We are pleased to have Aaron Thacker and Ben Shaver as our artists for the December 8th concert. They are both extremely talented in both voice and piano. We are looking forward to hearing some of their favorite music which will include a mixture of languages and styles.
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Dubbed “the high priests of brass” (Newsweek), the American Brass Quintet has set the standard for the modern classical brass ensemble. Embracing the past and the present, the group performs a program of Renaissance works punctuated with a world premiere inspired by the tradition of madrigals and motets.
Works by JOSQUIN, MONTEVERDI, HOLBORNE
NINA C. YOUNG (b. 1984): The Glow that Illuminates, The Glare that Obscures for Brass and Electronics
(World premiere, SHCS commission)
Columbia Pro Cantare chorus will perform Handel's Messiah, Sunday, December 8, 2019, 7:30 pm at the Jim Rouse Theatre, Columbia. The chorus and Festival Orchestra will be under the direction of Frances Motyca Dawson and joined for this performance by four guest soloists and Henry Lowe, positif organ. A free pre-concert lecture by Peabody professor Ernest Liotti begins at 6:30 pm and there is a post concert reception. Tickets are $23, $20 (students and senior citizens) in advance; $2 more at the door. Children 5-15: $10. Discounted tickets are available for groups of 10 or more.
UMBC's Department of Music Honors Showcase is a culmination of students’ work in the areas of solo performance, chamber ensemble performance, and composition.
Program and performers to be announced.
Admission is free.
UMBC is located about 10 minutes south of the Inner Harbor along I-95. For this event, free visitor parking is available in Lot 8, directly adjacent to the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, where Linehan Concert Hall is located.
Across sub-Saharan Africa, a strict gendered division of artistic labor existed throughout much of the 19th and 20th centuries. Men worked in wood and metal, carving and casting works that glorified leaders and paid homage to deities, while women created works in clay, cloth, and beads, stitching and firing the art of everyday life. This exhibition brings together two dozen works from the BMA's collection to demonstrate the critical role of women in shaping and maintaining social identities across 20th-century Africa.
Workshop: Capacity-building for Storytellers with Genevieve de Mahy
December 11, 2019 | 7:00-9:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm)
Featuring Genevieve de Mahy, interdisciplinary theater artist, Single Carrot Theater, and a tutorial on intellectural property in the digital age. Location TBD. Funded by the Baltimore National Heritage Area, PNC Bank, and an IMLS grant. Come early for drinks and meet other future storytellers.
Evergreen Museum & Library's annual holiday open house invites visitors to explore the 48-room Gilded Age mansion decorated for the season with special displays of collection objects and live music. Festive fare will be served and the museum shop will be filled with unique gift ideas for sale at discounted prices!
This event is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council.
Have you ever said to yourself one these things?
"I wish Baltimore had more classic country music happening."
"I wish I could go out dancing and learn how to two-step"
"I wish I could hang out at a bar, listen to country music, listen to local musicians, support a local brewery, and drink beer all at the same time!"
"I need to dance with my friends and hang out!“
"I love Arty Hill & the Long Gone Daddys!?
The Vienna Boys Choir, renowned as one of the finest vocal ensembles in the world, will fill the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall this holiday season with the angelic charm and pure sounds that have brought crowds to their feet for more than 500 years. Christmas in Vienna showcases these gifted musicians in an extraordinary program featuring Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces, popular songs and, of course, holiday favorites.
The BSO is not performing on this program.
by Larry Shue
Directed by Sherrionne Brown, with Assistant Director Phil Gallagher
Dec 13 - Dec 22, 2019 and Jan 3 - Jan 12, 2020
Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 2pm
TEN SPOT Thursday - $10 Tickets - Dec 19, 2019 at 8:00PM
Praised for his “fulsome tone,” 20-year-old Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the 2016 BBC Young Musician of the Year, has played at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding, dazzled in appearances across the globe, and been hailed as a “global phenomenon” (The Telegraph, London). Just days after their Carnegie Hall debut, he and his sister perform for the first time in Baltimore.
BEETHOVEN: Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen” for Cello and Piano, Op. 66
LUTOSŁAWSKI: Grave: Metamorphoses for Cello and Piano
BARBER: Cello Sonata, Op. 6
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.
The Columbia Pro Cantare Chamber Singers will perform its annual holiday concert, "A Chrsitmas Noel," Sunday, December 15, 2019, 3 pm at Christ Episcopal church, 6800 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia. The chorus will sing festive songs for the holidays from the Renaissance to the present. Conducting will be Frances Motyca Dawson, CPC founder and co-artistic director. Tickets are $15, $13 (students and senior citizens) in advance; $2 more at door. Children: 5-15: $10. To order tickets, visit the CPC web site or call 410.799.9321 or 301.854.0107.
The First & Franklin Sanctuary Choir, joined by guest instrumentalists, presents the 19th Annual Candlelight Choral Concert, a treasured part of the Christmas season in Mt. Vernon. This concert will feature Benjamin Britten’s "A Ceremony of Carols", Daniel Pinkham's "Christmas Cantata" with double brass choir, and other seasonal works. . The program will also include audience singing and a cappella choral music for the seasons of Advent and Christmas. A holiday reception will follow.
Tyler Canonico, organ
Jacqueline Pollauf, harp
Jason Kissel, conductor
Celebrate the season with festive art songs, classic carols, and holiday favorites performed by sopranos Annie Gill and Thea Tullman Moore, mezzo-soprano Christianne Rushton, baritone José Sacin, and pianist Patricia McKewen Amato.
Experience "performers with easy, conversational rapport with their audience, stage presence and exquisite voices” in a “diverse and energetic program” (Baltimore Messenger) and join the artists for a champagne reception after the hour of music.
JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL BENEFIT READING AND CONVERSATION
Drink in the holiday spirit as we bring Baltimore personalities together for a special reading and conversation around one of Thornton Wilder's most rarely produced and widely revered classics. As the Bayard family experiences one hundred years of Christmas dinners, their familial triumphs, heartbreaks, births, deaths, and an ever-changing world reveal a beautiful truth—that some things, like family and tradition, remain forever constant.
The Founding Director of Galerie Myrtis will speak about her experience in Baltimore and the importance of having Black artists visible in Baltimore. There will be a conversation with Visual Arts Curator, Thomas James, and a Q&A session with the audience.