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NSO Community Concert at Howard University
A Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

Friday, October 25, 2019 8:00 PM

National Symphony Orchestra

The National Symphony Orchestra returns to Cramton Auditorium in partnership with Howard University to perform a FREE Community Concert, led by guest conductor Michelle Merrill. Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the campaign for Women’s Suffrage.

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The National Symphony Orchestra returns to Cramton Auditorium in partnership with Howard University to perform a FREE Community Concert, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the campaign for Women’s Suffrage with a program of works by female composers.

The program is led by guest conductor Michelle Merrill and features Howard's own Natalia Kazaryan (piano) & vocal ensemble Afro Blue.

Michelle Merrill, conductor
Natalia Kazaryan, soloist (piano)
Afro Blue, a cappella ensemble

The program includes:

GABRIELA LENA FRANK: "Mestizo Waltz" from Three Latin American Dances for Orchestra
CAROLINE SHAW: Entr'acte
FLORENCE BEATRICE PRICE: "Juba Dance" from Symphony in E minor
AFRO-BLUE: Various works
LILI BOULANGER: D'un matin de printemps
CLARA SCHUMANN: Finale from Piano Concerto in A Minor
PINAR TOPRAK: Theme from Captain Marvel
MRS. H. H. A. BEACH: IV. Allegro di molto from Symphony No. 2 in E minor "Gaelic", Op. 32

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Performance Timing: 65-70 minutes, with no intermission

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Please note, this is a FREE concert and no tickets or reservations are required, however seating is limited to the capacity of the venue. If you or a member of your party requires accessible seats, would like to request an accommodation, or have questions about accessibility, please contact the
Accessibility Office at 202-416-8727 or access@kennedy-center.org