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Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
301-581-5100
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1 events
1 review
2 stars
Parking is NOT free for shows at the Levine School of Music, but is free for the Strathmore. Confusing and disappointing.
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4 stars
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. : \
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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Jan 05 2013

Beautiful choice of music and soloists. Piotr Gajewski was a wonderuful conductor.

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Website

http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=8113

Description

A free pre-concert lecture will be offered in the Concert Hall at 6:45 pm on January 5; 1:45 pm on January 6. 

Program:

TELEMANN: Concerto for Viola

MENDELSSOHN: String Symphony No. 9

MOZART: Sinfonia Concertante _

Running Time:_* *This concert will run approximately 130 minutes with intermission.

About the Ticket Supplier: National Philharmonic

As the Music Center at Strathmore’s ensemble-in-residence, the National Philharmonic showcases world-renowned guest artists in time-honored symphonic masterpieces conducted by Maestro Piotr Gajewski and monumental choral masterworks under National Philharmonic Chorale Artistic Director Stan Engebretson. The National Philharmonic boasts a long-standing tradition of reasonably priced tickets and free admission to all young people age 7-17.