National Symphony Orchestra: Season Opening Ball Concert: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Cameron Carpenter, organ
Sunday, September 29, 2013, 7:00 PM

Eschenbach officially opens the NSO's new season with a program featuring superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma in Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations. Also, Saint-Saëns's "Organ Symphony" finale features the NSO debut of young organist Cameron Carpenter.

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Eschenbach officially opens the NSO's new season with a program featuring superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma in Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations. Also, Saint-Saëns's "Organ Symphony" finale features the NSO debut of young organist Cameron Carpenter.

Performance Timing:  Part One - 44 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 28 min.

Please Note: For more information on the NSO Season Opening Ball following the Concert, please call (202) 416-8102.

Program and Notes

    Pyotr Tchaikovsky
    Romeo and Juliet
    Pyotr Tchaikovsky
    Rococo Variations
    Georges Bizet
    Carmen Suite No. 2
    Camillle Saint-Saëns
    Movement 4 from Symphony No. 3 in C minor, Op. 78, "Organ Symphony"

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