Returning for its 5th anniversary season, Christmas Village in Baltimore will once again transform West Shore Park at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor into an authentic German Christmas market! Starting from Thanksgiving and running until Christmas Eve (November 23rd – December 24th, 2017), a large variety of weekday and weekend events designed to please young and old await to be explored!
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Playing Jazz Favorites, Swing, Showtunes, and songs from the “American Songbook”, Time for a Change is a hit wherever they perform. Comprised of four of the finest jazz musicians in the Baltimore-Washington area, they bring you back to the days of Swing, Big Band and Bebop. From Sinatra to Charlie Parker, they are comfortable in all popular music from today and yesterday. Leading the sound is Jim Voshell on the Tenor Saxophone. Backing up his formidable technique is Larry Haavik on the piano and synthesizer, Mike Morris on drums and Bill Pachucki on the Upright Bass.
Marin Alsop, Music Director
Visuals from the Baltimore Museum of Art
Debussy // La Mer
Ravel // La Valse
Discover the many influences of impressionism in this concert presented in partnership with the Baltimore Museum of Art. Music Director Marin Alsop and the BMA’s Senior Curator of European Painting and Sculpture Katy Rothkopf explore the world of brush strokes, colors and orchestration as masterworks by Debussy and Ravel are performed along with projections of timeless art by Cézanne, Monet and Degas.
Offered by Children’s Chorus of Maryland and School of Music (CCM), Crickets gently encourages young children to explore the voice as their first true instrument. Crickets is a fun, play-based music and movement class for boys and girls ages 4 to 6. Trained teachers engage the body and the mind in joyful music-making through musical games and movement. Children in the participate in these activities to provide them with a foundation in all basic elements of music. This small-group music training is a wonderful application of using the voice as a musical instrument.
Every 2nd Sun of the month the Dance & Bmore Ensemble open our doors to area dancers and musicians to join us for a community class.
Connect with the dancers, singers and musicians of DAB for an afternoon of creativity and conversation. After class you are welcome to sit in on rehearsal and dialogue about new works and signature repertoire.
Exhibiting “artistry of the highest calibre” and “dazzling technique,” the Philadelphia Brass is a highly respected and critically acclaimed ensemble. Please join us for a program in which the quintet will be sure to present an appealing diversity of repertoire, technical virtuosity, and superb musicality.
Concert and parking are FREE, with no tickets or reservations required. Please visit www.CommunityConcertsAtSecond.org for complete program information and to learn more about our series.
Happy New Year! Our gift to you is the happiest, healthiest year ever :)
Second Sundays are FUNdays with FazaFam!
Sundays of family strengthening fun- Starting 2018 off on the right foot! Moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, ANYONE can hop, skip, jump, or scoot to our Second Sunday FazaFams!
Join us every third Wednesday at the Cabaret at Germano's for Baltimore's Best Open Mic Night. Dinner is served beginning at 6:00. Sign-up is at 7:00 and the performance begins at 7:30. Please purchase tickets in advance online or by phone to allow us to serve you comfortably. $10 cover for all in attendance.
Master cabaret artist, Mary Reilly, hosts. This month our featured artist is Cynthia Thurston and the suggested theme is "The Colors of Life.” Michael Sheppard works his magic on the baby grand.
The Max VanDerBeek Jazz Group featuring Lottie Porch plays a variety of soul, jazz, standards, and original poems set to music. The quartet features high level music artistry with Lottie's soulful singing leading the way. Our Bottomless Brunch and Mimosas and the full PIATTINI menu is available in the Cabaret Room during this performance.
A rarity in North America, the Baltimore Mandolin Quartet is a "Quartetto Romantico" in the Italian tradition, combining bowlback mandolins and mandola with classical guitar. Their repertoire includes many pieces composed for this combination by mandolin giants Raffaele Calace and Carlo Munier, as well as original compositions and transcriptions of classics from the symphonic and operatic literature. Their arrangement of "Stormy Weather" has been heard many times on the public radio program "Marketplace," signalling a downturn in the stock market.
Marin Alsop, Music Director
Gabriela Montero, piano
Bartók // Romanian Folk Dances
Bartók // Concerto for Orchestra
Tchaikovsky // Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor
Creative Alliance presents
JUNIOR BACHATA & SALSA con Ms. Johana!
Special dance class for youth ages 8-15 years old. Colombian salsa and bachata instructor, Johana, brings a smile to your face and energy to your hips. Classes are fun and choreographed towards a public performance! Adult class follows at 11:30am-12:30pm.
Join Gary Rubin, a local favorite, accompanied by Brent Hardesty at the piano, as they weave their magic, singing the classic songs of Sinatra, Bennett, Darin and Buble. A delightful evening of nostalgic and contemporary classics that will compel you to hum and sing along with them and will make everyday a special occasion. You will walk out smiling.