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National Symphony Orchestra: Season Opening Gala Concert

Saturday, September 22, 2018 7:00 PM

National Symphony Orchestra

The Washington Post calls internationally renowned Joshua Bell “one of the most imaginative, technically gifted, and altogether extraordinary violinists of our time.” This year, he joins Music Director Gianandrea Noseda to officially open the NSO’s new season with a night of space-themed pieces including movements from Gustav Holst’s famed The Planets suite and Academy Award®-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s (Star Trek trilogy, Star Wars: Rogue One) soaring new work Voyage.

Price

$65 - $175

Run Time

Running Time: TBA

About

Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin

Gustav Holst: The Planets, “Mars”
Claude Debussy arr. Leopold Stokowski: Clair de lune
Pablo de Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy
Gustav Holst: The Planets, “Venus”
Michael Giacchino: Voyage
Gustav Holst: The Planets, “Mercury”
Antonin Dvořák: “Song to the Moon” from Rusalka
Manuel Ponce: Estrellita
Gustav Holst: The Planets, “Jupiter”

The Washington Post calls internationally renowned Joshua Bell “one of the most imaginative, technically gifted, and altogether extraordinary violinists of our time.” This year, he joins Music Director Gianandrea Noseda to officially open the NSO’s new season with a night of space-themed pieces including movements from Gustav Holst’s famed The Planets suite and Academy Award®-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s (Star Trek trilogy, Star Wars: Rogue One) soaring new work Voyage.

For more information about packages for the Gala dinner and reception click here.

Watch and Listen

NSO Season Opening Gala

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