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National Symphony Orchestra: Slatkin conducts Bernstein / Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - Saturday, November 4, 2017

Leonard Bernstein at 100 National Symphony Orchestra

Former NSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin leads two Bernstein compositions: the lively fanfare Slava! A Political Overture and Songfest, a tribute to American perspectives and writers. He concludes with Stravinsky's legendary ballet score, The Rite of Spring.

Price

$15 - $89

Run Time

Approx. 100 minutes

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Former NSO Music Director Leonard Slatkin leads two Bernstein compositions: the lively fanfare Slava! A Political Overture and Songfest, a tribute to American perspectives and writers. He concludes with Stravinsky's legendary ballet score, The Rite of Spring.

Part of Leonard Bernstein at 100.

Performance Timing: Part One - 45 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 35 min.

AfterWords
Immediately following the Thu., Nov. 2 performance
Stay after the performance for an insightful discussion with the some of the exciting guest artists and NSO musicians featured on the night's program, moderated by NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon. You may even have an opportunity to ask a question! Look for even more of these offerings throughout the season; each AfterWords is free with your concert ticket.

ForeWords
Beginning at 6:45 p.m. before the Sat., Nov. 4 performance
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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