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Upcoming HSO Events

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Edward Elgar’s Enigma Variations is a study in the friends with whom we surround ourselves, and who, in their reflections, show us who we are. This work is a series of 13 variations on the original tune that represents Elgar, shifting especially in character, mood, and color, to reflect the salient personality
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Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique is a piece both of its time yet timeless. Revolutionary in structure, scope, color, and story line, the work comes on the heels of the Napoleonic regime in a turbulent country. The piece is obsessive, outrageous, scary, and fun. Join Music Director and Conductor, Dr. Jed Gaylin (Peabody
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There is no piece like Ludwig von Beethoven’s 9th. Its scope is cosmic and its message earth shakingly optimistic. First performed in Vienna on May 7, 1824, the symphony is regarded by many critics and musicologists as Beethoven’s greatest work and one of the supreme achievements in the history of
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News & Announcements

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    HSO waits to honor Concerto Competition winners

    Winners are typically showcased in a year-end concert, but the COVID-19 pandemic has forced a change in plans—for now

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    For HSO, a happy return to home venue

    After a nearly two-year absence, the orchestra returns to the stage at renovated Shriver Hall this weekend

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    An acoustical achievement

    The building's overhaul will improve the audience experience and also completely transform the onstage experience for performers

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    HCO's classical weekend

    Conductor Jordan Randall Smith chats about the classical era and how musicians are thinking about reassessing the canon

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    For HSO, a finishing touch

    Music director Jed Gaylin discusses the music of Mozart and the role a conductor plays when working with unfinished works

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    Conducting, community, and concerts

    Jordan Randall Smith, assistant conductor for the Hopkins Concert Orchestra, discusses his approach to programming and conducting

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