The National Symphony Orchestra opens their 2013-14 season with the celebratory Season Opening Ball Concert Sunday night, September 29th in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. NSO Music Director Christoph Eschenbach spoke with Classical WETA's Deborah Lamberton about the gala event's music and guest artists, including cellist Yo-Yo Ma and organist Cameron Carpenter.
Be sure to tune in for all the excitement Wednesday morning, October 2nd at 11:00 AM as Classical WETA presents an exclusive broadcast of the NSO Season Opening Ball Concert, hosted by Nicole Lacroix.
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By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →
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