Xian Zhang conducts the NSO and violinist Gil Shaham, whom the New York Times calls "a highly physical player," in a program that includes Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2. Also on the program are works by Debussy, Stravinsky and Bartok. Thursday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 7, at 1:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Tickets are $20 to $85. Call 202-467-4600 or visit kennedy-center.org.