The Salvation Army Band, comprised of 36 brass instrument players, will be performing classics, gospels and melodious brass tunes that will get you dancing from your seat. The performance will take place at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater (200 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD) from noon to 1 p.m. This free concert is family friendly and open to the public. Learn more about this event at www.sa-md.org
Legendary Glitterus is the last remaining dragon in a world that has plunged into the darkness of heart and spirit. In order to continue her species and save the world, Glitterus summons five Mystics from scattered tribes to find her lost eggs. During the Mystics’ journey to save the baby Glits and defeat the power-hungry Tower Wizard, they laugh, they battle, they funk out with their junk out, and learn that they are stronger when they fight united.
Celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month with the Asian Pasifika Arts Collective and the Strand Theater at The AAPI Women’s Voices Theatre Festival (live) which opened on Friday, May 6, 2022 and runs through Sunday, May 22. Thursday-Saturday performances start at 8pm, Sunday matinees start at 2pm.
Familiar to BSO audiences, masterful conductor Peter Oundjian leads the orchestra in a thrilling performance of one of the most mystical classical works, Holst’s The Planets. The program also includes the tone poem Dust Devils by Canadian-born composer Vivian Fung and Debussy’s Nocturnes, the ultimate impressionist work capturing the beauty and wonders of planet Earth.
Exploring over 400 years of literature from the Sheridan Libraries Special Collections, A Musical Odyssey will trace the historical intersections between music and the written word. Come enjoy an afternoon of free music in one of the most beautiful libraries in the world!
From Goethe’s evil Fairy King and Shakespeare to modern interpretations of Sappho and mysterious manuscripts by Edgar Allan Poe, soprano Teresa Ferrara and pianist Allison Freeman will explore the fascinating ways in which music and text have interacted throughout history.
The BSO’s Symphony in the City series is back! Symphony in the City brings the Orchestra out of the concert hall and into community locations across Baltimore City. This concert led by BSO Assistant Conductor Jonathan Rush in partnership with the Friends of Patterson Park, includes a combination of classical favorites paired with pop music specially arranged for Wordsmith to perform with the BSO.
The BSO’s Symphony in the City series is back! Symphony in the City brings the Orchestra out of the concert hall and into community locations across Baltimore City. Led by BSO Assistant Conductor Jonathan Rush and featuring spoken word artist, Wordsmith, in partnership with the Friends of Patterson Park include a combination of classical favorites paired with pop music specially arranged for Wordsmith to perform with the BSO.
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 6:30 PM
Patterson Park Observatory: 2601 East Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21224
Hungarian pianist Dénes Várjon’s sensational technique and deep musicality have made him a most exciting and highly regarded pianist on the international stage. As a soloist he has been a welcome guest in concert series and festivals such as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Vienna’s Konzerthaus, and London’s Wigmore Hall.
3 days of LIVE Music and more at the top of the Chesapeake. Headliners include Shemekia Copeland, Raul Midon, Gunhild Carling, Felix Pastorius & the Hipster Assassins, Kelly Bell Band. Free 1-hour shows at the Integrity Real Estate/Key Title Locals Stage on Pennington. Beer/Wine garden, vendors, Family FunDay Sunday.
In this “tour de force” concert, Byron Stripling showcases ragtime masters Scott Joplin and Jelly Roll Morton in addition to blues legends B.B. King and Muddy Waters. Stripling’s entertaining and humorous vignettes about the music and its creators, with a finale that closes with an unforgettable toe-tapping jam session, are not to be missed. Stripling is joined by keyboardist Bobby Floyd of the Ray Charles, Dr. John, and Count Basie Bands.
Baltimore Choral Arts presents Mozart Requiem Reframed.
In Mozart Requiem Reframed, we premiere a commission by Morgan State University alumna Jasmine Barnes. The work pulls inspiration from the Mozart Requiem to reflect on Baltimore today with texts by Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. We also premiere Music Director Anthony Blake Clark’s new edition of the Mozart Requiem, joined by The Carter Legacy Singers. This concert will be recorded for a new commercial album, our first in more than a decade.
British cellist Steven Isserlis frequently appears with the world’s leading orchestras and conductors, including the Berlin Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra Washington, London Philharmonic, and Zurich Tonhalle. He is also a children’s book author, publishing “Why Beethoven Threw the Stew” and “Why Handel Waggled His Wig” in 2006. Pianist Mishka Rushdie Momen will accompany Steven Isserlis.
North African Desert Blues Master
"The Sultan of Shred" - New York Times
"One of the world’s greatest living blues guitarists." - New York Times
Guitarist Omara Moctar aka Bombino is a driving force of one of the most significant and successful breaking world genres since reggae music, Tichumaren, or North African desert blues in Tamasheq, the Tuareg language.
A once-in-a-lifetime theater experience, formed of two parts divided over two evenings! On the first evening, audiences experience an audacious reimagining of Verdi and Shakespeare in an all-new English poetic treatment by Andrew Albin, featuring the searing images of British visual artist Keith Piper and new musical “sea-interludes” composed and performed by Matthew Evan Taylor.
Back and in-person for the 35th Anniversary season, Columbia Festival of the Arts’ Free LakeFest Weekend is June 10-12, 2022, at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront! This fun and inclusive FREE three-day outdoor festival features a variety of live music and arts performances, Invitational Fine Arts and Crafts Show, interactive entertainment for all ages, cult-classic movie screenings, festival food favorites, and beer garden. More than a dozen live performances will be showcased, including Australian-based touring company Sway, The Reminders, Lakou Mizik, The 19th Street Band, and more.
Established in 1994, SWAY is a much-celebrated touring company that fuses theatre, dance, and circus in performances that have amazed well over a million people in over 40 countries, including at the Sochi Olympic Games. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the company performs atop twelve-foot flexible poles, bending and swaying to impossible angles to the delight of their audiences.