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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Part of the NSO celebration Fantasy & Fate: Tchaikovsky Masterworks
Glenn Donnellan, NSO violin, on the program:
"I wore a hole in my old LP listening to Tchaikovsky's Sérénade mélancolique, and playing the piece as a youth gave me an outlet for my soul. It's the composer at his most poignant, paired with the voluptuous, vibrant sound of our concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef. And the Valse-Scherzo: I grew up hearing this amazing showpiece on the broadcasts of the Tchaikovsky Violin Competition. I can't wait to hear Nurit own it!"
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
David and Alice Rubenstein are the Presenting Underwriters of the NSO.
The NSO Music Director Chair is generously endowed by Roger and Vicki Sant.
The Blue Series is sponsored by United Technologies Corporation.
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