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Nicholas Stovall, NSO principal oboe, explains why he's excited to be a part of Ravel's "Le Tombeau de Couperin" in the Concert Hall.
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Emil de Cou disusses Ravel
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National Symphony Orchestra: Matthias Pintscher, conductor: Karen Gomyo, violin, plays Pintscher's Mar'eh / Works by Fauré & Ravel
2/19/2015 - 2/21/2015
Matthias Pintscher conducts the U.S. premiere of his violin concerto with "first-rate" (Chicago Tribune) violinist Karen Gomyo, Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, and Ravel's Daphnis et Chloé.
- Washington Performing Arts presents: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Charles Dutoit, music director 2/21/2015 3:00 PM
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Four French Composers Inspired by Spain
3/12/2015 - 3/14/2015
Iberian culture's impact on France is explored through Ravel's Boléro, Chabrier's España, Debussy's Ibéria, and Lalo's Symphonie espagnole featuring violinist Leticia Moreno's NSO debut.
Fortas Chamber Music Concerts: Emerson String Quartet
3/26/2015 7:30 PM
The eight-time Grammy Award-winning ensemble returns with a program that features three works by Purcell, two Fantasias and his stately Chacony arranged by Britten; Beethoven's stirring "Harp" Quartet; and Ravel's beautiful String Quartet.
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National Symphony Orchestra: Leonidas Kavakos, conductor & violin: Works by J.S. Bach, Mussorgsky, & Sibelius
5/14/2015 - 5/16/2015
Leonidas Kavakos takes the podium for Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition, orchestrated by Ravel, and Sibelius's Pelléas and Mélisande. He also showcases his solo talents in J.S. Bach's Violin Concerto No. 1.
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