The NSO, conducted by Kelly Corcoran, will perform The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses at the Filene Center on Saturday, July 22.The orchestra will explore "the innovative music and mesmerizing moments from the legendary games," as the games are projected in HD onto big screens in-house & on the lawn.
The National Symphony Orchestra will perform Orff’s Carmina Burana in the Filene Center at Wolf Trap on Friday, July 28. Maestro Gianandrea Nosedawas to have directed the concert but had to withdraw due to an injury. A replacement conductor will be selected.
The orchestra will be joined by The Choral Arts Society of Washington, The Washington Chorus & The Children’s Chorus of Washington.
The program will also feature & Beethoven’sEmperor Concerto, with award-winning pianist Seong-Jin, Cho.
The NSO, conducted by Emil de Cou, will perform music from the hit film La La Landin the Filene Center at Wolf Trap on August 4.The winner of six Academy Awards including Best Original Score and Best Original Song, La La Land tells the story of an aspiring actress, and a dedicated jazz musician in modern-day Los Angeles.
The celebrated film will be projected in HD onto big screens in-house and on the lawn as the NSO performs the score.
The NSO, conducted by Emil de Cou, will perform music from the action film Jurassic Parkat the Filene Center on August 5. Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning classic will be screened in HD on big screens both in-house and on the lawn as John Williams's iconic music is performed live.
Select Concerts at Wolf Trap
The Beach Boys- “America’s favorite surf rockers” - will perform in the Filene Center at Wolf Trap on August 15. "They will bring Fun, Fun, Fun ..... with their iconic summer soundtracks featuring songs like Surfin’ USA, Good Vibrations, Wouldn’t It Be Nice, and more.”
Il Divo will perform in the Filene Center at Wolf Trap on August 31.The classical crossover quartet is comprised of Urs Buhler, Sebastien Izambard, Carlos Marin, and David Miller.They have “enjoyed unparalleled success around the world.”
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra will present Amit Peled, with pianist Stefan Petrov in a recital titled Journey with my Jewishness at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia on September 13.The program will feature Bloch’s From Jewish Life, Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1, Bruch’s Kol Nidrei and Popper’s Hungarian Rhapsody.
“Amit's effective personal narrative in conjunction with a selection of deeply moving works and a passionate performance is said to provoke a personal spiritual journey for each member of the audience.”
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Zimmerman, will present a Fairfax Jubileeat the George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall on Saturday, September 16.The program will feature the world premiere of a new work by GMU faculty composer George Camphouse in honor of the 275th anniversary of Fairfax County.
The program will also feature Elgar’s Cello Concerto, performed by Amit Peled, and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4.
Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, led by Guest Conductor Michael Rossi, will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on Saturday evening, September 23.
The concert will also be performed on Sunday afternoon, September 24at the George Washington Masonic Memorial. The program will include Strauss’s Don Juan and Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde.
The Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association’s Annual Chamber Music Seriesis presented between mid-June and September at The Lyceum in historic Old Town Alexandria. The concerts are on mostly on Sunday afternoons at 3 PM, but with some exceptions. The performances feature small ensembles and soloists, primarily from Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic and the local arts community. The performers select the programs for their concerts.
Donations are accepted at the door.
Image below: The Alexandria Lyceum - Photo by Eric Kvalsik - Courtesy of Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association