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National Symphony Orchestra: Yuja Wang plays Prokofiev / Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - Saturday, December 2, 2017

Holidays Select dates for the concerts below feature ForeWords and/or AfterWords discussions! National Symphony Orchestra

Gianandrea Noseda examines three composers through the lens of their lives away from home. Britten's Matinées musicales and Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances highlight pieces written in America, while soloist Yuja Wang conquers Prokofiev's Paris-penned Piano Concerto No. 5.

Price

$15 - $94

Run Time

Approx. 1-1/2 hours

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Gianandrea Noseda examines three composers through the lens of their lives away from home. Britten's Matinées musicales and Rachmaninoff's Symphonic Dances highlight pieces written in America, while soloist Yuja Wang conquers Prokofiev's Paris-penned Piano Concerto No. 5.

Performance Timing: Part One - 40 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 40 min.

AfterWords
Immediately following the Thu., Nov. 30 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, with Classical WETA's Deb Lamberton
Beginning at 6:45 p.m. before the Sat., Dec. 2 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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