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National Symphony Orchestra: Season Opening Gala Concert
Noseda leads a jazz-inspired evening with Yuja Wang

Saturday, September 28, 2019 7:00 PM

National Symphony Orchestra

Our adventure begins with a concert of favorites influenced by jazz. Gianandrea Noseda’s lively program explores how great composers of the last century have embraced the distinctly American art form with gusto, creating unforgettable music that fans of all genres adore. Pianist extraordinaire Yuja Wang joins Noseda for Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

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Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Yuja Wang, piano
Bernstein: Divertimento
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2
Stravinsky: Circus Polka
Stravinsky: Scherzo à la Russe
Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 2
Gershwin: An American in Paris

Our adventure begins with a concert of favorites influenced by jazz. Gianandrea Noseda’s lively program explores how great composers of the last century have embraced the distinctly American art form with gusto, creating unforgettable music that fans of all genres adore. Pianist extraordinaire Yuja Wang joins Noseda for Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No. 2.

Please visit our event page for information about gala packages, including cocktails in the REACH, prime concert seating, and post-concert dinner and dancing.