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National Symphony Orchestra: Labor Day Capitol Concert 2018

Sunday, September 2, 2018 8:00 PM

National Symphony Orchestra NSO Summer Concerts

NSO musicians Aaron Goldman, flute, Craig Mulcahy, trombone, and Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist alumna Leah Hawkins join the National Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor JoAnn Falletta for the NSO's annual free Labor Day concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

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LABOR DAY CAPITOL CONCERT 2018
National Symphony Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Aaron Goldman, flute
Craig Mulcahy, trombone
Leah Hawkins, narrator & vocals


West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol
Sunday, September 2, 2018 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. 

WEATHER UPDATE: The program will proceed as scheduled on the West Lawn of the U.S. Captiol. 


NSO musicians Aaron Goldman and Craig Mulcahy, and Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist alumna Leah Hawkins join the National Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor JoAnn Falletta for the NSO's annual free Labor Day concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The program features patriotic classics, traditional melodies, popular songs, and a bevy of works by living composers.

Performance Timing: Approximately 90 minutes. 

PROGRAM

The Star Spangled Banner
Adolphus Hailstork: Fanfare on Amazing Grace
Libby Larsen: Deep Summer Music
Jonathan Bailey Holland: Equality (Leah Hawkins, narrator)
Arturo Marquez: Danzon No. 2
William Bolcom: Lyric for Flute, movement Waltz Clogg (Aaron Goldman, flute)
Aaron Goldman, flute
Aaron Copland: Three Dances from Rodeo (Buckaroo Holiday/Saturday Night Waltz/Hoedown)
Arthur Pryor: Blue Bells of Scotland (Craig Mulcahy, trombone)
Shenandoah arr. Carmen Dragon
Hooray for Hollywood arr. John Williams
Service Men Medley arr. Kessler
America, the Beautiful arr. Carmen Dragon (Leah Hawkins, vocalist)