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National Symphony Orchestra: Debussy's La mer

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - Saturday, April 13, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra

Up-and-coming conductor Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla makes her NSO debut conducting two of Debussy’s most celebrated works: La mer and Ibéria. This program also features Ravel’s Shéhérazade and Martin’s Guitare.

Price

$15 - $89

Run Time

1 hour, 30 minutes

About

Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla, conductor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano

Debussy: Ibéria
Ravel: Shéhérazade
Martin: Guitare
Debussy: La mer

Up-and-coming conductor Mirga Gražinyte-Tyla makes her NSO debut conducting two of Debussy’s most celebrated works: La mer and Ibéria. This program also features Ravel’s Shéhérazade and Martin’s Guitare.

Performance Timing: Part One - 40 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 35 min.


ForeWords
Beginning at 6:45 p.m. before the Fri., Apr. 12 and Sat., Apr. 13 performances
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.

AfterWords
Immediately following the Thu., Apr. 11 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.
 

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