NSO Pops and Roberta Flack: Roberta's Back in Town
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The last date listed for NSO Pops and Roberta Flack: Roberta's Back in Town was Friday October 26, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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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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I have never been to a bad concert at the Kennedy Center but this one was among the best. Roberta Flack has such a unique voice and her stage voice is truly captivating. The first half of the night was just the NSO Pops playing the likes of Barry White and a melody of Diana Ross hits. It is great to see such music played on classical interestes.
But when Roberta came out in her sparkling attire it was an amazing experience. Her band blended seamlessly with the orchestra and her interaction with the audience was impressive. It was just well done from head to toe and she even got the orchestra director to assist her at the grand piano in singing Hey Jude. Remarkable talent.
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