All posts tagged "nso"

  • Classical Music: Fall Arts Preview 2014

    Whether your predilection is opera or chorale, piano or violin, quartet or orchestra — any or all — Washington offers the classical music lover a...

  • National Symphony Orchestra’s Labor Day Concert

    NSO Pops Conductor Steven Reineke leads the NSO in its Labor Day Concert, an annual tradition on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. This year’s program...

  • Pipe Dreams

    Go figure. The young celebrity musician behind the biggest and loudest musical instrument is himself relatively brash and audacious. Moreover, Cameron Carpenter, the international concert...

  • Hints from Arvind: Wolf Trap’s Future

    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...

  • Broadway's Musical Wizard

    Stephen Schwartz will make what he calls a ''guest appearance'' with the National Symphony Orchestra this weekend. ''I sing a song with the orchestra towards...

  • King of Pops

    Steven Reineke once played trumpet in a college production of Pippin. Decades later, Stephen Schwartz, the composer of Pippin, sat at Reineke's piano in New...

  • Violinist Leila Josefowicz at the NSO

    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...

  • Midori plays with the NSO

    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...

  • Pianist Tzimon Barto with the NSO

    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...