2022-2023 SEASON

2022-2023 Season : All Events

Past Events

Classics at the Chrysalis

Sunday, September 18, 2022 - 5:00 p.m.
Chrysalis, Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods

Leah Inger, soprano
Kyle Engler, mezzo-soprano

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Rescheduled from September 11. Join the Orchestra for Classics at the Chrysalis! This exciting program will appeal to music lovers of all ages with an exciting program including music you’ll recognize from Holst’s The Planets, Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, Dvorak’s New World, Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, and more!

La Mer

Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Bo Li, cello

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Anna Clyne - DANCE
Claude Debussy - La Mer
Maurice Ravel - Alborada del Gracioso
Silvestre Revueltas - "Night of Enchantment" from The Night of the Mayas

Veterans Day Concert: CJB Plays Glenn Miller

Friday, November 11, 2022 - 7:30 p.m.
Wilde Lake Interfaith Center

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From the ever-popular In The Mood to String of Pearls and Pennsylvania 65000, the CJB plays some of the Miller Band’s most popular hits.

Romeo and Juliet

Saturday, December 3, 2022 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Holly Jenkins, Violin

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Clarice Assad - Bonecos de Olinda
Sergei Prokofiev - Music from Romeo and Juliet
Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto

Family Holiday Concert

Saturday, December 17, 2022 - 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Dance Connections, Jennifer Aversa, Director

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Enjoy the marvelous sounds of the holiday season: Christmas carols, highlights from The Nutcracker with dancers from Dance Connections, Hanukkah songs, & other family-friendly favorites.

CJB: Who is Oliver Nelson?

Friday, January 27, 2023 - 7:30 p.m.
Wilde Lake Interfaith Center

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This saxophonist, bandleader, composer and arranger was the mastermind behind one of the most significant recordings of the 1960s jazz era. Come hear why as the CJB takes you through the Oliver Nelson Songbook.

Brahms, Strauss, and Simon

Saturday, February 4, 2023 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Kay-Megan Washington, narrator
Maeve Höglund, Sporano

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Johannes Brahms - Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68
Carlos Simon - Portrait of a Queen
Richard Strauss - Four Last Songs

Taste the Music of Mardi Gras

Monday, February 20, 2023 - 5:30 p.m.
18th & 21st

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Join the Columbia Orchestra as we celebrate Mardi Gras and are transported to the French Quarter with the great music of the Columbia Jazz Band Quartet, the Orchestra’s partner organization.

We are excited to host this exclusive event, along with our sponsors, Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors and 18th & 21st restaurant, a luxurious modern supper club located in downtown Columbia. Your ticket purchase will include an assortment of hors d'oeuvres, a delicious dinner, with your choice of wine, beer, or a signature smoked old fashioned cocktail, all while experiencing the artistic excellence and lively sound of the Columbia Jazz Band Quartet.

Chamber Concert

Sunday, March 5, 2023 - 3:00 p.m.
Glenelg United Methodist Church


A sampler of masterworks by Ravel, Shostakovich, Milhaud, plus new works by Alyssa Morris and Trevor Weston. Free.

Symphonic Pops

Saturday, March 18, 2023 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Shaun Mykals, vocalist

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Highlights from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Lord of the Rings, Guys and Dolls, Jaws, The Godfather, The Wizard of Oz, plus soulful classics made famous by Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, and more!

Peter and the Wolf

Saturday, April 15, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Dance Connections, Jennifer Aversa, Director
Greg Jukes, narrator

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The Young People’s Concert is back! Narrator Greg Jukes and Dance Connections join the Orchestra for Prokofiev’s immortal Peter and the Wolf, Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty, Encanto, and more!

Rhapsody in Blue

Saturday, May 20, 2023 - 7:30 p.m.
Jim Rouse Theatre

Carlos César Rodríguez, piano

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Valerie Coleman - Umoja: Anthem of Unity
Aaron Copland - Symphony No. 3
George Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue

Events and performers are subject to change.


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Phone: 410.465.8777
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