You’ve heard the music in film scores and TV ads. Now experience the tremendous impact of a live performance when the National Symphony Orchestra, The Choral Arts Society of Washington and soloists from the Wolf Trap Opera Company present Carl Orff's epic choral masterpiece Carmina Burana and Mussorgsky's colorful Pictures at an Exhibition.
Event begins at 8:15PM
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