The Modell Performing Arts Center (originally The Music Hall and formerly the Lyric Opera House) is a music venue in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, located close to the University of Baltimore. The building was modeled after the Concertgebouw concert hall in Amsterdam, and it was inaugurated on 31 October 1894 with a performance by the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Australian opera singer Nellie Melba as the featured soloist.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world's most important orchestras. Acclaimed for its enduring pursuit of artistic excellence, the BSO has attracted a devoted national and international following while maintaining deep bonds throughout Maryland through innovative education and community outreach initiatives.
Tourist Attraction in Baltimore, MD, United States
Each year, Peabody stages nearly 100 major concerts and performances, ranging from classical to contemporary to jazz. Many are free, as are hundreds of student recitals. Other events include musicology lectures, book signings, and master classes, generally open to the public.