Gianandrea Noseda on Verdi’s Otello

Gianandrea Noseda and the National Symphony Orchestra embark on their series of Opera in Concert, starting with Verdi's Otello. Nicole Lacroix speaks with Maestro Noseda about his bringing the opera to the concert stage.


A Guide to Verdi's Masterful Otello

Ahead of the much-anticipated performance of Verdi's Otello with the National Symphony Orchestra and Gianandrea Noseda, Linda Carducci provides historical context and synopsis of the operatic masterpiece.


Manfred Honeck conducts Beethoven and Bruckner

Manfred Honeck conducts the National Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven two Romances for Violin and Orchestra with concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef and Bruckner's Symphony No. 9.

Xian Zhang

Poetry in Music

The National Symphony Orchestra presents Dvořák’s “New World” Symphony and Billy Child’s Saxophone Concerto with Chinese-American conductor Xian Zhang and saxophonist Steven Banks.