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Die Fünf & Les Six

September 29, 2018 | 7 PM
Church of the Redeemer, Bethesda, MD

The New Orchestra of Washington opens the 2018-2019 season with a  chamber concert featuring the principal winds in a stunning program. 

BEETHOVEN Woodwind Quintet, Op. 16, in E Flat Major
DOHNANYI Passacaglia for flute solo, Op. 48, No. 2
-brief intermission-  
POULENC Woodwind Sextet, FP 100

Conor Nelson, flute
Stephen Key, oboe
Jeremy Eig, clarinet
Stephen Duncan, bassoon
Laura Crook Brisson, horn
Grace Cho, piano

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Schumann & Brahms

February 14, 2019 | 8 PM
Kentland Mansion, Gaithersburg, MD

This Valentine’s Day, celebrate romance with the music and love story of Robert and Clara Schumann. Experience the passionate Brahms Piano Quartet in C Minor. and learn about its connection to the Schumanns. Ryo Yanagitani, piano, and members of the Aeolus Quartet, including Rachel Shapiro, violin, and Alan Richardson, cello. Exquisite chocolates by chocolatier, SPAGnVOLA and carefully paired wines available for purchase before and during the concert.

SCHUMANN, RobertFantasiestucke” for cello and piano
SCHUMANN, Clara Sonata “Three Romances” for violin and piano
BRAHMS Piano Quartet no. 3 in C Minor, op. 60


Marimba & Friends

May 11, 2019 | 8 PM
Gaithersburg Arts Barn, Gaithersburg, MD

Experience the versatility of the marimba with Robert Schroyer, New Orchestra of Washington's (NOW) Principal Percussionist, alongside Rachel Shapiro, violin, and Jeremy Eig, clarinet. Astor Piazzolla presents the evolving history of the tango in early 20th century Argentina, Polish composer Anna Ignatowitz pays tribute to her late father, and Kevin Puts evokes the power in all us to transcend during times of tragedy or personal crisis.

ASTOR PIAZZOLLA Le Histoire du Tango
KEVIN PUTS And Legions Will Rise