Composer Roberto Sierra will debut a new version of his acclaimed choral symphony, “Missa Latina,” this Sunday at New York’s Hunter College. The work originally premiered in 2006 at the Kennedy Center as commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra.
Vienna's world-renowned concert venue, the Wolf Trap, has announced its summer 2016 concert program. On the docket of performances this year is a highly anticipated new Firebird ballet by the Handspring Puppet Company featuring the National Symphony as well as a resounding debut by ABT star Misty Copeland.
In a surprisingly early decision made by the National Symphony Orchestra, the company has announced that Italian conductor, Gianandrea Noseda, will take the reins as its seventh music director. The new appointment will be another addition to Noseda's canon as a conductor of the world.
In a special one-off performance at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., Kendrick Lamar performed 'To Pimp a Butterfly' with the National Symphony Orchestra.
Christoph Eschenbach, the controversial music director of the National Symphony Orchestra and The Kennedy Center, will step down from his post in the 2017-18 season after seven years.
The National Symphony Orchestra may have made its most significant leap to getting a younger demographic into orchestral, bringing the power of symphonic chorus to the club--more specifically, a 3,000 cap venue called Echostage.
A dark cloud is sure to follow the National Symphony Orchestra this 2014-15 season after the renewal of Christoph Eschenbach's contract as music director. The decision to continue on with Eschy at the podium was "purely administrative" (as if that were an excuse).