National Symphony Orchestra: Weilerstein plays Shostakovich / Schubert's Ninth Symphony - part of A Salute to Slava

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - Saturday, March 11, 2017

Cellist Alisa Weilerstein returns in Shostakovich's First Cello Concerto, a work written for late former NSO Music Director Mstislav Rostropovich. Led by NSO Music Director Christoph Eschenbach, the program also includes Schubert's Ninth Symphony and Tobias Picker's Old and Lost Rivers.

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$15.00 - $89.00

Run Time:

1 hour, 40 minutes

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Cellist Alisa Weilerstein returns in Shostakovich's First Cello Concerto, a work written for late former NSO Music Director Mstislav Rostropovich. Led by NSO Music Director Christoph Eschenbach, the program also includes Schubert's Ninth Symphony and Tobias Picker's Old and Lost Rivers.

Performance Timing: Part One - 35 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 50 min.

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Beginning at 6:45 p.m. before the following performance:
Saturday, March 11
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Take a journey into the fascinating stories behind the music led by knowledgeable and engaging artists and scholars! Look for even more of these offerings throughout the season; each ForeWords begins at 6:45 p.m. (the Concert Hall doors open 15 minutes prior), lasts 30 minutes, and is free and open to the public.

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