Family Christmas Concert: Why the Chimes Rang
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The last date listed for Why the Chimes Rang was Saturday December 17, 2011 / 1:00pm.
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Maestro Christopher Eschenbach and the National Symphony Orchestra pay tribute to composer Richard Strauss with a performance of his 1888 tone poem Don Juan, as well as excerpts from the modernist operas, 1908's Elektra and 1905's hit Salome, based on Oscar Wilde's play. Making her NSO debut is Swedish soprano Iréne Theorin, who impressed critics and audiences alike with her roles in Wagner at the Met. Bass-baritone John Relyea's also appeared at the Met, along with the San Francisco, Seattle, Paris and Munich State Operas, among others. Learn More
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Joseph Holt, music director and conductor
Mary Hall Surface, playwright and director
The Choral Arts Chorus and Orchestra