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National Symphony Orchestra: Krzysztof Urbanski, conductor / Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, plays MacMillan & Saint-Saëns

National Symphony Orchestra: Krzysztof Urbanski, conductor / Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, plays MacMillan & Saint-Saëns

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Saturday, June 22, 2013

National Symphony Orchestra

The NSO, conducted by Krzysztof Urbanski, alternates between programs featuring concerti by Macmillan and Saint-Saëns, both with celebrated pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, who plays with "classical refinement and cool beauty" (New York Times).

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New video! NSO second bassoon Steven Wilson explains why he's excited to play Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 at these concerts. Watch now.

Organ Postlude:
Thu., Jun. 20 performance followed by a mini recital on the Concert Hall's new organ with Russell Weismann, Associate Director of Music at DC's Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, free with purchase of concert ticket.


Performance Timing: Part One - 44 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 29 min.

Featured Artists

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Watch and Listen

IT'S NSO INSPIRING! Grieg's "Peer Gynt" Suite No. 1