February 8th Free NSO Concert at Union Station a Great Success!
On Friday, February 8th at 1:00 pm, the National Symphony Orchestra, led by the Kennedy Center’s Music Director, Gianandrea Noseda, presented a fantastic, free concert in Union Station’s Main Hall. The performance featured soloist and Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef and Principal Trombone Craig Mulcahy.
The repertoire consisted of:
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
This was the third time that the NSO visited Union Station as part of its commitment to engaging communities beyond the Kennedy Center and sharing live classical music with new audiences.