- National Memorial Day Concert Sun., May 25, 2014, 8:00 PM
- NSO at Wolf Trap: Emil de Cou, conductor / Pixar in Concert Fri., Jun. 20, 2014, 8:30 PM
Upcoming Events: Summer Concerts
NSO at Wolf Trap: Thomas Wilkins, conductor / Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Sat., Aug. 2, 2014, 8:15 PM | Buy Now
The world's most famous cellist, a winner of more than 15 Grammys, Yo-Yo Ma joins the NSO at Wolf Trap for a program that includes Dvorák's Cello Concerto, works by Leonard Bernstein, and Edvard Grieg's Suite No. 1 from Peer Gynt.
National Symphony Orchestra: National Memorial Day Concert
Sun., May 25, 2014, 8:00 PM
An American tradition honoring our men and women in uniform and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, the National Memorial Day Concert will be hosted for the ninth year by Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise.
NSO at Wolf Trap: Emil de Cou, conductor / Pixar in Concert
Fri., Jun. 20, 2014, 8:30 PM | Buy Now
For the first time, at Wolf Trap, the NSO performs Pixar in Concert, with visually stunning clips and memorable scores from each Disney/Pixar movie.
A Capitol Fourth
Fri., Jul. 4, 2014, 8:00 PM
A Capitol Fourth celebrates Independence Day on the lawn of the West Lawn of the Capitol, with patriotic performances and the biggest, most distinctive fireworks display in the nation.
NSO at Wolf Trap: Steven Reineke, conductor / Matthew Morrison
Thu., Jul. 10, 2014, 8:15 PM | Buy Now
NSO Principal Pops conductor Steven Reineke leads the Glee and Broadway sensation in romantic standards and hits from musicals under the stars at Wolf Trap.
NSO at Wolf Trap: Emil de Cou, conductor / Disney Fantasia Live in Concert
Jul. 11 - 12, 2014 | Buy Now
Experience Disney magic on the big screen when the NSO casts an enchanting musical spell on sorcerer Mickey and other cherished characters from the animated masterpiece under the stars at Wolf Trap.
NSO National Trustees' NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra
Jul. 13 - 27, 2014
NSO at Wolf Trap: Andrew Litton, conductor / Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Fri., Jul. 18, 2014, 8:15 PM | Buy Now
"One of the best pianists in the world" (The New York Sun) showcases poetic musicality in dazzling interpretations of Tchaikovsky, Ravel, and Rossini with the NSO conducted by Andrew Litton at Wolf Trap.
NSO at Wolf Trap: Emil de Cou, conductor / 2001: A Space Odyssey
Sat., Jul. 19, 2014, 8:30 PM | Buy Now
Journey through time and space with Stanley Kubrick's Oscar-winning sci-fi epic played on huge screens and its breathtaking score performed by the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Emil de Cou at Wolf Trap.
NSO at Wolf Trap: Grant Gershon, conductor / Carmen
Fri., Jul. 25, 2014, 8:15 PM | Buy Now
Wolf Trap Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra come together for a thrilling tale of love, lust, and desire. This new production is fully staged and costumed with custom video projection design.
NSO at Wolf Trap: Vince Mendoza, conductor / Mary Chapin Carpenter: Songs From The Movie
Fri., Aug. 1, 2014, 8:15 PM | Buy Now
Vince Mendoza conducts the NSO in spellbinding orchestral arrangements from intimate country/rock Grammy winner Mary Chapin Carpenter's new album, Songs from the Movie, at Wolf Trap.
National Symphony Orchestra: Labor Day Capitol Concert 2014
Sun., Aug. 31, 2014, 8:00 PM
The National Symphony Orchestra celebrates the beginning of its 2014–2014 season with its annual Labor Day Capitol Concert. Participating artists and program to be announced.
All programs are subject to change.
David and Alice Rubenstein are the Presenting Underwriters of the NSO.
The NSO's annual series of Capitol Concerts is made possible by the U.S. Department of the Army
and the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Capital Region, National Mall and Memorial Parks.
The NSO Season Opening Concerts are funded in part by the
Dallas Morse Coors Foundation for the Performing Arts.