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hopkins symphony orchestra

Student musicians
HSO waits to honor Concerto Competition winners
Published April 24, 2020
Winners are typically showcased in a year-end concert, but the COVID-19 pandemic has forced a change in plans—for now
Classical Music
For HSO, a happy return to home venue
Published March 7, 2019
After a nearly two-year absence, the orchestra returns to the stage at renovated Shriver Hall this weekend
Shriver Hall makeover
An acoustical achievement
Published Feb 19, 2019
The building's overhaul will improve the audience experience and also completely transform the onstage experience for performers
Performance
HCO's classical weekend
Published Feb 15, 2019
Conductor Jordan Randall Smith chats about the classical era and how musicians are thinking about reassessing the canon
Classical music
For HSO, a finishing touch
Published Nov 29, 2018
Music director Jed Gaylin discusses the music of Mozart and the role a conductor plays when working with unfinished works
Q+A
Conducting, community, and concerts
Published Sept 27, 2018
Jordan Randall Smith, assistant conductor for the Hopkins Concert Orchestra, discusses his approach to programming and conducting
Music mashup
'Infused with this music'
Published March 2, 2018
Beatboxer Shodekeh joins the Hopkins Symphony Orchestra for a classical concert like you've never heard before
Shriver Hall renovation expands
Published Feb 21, 2018
Homewood campus performance space now expected to reopen in early 2019 with improved sound system, seating, and much more
Hopkins Symphony Orchestra
Timeless music, time-honored venue
Published Oct 12, 2017
With renovations ongoing at Shriver Hall, HSO's search for new performance space leads to old favorite
Q+A
The art of 'making something really beautiful'
Published Sept 22, 2017
Peabody doctoral student Blair Skinner talks about conducting and what it's like to lead the Hopkins Concert Orchestra