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National Symphony Orchestra Assistant Conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl discusses Stravinsky's The Firebird.
From the National Symphony Orchestra: 2011-2012 Season Preview Concert with Assistant Conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl.
The world premiere of Stravinsky - The Rite of Spring
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- Review - "NSO Musicians Dampen 'Pastorale,' Soar on 'Firebird'" The Washington Post - Washington, DC (Apr. 21, 2006)
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National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Stravinsky's Le Sacre du printemps / Aaron Goldman, Principal Flute, plays Mozart's Flute Concerto No. 2
11/13/2014 - 11/15/2014
NSO Music Director Christoph Eschenbach conducts Stravinsky's Le Sacre du printemps ("The Rite of Spring") on a program that also includes Mozart's Flute Concerto No. 2 featuring NSO Principal Flute Aaron Goldman.
Fortas Chamber Music Concerts: Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianos
11/13/2014 7:30 PM
Hailed for their "stellar musicianship, technical mastery, and awe-inspiring artistry" (San Francisco Examiner), the twin pianists bring a delightful program for two pianos with works by Brahms, Debussy, Lutoslawski, and Stravinsky.
National Symphony Orchestra: Beyond the Score: Stravinsky's Le Sacre du printemps--Savage or Sacred?
11/14/2014 8:00 PM
For aficionados and newcomers alike, this concert uses actors, narration, music excerpts, and projected visuals to share captivating stories behind Stravinsky's powerful masterpiece, followed by a full performance of the work.
National Symphony Orchestra: Rossen Milanov, conductor: Stravinsky's Firebird Suite / Garrick Ohlsson, piano, plays Busoni's Piano Concerto
11/20/2014 - 11/22/2014
"Scintillating" (New York Times) pianist Garrick Ohlsson and Washington Men's Camerata join the NSO for Busoni's massive masterpiece. Making his NSO subscription concert debut, Rossen Milanov also conducts Stravinsky's Firebird Suite.
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National Symphony Orchestra: Fantasy & Fate: Tchaikovsky Masterworks: Juraj Valcuha, conductor: Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 / Works by Stravinsky & Bruch
2/5/2015 - 2/7/2015
Conductor Juraj Valcuha leads Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5, Stravinsky's Pulcinella Suite, and Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1 featuring the NSO debut of Vilde Frang--"clearly a new star in the violin firmament" (The Guardian).
- Washington Performing Arts presents: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Charles Dutoit, music director 2/21/2015 3:00 PM
Fortas Chamber Music Concerts: Imani Winds
3/1/2015 7:30 PM
The Grammy-nominated quintet brings an inventive program featuring Imani flutist Valerie Coleman's gypsy-inspired Tzigane, Kowalewski's arrangement of Debussy's Bruyères; excerpts from Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, and more.
- Washington Performing Arts presents: Raphaël Sévère, clarinet 3/30/2015 7:30 PM
- Washington Performing Arts presents: Jay Campbell, cello, with Conor Hanick, piano 4/12/2015 7:30 PM
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