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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

Inside a World Class Orchestra With the Baltimore Symphony

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Program #21471RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO), currently led by Music Director Marin Alsop, is internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world's most important orchestras. On this special Road Scholar experience, go behind the scenes with the BSO to learn how it operates and to gain firsthand understanding of why the orchestra enjoys a devoted national and international following. Go backstage at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, attend rehearsals and performances, and enjoy privileged access to orchestra musicians and staff. In addition, see why the orchestra is hailed not only for its enduring pursuit of artistic excellence, but also for its innovative education and community-outreach initiatives throughout Maryland.


Highlights

• Enjoy exclusive access to a rehearsal and attend a ticketed performance at the Meyerhoff.
• Go beyond grand concert halls and into the classrooms of west Baltimore with the BSO’s award- winning outreach program OrchKids.
• Mingle with orchestra musicians, enjoy intimate performances, and learn what makes a major orchestra tick through talks provided by BSO staff.

Activity Notes

Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Date Notes
3/24/2015
"Singin' in the Rain" with live accompaniment by the BSO SuperPops, Conducted by Jack Everely.5/5/2015
BSO Concert : Rimsky-Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture; Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1; Prokofiev: Symphony No. 7. Conducted by Marin Alsop.6/9/2015
BSO Concert: Bernstein's Candide-Conducted by Marin Alsop; special guest Patti LuPone.

Coordinated by Road Scholar.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
3 Performances

Ratings

4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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