National Symphony Orchestra: Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, Mozart's "Prague" Symphony
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Canadian pianist and former child prodigy Angela Hewitt may be best known for her nine-year recording project featuring a complete cycle of Bach's major keyboard works, but for her National Symphony Orchestra debut, she'll perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22. As heard in the award-winning film Amadeus, that diverse work includes difficult solos and a lively finale that's book-ended by a poignant minuet. Conductor David Zinman leads the NSO through another famous film theme as well, Strauss' Also sprach Zarathustra, so compellingly used in Stanley Kubrick's ground-breaking 2001: A Space Odyssey. Learn More
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The NSO: Mozart's "Prague" Symphony was outstanding. The sound with all of its supporting components was deep, rich, and inspiring. It started at just after 8:00 pm and there was an intermission at just the right time. Refreshments were available...continued
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504, “Prague”
Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde
NSO Principal Conductor Iván Fischer returns with music by a favorite composer, Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde. The performances feature tenor Stig Andersen and the exciting young mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn.
All proceeds from the Friday, Jan. 22 concert by the National Symphony Orchestra will benefit the relief efforts in Haiti. This concert will begin with a special performance of the “Air on the G String” from Bach’s Suite No. 3.
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The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world.