It is with the greatest pleasure and excitement that I
welcome you to the National Symphony Orchestra’s
From beginning to end, the new season promises
a spectacular roster of distinguished artists and a
fascinating blend of masterpieces, from classics you love
to new works for you to discover.
I can’t wait to reunite with some of my favorite
collaborators for more memorable music-making and to
embrace others I’m eager to work with for the ﬁrst time.
We also welcome back two former NSO Music Directors
and mark 250 years since the birth of legendary composer
Ludwig van Beethoven with ﬁve programs of his music.
This season also marks my third as leader of the
National Symphony Orchestra, a role that I continue
to treasure. Today, I could not be more proud of our
gifted musicians, and I’m 2019/2020 Season
Benvenuto dal Maestro Noseda It is with the grea
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Carmina Burana Thu., Oct. 3, 2019 at 7 p.m. AW F
Urbański conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fourth De la Sall
Thu., Nov. 7, 2019 at 7 p.m. AW Sat., Nov. 9, 201
Fleming and Gilfry in an NSO co-commission Noseda
Celebrating Slatkin at 75 Kern plays Rachmaninoﬀ
Bronfman plays Beethoven Holst’s The Planets Thu
Eschenbach returns Tetzlaﬀ plays Dvořák Fri., Ja
Noseda conducts Mahler’s Fifth and Schubert Thu.
Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto Thu., Feb. 27, 202
Eschenbach conducts Ravel’s Boléro Carpenter play
Thu., May 14, 2020 at 7 p.m. AW Sat., May 16, 202
Beethoven at 250 Gianandrea Noseda, conductor “T
Symphonies Nos. 1 & 3 Thu., May 28, 2020 at 7 p.
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