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ANNOUNCING THE 2021-22 SEASON
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT : Renée Fleming , Jack Everly , Isata Kanneh-Mason , Wordsmith , Ray Chen , Beatrice Rana , Jonathan Rush
ANNOUNCING THE 2021-22 SEASON
We invite you to explore the extraordinary 2021-22 season , which lifts the work of diverse artists , composers of color , and repressed voices in our history and our industry . Where new and notable soloists , partners , and conductors along with the musicians of the BSO bring new commissions to life and fresh context to classical favorites . With captivating stories behind the music told through signature series that prioritize conversation and will change the way you think about all genres of music . A season that embraces a strong connection to Maryland as we all discover what it means to be together again . Welcome to a Season of Discovery .
James Conlon
Marin Alsop
James Conlon , one of the world ’ s most accomplished conductors , begins his tenure as Artistic Advisor . Our acclaimed Marin Alsop returns in her new role as Music Director Laureate and OrchKids Founder . In a season full of firsts , the orchestra will be led by numerous guest conductors as we launch a multi-year , international Music Director search .
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