National Symphony Orchestra: Ilan Volkov, conductor/Leif Ove Andsnes, piano, plays Rachmaninoff
Thursday, January 15, 2009 - Saturday, January 17, 2009

In his NSO debut, Leif Ove Andsnes performs Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 3. The New York Times says his "elegant pianism… has plenty of sparkle and vigor." Ilan Volkov also conducts works by Stravinsky and Crumb.

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AfterWords: Thu., Jan. 15 performance followed by a free discussion with Leif Ove Andsnes, Ilan Volkov, and Nigel Boon.

NOTE: Due to Inaugural events scheduled throughout the city between Jan. 17-20, patrons attending performances at the Kennedy Center should allow extra time for transportation.  Please visit:  

http://uspppressroom.blogspot.com/2009/01/united-states-park-police-road-closures.html

Program and Notes

Igor Stravinsky
Jeu de cartes, Ballet in Three Deals
Crumb
A Haunted Landscape
Sergei Rachmaninoff
Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, Op. 30

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