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National Symphony Orchestra: Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - Saturday, May 11, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra

Edward Gardner returns to the Concert Hall to conduct Wagner’s Overture to The Flying Dutchman and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. The program will also feature Renaud Capuçon in Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, one of the iconic works in the concerto repertoire.

Price

$15 - $89

Run Time

1 hour, 45 minutes

About

Edward Gardner, conductor
Renaud Capuçon, violin

Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Sibelius: Violin Concerto
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique

Edward Gardner returns to the Concert Hall to conduct Wagner’s Overture to The Flying Dutchman and Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. The program will also feature Renaud Capuçon in Sibelius’s Violin Concerto, one of the iconic works in the concerto repertoire.

Performance Timing: Part One - 45 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 45 min.


ForeWords
Beginning at 6:45 p.m. before the Fri., May 10 and Sat., May 11 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., May 9 performance
Stay after the performance for an insightful discussion with the some of the exciting guest artists 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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