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
Jordan Randall Smith makes his HSO conducting debut in the following program: Shelley Washington: The Third Colossus Sibelius: Symphony No. 7 in C Major Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major w/ Janice Carissa Shriver Hall performance features a free pre-concert talk at 6:30pm in the Clipper Room, one hour
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: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Schumann: Cello Concerto, w/ Amit Peled Revueltas: Night of the 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 The Night of the Mayas by Revueltas. Following a program sure to delight, the audience is invited onstage to meet musicians and try instruments. This is a free concert, no tickets are required. Visit
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.