Music Director Christoph Eschenbach begins his second season with the National Symphony Orchestra on Sunday, September 25, 2011, as he leads the NSO with guest atists, violinist Joshua Bell and baritone Thomas Hampson, in the Season Opening Ball Concert. This sold-out event celebrating the NSO's 80th anniversary will be broadcast on Classical WETA Tuesday morning, September 27th, at 11:00 a.m.
Classical WETA senior producer Deb Lamberton sat down with Maestro Eschenbach to explore the upcoming NSO season, and to delve into the role music and music-making plays in his life.
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