National Symphony Orchestra and Mexxo-Soprano Kelley O'Connor Celebrate the Power of Love
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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 power of love is celebrated in this concert featuring highlights from Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet, the majestic prelude to one of opera’s greatest love stories, Tristan and Isolde, and a musical setting of Pablo Neruda’s love poems.*
*WAGNER – Prelude and Liebestod from _Tristan und Isolde _
LIEBERSON – _Neruda Songs _
TCHAIKOVSKY – Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy
TCHAIKOVSKY – Francesca da Rimini, Op. 32
Part One – 52 minutes
Intermission – 15 minutes
Part Two – 50 minutes
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