31st SEASON

Maestro Series

Exciting new works and beloved masterpieces performed in great venues by Maestro Polochick, the CAB Orchestra and Chorus, and renowned soloists.

The Musical Life of the Gershwins

Sat, Oct 7th, 2017 7:30 pm
5114 N. Charles Street
Baltimore
Maryland
21210
United States

Edward Polochick, conductor
John Nauman, piano
Jonathan Palevsky, narrator
CAB Chamber Orchestra and Chorus

The season begins with the works and legacy of America’s beloved George and Ira Gershwin. WBJC’s Jonathan Palevsky will guide you through an evening of the music and songs that became the very definition of Broadway and the Jazz Age. A magical evening set in Friends School beautiful new concert hall, with performances by the prize-winning American pianist John Nauman.

Overture to Girl Crazy; I Got Rhythm Variations for piano and orchestra;
Selections from Porgy and Bess; Rhapsody in Blue for piano and orchestra, Promenade;
And songs including Embraceable You, Fascinatin’ Rhythm, Love is Here to Stay, Slap that Bass, and Someone to Watch Over Me

Sponsored by the Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Foundation in memory of Ruth Blaustein Rosenburg, and the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust.

The Magic of the Baroque

Sat, Mar 10th, 2018 7:30 pm
5114 N. Charles Street
Baltimore
Maryland
21210
United States

Edward Polochick, conductor
José Cueto, violin and Fatma Daglar, oboe
CAB Chamber Orchestra and Chorus

The rich acoustics of Forbush Auditiorium inspired a program filled with the kaleidoscopic colors and contrasts of the Baroque. Sit back and surround yourself with the crystalline textures of Vivaldi, the tuneful flourishes of Handel, and the exquisite counterpoint of Bach. With two of CAB’s superb soloists: concertmaster José Cueto and principal oboist Fatma Daglar.

Handel ”Entrance of the Queen of Sheba” from Solomon;
Bach: Concerto for Violin and Oboe;
Bach: Motet No. 3, Jesu meine Freude;
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3;
Albinoni: Adagio;
Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major, RV 589

Sponsored by Mr. Robert Mazaika

Anniversary Gala Concert

Sat, May 12th, 2018 7:30 pm
3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
Owings Mills
Maryland
21117
United States

Edward Polochick, conductor
Simone Dinnerstein, piano
CAB Chamber Orchestra and Chorus

For our long-awaited Anniversary concert, Maestro Polochick has devised a program highlighting all of the facets that make CAB a singular force: soloist with chorus and chamber orchestra, chorus alone, and chamber orchestra alone. Superstar pianist Simone Dinnerstein returns to CAB for very special performances of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy and a world premiere by the celebrated composer Robert Sirota. Meet our soloist, composer, the Maestro, and all of our musicians at a free post-concert reception as a special thanks to you, our audience, for three magical decades of loyalty and support.

Robert Sirota: A Call for the Battle to Cease (World premiere of a CAB-commissioned work)
Beethoven: Choral Fantasy, op. 80
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia
Haydn: Symphony No. 94 in G Major “Surprise

Sponsored by the Peggy and Yale Gordon Trust and The Herbert Bearman Foundation
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