Results tagged “NSO” from Spotlight

Hints from Arvind: Wolf Trap's Future

By Doug Rule
Photography by Todd Franson and Doug Rule
June 28, 2013 12:21 PM |
Maybe this weekend you’re headed to Wolf Trap to take in the National Symphony Orchestra’s multimedia show Frozen Planet in Concert. Or R&B great Anita Baker. Or the a cappella sensation Straight No Chaser. Each act appeals to a different audience, but all take place in the national park for the arts’ main venue, the Filene Center. And fun fact: ... [Read]

Violinist Leila Josefowicz at the NSO

Posted by Randy Shulman
January 10, 2012 10:41 AM |
Hannu Lintu conducts the orchestra and violinist Leila Josefowicz, who has "exceptional technical aplomb and nuance," according to the Baltimore Sun, in a program including Mackey's "Beautiful Passing" and five orchestrations of Debussy's "Preludes by Matthews." Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m., and Friday, Jan. 13, and Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $20 ... [Read]

Midori plays with the NSO

Posted by Randy Shulman
December 2, 2011 8:24 AM |
The National Symphony Orchestra conductor Christoph Eschenbach reunites with renowned violinist Midori for Britten's Violin Concerto in D Minor. Also on the program is is Osvaldo Golijov's Sidereus and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 1 in F Minor. Tonight, Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $20 to $85. Call 202-467-4600 or visit ... [Read]

Pianist Tzimon Barto with the NSO

Posted by Randy Shulman
January 22, 2011 9:31 AM |
Christoph Escenbach conducts the NSO and guest pianist Tzimon Barto in Gershwin's Piano Concerto, plus a few pieces from Bernstein. Then, actor Richard Dreyfuss reads texts from President Kennedy's speeches and writings as the orchestra performs Peter Lieberson's Remembering JFK (An American Elegy), a piece commissioned by the NSO. Saturday, Jan. 22, at 8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 23, at 1:30 ... [Read]