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Bill O'Leary
May 05

NPR’s Scott Simon Joins the BSO in a Salute to Bernstein


Date May 5, 2018
Time 7 PM - 9:30 PM


Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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Event Description

Bernstein // Overture to Candide

John Williams, Luciano Berio and John Corigliano // Selections from Birthday Bouquet

Bernstein // Selections from West Side Story and On The Town

Join the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for this unique concert as NPR’s “Weekend Edition Saturday” host Scott Simon joins Marin Alsop on stage for an exploration of Bernstein’s genius.

This Off The Cuff experience features a lively commentary on Marin’s musical mentor Leonard Bernstein and selections from Bernstein’s iconic music including West Side Story, Candide and On The Town.

Scott Simon has won every major award in broadcasting, including the Peabody and the Emmy, and he is the popular host of Weekend Edition Saturday, which summarizes the week's news and offers features on a wide range of topics, including arts, entertainment, and human interest stories.

Join Scott Simon in the lobby post-concert for a book signing.

Please note: This event is hosted by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. For any questions pertaining to the event, please contact the BSO Meyerhoff Box Office at 410.783.8000.

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