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Anne-Sophie Mutter (Harald Hoffman)

National Symphony Orchestra: Season Opening Ball Concert: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

The season begins with a gala concert led by Music Director Christoph Eschenbach with the "fleet-fingered energy and poise" (The New York Times) of violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter playing Mendelssohn and Sarasate; and works by Beethoven and Strauss.

  • Sun., Sep. 30, 2012, 7:00 PM
  • Concert Hall
  • 1 hr. 23 min.
  • $47.00 - $125.00
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The National Symphony Orchestra begins its 82nd season on September 30 with its annual Season Opening Ball Concert conducted by NSO and Kennedy Center Music Director Christoph Eschenbach. Featuring the "fleet-fingered energy and poise" (The New York Times) of violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter performing Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Sarasate's Carmen Fantasy, the program also includes Beethoven's Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus and Richard Strauss's Suite from Der Rosenkavalier.

Performance Timing: Part One - 33 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 35 min.  

NOTE: The evening continues with an elegant dinner and dancing under a pavilion on the Kennedy Center's South Plaza. For more information, call (202) 416-8102 or visit nationalsymphony.org/nsoball.

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