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National Symphony Orchestra: Noseda conducts Music of Movement: From Strauss to Ellington

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - Saturday, November 9, 2019

National Symphony Orchestra New to the NSO

Tango. Ballet. Viennese waltz. Music and dance inspire each other and the audience in this diverse program of classical works connecting the two art forms. Noseda conducts Ellington’s jazz interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s lush ballet score, as well as one of Piazzolla's most popular works, the tango-inspired Four Seasons of Buenos Aires with NSO Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef.

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Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Nurit Bar-Josef, violin Ω
J. Strauss II: Tales from the Vienna Woods
Piazzolla/L. Desyatnikov: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Price/Still: Dances in the Canebrakes
Piazzolla: Libertango
Stravinsky: Circus Polka
Shchedrin: Two Tangos by Albéniz
Ellington/Strayhorn/Tyzik: Nutcracker Suite

Tango. Ballet. Viennese waltz. Music and dance inspire each other and the audience in this diverse program of classical works connecting the two art forms. Noseda conducts Ellington’s jazz interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s lush ballet score, as well as one of Piazzolla's most popular works, the tango-inspired Four Seasons of Buenos Aires with NSO Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef.

Performance Timing: Part One - 37 in.; Intermission - 18 min.; PArt Two - 48 min.

FREE! NSO Dance Party featuring Hot Club of Baltimore | Sat., Nov. 9
Following Saturday's concert, head over to the Skylight Pavilion in the REACH for drinks, dancing, and live music from the Hot Club of Baltimore.


ForeWords
Beginning at 7 p.m. before the Nov. 9 performance
Before your concert, join us in the Justice Forum at the REACH for fascinating stories behind the music led by WETA’s Rich Kleinfeldt! Each ForeWords lasts 30 minutes and is free and open to the public. Look for even more of these offerings throughout the season.

AfterWords
Immediately following the Nov. 7 performance
Stay after the performance for an insightful discussion with the some of the exciting guest artists and NSO musicians featured on the night’s program, moderated by NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon. You may even have an opportunity to ask a question! Look for even more of these offerings throughout the season; each AfterWords is free with your concert ticket.
 

Program & Notes

Composer
Piece
Johann Strauss II
Astor Piazzolla
Rodion Shchedrin
Ellington/Strayhorn/Tyzik