National Symphony Orchestra: 2011-2012 Season Preview Concert
Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 8:00 PM

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FREE Event--NSO Season Preview Concert

Join the NSO's new Assistant Conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl as he leads the orchestra in a concert of highlights from the upcoming 2011-2012 Season, including compositions by Haydn, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, and many others, and a preview of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna with works by Bartók, Dvorák, and Strauss.

Performance Timing: 65 minutes, with no intermission

Free ticket required! An in-person ticket giveaway (2 tickets per person) will be held on the day of the performance, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Hall of Nations.

Program and Notes

Hector Berlioz
Overture, The Roman Carnival, Op. 9
Modeste Mussorgsky
"Ballet of Little Chicks in their Shells" from Pictures at an Exhibition
orch. Maurice Ravel
Franz Josef Haydn
Allegro spiritoso from Symphony No. 83 in G minor, "La Poule"
Ludwig van Beethoven
Scherzo from Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral"
Ludwig van Beethoven
Storm from Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral"
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Finale: Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace from Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
Béla Bartók
Romanian Folk Dances
Antonín Dvorák
Larghetto from Serenade in E major for String Orchestra, Op. 22
Johann Strauss (the Younger)
Thunder and Lightning Polka, Op. 324
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
"Flight of the Bumblebee" from The Tale of Tsar Saltan
Igor Stravinsky
Selections from The Firebird

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