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Date(s) - 04/09/2015
6:30 pm - 10:15 pm

Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

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This Thursday, April 9, 2015:
Meet MacArthur & Pulitzer-winning Yale alumni Marin Alsop & Kevin Puts at the BSO!

Take a backstage tour of Symphony Hall

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra plays music from Oscar-winning Birdman and Pulitzer Prize-winner’s East Coast Premiere

  • For tickets, call BSO Group Sales (410-783-8170) or the BSO Ticket Office (410-783-8000).
  • Tickets are $32/person and includes the complimentary Yale alumni reception.

Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 6:30pm
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201

  • 6:30pm: Yale Alumni Association of Maryland (YAAM) Pre-Concert Reception
    • Special Guests:
      • Marin Alsop ’72-’75, conductor (BSO Music Director)
      • Kevin Puts ’96MM, composer (Winner, 2012 Pulitzer Prize)
    • Backstage Tour of Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
  • 8pm: BSO Performance featuring:
    • Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony (featured in Birdman, 2015 Oscar for Best Picture)
    • East Coast premiere: Flute Concerto by Kevin Puts (’96MM)
On Thursday, April 9 at 6:30pm, members and guests of the Yale Alumni Association of Maryland (YAAM) are invited to meet Yale alumni Marin Alsop (BSO Music Director) and Kevin Puts (2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer) as they present a program of classic and new music with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Conductor Marin Alsop (Yale ’72-’75) won a MacArthur “genius grant” Fellowship in 2005. A protégé of Leonard Bernstein, she became the first woman to lead a major American orchestra when she joined the BSO as its Music Director in 2007.VIDEO: Marin Alsop rehearses the BSO in Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.
Composer Kevin Puts (Yale School of Music ’96MM) won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in Music for his opera Silent Night, about the Christmas Truce of WWI. His latest opera, The Manchurian Candidate, premiered in March 2015 at the Minnesota Opera. He is on the faculty of the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.VIDEO: Kevin Puts introduces his Flute Concerto.
VIDEO: The official trailer to Kevin Puts’ 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning opera Silent Night.

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