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National Symphony Orchestra: Prelude Festival Concerts

Guest conductor Peter Oundjian leads Beethoven's "Eroica" Symphony, Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio espagnol, and Tchaikovsky's Variations on a Rococo Theme.

  • Sep. 8 - 9, 2005
  • Multiple Venues
  • 1 hour 35 minutes
  • $15.00 - $35.00
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From the Washington Post (Sep. 9):

"THE SEASON HAS ALREADY BEGUN -- TRIUMPHANTLY!"
Peter Oundjian conducts with "vigor throughout, and color, and elan."
Alisa Weilerstein is "a genuine prodigy... a rare mixture of elegance and wit."


Read the full Washington Post review.

Spend the evening with the NSO as they perform a diverse collection of works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, and Beethoven. The New York Times calls Peter Oundjian, who recently became Music Director of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, "a musically gifted conductor." Young American cellist Alisa Weilerstein, a rising star in the classical music world, has won unanimous praise for her natural virtuosity and impassioned musicianship.

Program and Notes

Artists

  • general artist image Peter Oundjian
  • Alisa Weilerstein (Uncredited) Alisa Weilerstein, cello

Watch and Listen

Understanding the Music: Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica". Compositional form

Understanding the Music: Beethoven - Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, "Eroica". Napoleon's influence

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