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National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Beethoven's Symphonies 1 & 2 / Christian Tetzlaff, violin, plays a U.S. premiere

Christian Tetzlaff's "sheer, explosive virtuosity" (The New York Times) comes to the fore in Widmann's Violin Concerto. Beethoven's First and Second Symphonies frame the program, completing the NSO's recent Beethoven cycle.

  • Feb. 27 - Mar. 1, 2014
  • Concert Hall
  • 1 hour, 40 minutes
  • $10.00 - $85.00
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Watch: Christian Tetzlaff invites you to his concerts

Christian Tetzlaff's "sheer, explosive virtuosity" (The New York Times) comes to the fore in the U.S. premiere of Jörg Widmann's Violin Concerto, a work the emerging German composer wrote especially for him. Beethoven's First and Second Symphonies frame the program, completing the NSO's recent Beethoven cycle. The First Symphony is a colorful showcase for Beethoven's wit and ingenuity. The Second Symphony reveals the composer's mischievous spirit and warmth of heart.

Performance Timing: Part One - 53 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 32 min. 

NOTE: Christian Tetzlaff will sign CDs in the Concert Hall Foyer following the NSO performances on Friday, Feb. 28 and Saturday, Mar. 1.

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