NSO Family Concert: Girl Power!
This event posted by: orock
Sunday, February 16, 2020 thru Sunday, February 16, 2020
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566
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$15 - $18
Celebrate the spirit of female artists.
Don’t miss a special showcase of female composers, conductors, and performers to mark 100 years since the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote. The program is to include works by Florence Price, Joan Tower, Gabriela Lena Frank, and Jessie Montgomery.
Michelle Merrill, conductor/host
Marissa Regni, musician soloist/host
Alina Maldonado, host
Joan Tower: Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman
Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre: Presto from Violin Sonata No 1
Florence Price: “Juba Dance” from Symphony in E minor
Lili Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Jennifer Higdon: Amazing Grace
Gabriela Lena Frank: “Mestizo Waltz” from Three Latin American Dances for Orchestra
Pinar Toprak: Theme from Captain Marvel
Amy Beach: Allegro di molto from Symphony No. 2 in E minor “Gaelic”
Most enjoyed by age 5 and up. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket.
Come early for a Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo”
Starting one hour before the 2 & 4 p.m. performances on Sun., Feb. 16, hands-on activities let children get up close with the instruments they’ll see played on the stage.
Sun., Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. is a sensory-friendly performance.
Sensory-friendly performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is welcoming to all families, including those with children with autism or other sensory sensitivities. If you order these performances and do not require these Accessibility accommodations, your family is still very much welcome to attend.
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