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National Symphony Orchestra

The National Symphony Orchestra makes its home at the Kennedy Center, the nation's center for the performing arts. Comprised of 100 talented musicians, the NSO performs a dazzling variety of concerts throughout the year – from thrilling classical programs featuring music by favorite composers like Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven, and Brahms… to lively pops concerts celebrating the best of Broadway and the American songbook... to fun-filled family programs designed with many different age groups in mind.

Events
Nov. 21 – 23NSO: Fleming and Gilfry in an NSO co-commission / Noseda conducts Also sprach Zarathustra
Dec. 5 & 7NSO: Celebrating Slatkin at 75 / Kern plays Rachmaninoff
Dec. 13 – 14NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.
Dec. 19 – 22NSO: Handel's Messiah
Jan. 16 – 19, 2020NSO: Bronfman plays Beethoven / Holst's The Planets
Jan. 24 & 25, 2020NSO: Eschenbach returns / Tetzlaff plays Dvořák
Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, 2020NSO: Lugansky plays Mozart / Honeck conducts Dvořák
Feb. 6 & 9, 2020NSO: Dvořák's Cello Concerto
Feb. 20 – 22, 2020NSO: Noseda conducts Mahler's Fifth and Schubert
Feb. 27 – 29, 2020NSO: Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto
Apr. 2 – 4, 2020NSO: Kozhukhin plays Grieg's Piano Concerto
Apr. 16 & 18, 2020NSO: Langrée conducts Brahms's First / Hough plays Beethoven
Apr. 23 – 25, 2020NSO: Eschenbach conducts Ravel's Boléro / Carpenter plays Poulenc
May. 7 – 9, 2020NSO: Noseda conducts Mahler's Fourth / NSO stars play Haydn
May. 14 & 16, 2020NSO: Memory and Myth: Music by Sibelius and an NSO premiere
May. 28 & 29, 2020NSO: Beethoven at 250: Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3
May. 30 & Jun. 3, 2020NSO: Beethoven at 250: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 5
Jun. 5 & 6, 2020NSO: Beethoven at 250: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 7
Jun. 9 & 10, 2020NSO: Beethoven at 250: Symphonies Nos. 6 & 8
Jun. 12 – 14, 2020NSO: Beethoven at 250: Symphony No. 9

Music Music: Classical Music: Choral

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