Friday, June 17, 2011

Born In The USA: National Symphony And Washington National Opera Must Learn From Leading U.S. Companies To Appreciate American Ingenuity And Craft

Who programmed this concert? Where's the American classical music?

FREE Event--Kennedy Center National Symphony Orchestra

Jun 29, 2011 at 8:00 PM

Conducted by NSO Assistant Conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mr. Bahl is based in New York City where he regularly works with the conservatories, regional orchestras and professional orchestras in the area in addition to his guest appearances abroad.

Performance Timing: 65 minutes, with no intermission

Free ticket required! An in-person ticket giveaway (2 tickets per person) will be held on the day of the performance, beginning at 6 p.m. in the Hall of Nations.


BERLIOZ - Overture, The Roman Carnival, Op. 9
MUSSORGSKY - "Ballet of Little Chicks in their Shells" from Pictures at an Exhibition orch. Maurice Ravel
HAYDN - Allegro spiritoso from Symphony No. 83 in G minor, "La Poule"
BEETHOVEN - Scherzo from Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral"
BEETHOVEN - Storm from Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68, "Pastoral"
TCHAIKOVSKY - Finale: Andante maestoso - Allegro vivace from Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
BARTÓK - Romanian Folk Dances
DVORÁK - Larghetto from Serenade in E major for String Orchestra, Op. 22
STRAUSS (THE YOUNGER) - Thunder and Lightning Polka, Op. 324
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV - "Flight of the Bumblebee" from The Tale of Tsar Saltan
STRAVINSKY - Selections from The Firebird

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