Concerts

BAROQUE & BEEYOND

90th Season

Celebrate 90 Years with us!

BAROQUE & BEYOND

Season tickets on sale now: 
  • Start your holidays with our period-perfect Messiah
    Dec 14 2024, 7:30 pm – Grace United Methodist Church, 5407 N Charles St, Baltimore
    Dec 15 2024, 3 pm – Church of the Resurrection, 11525 Greenspring Ave, Timonium

  • Liebeslieder! in winter, warm your heart with love songs of Brahms, Clara Schumann, and others
    Mar 8 2025, 7:30 pm – Second Presbyterian Church, 4200 St. Paul St, Baltimore

  • In spring, join us at the Basilica for Beethoven’s magnificent Missa Solemnis with period orchestra
    May 17 2025, 7:30 pm – Baltimore Basilica, 409 Cathedral St, Baltimore

 
Three concerts for only $125 (normal ticketing $145)
Student season pass for only $32 (normal ticketing $40)

 

BALTIMORE BETTER TOGETHER

PAST CONCERTS

From Baroque to Barnes

Chamber ensemble Third Practice provides solos for Baroque gems by Handel, Bach, and Monteverdi and brings a newly commissioned work by Baltimore-born composer Jasmine Barnes that plays off those Baroque compositions.
 
JS Bach Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich (BWV 150)Jasmine Barnes TBD world premiereJS Bach Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (BWV 225)
Monteverdi Gloria à7
Handel O Praise the Lord with One Consent (HWV 254)

Handel Choir of Baltimore
Handel Period Instrument Chamber Ensemble
Third Practice

Katelyn Jackson soprano
Shauna Kreidler Michels soprano
Joshua Bornfield tenor
Daryl Yoder bass
Brian Bartoldus conductor

Saturday, May 11, 2024, 7:30 pm
Second Presbyterian Church
4200 St. Paul Street
Baltimore 21218

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Program Book                            Program Insert

Made In Baltimore, Too

Steinway Artist Lura Johnson is the featured soloist in the return of our popular Made in Baltimore event celebrating Baltimore music and musicians. Lura and Handel Choir will perform a newly commissioned work by Baltimore composer Daniel Sabzghabaei.

Handel Choir of Baltimore
Lura Johnson piano
Brian Bartoldus conductor

Saturday, March 9, 2024, 7:30 pm
Grace United Methodist Church
5407 North Charles Street
Baltimore 21210
410.568.9972

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HCB Program booklet 2023-2024


Made in Baltimore, Too Program Insert March 2024

Period Perfect Messiah

A Baltimore holiday tradition with full period orchestra. Our period-instrument orchestra returns for the period-perfect Messiah you love, this year including rarely heard arias & choruses from Part II.

Handel Choir of Baltimore
Handel Period Instrument Orchestra
Abigail Raiford soprano
Keith Wehmeier countertenor
Matthew Newhouse tenor
Dorian McCall bass
Brian Bartoldus conductor

Saturday, December 9, 2023, 7:30 pm
Grace United Methodist Church
5407 North Charles Street
Baltimore 21210

Sunday, December 10, 2023, 3:00 pm
Christ Lutheran Church
701 South Charles Street
Baltimore 21230


HCB Program booklet 2023


Messiah Insert Dec. 2023

Ignite the Horizon!

A NEW fall concert in collaboration with the Maryland State Boychoir.

Boulanger Hymne au soleil
Janáček Otčenáš
Lucke Come Ye and Let Us Go Up to the Mountain
Mendelssohn Hear My Prayer
Hailstork I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes
 
Handel Choir of Baltimore
Devin Mercer tenor
Eric Conway piano
Brian Bartoldus conductor
 
Maryland State Boychoir
Stephen Holmes conductor

Saturday October 28, 2023, 7:30 pm
Maryland State Boychoir
3400 Norman Ave
Baltimore 21213


Program


Program Insert

 

Sponsors

Handel Choir thanks Preston and Nancy Athey for their sustaining support. Our 2023-2024 season is supported in part by grants from the organizations pictured.

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