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2013 NSO Tour

Spain, Germany, France and Oman

Follow the National Symphony Orchestra in 2013 as the Orchestra tours Spain, Germany, France, and Oman. Maestro Eschenbach will lead the NSO through a whirlwind tour across four countries and two continents.

This tour promises to be a remarkable journey that knits disparate cultures and vast distances together through the love of Beethoven, Bartok, Brahms, Mozart and Strauss.

The NSO's tour kicks off in Madrid, Spain (Thursday, January 31 and February 1, 2013), where the NSO will play at Auditorio Nacional de Musica. Then it's off to Murcia, Spain (Saturday, February 2), where the NSO will perform at the Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Victor Villegas. From there, Eschenbach and the NSO will mount a tour through Germany, stopping in Düsseldorf (Monday, February 4); Hamburg (Wednesday, February 6 ); Nürnberg, (Thursday, February 7); Frankfurt am Main, (Saturday, February 9); before Paris (Sunday, February 10), the final concert in the European part of the tour. Then it's off to Muscat, Oman, for the final engagement of the tour. Not only is this the NSO's first performance in that country, the NSO is the first major American orchestra to perform in the Royal Opera House.

Maestro Eschenbach has always sought to promote and nurture great artistic talents, and this tour will be no exception. The soloists include violinist Arabella Steinbacher, pianist Tzimon Barto, and violinist Dan Zhu. It promises to be an unforgettable series of enriching encounters. The NSO's tour kicks off in Madrid, Spain (Thursday, January 31 and February 1, 2013), in the Auditorio Nacional de Musica. Then it's off to Murcia (Saturday, February 2) where they'll perform in the Auditorio de Congresos Victor Villegas.

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NSO in Madrid with Arabella Steinbacher

January 31, 2013 |Madrid, Spain | Auditorio Nacional de Musica

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NSO in Madrid An Orchestral Evening

February 01, 2013 |Madrid, Spain | Auditorio Nacional de Musica

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NSO in Murcia with Arabella Steinbacher

February 02, 2013 |Murcia, Spain | Auditorio y Centro de Congresos Victor Villegas

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NSO in Düsseldorf Arabella Steinbacher

February 04, 2013 |Düsseldorf, Germany | Tonhalle

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NSO in Hamburg with Arabella Steinbacher

February 06, 2013 |Hamburg, Germany | Laeiszhalle

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NSO in Nürnberg An Orchestral Evening

February 07, 2013 |Nürnberg, Germany | Meistersingerhalle, Großer Saal

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NSO in Frankfurt with Arabella Steinbacher

February 09, 2013 |Frankfurt, Germany | Alte Oper, Großer Saal

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NSO in Paris with Tzimon Barto

February 10, 2013 |Paris, France | Salle Pleyel

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NSO in Muscat with Dan Zhu

February 13, 2013 |Muscat, Oman | Royal Opera House