The Kennedy Center

Music Celebrations International presents: The Capital Orchestra Festival

Music Celebrations International presents: The Capital Orchestra Festival

Monday, February 19, 2018 2:00 PM

MCI's Capital Orchestra Festival returns to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall in 2018 with five outstanding American student orchestras.
Please see below for details on reserving free tickets for this event.

Search for Current Events


NOTE: FREE tickets for this event are available from the Presenter Only. For further information or to reserve tickets, please contact Music Celebrations International at (800) 395-2036 or click here

Music Celebrations International
The Capital Orchestra Festival

Five outstanding orchestras from throughout the United States will perform in succession, offering works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Wagner, Barber, Rimsky-Korsakov, Brahms, and more!


Natchitoches Central High School Orchestra (LA)
Mason High School Symphony Orchestra (OH)
Newport High School Philharmonic (WA)
Central Washington University Symphony Orchestra (WA)

Featured works include movements from:
—BRAHMS  |  Double Concerto for Violin and Cello, Op. 102
—MUSORGSKY  |  Pictures at an Exhibition
TCHAIKOVSKY  |  Overture to Romeo  and Juliet; Serenade for Strings, Op. 48
—WILLIAMS  |  A Prayer for Peace
—COPLAND  |  Hoedown from Rodeo
—BACH  |  Concerto for Two Violins
—ELGAR  |  Nimrod

Performance Timing: Part One - 75 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 75 min.