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National Symphony Orchestra: Bronfman plays Beethoven / Holst's The Planets

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - Sunday, January 19, 2020

National Symphony Orchestra New to the NSO

From menacing Mars to enigmatic Neptune, a wondrous cosmic dance comes to symphonic life in Holst’s The Planets. Recently appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Dallas Symphony, New Zealand–born Gemma New makes her NSO debut with this uplifting cornerstone of classical music, taking the audience on a transcendent trip through the universe. World-renowned pianist Yefim Bronfman joins the program to perform Beethoven’s poetic Fourth Piano Concerto.

Price

$15.00 - $99.00

Run Time

Approx. 1-3/4 hours

About

Gemma New, conductor *
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Women's Voices of the University of Maryland Concert Choir
Edward Maclary, Director
S. Fisher: Rainphase **
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4
Holst: The Planets

From menacing Mars to enigmatic Neptune, a wondrous cosmic dance comes to symphonic life in Holst’s The Planets. Recently appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Dallas Symphony, New Zealand–born Gemma New makes her NSO debut with this uplifting cornerstone of classical music, taking the audience on a transcendent trip through the universe. World-renowned pianist Yefim Bronfman joins the program to perform Beethoven’s poetic Fourth Piano Concerto.

ForeWords
Beginning at 7 p.m. before the Jan. 18 performance & and at 2 p.m. before the Jan. 19 performance.
Before your concert, join us in the Justice Forum at the REACH for fascinating stories behind the music! Led by engaging artists and scholars, 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 Jan. 16 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.

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