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Dear Community Business Owner,

It is a great pleasure to introduce to you our twenty-second season! Like every season, the MSO continues to break new ground and introduce new repertoire!

An American Premiere by an Argentine-American composer opens our season!Lalo Schifrin, known for his legendary film scores, such as Mission Impossibleand Bullitt, is also a wonderful concert music composer. His mandolin concerto has been commissioned by Europe’s foremost mandolinist, Vincent Beer-Demander, whose enthralling stage presence and virtuosity will certainly transport you. As a companion piece, we will play Nicolas Mazmanian’sMission Impossible Variations, and we will close the concert with Beethoven’s Olympian Symphony No. 7, which Wagner called “the apotheosis of dance”.


On our November program, we will present French pianist, Didier Castell-Jacomin, in one of Haydn’s seldom played, but beautiful piano concertos. Castell-Jacomin, a well-recorded artist, is a specialist of the classical repertoire of Mozart and Haydn in particular. We will also play Dvorak’s lush String Serenade as well as the American classic Appalachian Spring.

Our Holiday concert will feature celebrated bass-baritone Kevin Short, as well as several of his students from the prestigious University of Maryland Opera Studio. This year, in addition to the usual holiday season classics, we will also play great orchestrations from jazz to pop to put you in the holiday spirit!

For New Year’s Eve, be ready to be stunned by one of today’s foremost young sopranos, Rochelle Bard. She is one of the most versatile singers on the world stage today, and we can’t wait for you to hear her. Andrew Balio, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s principal trumpeter, will also help us ring in the New Year, with one of the sweetest trumpet sounds ever heard.


In March, the MSO will present the winner of its first Concerto Competition, along with Mozart’s Symphony No. 33, a great masterpiece that is so rarely played!

To conclude our season, we will play Darius Milhaud’s Creation of the World, certainly, one of the most fun French Jazzy pieces in the orchestral repertoire, followed by the iconic Piano Concerto No. 1 by Tchaikovsky, featuring Russian-born pianist Boris Slutsky. The great Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky, orchestrated by Maurice Ravel will close a season that we are so proud to present to you!

At this time, we would like to invite you to take the opportunity to be included in our concert Program books which will be distributed at each of our 15 concerts throughout the 2019-2020 concert season and reach approximately 4300 ticket holders. By participating, you will join a distinguished group of advertisers who will reach a discerning and dynamic audience who patronizes the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra. Your invaluable support will both help us to bring professional quality classical music to our audiences, while bringing immeasurable awareness and branding of your business.

As a business owner, there are several reasons to partner with the MSO:

  • Your association with the MSO gives your business consistent visibility by a new clientele for a total of 15 performances during the 2018-2019 season. Concerts will take place in Easton, MD, Wye Mills, MD, Ocean Pines, MD, Ocean City, MD, Rehoboth, DE and Ocean View, DE all spanning over an 8-month period.

  • Advertising with the MSO promotes your business while helping to support and sustain a key regional arts institution which enriches the cultural life on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and in Sussex County, DE.

  • You will receive two complimentary tickets to a concert of your choosing to thank you for your patronage. 

Your business will be kept in the public eye throughout the entire 2019-2020 season.  Affordable ad prices and sizes can be found by clicking here.  Please indicate the desired ad size on the Program Ad Reservation Form, complete the information, enclose payment, and return the form by August 24th, 2019 to the address listed on the order form.  Please contact the MSO at 888.846.8600 should you have any questions.

We look forward to having your partnership as we celebrate our 22nd season!

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