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National Symphony Orchestra: Eschenbach returns with Glorious Bruckner /  Acclaimed cellist Kian Soltani plays Haydn

Thursday, March 7, 2019 - Saturday, March 9, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra

Christoph Eschenbach leads Bruckner’s powerful Symphony No. 2, a work not played by the NSO for over 25 years. The NSO Conductor Laureate pairs this work with one by Joseph Haydn, another master of vivid orchestral colors: his Cello Concerto in D, which will feature acclaimed cellist Kian Soltani in his NSO debut.

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Christoph Eshenbach, conductor
Kian Soltani, cello

Haydn: Cello Concerto in D
Bruckner: Symphony No. 2

Christoph Eschenbach leads Bruckner’s powerful Symphony No. 2, a work not played by the NSO for over 25 years. The NSO Conductor Laureate pairs this work with one by Joseph Haydn, another master of vivid orchestral colors: his Cello Concerto in D, which will feature acclaimed cellist Kian Soltani in his NSO debut.

Please note that there is no late seating for this performance. Please allow sufficient time to arrive at the Kennedy Center, park in the garage if necessary, and be seated in the Concert Hall before the concert begins. 

NOTE: Kian Soltani will sign CDs following both performances, in the Grand Foyer outside of the Concert Hall.