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If You Work Near Union Station, Take Your Lunch Break at 1pm and See a free concert by the National Symphony Orchestra

by Prince Of Petworth February 8, 2019 at 10:45 am 0

From the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation:

“On Friday, February 8th at 1:00 pm, the National Symphony Orchestra, led by the Kennedy Center’s Music Director, Gianandrea Noseda, will present a free concert in Union Station’s Main Hall.

This performance marks the third time that the NSO will visit Union Station as part of its commitment to engaging communities beyond the Kennedy Center and sharing live classical music with new audiences.

Come one, come all for what is sure to be a spectacular performance featuring soloist and Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef and Principal Trombone Craig Mulcahy, along with selections from Gustav Holst‘s The Planets.

The planned repertoire is:
Gustav Holst – “Mars” from The Planets, Op. 32
Gustav Holst – “Venus” from The Planets, Op. 32
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Finale, Allegro from Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543
Antonín Dvorák (Joshua Bell and J.A.C. Redford) – “Song to the Moon” from Rusalka, featuring Nurit Bar-Josef, First Violin
Johannes Brahms – Allegro giocoso from Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98
Johann Strauss, Jr. – Overture to Die Fledermaus
Arthur Pryor – Blue Bells of Scotland, featuring Craig Mulcahy, Principal Trombone
Gustav Holst – “Mercury” from The Planets, Op. 32
Gustav Holst – “Jupiter” from The Planets, Op. 32
* ENCORE * John Williams – “Imperial March” from Star Wars”


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