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National Symphony Orchestra: DECLASSIFIED: Fridays at 9: Ben Folds plays his piano concerto

DECLASSIFIED: In Motion
featuring Ben Folds
with the National Symphony Orchestra

Friday, December 4, 2015 9:00 PM

DECLASSIFIED: Fridays at 9 with the NSO Mason Bates's KC Jukebox National Symphony Orchestra

Join this unique and immersive symphonic experience! Open your emotions to an interactive multimedia mix of dance-inspired music flipped on its ear. Bring a drink into the show, and maximize your night with activities before and after.

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DECLASSIFIED:
** IN MOTION **
 
A unique and immersive symphonic experience
featuring
pop and classical crossover guru
BEN FOLDS
 
DISCOVER WHAT "MOVES" YOU!
Open your emotions to an interactive multimedia mix
of dance-inspired music flipped on its ear:
Ben electrifies the crowd with his new Piano Concerto,
Mason Bates's Mothership summons your senses into space,
and the Orchestra led by Sarah Hicks is full of endless surprises.   
 
SAVOR THE SPIRIT OF THE NIGHT
Roll up to our bars anytime, grab a drink
in a souvenir cup, and bring it into the show.

THE PARTY STARTS EARLY--AND STAYS UP LATE
Maximize your night out with FREE extras:
A high-energy Millennium Stage performance at 6,
more dazzling delights leading up to the concert,
and nocturnal revelry immediately after.

Performance timing: 60-75 minutes with no intermission

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JOIN US FOR A FREE MYTIX NIGHT BEFORE & AFTER THE PERFORMANCE
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All are welcome at these festive activities before & after the concert. Learn more about our MyTix program.

Bars open at 8 p.m.
 
Purchase a DECLASSIFIED sippy cup to drink in the Concert Hall during the show
Cash bars will be serving craft beer from DC Brau and pouring the event's signature cocktail, Rob Roy, throughout the night
 
Sip your drinks while watching a FREE DANCE PERFORMANCE before the concert.
 
Millennium Stage: Company Danzante Contemporary Dance
 
Join more FREE FESTIVITIES after the show until 11:30 p.m.
 
Dance in the Grand Foyer with music from DJs Pork n Beans!

DJs Pork n Beans have been performing music together in and around the Washington D.C. area for over 20 years. Their library spans decades and encompasses many genres but their style always comes down to playing soulful, funky, good-time music.
Check out their tracks here!
 
Get ready for your close-up in a photo booth on the First Tier!
Don't forget to tag #NSODeclassified in your photo ops

See what our MyTix Nights are all about!


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PSSTT! WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT OUR NEW DECLASSIFIED SERIES?
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The secret is out! Some of the NSO's Friday night programs are taking on a whole new vibe with this innovative mix of classic and modern sounds, special guest artists, dynamic multimedia, audience interaction, and exciting activities before and after the show--all at great price. Each of our programs this season offers a fresh concept in concert-going:

The B-Sides with Mason Bates & Anne Akiko Meyers
Cabaret of Sins with Storm Large & Hudson Shad

 
Come as you are, invite friends or a date, and grab drinks or snacks anytime to bring into the concert. Most importantly, open your mind to a music experience where anything can happen!

Watch and Listen

DECLASSIFIED Fridays at 9 with the NSO Trailer

DECLASSIFIED Fridays at 9 with the NSO Teaser

Ben Folds with the NSO: DECLASSIFIED | Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

NSO: DECLASSIFIED Mothership by Mason Bates Dec, 4, 2016