National Symphony Orchestra: Osmo Vänskä, conductor / Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony, plus Sibelius and Aho
4/24/2014 - 4/26/2014
Renowned conductor Osmo Vänskä leads Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4, Sibelius's Symphony No. 3, and Aho's Clarinet Concerto featuring the NSO debut of Martin Fröst, "a kinetic player with a vivid, interpretative imagination" (The New York Times).
National Symphony Orchestra: Beyond the Score: Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 4--Why Italy?
4/25/2014 8:00 PM
For aficionados and newcomers alike, this series uses actors, narration, excerpts, and multimedia to share captivating stories behind a score, followed by a full performance of the work. This event explores Mendelssohn's delightful "Italian" Symphony.