Classical WETA's ongoing series featuring performances from the National Symphony Orchestra, hosted by Nicole Lacroix. This special radio series is made possible by WETA's Friends of Classical Music, including Patricia Sagon. The National Symphony Orchestra’s radio programs are generously supported in part by The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation.
Gianandrea Noseda Conducts First NSO Showcase of the Season
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 9:00pm
National Symphony Orchestra Music Director designate Gianandrea Noseda takes up the baton for Classical WETA’s first NSO Showcase of the 2016-2017 season. We’ll highlight a concert from last November which featured Prokofiev’s Second Violin Concerto, Rachmaninoff’s Second Symphony, and a first NSO performance of Alfredo Casella’s Elegia Eroica. We’ll also go back in time to Maestro Noseda’s NSO debut concert in February, 2011 for a hearing of Smetana’s The Kiss Overture.
Be sure to join us Wednesday, November 2 at 9:00 pm, as we kick off our 9th season of NSO Showcase broadcasts on Classical WETA.
Bedrich Smetana: The Kiss Overture
Sergei Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.63
James Ehnes, guest violinist
Alfredo Casella: Elegia Eroica
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27