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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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China National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra with Yuja Wang
11/3/2014 7:30 PM
Star pianist Yuja Wang brings her "practically superhuman keyboard technique" (San Francisco Chronicle) to Ravel's Piano Concerto on a program from Beijing's China NCPA Orchestra.
- 36th Young Concert Artists Series: Stephen Waarts, violin 12/9/2014 7:30 PM
- Vocal Arts DC presents: John Brancy, baritone 12/10/2014 7:30 PM
The Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Works by Bartók, Ravel, Bowen, & Arensky
1/11/2015 2:00 PM
The acclaimed ensemble of NSO musicians plays a selection for Bartók's Duos for Two Violins, plus Ravel's Sonata for Violin and Cello, Bowen's Fantasia for Four Violas, and Arensky's Quartet for Violin, Viola, and Two Cellos.
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- Vocal Arts DC presents: Matthew Polenzani, tenor & Julius Drake, piano 1/14/2015 7:30 PM
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 his U.S. premiere violin concerto featuring "first-rate" (Chicago Tribune) Karen Gomyo, Fauré's Pelléas et Mélisande Suite, and Ravel's complete 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: Iberian Suite: 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, Charbrier's España, Debussy's Ibéria, and Lalo's Symphonie espagnole featuring violinist Leticia Muñoz 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.
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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