National Symphony Orchestra: Iván Fischer, conductor/Leonidas Kavakos, violin, plays Mendelssohn (Thu. & Sat.) & Tchaikovsky (Fri.)

Thursday, April 16, 2009 - Saturday, April 18, 2009

NSO Principal Conductor Iván Fischer leads a new work by Daniel Kellogg plus Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5. Leonidas Kavakos also performs Violin Concertos by Mendelssohn (Thu. & Sat.) and Tchaikovsky (Fri.).

Price:

$20.00 - $80.00

Run Time:

Approx. 2 hours

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About

AfterWords: Thu., Apr. 16 performance followed by a free discussion with Iván Fischer, Leonidas Kavakos, and Nigel Boon.

Program and Notes

Daniel Kellogg
Western Skies
Commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, D.C., through a generous gift from the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works
Felix Mendelssohn
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
Thursday and Saturday
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Friday
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Watch and Listen

Meet the Musician: Iván Fischer On His Influences

Meet the Musician: Iván Fischer On Mahler

Meet the Musician: Iván Fischer On Rhythm

Meet the Musician: Iván Fischer On What He Wants to Achieve in a Concert

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