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Maryland Symphony Orchestra Presents "Romantic Serenades"

HAGERSTOWN, Md. – January 18, 2023 – The Maryland Symphony Orchestra (MSO) invites music enthusiasts to immerse themselves in the sheer beauty and diversity of orchestral music with the upcoming concert, "Romantic Serenades." This captivating performance, presented by the MSO and conducted by Elizabeth Schulze, promises a rich and rewarding journey through the art of symphonic music.

Concert Highlights:

The program opens with Carolyn Shaw's Entr'acte, a contemporary work that explores a wide range of textures and timbres, setting the stage for a dynamic and energetic experience. The concert seamlessly transitions into Bartok's Divertimento for Strings, showcasing the intricate interplay of instrumental sections.

Next on the program is Strauss' Serenade for 13 Winds, a piece that highlights the grace and charm of the wind section, creating a delightful auditory tapestry. The concert reaches its romantic and lush conclusion with Brahms' Serenade No. 2, featuring soaring melodies and powerful brass and percussion.

Event Details:

  • Event Name: Romantic Serenades

  • Presented by: Maryland Symphony Orchestra

  • Location: The Maryland Theatre

  • Dates and Times:

    • Saturday, February 10, 2024 | 7:30 PM
    • Sunday, February 11, 2024 | 3:00 PM
  • Featured Artist:

    • Elizabeth Schulze, conductor

Concert Program:

  • Carolyn Shaw | Entr’acte
  • Bartok | Divertimento for Strings
  • Strauss | Serenade for 13 Winds
  • Brahms | Serenade No. 2

Concert Sponsors: This concert is made possible through the continued generosity of an alliance of Medical Professionals in Washington County.

Dr. Robert & Mrs. Janice Cirincione
Dr. Jay and Roberta Greenberg
Dr. Rick & Mrs. Susanne Kass
Dr. George & Mrs. Connie Manger
Drs. James Schiro & Tara Rumbarger 
Dr. David & Mrs. Suzanne Solberg
Dr. William & Mrs. Kathleen Su
Dr. Hugh & Mrs. Martha Talton
Dr. Matthew & Mrs. Bernadette Wagner
Drs. Paul Waldman & Mary Money-Waldman

Ticket Information: Tickets for "Romantic Serenades" are available for purchase online at or at the Maryland Symphony Box Office. Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of symphonic beauty and reserve your seats today.

Join the Maryland Symphony Orchestra for "Romantic Serenades" and experience the depth and emotion of orchestral masterpieces in a concert that promises to captivate and inspire.


About Maryland Symphony Orchestra: Founded in 1982, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 42nd season as the area’s premier professional orchestra.  Under the musical direction of Maestra Elizabeth Schulze, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to providing musical performances that educate and entertain, while enhancing the cultural environment of Western Maryland and the surrounding region. Learn more: