Violinist Augustin Hadelich and pianist Orion Weiss kick off the 2023-24 Fortas Chamber Music Concerts at the Kennedy Center on October 15 with a program of Beethoven's last violin sonata, Prokofiev's first, and more.
Welcome to our limited series on all the fascinating history, science, and stories of string instruments! We kick off the series with the bow, starting with its history from 2700 BC, taking you a journey to its future in carbon fiber.
Nicole Lacroix guides us through the National Symphony Orchestra's program this week, celebrating the beauty of air and sea, wind and wave, including a world premiere of Michael Daugherty’s “Blue Electra” with violinist Anne Akiko Meyers.
Nicole Lacroix reflects on hearing Gil Shaham's recording for the first time in the 90's and his continuing passion and humanity on the stage today, looking forward to his performance with the National Philharmonic this week.