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June 8 at 8:00pm: National Festival Chamber Orchestra

In this concert, the musicians lead each other, performing challenging chamber orchestra repertoire without a conductor.

Program:

Alberto Ginastera: Variaciones concertantes

Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll

Igor Stravinsky: Suite from Pulcinella

June 15 at 8:00pm: National Festival Orchestra — *_Milanov Conducts Strauss*_

This program features the winner of the National Orchestral Institute’s first-ever concerto competition performing the first movement of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. Conducted by Rossen Milanov.

Program:

Richard Strauss: Don Juan, op. 20

P. I. Tchaikovsky: Allegro moderato from Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35*

Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, op. 40 (“A Hero’s Life”)

_* The soloist for the Tchaikovsky concerto will be selected from among the NOI participants.

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June 22 at 8:00pm: National Festival Orchestra_ — Fisch Conducts Mozart and Mahler__

_ Pianist Asher Fisch leads the National Festival Orchestra as both conductor and soloist in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major, K. 453. He conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 6 in A Minor, “Tragic” on the second half of the program.

Program:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 17 in G Major K.453

Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 6 in A Minor (“Tragic”)

June 29 at 8:00pm: National Festival Orchestra — *_Pierson Conducts Adams*_

Known for his dynamic interpretations of modern music, Alan Pierson leads the National Festival Orchestra in John Adams’s groundbreaking work, Harmonielehere.

Program:

Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2

Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op 9b (version for full orchestra)

John Adams: Harmonielehre