2017-18 Season

Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith & Community Service Center
The Concert Orchestra, led by newly appointed conductor Jordan Randall Smith, opens its 2018-19 season with a free concert featuring the following: Florence Price: Ethiopia’s Shadow in America Franz Doppler: Fantaisie Pastorale Hongroise Gabriela Nisly, flute, HSO Concerto Competition runner-up Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Suite from Swan Lake Jordan Randall Smith conducts.
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Symphony Orchestra opens its 2018-19 season with renowned piano soloist Awadagin Pratt in the following program: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Wasps Overture Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto Awadagin Pratt, piano Jed Gaylin conducts. Concert held at the Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center with a free pre-concert talk at 7pm, one hour
Oct 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Symphony Orchestra opens its 2018-19 season with renowned piano soloist Awadagin Pratt in the following program: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Wasps Overture Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring Suite Edvard Grieg: Piano Concerto Awadagin Pratt, piano Jed Gaylin conducts. Matinee performance held at the Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center with a free pre-concert talk at 2pm, one
Nov 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith & Community Service Center
The Concert Orchestra performs a free concert featuring the following: Chen Yi: Shuo Joaquín Turina: La Oracion del Torero, Op. 34 Antonín Dvořák: Notturno in B Major, Op. 40 Edward Elgar: Serenade, Op. 20 Jordan Randall Smith conducts. All Concert Orchestra performances are free, no tickets required, and held at the Bunting-Meyerhoff
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Conducted by Jed Gaylin, the Symphony Orchestra combines forces with the JHU Choral Society and BSA School for the Arts Chorus, led by Mark Hardy, in the following program: Luciano Berio: Rendering W.A. Mozart: Requiem Lori Hultgren, soprano Jessica Renfro, mezzo-soprano Min Jin, tenor Robert Cantrell, bass-baritone JHU Choral Society and
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Conducted by Jed Gaylin, the Symphony Orchestra combines forces with the JHU Choral Society and BSA School for the Arts Chorus, led by Mark Hardy, in the following program: Luciano Berio: Rendering W.A. Mozart: Requiem Lori Hultgren, soprano Jessica Renfro, mezzo-soprano Min Jin, tenor Robert Cantrell, bass-baritone JHU Choral Society and
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Concert Orchestra closes its 2018-19 season with the following program: Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Symphony, Op. 11, No. 1, mvt. 1 C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in F Major, Wq. 183/3 Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major, mvt. 1 Isabel Won, cello, HSO Concerto Competition Runner-up Franz Joseph Haydn:
Mar 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Shriver Hall
The Symphony Orchestra’s triumphant return to Shriver Hall featuring: Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Igor Stravinsky: Symphony in C Johannes Brahms: Double Concerto for Violin and Cello Kristin Lee, violin Thomas Mesa, cello Jed Gaylin conducts. Shriver Hall performance features a free pre-concert talk at 7pm, one hour prior to concert.
Mar 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Shriver Hall
The Hopkins Symphony Family Concert returns to Shriver Hall in its 26th concert! Led by Music Director, Jed Gaylin, the family-friendly concert features selections from Liszt’s Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 and Beethoven’s Consecration of the House Overture. Following a program sure to delight, the audience is invited onstage to meet
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Shriver Hall
The Symphony Orchestra concludes the season with the following program featuring violinst Irina Muresanu: James Grant: Entr’acte Samuel Barber: Violin Concerto Irina Muresanu, violin Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 Jed Gaylin conducts. Shriver Hall performance features a free pre-concert talk at 7pm, one hour prior to concert. Visit the ticketing page for tickets, directions
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith & Community Service Center
The Concert Orchestra performs a free concert featuring the following: Fauré: Pelléas et Mélisande Suite Schubert: Symphony No. 4, “Tragic” Jordan Randall Smith conducts. All Concert Orchestra performances are free, no tickets required, and held at the Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. Small chamber music ensembles are featured at beginning of program.
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm Shriver Hall Auditorium
Official HSO Grand Opening of Shriver Hall and Season Premiere, featuring the following celebratory works: Linda Dusman: What Remains (HSO Commission & World Premiere) Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez, w/ Junhong Kuang, guitar Berlioz: Symphony Fantastique Jed Gaylin conducts. Shriver Hall performance features a free pre-concert talk at 6:30pm in the Clipper Room, one
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith & Community Service Center
The Concert Orchestra performs a free concert featuring the following: George Walker: Lyric for Strings Mozart: Divertimento in D Major, K. 136 George Walker: Serenade in F Major Jordan Randall Smith conducts. All Concert Orchestra performances are free, no tickets required, and held at the Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. Small chamber music
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm Shriver Hall Auditorium
Symphony Orchestra performs: Shelley Washington: The Third Colossus Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C Major Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major w/ Janice Carissa Jed Gaylin conducts. Shriver Hall performance features a free pre-concert talk at 6:30pm in the Clipper Room, one hour prior to concert. Visit the ticketing page for tickets,
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm Bunting Meyerhoff Interfaith & Community Service Center
The Concert Orchestra performs a free concert featuring the following: Beethoven: Coriolan Overture Forence Price: Piano Concerto in One Movement, Elizabeth Hill (piano) Mozart: Symphony No. 33 Jordan Randall Smith conducts. All Concert Orchestra performances are free, no tickets required, and held at the Bunting-Meyerhoff Interfaith Center. Small chamber music ensembles
Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm Shriver Hall Auditorium
Symphony Orchestra performs: Debussy: Prélude à L’après-midi d’un faune Schumann: Cello Concerto, w/ Amit Peled Revueltas: La noche de los Mayas Jed Gaylin conducts. Shriver Hall performance features a free pre-concert talk at 6:30pm in the Clipper Room, one hour prior to concert. Visit the ticketing page for tickets, directions and additional information.
Mar 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Shriver Hall Auditorium
The 27th Annual Hopkins Symphony Family Concert, led by Music Director Jed Gaylin, features the exciting and captivating La noche de los Mayas (The Night of the Maya) by Revueltas. Following a program sure to delight, the audience is invited onstage to meet musicians and try instruments. This is a free
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm Shriver Hall Auditorium
Symphony Orchestra performs its Season Finale with the Bartok Concerto for Orchestra, along with HSO Concerto Competition Winner/s, TBD. Jed Gaylin conducts. Shriver Hall performance features a free pre-concert talk at 6:30pm in the Clipper Room, one hour prior to concert. Visit the ticketing page for tickets, directions and additional information.