DECLASSIFIED:** THE B-SIDES **
A unique & immersive symphonic experience
Kennedy Center Composer-in-ResidenceMASON BATES
and 2014 Billboard
classical chart-topping violinistANNE AKIKO MEYERS PLUG IN TO A NIGHT OF TECH-INDUCED BLISS!
DJ/composer extraordinaire Mason Bates
brings the orchestra into the digital age
with a sampling of his most innovative hits.
His electro-acoustic suite The B-Sides
drops into five surreal soundworlds,
from a Detroit warehouse to a NASA spacewalk.The Rise of Exotic Computing
which premiered at a nightclub,
uses infectious riffs and techno rhythms
to evoke a self-replicating computer.
Even the purely acoustic Violin Concerto
features an array of influences from beyond the concert hall,
surrounding the virtuosic playing of Anne Akiko Meyers
with percussive and imaginative symphonic effects.
So grab your glow stick and let the NSO led by Hugh Wolff
spin you into a state of electronic euphoria.
SIP THE LIGHT FANTASTIC
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
Cue up your perfect night out with FREE extras:
A high-energy Millennium Stage
performance at 6,
and more cool spinning by "DJ Masonic" and a local DJ
before and after the concert. Performance timing: 60-75 minutes with no intermission
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~PSSTT! WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT OUR NEW DECLASSIFIED SERIES?
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:In Motion with Ben Folds
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!