington, conductor

Rudolf Buchbinder, piano

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor"

Copland: "Appalachian Spring"

Wagner: "Tannhauser" Overture

March 12-14

Mario Venzago, conductor

Kennedy, violin

Beethoven: Symphony No. 4

Brahms: Violin Concerto

April 23-25

Daniel Hege, conductor

Orchestra soloists

Handel: "Water Music," selections

Bach: "Brandenburg" Concerto No. 2

Telemann: Concerto for Flute and Oboe d'Amore

Haydn: Sinfonia Concertante

May 7-9

Bobby McFerrin, conductor

Mozart: Symphony No. 29

Bobby McFerrin vocal solos

Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings

June 11-13

Gunther Herbig, conductor

Herbert Greenberg, violin

Janice Chandler, soprano

Marietta Simpson, mezzo-soprano

Anthony Griffey, tenor

Richard Zeller, bass

Baltimore-Symphony Chorus

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 4

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9, "Choral"

SuperPops Series

Oct. 1-4.

Gershwin hits

Marvin Hamlisch, conductor

Larry Adler, harmonica

Nov. 5-8.

Harry Belafonte performing with his band (the BSO will not perform)

Nov. 27-29.

Viennese waltzes, polkas and more

Erich Kunzel, conductor

Robert McDuffie, violin

Jan. 28-30.

American composers, from Bernstein to Cole Porter

Peter Nero, conductor, pianist

March 5-7.

Patti LuPone and BSO perform Broadway hits

April 8-11.

Harp playing and jazz/pop vocals

Marvin Hamlisch, conductor

Deborah Henson-Conant, jazz harpist

May 13-15.

Show tunes from "The King & I," "Oklahoma," "South Pacific" and more

Edward Polochick, conductor

Baltimore Symphony Chorus

June 3-6.

Big band salute to Duke Ellington

Marvin Hamlisch, conductor

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