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Gianandrea Noseda

National Symphony Orchestra: Portraits of America featuring Rhapsody in Blue / Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - Sunday, January 22, 2017

JFK Centennial Celebration National Symphony Orchestra

The NSO's next Music Director joins "insightful [and] energetic" (The New York Times) pianist Jon Kimura Parker for a celebration of America's musical landscape featuring works by Gershwin, Bernstein, John Williams, and more.

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Music Director Designate Gianandrea Noseda leads a celebration of America's musical landscape with works ranging from Copland's Lincoln Portrait with live narration by Tony Award(r)-winning actress Phylicia Rashad to Gershwin's beloved Rhapsody in Blue featuring "insightful [and] energetic" (The New York Times) pianist Jon Kimura Parker--plus favorites by Bernstein, John Williams, and more.

Running Time: Part One - 44 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 32 min.

Two AfterWords: 
The Thursday, Jan. 19 performance will be followed by a free discussion with NSO Music Director Designate Gianandrea Noseda and NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon. The Sunday, Jan. 22 performance will be followed by a free discussion with NSO Music Director Designate Gianandrea Noseda and Kennedy Center Chairman of the Board David M. Rubenstein.  

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