2021-2022 Concert Schedule

Concerts at Strathmore start $15 and up for adults. Discounts for children under 18, group sales, and senior citizens (with ID) are available in person at the Strathmore Ticket Office or by calling (301) 581-5100.

All Concerts at Music Center at Strathmore will be following the Concert Hall COVID Protocols, for ALL musicians and attendees: “Effective September 7, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, or negative test result, is required to attend events inside Strathmore’s venues. Read More.


Tuesday, MAY 10, 2021
Chamber Music Program Recital

6:00 PM – Free Concert
@ AMP by Strathmore

Performances by various trios, quartets and quintets.

Sunday, MAY 22, 2022
75th Celebration Concerts

1:00 & 7:00 PM – TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
@ Music Center at Strathmore

1PM Performances by: Future Stars, Young Artists, Kamerata! and Symphony
3:15PM and 6:00PM- Ceremony & Reception with performances by MCYO Small Ensemble and Chamber Music
7PM performances by: Preparatory Strings, Chamber Strings, Chamber Ensemble and Philharmonic

Come celebrate with us! For Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras’ 75th anniversary celebration!!! Music and refreshments will be served at the Ceremony/Reception.

Lobby and Reception Performances (Tickets for the above concerts are required to attend the reception and lobby performances)
12:30PM – Jr Flute Choir
3:30PM – YA and SYM Percussion Ensemble & Sr. Flute Choir
6:00PM – Harp Ensemble & La Vida String Quartet
7:00PM Concert Intermission (around 8:15) – PHIL Percussion Ensemble & Clarinet Choir

The afternoon (1PM) concert features performances by Future Stars, Young Artists, Kamerata! and Symphony.
Ensembles will perform excerpts from Beethoven’s iconic finale from “Symphony No. 5”, Dvorak’s mesmerizing 2nd movement of “Symphony No. 9”, and many more!
This concert will also feature two modern works by female composers. First is “Homenaje a Arbolito” by Leia Sofia Mendez, a brand-new piece written for our friends at Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestra. Another is Teresa Procaccini’s “Sensazioni Sonore”. Procaccini is an Italian composer of many accolades and composed over 200 works since 1955.
There are many more exciting surprised planned throughout the afternoon performances!

The evening (7PM) concert features performances by Preparatory Strings, Chamber Strings, Chamber Ensemble, and Philharmonic.
In honor of MCYO’s?75th Anniversary, the Philharmonic will perform the world premiere of??”In Aqua Sanitas,”?a multimedia suite for orchestra, vocalists, children’s choir, piano, recorded poetry, and water percussion. Featuring works by Christopher Tin, Michael W. Smith, Rimsky-Korsakov, Karl Jenkins, Charles Coleman, Stefano Sacchi and Lucy Chen ’23 (MCYO Philharmonic violinist), this fully immersive and interactive suite takes listeners and performers on a musical exploration of the essence and majesty of water and how it interacts with every aspect of our lives.

Chamber Ensemble will be performing Gabriela Lena Frank’s Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout, a piece inspired by the ideas of mestizaje as envisioned by Peruvian writer Jose Maria Arguedas. They’ll also perform Vivaldi Concerto featuring four alumni violin soloists.

Preparatory Strings and Chamber Strings will also be featured in the evening concert, performing works by Ginastera, Mahler, Piazzolla, and more!