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Matthias Pintscher (uncredited)

National Symphony Orchestra: Matthias Pintscher, conductor: Karen Gomyo, violin, plays Pintscher's Mar'eh / Works by Fauré & Ravel

Matthias Pintscher conducts his U.S. premiere violin concerto featuring "first-rate" (Chicago Tribune) Karen Gomyo, Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, and Ravel's complete Daphnis et Chloé.

  • Feb. 19 - 21, 2015
  • Concert Hall
  • Approx. 2 hours
  • $10.00 - $85.00

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Titled after the Hebrew word for face, sign, or beautiful vision, young composer/conductor Matthew Pintscher's 2011 mosaic-like violin concerto Mar'eh weaves together delicate, ultra-precise solo passages with unusual playing techniques for the orchestra. Pintscher leads the NSO in the work's U.S. premiere featuring "first-rate" (The Chicago Tribune) violinist Karen Gomyo. The program also includes Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, and Ravel's complete Daphnis et Chloé.

Performance Timing: Part One - 42 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 55 min.

Thu., Feb. 19 performance followed by a free discussion with the artists and NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon.

Program and Notes


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