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National Symphony Orchestra: Labor Day Capitol Concert 2017

Sunday, September 3, 2017 8:00 PM

National Symphony Orchestra NSO Summer Concerts

Vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Aoife O’Donovan joins the National Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor John Morris Russell for the NSO's annual free Labor Day concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Venue

West Lawn of The Capitol

Run Time

Approx. 1-1/2 hours

About

LABOR DAY CAPITOL CONCERT 2017
National Symphony Orchestra
John Morris Russell, conductor
Aoife O'Donovan, vocalist, guitarist & songwriter

West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol
Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 8 p.m.
FREE event, no tickets required. Gates open at 3 p.m., open rehearsal at 3:30 p.m.
Note: No alcohol permitted. 


Vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Aoife O’Donovan joins the National Symphony Orchestra in its annual free Labor Day concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Guest conductor John Morris Russell leads the NSO and O’Donovan in an America-inspired program featuring marches, folk music, and bluegrass-inspired songs, including O’Donovan-penned songs "Red & White & Blue & Gold,"  "Magic Hour," and "The King of All Birds," plus the Bob Dylan favorite "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carrol."

Performance Timing: Approximately 90 minutes. 

NOTE: In case of inclement weather, please call the National Symphony Orchestra's Summer Concert Hotline at (202) 416-8114 after 2:30 p.m. on the day of the concert to find out whether the performance will take place at The Capitol, or whether it will move indoors to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. If the concert moves indoors, there will be NO open rehearsal.
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