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National Symphony Orchestra: Noseda conducts Berlioz's Romeo & Juliet

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - Saturday, February 16, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra

Over Valentine’s Day weekend, the NSO Music Director conducts a richly romantic program, in which the cornerstone event is an orchestral suite from Berlioz’s soaring Romeo & Juliet inspired by Shakespeare’s tale of young, doomed love. 

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Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini
Berlioz: Romeo & Juliet Suite

Over Valentine’s Day weekend, the NSO Music Director conducts a richly romantic program, in which the cornerstone event is an orchestral suite from Berlioz’s soaring Romeo & Juliet inspired by Shakespeare’s tale of young, doomed love. Also on the program is Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde and Tchaikovsky’s Francesca da Rimini.


ForeWords
Beginning at 6:45 p.m. before the Sat., Feb. 16 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.