11/10 “Pershing’s Own” US Army Band



Saturday, November 10, 2018
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Join COL Andrew J. Esch as he conducts an evening of music that will engage and inspire. We celebrate Veterans and give you a special preview of our up-coming winter performances at the Midwest Orchestra and Band Clinic in Chicago, Illinois.

Free tickets available online only on Monday, October 29 and while supplies last. Parking is free at the venue.

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11/3 Alexandria Symphony Orchestra: Bernstein, Krash, and Mendelssohn


PROGRAM 2 – Mendelssohn: SYMPHONY NO. 3
Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 8pm
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James Ross, conductor
Tanya Anisimova, cello

BERNSTEIN: Overture to West Side Story
BERNSTEIN: Three Dance Episodes from On The Town
JESSICA KRASH: cello concerto (World Premiere)
MENDELSSOHN: Symphony No. 3 “Scottish”

The November program celebrates the past and present of American music. In recognition of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday celebration, the orchestra will perform two pieces from his acclaimed musicals, including the Overture to West Side Story and Three Dances Episodes from On the Town. The present comes into focus as the ASO performs the world premiere of Jessica Krash’s Cello Concerto. Closing the program will be Felix Mendelssohn’s Symphony No. 3 “Scottish,” loosely based on the composer’s travels in Scotland with his longtime friend Karl Klingemann.

NOVA Band performs with George Mason University Wind Symphony 10/25


On Thursday, Oct. 25, the George Mason University Wind Symphony, under the direction of Mark Camphouse, and the NOVA Alexandria Band, under the direction of Lisa Eckstein, will present a FREE concert!

Come and hear favorites by Camille Saint-Saens, Percy Grainger, John Philip Sousa, Henry Fillmore, David Gillingham, Edward Gregson, Charles Carter, Rossano Galante, and new pieces by young composers Justin David Casinghino, Matthew Bandman, and Nathan Pereda. This concert will also feature Air Force Band member, Kate Fitzpatrick, as French Horn soloist!

Yeol Eum Son performs Chopin with Washington Chamber Orchestra at Schlesinger Center

For one very special night, an award-winning Pianist Yeol Eum Son, a double Silver medalist at the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition and 2009 Van Cliburn International Competition, will perform a benefit performance with the Washington Chamber Orchestra.
Concert proceeds will support the Washington Chamber Orchestra Endowment, ensuring its mission in the future, “Making Classical Music More Accessible to Everyone in the Community.”
The concert includes Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, the piece she played in the final round of the Van Cliburn Competition. Mozart’s delightful Symphony No. 35 “Haffner” and Serenade for Small Orchestra by Malcolm Arnold will be performed by WCO.

For tickets, visit www.thewco.org