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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

(BSO), founded 1916. Originally a branch of the city's municipal government, it was reorganized as a private institution in 1942. Its main home is the 2,443-seat Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (1982, renovated 1997); it also performs at the Music Center at Strathmore (2005) in North Bethesda, Md., a 1,976-seat concert hall and education center. The orchestra's first conductor was Gustav Strube, who led the group from 1917 to 1930. Among the BSO's more recent music directors have been Peter Adler (1959–68), Sergiu Comissiona (1969–84), David Zinman (1985–98), and Yuri Temirkanov (1999–2006). In 2007 the BSO named Marin AlsopAlsop, Marin
, 1956–, American conductor, b. New York City. The daughter of professional musicians, she began playing the piano at two and the violin at five. Alsop started conducting studies with Carl Bamberger in 1979 and also studied with Harold Farberman, Leonard
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 as its new music director; she became the first woman to head a major American symphony orchestra.
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the Baltimore Symphony, the Colorado Symphony, the Rochester Philharmonic, the Nashville Symphony, the Oregon Symphony, the Utah Symphony, the San Diego Symphony, the Edmonton Symphony, the Columbus Symphony, the Florida Orchestra, and the Grand Teton and San Luis Obispo Mozart festival orchestras, among many others.
It details music made in drawing rooms, taverns, churches, and tobacco fields in early Maryland; music from independence to the 1850s, in relation to camp meetings, theater, dancing, parlor music, piano making and musical instruction, opera, and popular song; music during the Civil War; music in the late 19th century in homes, beer gardens, and festivals, as well as the Peabody Institute, the Lyric Theatre, and the beginnings of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; music during World War I, including jazz; and radio and music during World War II, as well as the Baltimore Civic Opera.
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