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National Symphony Orchestra: Leonard Slatkin, conductor/Sarah Chang, violin, performs Brahms

The New York Times calls Sarah Chang "a wonder"; she performs Brahms's Violin Concerto in a program also featuring Mozart's Magic Flute Overture and Corigliano's Symphony No. 2.

  • Jan. 17 - 19, 2008
  • Concert Hall
  • 1 Hr. 37 Min.
  • $20.00 - $80.00
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Though the original soloist of Brahms's demanding Violin Concerto once claimed it was made "not for the violin, but against it," it is now one of classical music's most popular works. Violin sensation Sarah Chang joins the NSO for all the excitement in Brahms's treasured classic - from its lively Hungarian melodies and vigorous marches to its blazingly jubilant ending. 

PRAISE FOR SARAH CHANG:

"A wonder!" --The New York Times
"Her music swirls in titanic strokes of passion." --The Washington Post       
"Chang plays with verve and intelligence‚Ķmusical fireworks!" --BBC  

Thursday AfterWords with Leonard Slatkin and Sarah Chang.
All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

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