NSO: Special Benefit Concert
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Erik Schumann, violin
Acclaimed conductor Christoph Eschenbach leads the NSO and remarkable young violinist Erik Schumann in a special one-night-only benefit concert for the new National NSO Young Soloists' Competition.
- Tue., Feb. 26, 2008, 8:00 PM
- Concert Hall
- 95 minutes
- $15.00 - $60.00
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The 2008 Young Soloists' Competition National Young Artists Division is for strings--violin, viola, cello, and bass--and is open to students between the ages of 18 and 25 who are U.S. citizens. The first prize also includes the opportunity to perform with the NSO in the Concert Hall on May 20, 2008. For more information and an application, please visit kennedy-center.org/nso/nsoed/youngsoloists.html.
Program and Notes
- Christoph Eschenbach, guest conductor
- Erik Schumann, violin
News and Reviews
NSO's Promising Date With Christoph Eschenbach
The Washington Post, Washington, DC (Feb. 28, 2008) "In January, one of the Philadelphia Inquirer's music critics floated the possibility on his blog that Christoph Eschenbach would become the next music director of the NSO..."