Enjoy an insider's perspective on great music! Join National Symphony Orchestra musicians, guest artists, and composers for this fascinating demonstration and discussion series. Hear excerpts from the works on the evening's program and discuss the inspirations and challenges artists experience while preparing for a performance.
Afterward, enjoy dinner served in one of the Kennedy Center's private reception rooms - and then attend the evening's concert with a new appreciation for the music you will hear.
October 16, 1999
HAYDEN Symphony No. 67 in F major
BARBER Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op.24
BRAHMS Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
January 15, 2000
Special guests composers Richard Danielpour ad Michael Kamen Join composers Richard Danielpour and Michael Kamen as they discuss the world premieres of their NSO commissioned pieces, Voices of Remembrance and The New Moon in the Old Moon's Arms. Moderated by Judy Gruber, classical music broadcaster, WETA-FM.
March 24, 2000
HARRIS Symphony No.3 (in one movement)
GRIEG Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
DVORAK Symphony No.9 in E minor "From the New World", Op.95
April 14, 2000
VERDI Messa da requiem
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