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NSO Family Concert: Go, Team, Go! ()

NSO Family Concert: Go, Team, Go!

The NSO salutes the start of the new baseball season with Steven Reineke's beguiling baseball cantata Casey at the Bat in this NSO Family Concert.

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Emil de Cou, conductor
Wear your favorite team's jersey for the NSO's thrilling music program inspired by teamwork and all things baseball. Just like a day at the stadium, the program will include our national anthem, here played by a group of young Suzuki violinists. The highlight of the concert will be Steven Reineke's Casey at the Bat. Don't miss an exciting day of baseball-themed music, jersey-wearing conductors, and appearances by local sports and music stars.
Come Early for the Musical Instrument "Petting Zoo," a project of the Women's Committee for the National Symphony Orchestra. An hour before each NSO Family Concert, young concertgoers can get up close and hands-on with the instruments they'll see played on the stage--from violins, trumpets, and oboes to trombones and percussion--in the Kennedy Center Atrium.

Kids' Chats--Following the 3 p.m. concert, young audience members can ask questions and hear engaging stories in an up-close-and-personal talk with the concert artists.

Program and Notes

Bugler's Holiday
"Death of Tybalt" from Suite from Romeo and Juliet
Minuet no. 1, arr. Muller
Variations on Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Scherzo: Allegro giocoso from Concerto for piccolo, contrabassoon, and orchestra
The Star Spangled Banner
"Take Me Out to the Ball Game," A Bench-Clearing Brawl for Four Violins, arr. Grier
Casey at the Bat
All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

Group of 20 or more? Group Sales offers special terms and discounts for most performances.

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