National Symphony Orchestra: Manuel López-Gómez, conductor: Liam Teague, steelpan, plays Akiho: New work for Steelpan and Orchestra
Friday, May 29, 2015 - Saturday, May 30, 2015

As a follow-up to their 2012 Americas Tour, the NSO presents a percussion-themed program including a world premiere for steelpan and orchestra by American composer Andy Akiho, along with works by George Gershwin, Antonio Estévez, and more.

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Rhythms of the Americas

As a follow-up to their 2012 Americas Tour, the NSO presents a thrilling percussion-themed program that includes this season's NSO Hechinger Commission from American composer Andy Akiho--a world premiere work for steelpan and orchestra featuring steelpan master Liam Teague. Conducted by Manuel López-Gómez, the program will also include George Gershwin's Cuban Overture, Venezuelan composer Antonio Estévez's Melodia en el llano, and more.

Performance Timing: TBA

Program and Notes

    George Gershwin
    Cuban Overture
    Inocente Carreño
    Andy Akiho
    Steelpan Concerto
    Alberto Ginastera
    Antonio Estévez
    Melodia en el llano
    Leonard Bernstein
    Symphonic Dances from West Side Story


  • Manuel López-Gómez - Conductor
  • Liam Teague - Steelpan


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