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Tzimon Barto (Photo by Malcolm Yawn)

National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Tzimon Barto, piano, plays Gershwin

Christoph Eschenbach conducts Tzimon Barto in Gershwin's Piano Concerto. Also on the program is Remembering JFK (An American Elegy) by Peter Lieberson, with narration by Richard Dreyfuss of text taken from President Kennedy's speeches and writings.

  • Jan. 22 - 24, 2011
  • Concert Hall
  • 70 minutes
  • $20.00 - $85.00
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Please note: There will be no late seating until the first intermission.

AfterWords
with Christoph Eschenbach, Richard Dreyfuss, Tzimon Barto, Joseph Horowitz, and NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon, following the Sunday afternoon concert, Jan. 23.


 

Program and Notes

LIEBERSON
 Remembering JFK (An American Elegy)
A commission of the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington, D.C., Christoph Eschenbach, Music Director, through a generous gift from the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works.
BERNSTEIN
 Fanfare for the Inauguration of JFK
BERNSTEIN
Symphonic Dances from  West Side Story
GERSHWIN
 Piano Concerto

Watch and Listen

Portrait Series: Christoph Eschenbach

Among the finest conductors the world over, Maestro Christoph Eschenbach became the Music Director of the NSO and the Kennedy Center in 2010. Explore Eschenbach's history: his life, his career, his passionate dedication to the arts.

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