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Food for the Soul During a Pandemic


Ivan Stefanovic, Associate Principal Second Violin It has now been about eight months since the world changed for everyone, and especially so for musicians. Without being able to play beautiful music together with each other and for our audiences in the same space, in order to feed both our and your…

Two Rare Basses


Two rare basses by the 18th century Dutch luthier Johannes Kuypers in action at the BSO. Eric Stahl (L) inherited both from his dad, a former Minnesota Orchestra bassist. George Stahl purchased the five-string instrument on the right from a university where it had been dropped down a flight of…

Introducing BSO Sessions


BSO Sessions, the groundbreaking new docuseries  from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, is now on sale.  Tune in for artfully-packaged, hour-long episodes showcasing BSO musicians, conductors, and composers in performance, in rehearsal, and in conversation.  Catch up with past episodes and stay tuned for new episodes weekly! BSO Sessions episodes are…

Welcome Chelsea Kim


I was more than honored to join the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra starting in May 2019. I recently graduated from Shepherd School of Music at Rice University with a Masters of Music and earned my Bachelors from The Juilliard School. My teachers have included Kathleen Winkler, Li Lin, Donald Weilerstein, and…

Welcome Vitor Trindade


I am 23 years old, from a little village in Portugal called Ericeira. I moved to the US three years ago to pursue an Artist Diploma at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. I have been playing with the BSO since October 2019, and it has been an unbelievable experience.…

Welcome Agnes Tse


I was born and raised in Hong Kong. Neither of my parents are musicians, but my younger sister and I both picked up an instrument at a young age (she is a pianist). I attended an academic-based high school in Hong Kong, and I found myself struggling between violin and…

What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been


by Brian Prechtl This has been a terribly difficult summer for the Baltimore Symphony musicians—frankly, it has been a terribly difficult year. From the moment we arrived back in Baltimore following our triumphant tour to the UK and Ireland in September of 2018, we were caught in the shifting sands…