Mozart Requiem Reframed

In Mozart Requiem Reframed, we premiere a commission by Morgan State University alumna Jasmine Barnes. The work pulls inspiration from the Mozart Requiem to reflect on Baltimore today with texts by Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. We also premiere Music Director Anthony Blake Clark’s new edition of the Mozart Requiem, joined by The Carter Legacy Singers. This concert will be recorded for a new commercial album, our first in more than a decade. Repertoire Overture to The Magic Flute – W.A. Mozart Commissioned Work – Jasmine Barnes Requiem, K. 626 – W.A. Mozart Artists Anthony Blake Clark, music director The Carter Legacy Singers, […]

Baltimore Concert Opera presents Cilea’s ADRIANA LECOUVREUR

In Cilea’s often-overlooked verismo gem from the beginning of the 20th century, actress Adriana is caught in a love triangle with the Count of Saxony and the Princess de Bouillon. The stage, the court, dazzling balls, and glittering jewels are the backdrop to betrayal and tragedy. This production will take place at BCO’s home venue, the Engineers Club of the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion, where it is an Artists in Residence.   Semi-staged concert opera

Baltimore Concert Opera presents Cilea’s ADRIANA LECOUVREUR

In Cilea’s often-overlooked verismo gem from the beginning of the 20th century, actress Adriana is caught in a love triangle with the Count of Saxony and the Princess de Bouillon. The stage, the court, dazzling balls, and glittering jewels are the backdrop to betrayal and tragedy. This production will take place at BCO’s home venue, the Engineers Club of the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion, where it is an Artists in Residence.   Semi-staged concert opera

BCO presents Thirsty Thursdays at the Opera, featuring Hoiby’s BON APPETIT

Baltimore Concert Opera continues its popular performance/tasting series this season, Thirsty Thursdays at the Opera! Top-flight professional opera singers perform operatic highlights paired with specialty drinks interspersed throughout the evening expertly planned to pair with the music. This event features an extra special treat, Lee Hoiby’s one-act Bon Appetit. This production will take place at BCO’s home venue, the Engineers Club of the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion, where it is an Artists in Residence.

Carmina Burana

The synergy between voice and dance will be spotlighted in Carmina Burana as we collaborate with dancers and the Children’s Chorus of Maryland to bring Carl Orff’s masterpiece to life in the two-piano and percussion edition. General admission social distance seating. Tickets start at $20. Tickets will be sent via email this season within the week before each performance. If you have any ticket and accessibility questions, please email Audience Development Manager Karena Ingram at karena@BaltimoreChoralArts.org. Repertoire Passing of the Year – Jonathan Dove Choral Dances from Gloriana – Benjamin Britten Carmina Burana – Carl Orff Artists Anthony Blake Clark, music director Children’s Chorus of Maryland, […]

Baltimore Concert Opera presents Rossini’s THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Figaro, Figaro, Figaro! Join us in Seville for BCO’s first fully-staged production with orchestra. Whether you know Rossini’s Il barbiere as the greatest example of opera buffa, or because you know it from Bugs Bunny, you are sure to come away singing the classic tunes. This production will take place at Stephens Hall at Towson University.   Fully staged concert opera with orchestra* *The Barber of Seville will be performed by Stephens Hall at Towson University; however, because the season is being announced as we emerge from the pandemic, BCO reserves the right to alter the location of this production […]

Baltimore Concert Opera presents Rossini’s THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Figaro, Figaro, Figaro! Join us in Seville for BCO’s first fully-staged production with orchestra. Whether you know Rossini’s Il barbiere as the greatest example of opera buffa, or because you know it from Bugs Bunny, you are sure to come away singing the classic tunes. This production will take place at Stephens Hall at Towson University.   Fully staged concert opera with orchestra* *The Barber of Seville will be performed by Stephens Hall at Towson University; however, because the season is being announced as we emerge from the pandemic, BCO reserves the right to alter the location of this production […]

A Candlelight Christmas

TWC’s Candlelight Christmas is a beloved annual holiday tradition and among our most popular annual offerings. This year’s concert is a 75-minute show with no intermission to accommodate patron feedback on a desired shorter program with no intermission as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Music Center at Strathmore  Thursday, December 16 (8 pm) Friday, December 17 (8 pm) December 23 (3 pm and 7 pm) Tickets: $11-67.00

Christmas with Choral Arts

Holiday choral favorites continue a 38-year tradition with Christmas with Choral Arts, broadcasted by WMAR-TV, WYPR Radio and WBJC Radio. This year, we return to the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen for this special holiday performance featuring a brass ensemble. Artists Anthony Blake Clark, music director Leo Wanenchak, organ Baltimore’s Best Brass Sponsored by Important COVID-19 Notice We at Baltimore Choral Arts work to prioritize the safety of our singers, staff, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure the safety of everyone this season, proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 will be required to attend performances. Proof of a negative COVID-19 test […]

Rejoice & Sing!

Rejoice & Sing! features uplifting and inspiring choral works while celebrating two women composers. Highlights include our commission of This is Our House by Alysia Lee, supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council (msac.org), and a performance using both organs in the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. This is the 24th Annual Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Concert Repertoire I Was Glad – Hubert Parry Rejoice in the Lamb – Benjamin Britten Messe solennelle – Louis Vierne This is Our House, commissioned by Baltimore Choral Arts – Alysia Lee Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight – Florence Price Artists Alysia Lee, guest conductor Leo Wanenchak and Jordan Prescott, organ Important […]