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National Symphony Orchestra: Krzysztof Urbanski, conductor / Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano, plays MacMillan & Saint-Saëns
6/20/2013 - 6/22/2013
The NSO, conducted by Krzysztof Urbanski, alternates between programs featuring concerti by Macmillan and Saint-Saëns, both with celebrated pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, who plays with "classical refinement and cool beauty" (New York Times).
National Symphony Orchestra: Season Opening Ball Concert: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Yo-Yo Ma, cello; Cameron Carpenter, organ
9/29/2013 7:00 PM
Eschenbach officially opens the NSO's new season with a program featuring superstar cellist Yo-Yo Ma in Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations. Also, Saint-Saëns's "Organ Symphony" finale features the NSO debut of young organist Cameron Carpenter.
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / NSO Hechinger Commission: Roger Reynolds's george WASHINGTON
10/3/2013 - 10/5/2013
Music Director Christoph Eschenbach leads a fascinating program that includes Saint-Saëns's "Organ Symphony" featuring NSO organist William Neil, as well as george WASHINGTON, a world premiere by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Roger Reynolds.