Do you know a child who loves to sing? Children’s Chorus of Maryland (CCM) will hold auditions on August 27th, 28th, & 29th and September 5th in Towson for children as young as 5 ½ who are interested in participating in an exciting choral performance program. CCM features highly qualified teachers, small classes and in-depth vocal enrichment to provide children with a complete musical education and choral experience. Previous singing experience is not necessary! Register online at www.ccmsings.org.
Adapted from the novel by Bram Stoker
October 4 – November 2, 2019
“There are darknesses in life and there are lights,
and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”
The mesmerizing and classic tale of horror and romance: Sinister events in a sanatorium reveal the lurking presence of the greatest vampire of all time.
Opus Concert Theatre proudly presents Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece, Nabucco. Direct from the Bible (587 BC books of Jeremiah & Daniel), Nabucco is the story of a leader (King of Babylon - Nebuchadnezzar) who declares himself to be above the laws of God & Man. Nabucco reveals a love that crosses religious/racial boundaries, faces political lies, manipulations for power, enslavement of the Jews (minorities) and God's final judgement and justice. Semi-Staged Concert Version, with soloists, chorus, sung in English and Italian.
By Alex Reeves & Nell Quinn-Gibney
Directed by T.P. Huth
Rapid Lemon Productions
October 11 – 20
Rapid Lemon Productions closes their 2019 Season of Belief with another world premiere play.
Artificial intelligence, genuine grief, and a patchwork family.
When we die, who cares for those we leave behind?
Never taken an improv class before? Well now is your chance to try it out with experienced BIG instructors!
This introductory workshop is designed to give potential students an opportunity to experience what a class is like before committing to a full course.
Through simple, fun and supportive games, participants will explore basic concepts like playfulness, listening and agreement – all in a safe and comfortable group setting geared specifically toward those who are new to improv.
Open Mic Night with Mary Reilly
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. Each month a different featured artist and theme. Michael Sheppard works his magic on the baby grand.
Violinist Aisslinn Nosky joins UMBC’s Collegium — directed by Lindsay Johnson, joined by Paula Maust on harpsichord — and its outstanding student performers to explore the rich and diverse repertoire from the Baroque period: Corelli’s Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No. 4, the Vivaldi Concerto for Two Violins in A Minor, Op. 3, No. 8 (RV 522), and selected movements from Telemann’s Burlesque de Quixote Suite.
Marin Alsop leads the Orchestra in the Prelude and Liebestod to Tristan und Isolde, Wagner’s path-breaking expression of love that can only be fulfilled in death. Paul Hindemith’s one-act operatic shocker, Sancta Susanna, depicts two nuns visited by alluring temptations to cast away their vows and live a life of the flesh. Considered the greatest of his symphonies, Brahms’ Fourth Symphony concludes this program revolving around the most intense and forbidden of human passions.
October, 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the great jazz drummer Art Blakey. Noted New York be-bop guitarist Joshua Breakstone will be touring throughout the US from September-November in support of the October release of his new recording on Capri Records, “Children of Art”, a tribute to Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers.
Interview show BIG Time invites the influential people behind the businesses, charities, and city you love. Their stories inspire comedy!
How do you know when you've truly succeeded? The answer is when the Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) invites you to have your life memorialized in a series of made up, totally unprepared comedy scenes celebrating you! Come join a hand picked cast of BIG's best improvisers as they comedically revere some of Baltimore's most important movers and shakers.
Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) offers FREE COMEDY SHOWS every night of the week!
Annapolis-based act Kings of Crownsville are a roots Rock band with a New Orleans flavor. The brainchild of New Orleans-raised guitarist/singer/songwriterSteve Johnson, the Kings play a rollicking, entertaining set that stirs Americana, Blues, and Jazz into the mix.
Their signature horn section transports listeners to the streets of the Big Easy, while they also add precise three- and four-part harmonies to their musical gumbo. Think Louis Armstrong meets Steely Dan.
Composed at the height of the Romantic period, Brahms’ Fourth Symphony is both a nod to the past and a look to the future. Marin Alsop unpacks the profound emotions behind this masterpiece and explores how Brahms paved the way for the modernists of the 20th Century.
Marin Alsop, conductor
BRAHMS Symphony No. 4
Join us for a "Brahms and Brews" after-party following the concert in the lobby.
Casually Dope invites you to start your Saturday night with us. Turning the stories of our community into comedy, each show we'll invite a guest or just chop it up with audience and use those discussions to create a show like none other. You might learn something, you might not, but you'll definitely leave full of laughter.
Multiple GRAMMY Award winner Sharon Isbin returns to Baltimore!
Acclaimed for her extraordinary lyricism, technique, and versatility, Sharon Isbin has given sold-out performances in the world’s finest halls. Winner of the Madrid, Toronto, and Munich Competitions, Germany’s Echo Klassik and Guitar Player’s “Best Classical Guitarist” awards, she created festivals for Carnegie Hall, New York’s 92nd Street Y and NPR.
Opus Concert Theatre proudly presents Giuseppe Verdi's masterpiece, Nabucco. Direct from the Bible (587 BC books of Jeremiah & Daniel), Nabucco is the story of a leader (King of Babylon - Nebuchadnezzar) who declares himself to be above the laws of God & Man. Nabucco has a love story that crosses religious/racial boundaries, faces political lies, manipulations for power, enslavement of the Jews (minorities) and God's final judgement and justice. Semi-Staged Concert Version, with soloists, chorus, sung in English and Italian.
Over the past two decades, the Jerusalem Quartet has consistently garnered accolades and acclaim for its “passion, precision, warmth, a gold blend” (The Times, London). Opening with Haydn and 20th-century master Shostakovich, the ensemble concludes with Brahms’ intense and restless first quartet.
HAYDN: String Quartet in D minor, Op. 76, No. 2, “Fifths”
SHOSTAKOVICH: String Quartet No. 9 in E-flat major, Op. 117
BRAHMS: String Quartet in C minor, Op. 51, No. 1
The Ruckus new music ensemble opens UMBC’s annual new music festival — Livewire 10: Rewind / Fast Forward — with a program of music featuring:
Feuilles à travers les cloches (1999) by Tristan Murail
Dust Encapsulated #2 (2009) by Rune Glerup
Toward (2012) by Mischa Salkind-Pearl
Thème et variations (1932) by Olivier Messiaen
torsion (2009) by Katharina Rosenberger
Palindromes (1988) by Ben Johnston
$15 general admission, $10 seniors, $5 students.