This weekend showcased some of the best new music around as Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra launched their inaugural New Music Festival. Co-curated by Marin and cellist Inbal Segev, the Festival took place in three venues in Baltimore; a Chamber Music concert at the Peabody Conservatory, a Chamber Jam at Joe Squared Pizza and Bar, and the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.
The festival offered a varied lineup of composers covering different nationalities, generations and styles, including two BSO premieres by Polish composer Agata Zubel and a world premiere by Syrian-American Malek Jandali. In addition, familiar Baltimore composers long championed by Marin were featured – a BSO premiere by Christopher Rouse and a previous BSO co-commissioned work, “The City”, by Kevin Puts.
See just some of our Twitter highlights below!