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Image for National Symphony Orchestra Leonard Slatkin conductor/Leonidas Kavakos, violin National Symphony Orchestra Leonard Slatkin conductor/Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Five works take you on a journey through the 1940s' most fascinating music, including Korngold’s Violin Concerto, Thomson's Yankee Doodle Suite, and Schuman's Third Symphony.
Feb. 3 - 5, 2005, Concert Hall
$20.00-$77.00
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Image for The Fine Arts Quartet, with Yossi Kalichstein, piano The Fine Arts Quartet, with Yossi Kalichstein, piano
For nearly 60 years since its 1946 debut, this famous quartet has enjoyed astonishing success. Wolfensohn joins them for Schumann’s Piano Quintet, a timeless chamber favorite.
Tue., Feb. 8, 2005, 7:30 PM, Terrace Theater
$32.00
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Image for National Symphony Orchestra Leonard Slatkin conductor/Lynn Harrell, cello National Symphony Orchestra Leonard Slatkin conductor/Lynn Harrell, cello
This thrilling program features three famed works from the 1940s: Barber's Cello Concerto, Bernstein's "Jeremiah" Symphony, and Copland's Third Symphony.
Feb. 10 - 12, 2005, Concert Hall
$20.00-$77.00
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Image for NSO Family Concert: I Hear America: Back to the 40s! NSO Family Concert: I Hear America: Back to the 40s!
The NSO whisks families back to "the good old days" with the playful melodies of Leroy Anderson, the big band swing of Duke Ellington, and the breathtaking music of Aaron Copland.
Sun., Feb. 27, 2005, Concert Hall
$15.00-$18.00
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Centene CorporationThe NSO 1940s Festival performances are sponsored by Centene Corporation.
 
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Image for What to Listen for in Music: American Composers of the 1940s What to Listen for in Music: American Composers of the 1940s
This four-part series surveys American composers from the 1940s: Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson, Richard Rodgers, Samuel Barber, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, and more.
Jan. 10 - Feb. 7, 2005, Terrace Gallery
$12.00
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Image for Meet the Artists of the NSO: Leonard Slatkin Meet the Artists of the NSO: Leonard Slatkin
Enjoy a discussion with the NSO Music Director before he leads a classical American music program later that evening, followed by dinner.
Fri., Feb. 4, 2005, 6:00 PM, Atrium
$45.00
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