Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Attempting To Raise Its Profile, National Symphony Orchestra Tonight Takes To Traditional Airwaves In Program Ranging From Beethoven To Prokofiev

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Robert Schumann: Overture to Die Braut von Messina, Op. 100
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op. 58
Nikolaï Lugansky, pianist
Thomas Dausgaard, conductor

Leó Weiner: Serenade, Op. 3
Iván Fischer, conductor

Sergei Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6 in E-flat minor, Op. 111
Neeme Järvi, conductor

NSO Showcase on Classical WETA at 9 PM EDT


Photo credit: Kyiv, Ukraine, The National Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War (of 1941-1945) (Ukrainian: Національний музей історії Великої Вітчизняної Війни 1941-1945 років, Russian: Национальный музей истории Великой Отечественной войны 1941-1945 годов). Marianivka at en.wikipedia.

The museum was established on May 9th, 1981. On June 21, 1996, the museum was accorded its current status of National Museum by a special decree signed by Leonid Kuchma, then the President of Ukraine.


We also, unlike the National Symphony Orchestra or Classical WETA, remember Pearl Harbor.


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