Philadelphia Orchestra with Gil Shaham at the Kennedy Center: Tchaikovsky, Walton, Mendelssohn
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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 Philadelphia Orchestra is unquestionably one of the world’s greats—its sound is incomparably thick and sweet, like a luxurious syrup, with rich string tone, weighty brass and booming timpani.” —Financial Times
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Walton: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
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