Beethoven and American Masters Festival, a Preview

Mon, 5/1/2023 - 2:00 pm

This month's NSO Showcase gives a preview of the National Symphony Orchestra's Beethoven and American Masters Festival with Maestro Gianandrea Noseda throughout May and June, pairing the Beethoven symphonies with works by trailblazing American composers George Walker and William Grant Still.

Musical Titans: February's NSO Showcase

Mon, 1/30/2023 - 4:17 pm

Hear from Nicole Lacroix about February's NSO Showcase featuring two monumental symphonies written within two years of each other—Brahms' 4th and Mahler’s 1st symphony.


A Musical Offering to Janus on NSO Showcase

Fri, 12/30/2022 - 9:57 am

Nicole Lacroix reflects on the upcoming program for NSO Showcase, a musical tribute to Roman god Janus (after whom January was named). Janus represents transitions and duality, and a program of Brahms, Mozart, Schumann, and Shostakovich perfectly fits the bill.