World Premiere Work & New Concert Organ Highlight NSO Season Debut
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The last date listed for NSO: Eschenbach Conducts Saint-Saëns, Reynolds was Saturday October 5, 2013 / 8:00pm.
Currently at The Kennedy Center - Concert Hall
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Rolling Stone calls them "ideal duet partners. Their voices soar and swoop as one, alternately… More
A co-commission with the University of California Washington Center, Mount Vernon, and the NSO, the multimedia work george WASHINGTON features actors portraying the nation’s first President as a youth, in middle age, and in his mid-60s — using words known to have been written or spoken by Washington. Sound and video artists worked with composer Roger Reynolds, and ambient and specific sounds and images have been recorded at Mount Vernon. There will be projections on screens around the stage walls of the Concert Hall, and surround-sound speakers will be placed around the hall. The premiere coincides with an important milestone for Mount Vernon: the September 27 opening of The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington. In addition to safeguarding original Washington volumes, the Library will serve as a center for research, educator programs, and leadership training.