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National Symphony Orchestra: Memory and Myth: Music by Sibelius and an NSO premiere

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - Saturday, May 16, 2020

National Symphony Orchestra

In a symphonic exploration of legend and lore, visionary maestro David Robertson conducts Mnemosyne's Pool, an NSO co-commission from Grammy Award®–winning composer Steven Mackey. Drawing inspiration from the Greek goddess of memory, Mackey’s work tells the story of souls who dared drink from the river Mnemosyne in Hades, thereby bestowing eternal life in the Elysian Fields. Sibelius weaves Finnish mythology into music in The Swan of Tuonela, a tone poem depicting the hero’s quest to kill a mystical swan swimming through the Finnish realm of the dead.

Price

$15.00 - $99.00

Run Time

Running Time: TBA

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David Robertson, conductor
Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
S. Mackey: Mnemosyne's Pool (NSO co-commission) **
Sibelius: Symphony No. 1

In a symphonic exploration of legend and lore, visionary maestro David Robertson conducts Mnemosyne's Pool, an NSO co-commission from Grammy Award®–winning composer Steven Mackey. Drawing inspiration from the Greek goddess of memory, Mackey’s work tells the story of souls who dared drink from the river Mnemosyne in Hades, thereby bestowing eternal life in the Elysian Fields. Sibelius weaves Finnish mythology into music in The Swan of Tuonela, a tone poem depicting the hero’s quest to kill a mystical swan swimming through the Finnish realm of the dead.

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NSO Trio: Classical & Pops

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