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The Kennedy Center Chamber Players play Bach, Mendelssohn & Brahms
10/6/2013 7:30 PM
Musicians of the NSO perform J.S. Bach's Sonata in D major and Mendelssohn's Sonata No.1 in B-flat major--both for cello and piano--as well as Brahms's Piano Trio No. 2 in C major.
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Brahms's Symphony No. 1, plus two by Mozart
12/5/2013 - 12/7/2013
Maestro Eschenbach leads the NSO in Brahms's magnificent Symphony No. 1 and two classics by Mozart: the Die Zauberflöte Overture, as well as his Violin Concerto No. 4 featuring NSO concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef.
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Steven Isserlis, cello, plays Schumann
2/6/2014 - 2/8/2014
Steven Isserlis, renowned for "the unrivaled intensity of his playing" (The Guardian), shines in Schumann's Cello Concerto on a program led by Christoph Eschenbach that also includes the Brahms/Schoenberg Piano Quartet and Haydn's Symphony No. 72.
The Kennedy Center Chamber Players play Glinka, Colgrass & Brahms
3/9/2014 2:00 PM
Musicians of the NSO perform Glinka's Trio Pathétique in D minor for Clarinet, Bassoon, and Piano, plus Colgrass's Variations for Four Drums and Viola and Brahms's Piano Quintet in F minor.
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Fortas Chamber Music Concert: The Nash Ensemble of London
4/1/2014 7:30 PM
Last heard at the Kennedy Center as part of the 2009 CrossCurrents festival, The Nash Ensemble performs one of musical literature's timeless cornerstones, Brahms's Clarinet Quintet, on a program with works by Mozart, J. Strauss, and Schoenberg.
National Symphony Orchestra: James Conlon, conductor / Gil Shaham, violin, plays Korngold
4/10/2014 - 4/12/2014
A "brilliant violinist [with] flawless precision and gleeful command" (The New York Times), Gil Shaham plays Korngold's Violin Concerto on a program led by renowned conductor James Conlon that also includes masterpieces by Brahms and Zemlinsky.
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Nicola Benedetti, violin, & Leonard Elschenbroich, cello, play Brahms's Double Concerto
6/5/2014 - 6/7/2014
Maestro Eschenbach leads Brahms's famed Double Concerto featuring two rising young stars--violinist Nicola Benedetti and cellist Leonard Elschenbroich, both in their NSO debuts. The program also includes Tchaikovsky's "Pathétique" Symphony.
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