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Cancelled: Lang Lang in Recital (presented by the National Symphony Orchestra)

Sun, Feb 25, 2018, 4:00 PM

Update Note: This event has been cancelled. Please see further details below. 

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West-Eastern Divan Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim, founder & conductor

Wed, Nov 7, 2018, 8:00 PM

This orchestra based in Seville, Spain, brings together young Arab and Israeli musicians and defies the fierce political divide in the Middle East. Their program, conducted by Daniel Barenboim, will include R. Strauss’s Don Quixote and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5.


Teatro Regio Torino: I vespri Siciliani, in Concert

Tue, May 21, 2019, 7:00 PM

As the Music Director of Italy’s famed opera house, NSO Music Director Gianandrea Noseda brings musicians from the opera company along with special guest soloists to Washington, D.C. to give a concert performance of Verdi’s I vespri Siciliani.