March NSO Showcase

Nicole Lacroix reflects on the March NSO Showcase program, with music from Austria, England, and France. Enjoy selections by Johann Strauss Jr, Ravel, Vaughan Williams, and more.


Romantic Vistas on NSO Showcase

Next month the NSO is off to Great Places, from Carnegie Hall to La Scala! January’s NSO Showcase program takes us on a European journey to the Czech Republic, Austria, and France. 

Handel's Messiah with Gianandrea Noseda

This month's NSO Showcase features our annual December tradition of Handel's Messiah with the National Symphony Orchestra. This year, we are treated to Messiah with Maestro Gianandrea Noseda.


National Symphony Orchestra Season Opening Gala 2023!

Nicole Lacroix gives us a preview of the National Symphony Orchestra's Season Opening Gala Concert. Join us for the special broadcast of this concert on September 27 at 11AM, only on WETA Classical.


July NSO Showcase: “The course of true love never did run smooth”

July’s NSO Showcase on WETA Classical features two tragic love stories from Italy…Nino Rota’s suite from the ballet based on the Fellini film, La Strada (the Road), and Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture. In between, Hilary Hahn joins the NSO for Brahms’ Violin Concerto.


Music Travels

Travel to Bohemia, Chicago, Norway to North Africa and Vienna with the NSO and Maestro Noseda on NSO Showcase! Nicole Lacroix guides us through the musical tour, enjoying works by Dvorak, Beethoven, Florence Price, and more.


Beethoven and American Masters Festival, a Preview

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.