National Symphony Orchestra: Iván Fischer, conductor/Leonidas Kavakos, violin, plays Mendelssohn (Thu. & Sat.) & Tchaikovsky (Fri.)
NSO Principal Conductor Iván Fischer leads a new work by Daniel Kellogg plus Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5. Leonidas Kavakos also performs Violin Concertos by Mendelssohn (Thu. & Sat.) and Tchaikovsky (Fri.).
- Apr. 16 - 18, 2009
- Concert Hall
- Approx. 2 hours
- $20.00 - $80.00
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Program and Notes
- Western Skies
- Commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, D.C., through a generous gift from the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works
- Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64
- Thursday and Saturday
- Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
- Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
News and Reviews
Related Article - "A Tale of Two Conductors: Fischer Takes Helm in the Shadow of Eschenbach"
The Washington Post - Washington, DC (Oct. 16, 2008)