National Symphony Orchestra: Eschenbach Conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 9
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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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A historic event--the first subscription audience to experience the NSO's new conductor, Eschenbach. We agree with the Washington Post reviewer's comments in today's paper (10-01-10.) Our seats were excellent for this full house sell-out.
- Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
- Marisol Montalvo, soprano
- Yvonne Naef, mezzo-soprano
- Nikolai Schukoff, tenor
- John Relyea, bass-baritone
- The Choral Arts Society of Washington
- Norman Scribner, artistic director
In his first concerts of the regular season, Christoph Eschenbach conducts the DC premiere of Pintscher’s Hérodiade-Fragmente with soprano Marisol Montalvo. Also on the program is Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.
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