Overture Magazine - 2018-19 Season BSO_Overture_JanFeb_19 | Page 8

BSO liv e KEY UPCOMING EVENTS FEBRUARY/MARCH/APRIL 2019 events at The Music Center at Strathmore [S] and at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall [M] MUSIC BOX Porgy and Bess SAT, MAR 23, 10 AM & 11:30 AM S THU, APR 11, 8 PM S FRI, APR 12, 8 PM M SAT, APR 13, 8 PM M SUN, APR 14, 3 PM M Alphabet Soup Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 MARKUS STENZ, conductor LARS VOGT, piano SUPERPOPS Christina Bianco: Woman of a Thousand Voices ever-popular Scheherazade and John Adams’ Scheherazade.2, written expressly for acclaimed violinist Leila Josefowicz. THU, FEB 28, 8 PM S FRI, MAR 1, 8 PM M SAT, MAR 2, 8 PM M SUN, MAR 3, 3 PM M Appalachian Spring JACK EVERLY, conductor CHRISTINA BIANCO, vocalist MARIN ALSOP, conductor VALENTINA PELEGGI, conductor UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CONCERT CHOIR, EDWARD MACLARY, director You'll think you're at a concert featuring Celine Dion, Julie Andrews and Bernadette Peters! Actress, singer and impressionist Christina Bianco takes center stage with Jack Everly and the BSO SuperPops. FAMILY CONCERT Peter and the Wolf SAT, MAR 2, 11 AM M NICHOLAS HERSH, conductor MAGIC CIRCLE MIME COMPANY The concert hall becomes the dramatic setting and musicians become the characters as Prokofiev’s exhilarating musical tale springs to life, putting kids on the edge of their seats. Scheherazade FRI, MAR 8, 8 PM M SAT, MAR 9, 8 PM S SUN, MAR 10, 3 PM M MARIN ALSOP, conductor LEILA JOSEFOWICZ, violin JOHN ADAMS Scheherazade.2 RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Scheherazade Marin Alsop conducts Rimsky- Korsakov’s gorgeous and 6 OV E R T U R E / BSOmusic.org THU, MAR 14, 8 PM S FRI, MAR 15, 8 PM M SAT, MAR 16, 8 PM M ROXANNA PANUFNIK (World Premiere, BSO Commission) COPLAND Appalachian Spring BERNSTEIN Chichester Psalms VILLA-LOBOS Chôros No. 10 The UMD Concert Choir is featured in Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Villa-Lobos’ Chôros No. 10. Copland’s Appalachian Spring remains one of the most beloved expressions of the American spirit. SPECIAL Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert GERSHWIN Porgy and Bess Marin Alsop leads the BSO and the Morgan State University Choir in a semi-staged production of Porgy and Bess. SCHOENBERG Pelléas und Mélisande BRAHMS Piano Concerto No. 1 Lars Vogt is showcased in Brahms’ First Piano Concerto. Principal Guest Conductor Markus Stenz leads Pelléas und Mélisande. MUSIC BOX Alphabet Soup SAT, MAR 30, 10 AM & 11: 30 AM M SUPERPOPS Cirque Goes Hollywood THU, APR 4, 8 PM S FRI, APR 5, 8 PM M SAT, APR 6, 8 PM M SUN, APR 7, 3 PM M JACK EVERLY, conductor TROUPE VERTIGO Troupe Vertigo brings Hollywood flair to the Pops stage! Join the BSO as acrobats, aerialists, jugglers and more dazzle you with their extraordinary athletic artistry set to the music of Hollywood’s hottest hits. Leslie Odom, Jr. SPECIAL Leslie Odom, Jr. with the BSO FRI, APR 26, 8 PM M JACK EVERLY, conductor LESLIE ODOM, JR., vocalist The BSO presents Leslie Odom, Jr. for one night only in a mix of Broadway and American classic hits. FAMILY CONCERT Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra SAT, APR 27, 11 AM M NICHOLAS HERSH, conductor BECKY MOSSING, narrator JOE WOS, illustrator FRI, MAR 22, 7:30 PM M SAT, MAR 23, 3 PM S SUN, MAR 24, 3 PM M Take a musical journey around the orchestra and learn about the different instrument sounds. Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra is enhanced by illustrations created on-the-spot during the performance. CineConcerts presents Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ like it’s never been seen before. The film is projected onto a giant screen as the BSO performs the score live. Troupe Vertigo Christina Bianco THU, MAR 28, 8 PM S FRI, MAR 29, 8 PM M SAT, MAR 30, 8 PM M MARIN ALSOP, conductor MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY CHOIR, ERIC CONWAY, director