Wheaton Chamber Series
Jun
1
4:00 PM16:00

Wheaton Chamber Series

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Welcome to the Wheaton Community Chamber Music Series at Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center! Our goals as an organization are to engage audience members who may have never attended a classical music concert before, to establish ongoing relationships with these attendees, and to provide music at an extremely high level.

Featuring the participants of the 2019 NOWsummer Festival, enjoy an eclectic program of energizing chamber works. Tickets are free, but please RSVP to save your space!

Program will include
SERGEI PROKOFIEV Quintet in G minor, Mov. 1 & 3
SAMUEL COLERIDGE-TAYLOR Clarinet Quintet, Mov. 1 & 2
ALEXANDER BORODIN String Quartet No. 2, Mov. 1

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Soiree: NOW Staff Soiree
Oct
5
3:00 PM15:00

Soiree: NOW Staff Soiree

Hosted by Morris Deutsch (Chair of Board), performances by Bobby Schroyer (Director of Operations, Principal Percussion) and Stephen Key (Principal Oboe), and a Korean dinner prepared by Grace Cho (Executive Director) and Dan Ahn (Manager of Marketing).

Location in NW Washington, DC. Address will be sent 24 hours prior to event start.

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Marimba & Friends
May
11
8:00 PM20:00

Marimba & Friends

Experience the versatility of the marimba with Robert Schroyer, NOW's 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.

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Apr
27
4:00 PM16:00

NOW at Nespresso of Montgomery Mall

NOW’s Principal Flutist, Conor Nelson, will perform at Nespresso of Montgomery Mall as a precursor to the final concert of our season: Re(new)al. The afternoon will include wonderful music as you sample Nespresso’s coffee offerings and learn about their commitment to sustainability.

No tickets required. View Montgomery Mall Nespresso location.

The following weekend, NOW’s concert will include a mid-concert discussion about renewable energy and humans’ impact on the earth, featuring Viet Cuong’s Re(new)al.

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Into the Light
Apr
6
8:00 PM20:00

Into the Light

Music. Space. Resonance.

Explore a world of immersive soundscapes and projections featuring resonance and sound-painting that will envelop the audience.

PLEASE NOTE: All tickets to "Into the Light" will be sold through Choral Arts Society of Washington. 

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Into the Light
Apr
5
8:00 PM20:00

Into the Light

Music. Space. Resonance.

Explore a world of immersive soundscapes and projections featuring resonance and sound-painting that will envelop the audience.

PLEASE NOTE: All tickets to "Into the Light" will be sold through Choral Arts Society of Washington. 

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Eroica
Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

Eroica

Pianist Ryo Yanagitani performs Chopin's 1st piano concerto with the New Orchestra of Washington. Beethoven's immortal third symphony follows an intermission.

Program
CHOPIN Piano Concerto No. 1
     Ryo Yanagitani, soloist
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major, Op. 55, Eroica

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(NYC) End of the War to End All Wars
Nov
11
5:00 PM17:00

(NYC) End of the War to End All Wars

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I – the Great War – ended.  The New Orchestra of Washington, Washington Master Chiorale, and Music Viva NY commemorate this solemn occasion one hundred years later with a co-commission from acclaimed American composer Joseph Turrin, based on texts by war poets. The program also features works by Holst and and Ravel, both composers directly affected by World War I.

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End of the War to End All Wars
Nov
10
5:00 PM17:00

End of the War to End All Wars

At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, World War I – the Great War – ended.  The New Orchestra of Washington, Washington Master Chiorale, and Music Viva NY commemorate this solemn occasion one hundred years later with a co-commission from acclaimed American composer Joseph Turrin, based on texts by war poets. The program also features works by Holst and and Ravel, both composers directly affected by World War I.

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Festejo de Día de los Muertos
Nov
4
4:00 PM16:00

Festejo de Día de los Muertos

Join NOW in celebrating Día de los Muertos, the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration, with Mozart’s magnificent Requiem in D minor (mass for the dead), featuring The Choral Arts Society of Washington, and NOW’s string-quartet-in-residence, the Aeolus Quartet. The event will include pre-concert drinks beginning at 4PM, and also post-concert reception with all musicians.

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NOWtalk: End of the War to End All Wars
Nov
2
6:00 PM18:00

NOWtalk: End of the War to End All Wars

Join us for an enlightening evening of music, conversation, and wine (of course!) at the beautiful hidden gem of DC, the Art Museum of the Americas. Peek into the brain of NOW's Artistic Director, Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, as he reveals how this unique program, ranging from Holst and Ravel to Radiohead and a newly commissioned work, came about. Take part in the conversation of how the arts have the power to heal.

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Side-By-Side Concert
Jun
24
4:00 PM16:00

Side-By-Side Concert

Join us for a powerful performance of Beethoven's 7th Symphony, performed by NOW faculty musicians and NOWsummer participants seating side by side, conducted by NOW's Artistic Director, Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez. Bring the whole family for this joyous concert and enjoy a picnic style dinner at the lawn with musicians and Aix la Chapelle's many furry residents of chickens, goats, sheep, and mini donkeys!

Program:
BEETHOVEN Coriolan Overture, Op. 72
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92

Tickets: $35

 

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NOWsummer Faculty Concert
Jun
23
5:00 PM17:00

NOWsummer Faculty Concert

Featuring the NOWsummer faculty, enjoy the program inspired by nature on a warm summer's evening in a beautifully restored rustic barn at Aix la Chapelle. This concert is followed by a catered dinner with participants and musicians.

Program:
ADAMS In a Treeless Space, Only Snow
HOLST St. Paul Suite
COPLAND Appalachian Spring

Tickets: $65

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