Canadian Brass Holiday Concert at Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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The last date listed for Canadian Brass Holiday Concert was Monday December 1, 2008 / 7:00pm.
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The National Symphony Orchestra's latest innovative program, NEW MOVES: symphony + dance, kicks off with a concert featuring the combined talents of the NSO and dancers from KEIGWIN + COMPANY. On the bill will be selections from Leonard Bernstein's On the Town and On the Waterfront, with new choreography by Larry Keigwin. The orchestra will also showcase William Schuman's New England Triptych, the 1956 three-part series of tone poems. Finally, Sue Heineman, the NSO's principal bassoonist, will be featured on Marc Neikrug's Bassoon Concerto. Learn More
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“The world’s leading brass ensemble.” —Washington Post
“They are ensemble players equally adept at a variety of styles…spotlight(ing) their comedic timing and sense of the ludicrous.” —_Charleston Post Courier _
Join the Canadian Brass for a holiday program for all ages, full of seasonal favorites with a unique twist. The pioneering quintet has been performing together since 1970; they were the first Western musicians allowed into China after the Cultural Revolution, and the first chamber music ensemble to play a solo concert on the main stage at Carnegie Hall.
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