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Nurit Bar-Josef (uncredited)

National Symphony Orchestra: Fantasy & Fate: Tchaikovsky Masterworks: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Symphony No. 1 / Nurit Bar-Josef, Concertmaster, plays Sérénade mélancolique and Valse-Scherzo

The NSO performs the Russian master's Sérénade mélancolique and Valse-Scherzo--both featuring NSO Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef--plus Tchaikovsky's "Winter Dreams" Symphony and Hamlet Fantasy Overture.

  • Jan. 22 - 24, 2015
  • Concert Hall
  • 1 hour, 40 minutes
  • $10.00 - $85.00

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Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 1, which the composer nicknamed "Winter Daydreams," evokes tranquil images of snowy landscapes and glowing fireplaces. NSO Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef plays both the beautifully meditative Sérénade mélancolique and technically demanding Valse-Scherzo. Plus, the composer takes inspiration from the Bard in his brooding Hamlet Fantasy-Overture. 

Part of the NSO celebration Fantasy & Fate: Tchaikovsky Masterworks

Performance Timing: Part One - 40 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 45 min.

AfterWords: Thu., Jan. 22 performance followed by a free discussion with the artists and NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon.

Program and Notes

Hamlet, Fantasy Overture after Shakespeare, Op. 67
Sérénade mélancolique, Op. 26
Valse-Scherzo, Op. 34
 Symphony No. 1 in G minor, Op. 13 "Winter Dreams"


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