National Symphony Orchestra Plays Mozart and Schumann with Pianist Ingrid Fliter
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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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This is a marvelous eclectic program that was enthusiastically received by the audience on Thursday night regardless of what the Post's snooty reviewer had to say. Ingrid Filter is a fiery, bravisimo player whose Schumann was electrifying. The NSO's rendition of Mozart's Jupiter Symphony--perhaps his greatest--was sublime. I also enjoyed the NSO-commissioned work, "Shoreless River." I am not necessarily a fan of modern orchestral music, but this piece was accessible and emotionally satisfying. Thank you Goldstar for making the NSO--one of Washington's true treasures--affordable.
Mozart in D major, K. 136
Schumann Concerto A minor, Op. 54
Glanert - Fluss ohne Ufer for large orchestra
Mozart No. 41 in C Major, K. 551, “Jupiter”
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