The UMBC Jazz Ensemble is joined in concert by New York City-based drummer/composer/teacher Allison Miller, who engages her deep roots in improvisation as a vehicle to explore all music. Described by critics as a charismatic and rhythmically propulsive drummer with melodic sensibility, Miller has been named “Top 20 Jazz Drummers” in Downbeat Magazine and her composition, Otis Was a Polar Bear, is on NPR’s list of The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women. Miller is Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2019 Artist in Residence, alongside Derrick Hodge.
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Enjoy Wagner's Flying Dutchman in an intimate concert setting with Baltimore Concert Opera at the Garrett Jacobs Mansion of the Engineers Club. Based on Heinrich Heine's retelling of the legend, The Flying Dutchman is the story of a sea captain in a ghostly vessel cursed to sail forever for blasphemy, who can only be redeemed by the love of a faithful woman. Every seven years, the Dutchman is cast ashore in search of a wife who will release him from his curse. Performances are Friday, March 1st, at 7:30pm and Sunday, March 3rd, at 3pm.
If you are a talented artist between the ages of 14 - 21 years, this opportunity is for you! Be part of this exciting New Musical and original cast album of Voices of Carmen.
Project Time Line:
March 2nd-4th Auditions
March 16th Present Carmen cast at Bmore Healthy Expo
April Date TBA, Costume fitting
May/June dates TBA, Cast album recordings
July 1st Camp Carmen Begins!
July Date TBA, DC Black Theater Festival - New Works and Readings
July 19th Artscape/Teenscape
July 24th Community Tour
Singer-songwriter and entertainer extraordinaire, Russ Margo, returns to Germano's with an eclectic mix of tunes written by Mr. Margo as well as some of the great composers of the last 100 years.
"...an evening of music and fun fit for everyone!"
Deep Vision Dance Company and ASEID Contemporary Dance Company COLLIDE for an eclectic evening of contemporary dance highlighting their unique styles, brilliance, virtuosic range, and nuanced splendor. Featuring choreography by Artistic Directors Nicole A. Martinell and Alison Seidenstricker, respectively, and collaborations with dancers, choreographers, visual artists, and musicians from District of Columbia and Maryland.
Collaborations with Malcolm Shute (choreographer), Griff Beheler (musician), and Lindsay D’Andelet (visual artist).
Haydn Quartet Op. 76, “Quinten”
Debussy Quartet in G minor, Op.10
Mendelssohn Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80
The Clipper Mill String Quartet is composed of three members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s string sections, violinists Kevin Smith and Ivan Stefanovic and violist Karin Brown. Cellist Dan Levitov is a regular BSO cello section substitute and a member of the Peabody Prep faculty. Free admission to high school students and to younger children accompanied by a paying adult.
Come join our new weekly jam session, every Sunday at 7pm, in the downstairs bar at Germano's! Mike 'n' Ike will provide the house rhythm section, while Germano's provides a fabulous bar featuring everything from fresh carrot juice to old whiskey, plus fantastic food,, all in a comfortable bar in the heart of Little Italy. Come join host Ian Rashkin (bass) and the rest of the rhythm section to play your favorite jazz standards, and not-so-standards; all instruments and vocalists welcome.
Young, hungry chamber musicians crowd into The Crown on Wednesday, March 6th for a heated competition and camaraderie. The audience votes and a new royal court of the "Best Classical Bar Musicians" will be crowned.
Competing ensembles include musicians from the Peabody Institute, one of the top destinations for classical music study right in the middle of Baltimore, and frequent performers at Classical Revolution Baltimore.
Garnett Bruce, stage director
Peabody Opera Theatre Orchestra
Joseph Young, conductor Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Artistic Director of Ensembles
Giacomo Puccini: Il Trittico: Il Tabarro, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi
Giacomo Puccini’s trilogy Il Trittico features the antics of Gianni Schicchi – a cunning character stripped from Dante’s Inferno –alongside two other stories of tragic, jealous love (Il Tabarro) and poignant grief (Suor Angelica).
Sponsored by Claire and Allan Jensen
The Abbey Road Jazz Ensemble performs the Beatles catalogue in a whole new light. Based in Washington DC, ARJE is a quartet of talented jazz musicians who share a passion for the music of the Beatles. If you love jazz and you love The Beatles (McCartney-Lennon-Harrison) then of course you will LOVE The Abbey Road Jazz Ensemble!
Bronson Hoover ~ Piano/Vocals
Craig Gildner ~ Guitar/Lead Vocals
Cyndy Elliott ~ Bass/Vocals
James Herron ~ Drums
Created and Performed by Ami Brabson
March 8 – 10
Ami Brabson, a professional actor and singer, has performed on stage and television for the past two decades. Now she’s paying tribute to the writers, singers, politicians, and family members who have motivated her along the way.
Phenomenal Women is a celebration of wisdom gained on the winding path to finding the courage to stand on your own two feet and speak your truth.
“Women have composed and created incredible jazz from the very beginning, many of whom were unsung and/or unappreciated.” – Theresa Sise.
Starting in September 2018, the Second Saturday dance will move to the Church of the Nativity & Holy Comforter, Hart Hall. 6112 York Rd, Baltimore.
The Baltimore Folk Music Society presents American Square and Contra Dancing on the 2nd Saturday of the month running from 8:00 'till 11:00 pm, with a short break in the middle.
Hopkins Symphony returns to Shriver Hall in an exhilarating program, led by Jed Gaylin, including Kristin Lee and Thomas Mesa performing the Brahms Double Concert, Stravinsky's Symphony in C, and Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2. Join us as we bring music back to Shriver!
Pre-concert talk at 7pm.
The Baltimore Classical Guitar Society presents virtuoso guitarist Grisha Goryachev. A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Goryachev is renowned for his extraordinary musical sensitivity and technical virtuosity in both classical and flamenco styles. Goryachev is one of very few guitarists in the world who is reviving the tradition of solo flamenco guitar in a concert setting that was practiced by legendary flamenco masters such as Ramón Montoya and Sabicas.
Tickets for this event are $35 – $45 and are available through the Baltimore Classical Guitar Society here.
A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Grisha Goryachev is renowned for his extraordinary musical sensitivity and technical virtuosity in both classical and flamenco styles. Grisha is one of very few guitarists in the world who is reviving the tradition of solo flamenco guitar in a concert setting that was practiced by legendary flamenco masters such as Ramón Montoya and Sabicas.
Hailed as a “Celtic guitar god” by Baltimore City Paper and “one of the best folk instrumentalists in the business” by Sing Out! Magazine, Robin Bullock is one of the preeminent acoustic music masters of our time.
His virtuosity on guitar, cittern and mandolin blends the ancient melodies of the Celtic lands, their vigorous American descendants, and the masterworks of the Baroque and Renaissance eras into one powerful musical vision.