National Symphony Orchestra: Journey to America/Leonard Slatkin conducting, Salute to the New Land
- Thu., Jan. 31, 2002, 7:00 PM
- Concert Hall
- Approx. 2hrs
- $19.00 - $69.00
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Leonard Slatkin, conducting
Corey Evan Rotz, Tenor
Vladimir Shvets, Baritone +
Washington Chorus, Robert Shafer, music director
"Salute to the New Land"
SMITH - "Star-Spangled Banner", arr. Dorati
DOHNANYI - American Rhapsody
DVORAK - American Flag
SMITH - "Star-Spangled Banner", arr. Stokowski
BLOCH - America, an epic Rhapsody in three parts
Post-Concert Discussion - "Star Spangled Banner"
Martin Goldsmith, Moderator, Director of Classical Programming, XM Satellite Radio and author of Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany
John Newsom, Chief, Music Division, Library of Congress, and an authority on the music of "The Star-Spangled Banner"
Lonn Taylor, author of The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag That Inspired the National Anthem and Historian, Social History, the Smithsonians National Museum of American History
Leonard Slatkin, Music Director, National Symphony Orchestra
Join moderator Martin Goldsmith for a spirited discussion of the history and musical variations of the Star Spangled Banner with John Newson, Lonn Taylor and Maestro Leonard Slatkin.