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Venue: Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

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DC DC 20566
United States
Google maps38° 53' 44.891" N 77° 3' 20.408" W
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WashingtonEschenbach returns

Dvořák, Schumann
National Symphony Orchestra; Christoph Eschenbach; Christian Tetzlaff

WashingtonLiving the Dream...Singing the Dream 32nd Annual Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Choral Arts Society of Washington; Unknown

WashingtonHoneck conducts Dvořák

Bates, Mozart, Dvořák
National Symphony Orchestra; Manfred Honeck; Nikolai Lugansky

WashingtonEdward Gardner conducts Nielsen

Grieg, Dvořák, Nielsen
National Symphony Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Nicolas Altstaedt

WashingtonNoseda conducts Mahler's Fifth and Schubert

Schubert, Mahler
National Symphony Orchestra; Gianandrea Noseda

WashingtonTchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

Barber, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky
National Symphony Orchestra; Gianandrea Noseda; Akiko Suwanai

WashingtonTchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

Tchaikovsky, Dvořák
National Symphony Orchestra; Gianandrea Noseda; Akiko Suwanai

WashingtonKozhukhin plays Grieg's Piano Concerto

Shostakovich, Grieg, Lyadov
National Symphony Orchestra; Gustavo Gimeno; Denis Kozhukhin
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Copland’s Third Symphony redeems Slatkin and the NSO

Leonard Slatkin © Cybelle Codish
After a humdrum reimagining of Paganini's 24th Caprice and an underwhelming Rachmaninov piano concerto, Slatkin triumphs with an august Copland 3.
**111
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Expanded Puts song cycle scores well for NSO

Gianandrea Noseda © Scott Suchman
Kevin Puts’ expanded work on Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Steiglitz provides another triumph for Renée Fleming and the NSO, while two Strauss works demonstrate both its artistic re-emergence and work left to do.
****1
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A luxuriant Tristan und Isolde Act 2 from Noseda and the NSO

Stephen Gould (Tristan) and Christine Goerke (Isolde) © Scott Suchman

Wagner’s Liebestod-laden second act proves the ideal opera snapshot in Washington DC. 

****1
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Some gems and revelations in the NSO's “dance” program

Gianandrea Noseda © Sussie Ahlburg
A major work going well beyond tango by Astor Piazzolla and a fresh introduction to African-American composer Florence Price highlight a concert that tries a bit too hard to please
***11
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Urbański proves his mettle with Tchaikovsky and Chopin in Washington

Krzysztof Urbański © Marco Borggreve
Krzysztof Urbański elects an ideal pace and shape for Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony in a guest conducting appearance with the National Symphony Orchestra, on an evening also featuring Lise de la Salle playing Chopin.
****1
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An opening concert of contrasts in Washington DC

Gianandrea Noseda © Steve Sherman
A good audience turnout for the opening of Noseda's third NSO season justifies an all-20th-century program centering on Carl Orff's popular and direct setting of medieval poems about real life and fate, but also presenting gentler works of religious reflection.
****1
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Holy Schmitt! Choral Arts thrills with Schmitt's Psalm 47

Scott Tucker © Shannon Finney Photography
A concert featuring noteworthy choral works by Gabriel Fauré and his students Florent Schmitt and Lili Boulanger brings the fascinating musical milieu of turn-of-the-century Paris to life.
*****
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Schubert from Fleming, Noseda, the NSO... and Berio!

Renée Fleming © Andrew Eccles | Decca
An evening of Schubert in Washington DC, ending with Luciano Berio's "restoration" job, Rendering
*****
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