Music Center at Strathmore

August 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Fundraising Efforts Save National Philharmonic

New Funding and Leadership Changes Secure Future of the National Philharmonic The National Philharmonic announced new funding and changes in leadership today which should secure their future. According to a statement released today, the Philharmonic has raised sufficient funds to stay at Strathmore for “years to come”. After 14 years in residence at the Music […]

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August 1, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Fundraising Effort Ends on High Note: the National Philharmonic is Back

The National Philharmonic will stay at Strathmore for the 2019-20 season after far exceeding their fundraising goal. The orchestra took to an online fundraising campaign, stating “We need $150,000 by July 31, 2019.” On July 30, the organization announced that they have raised over $200,000 since first opening the fundraiser last week. Leanne Ferfolia, president […]

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July 29, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Private Initiative Launched to Save National Philharmonic

Montgomery County’s National Philharmonic orchestra launched a public fundraising campaign last week in a final effort to save the organization. “We need $150,000 by July 31, 2019,” read the online petition. National Philharmonic, which performed at The Music Center at The Strathmore since its opening in 2005, announced it will likely go out of business […]

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July 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Carol Burnett Brings ‘Laughter and Reflection’ Show to Strathmore on July 25

American comedy icon Carol Burnett comes to Montgomery County for one performance later this month. The six-time Emmy winner presents an evening of unscripted comedy including an opportunity for the audience to engage with Burnett.  The performance takes place at Strathmore Thursday, July 25 at 8 p.m. The Music Center at Strathmore is located at […]

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June 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Modern Dance Company Pilobolus Performs at Strathmore

American modern dance company Pilobolus performs July 9 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda. The internationally renowned dance company explores the power of connected bodies since they formed in 1971 as a dance collective. The show features classic and brand-new repertory. Tickets range from $29 to $69 and may […]

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May 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Strathmore Performances Unaffected by BSO Announcement Canceling Summer Concert Series

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announced Thursday it was canceling their summer 2019 concerts, beginning with the New Music Festival scheduled to start June 20. Contrary to an earlier media report, performances at the Music Center at the Strathmore in North Bethesda will not be affected. The move is part of a plan to address […]

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January 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Classical Pianist Brian Ganz Continues Chopin Journey at Strathmore

Renowned pianist Brian Ganz continues his unprecedented journey through the complete works of Frederic Chopin with “Brian Ganz Plays Chopin: Recollections of Home” at the Music Centre at Strathmore in North Bethesda Saturday night. Ganz will be joined by internationally acclaimed Polish-born mezzo-soprano Magdalena Wor in ten of Chopin’s rarely heard songs. This concert marks […]

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January 20, 2019 | Michelle Queen

2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute: Women of the Dream

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will host the 2019 Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday and Tribute Celebration scheduled for Monday, Jan. 21 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The event is produced by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee and the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights. The annual celebration spotlights Rev. […]

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December 3, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Elrich, Council Take Oaths of Office

Marc Elrich pledged not to raise taxes, improve early childhood education and told Gov. Larry Hogan he opposed widening the Capital Beltway in his remarks Monday morning shortly after being sworn in as the county’s seventh county executive. Elrich and the nine County Council members took the oaths of office Monday morning inside the Music […]

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September 25, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

More Than $1.6 Million in Scholarships Raised During Leggett Legacy Event

More than $1.6 million in scholarship money was raised for students within Montgomery County Public Schools during a special ceremony titled, “Leggett Legacy Forward”  to honor Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Montgomery County First Lady, Catherine Leggett. In one of his final acts of service before leaving office,  Leggett joined other county leaders and […]

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