National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Pekka Kuusisto, violin - Sibelius's Symphony No. 7
Christoph Eschenbach conducts Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto, whom The Guardian says "may be the best thing to happen to classical music in years." Hear him play Lindberg's Violin Concerto on a program with works by Sibelius and Saariaho.
- Feb. 28 - Mar. 2, 2013
- Concert Hall
- Approx. 2 hours
- $10.00 - $85.00
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Performance Timing: Part One - 60 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 43 min.
Program and Notes
- Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
- Pekka Kuusisto, violin
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