Venue Details

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Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
301-581-5100
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Parking is NOT free for shows at the Levine School of Music, but is free for the Strathmore. Confusing and disappointing.
Percussionists Manny Arciniega and Adam Green: Unknown Voices travel May 08 2014 star this tip starred
Joan A. Hussey
Leave home early, even if you live close. At this time of year and time of evening, Rockville Pike and other roads are usually bumper-to-bumper, plus the line to get into the parking lot (from Rockville Pike onto Tuckerman Lane, (vs. where you enter for the Mansion, despite the posted road sign), is one lane, also bumper to bumper. Parking is free but another challenge still lies ahead with long waits for elevators in the parking garage, transversing the long, elevated corrider between the parking lot and the venue, and additional elevators with long lines inside the venue, which take you to the level of your assigned seats (there is an elevator operator checking tickets and telling individuals if they're on the correct elevator, etc.). If you're not familiar with this whole scenario, best to leave a trail of breadcrumbs from your parking space to your seat, assuming there are no birds in sight. : \
A Candlelight Christmas travel Dec 24 2013 star this tip starred
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43 events
12 reviews
10 stars
attended Feb 01 2013

An absolutely wonderful evening.

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4 reviews
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attended Feb 01 2013

I enjoyed the encore the most, oddly enough. It had some flavor of Eastern dissonance. the Earth Requiem was lovely, though I wonder why only the first movement was performed.

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More Information

Website

http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=8414

Description

Li Xincao, conductor

Peng-Peng Gong, piano

On the Program:

Xia Guan: Earth Requiem, first movement

Chengzong Yin/Zhuang Liu: Yellow River Piano Concerto

Beethoven:  Symphony No. 7

Ticketholders are invited to attend a pre-concert lecture, Western Music in a Changing China, at 6:30pm in the Education Center, Room 402. The speaker is Nicholas Platt, President Emeritus, Asia Society, United States Ambassador (Ret.). 

About the Ticket Supplier: Strathmore Hall Foundation

The Strathmore Hall Foundation nurtures art, artists and community through creative and diverse programming of the highest quality.