The Annapolis Jazztet is one of the finest small professional jazz groups in the Washington, Annapolis, Maryland and Virginia area. The exciting variety of sophisticated original musical arrangements by music director, Vince Corozine, is reminiscent of the sound of the great Dave Pell Octet in the 1960s. A sensational repertoire of classic songs which appeal to persons of all ages, and all songs are introduced with a bit of information about each. The Annapolis Jazztet comprises some of the finest and diverse musicians in the Annapolis, DC area.
Harlan D. Parker, conductor
Abhinn Malhotra, assistant conductor
William Schuman: George Washington Bridge
Julie Giroux: Symphony No. 4, “Bookmarks from Japan”
John Mackey: Wine Dark Sea: Symphony for Band
UMBC faculty member and flutist Lisa Cella will be joined by pianist Lisa Rehwoldt in a program surveying standard works in the flute literature. Their program will feature:
Flute Sonata — Francis Poulenc
Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17, No. 4, and Ballade No. 2 in F minor, Op. 38 — Frédéric Chopin
Sonata in E Major, BWV 1035 — Johann Sebastian Bach
Duo for Flute and Piano — Aaron Copland
Among Fireflies — Elainie Lillios
Pro Musica Rara, Baltimore’s premier early music ensemble, presents its annual concert in celebration of Johann Sebastian Bach. The concert focuses on Bach’s craft and emotional impact. The program includes the Musical Offering, Violin Concerto in E Major, selections from the Goldberg Variations, and Johann Goldberg’s Trio Sonata in C Major. Players are Sara Nichols, flute; Greg Mulligan, Ivan Stefanovic, and Audrey Wright, violin; Renata Falkner, viola; and PMR Artistic Director Allen Whear, cello.
U.S. Premiere of Where We Lost Our Shadows
Joseph Young, conductor Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Artistic Director of Ensembles
Du Yun: Where We Lost Our Shadows (U.S. Premiere)
This concert is part of DIRECT CURRENT, the Kennedy Center's new two-week celebration of contemporary culture.
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.
Sylvia Adalman Chamber Series
Nasar Abadey, leader, drums
Allyn Johnson, piano
James B. King Jr., bass
Joe Ford, alto and soprano saxophones
Josh Evans, trumpet
Jamal Brown, flute
Tribute and Celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month
Works include original compositions of Nasar Abadey and other members of the ensemble.
Miles Gannett is a singer-songwriter/guitarist who has been writing and performing music since his single-digit years. He crafted his early tunes in the style and spirit of 1950s rock ‘n’ roll. As a teenager, his production of electronic music let him dive into the sounds and writing styles of classic psychedelia. In his early twenties, Miles played in the Krautrock-influenced experimental band Zeug and was the original lead guitarist for Baltimore world-fusion powerhouse, Telesma.
Bravo! Bernstein on Broadway
The Peabody Studio Orchestra with conductor Edward Polochick and singer/director Carolyn Black-Sotir celebrate the Leonard Bernstein Centennial with a special program of Bernstein's greatest Broadway hits, staged at the Gordon Center. The program includes:
“Kiah stands out for her ability to fuse the old with the new” -The Washington Post
“Kiah is an important and innovative presence in contemporary traditional music. Describing herself as a “Southern Gothic, alt-country blues singer/songwriter,” Amythyst has a repertoire that honors tradition while crossing genres to illuminate many common threads.” ~ Sam Gleaves, The Bluegrass Situation
This 90-minute program of art song for piano and voice, presented by soprano Laura Choi Stuart and pianist Joy Schreier, explores the mystery and delight of sleeping and dreaming, and spans the breadth of art song repertoire from three centuries and six languages. Stuart will guide the performance with notes delivered from the stage as the program explores musical interpretations of sleep by composers including Handel, Strauss, Schubert, Fauré, and Rachmaninov.
The Hot Club of Baltimore, featuring guitarist Michael Joseph Harris, is the premier gypsy jazz group of the region specializing in the vast repertoire of vintage jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt including early swing, musette waltzes, show tunes, be bop, and French standards from the 30's and 40's. The band will be joined by the beautiful young chanteuse Alexis Tantau who will beguile you with her authentic treatment of songs from Edith Piaf to Ella Fitzgerald. Tickets will go fast for this special night, so book yours well in advance!
Enjoy a double bill of Wang's "Scalia/Ginsburg" and Gilbert and Sullivan's "Trial by Jury" in an intimate concert setting with Baltimore Concert Opera at the Garrett Jacobs Mansion of the Engineers Club. BCO closes its tenth season with a judicial two-parter, including one of the most admired gems of contemporary opera. Described by Opera Today as "a perfect ... jewel," Derrick Wang's Scalia/Ginsburg is a witty glimpse into the unlikely friendship between U.S.
Blue Jean Rhapsody is committed to curating classical music programs outside of the concert hall which connect with the community and highlight local business. The ensemble’s inaugural program "Come Let Us Drink" at Union Craft Brewing will feature music that is paired with UNION’s core beer selections, representing Baltimore traditions and icons. The performance will include pieces by Purcell, Mendelssohn, Bach, and others.
ABC Events is excited to bring you the 6th annual Maryland Chicken Wing Festival! On April 6th, we will be taking over the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds from 11am to 7pm. Come taste the best and most inventive chicken wing recipes from our area’s best chefs, all while enjoying a local and regional craft beer selection and live bands.
We are pleased to present Bill Toms, whose performances have become legendary in sheer power and passion. Rock and roll, soul, blues, and gospel so deep the earth moves, and the walls begin shakin’ as Bill Toms and his band start the train rollin’. American music never sounded so good.
Choose from two performances of our popular, family-friendly Symphonic Pops Concert! Jason Buckwalter and Kimberly Christie join the Orchestra for your favorites from Guys and Dolls. The whole family will love selections from The Greatest Showman, Harry Potter, and Celtic classics featuring the Teelin Irish Dance Company in music from the Emerald Isle. There is no pre-concert lecture before Pops. Instead enjoy a special offer from Cured/18th & 21st: show your ticket (paper or electronic) for 10% off dinner before or after either concert! Reservations recommended.