First Live Concert Simulcast at Park Up DC

When:
September 6, 2020 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
2020-09-06T19:00:00-04:00
2020-09-06T21:00:00-04:00
Where:
RFK Campus Lot 5
2400 East Capitol St NE
Washington
D.C. 20003
Cost:
Free

In celebration of Labor Day, more than 30 musicians of the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will perform a safe, physically distant concert on the Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage to be livestreamed at Event’s DC’s Park Up DC, a pop-up drive-in movie and entertainment experience at the RFK Campus. The performance, which is in place of the NSO’s annual Labor Day Capital Concerts performance, is FREE to attend and is open up to 350 cars. Each car will need to be registered via the Park Up DC site in order to attend. This event also marks the first concert simulcast at Park Up DC.

The full program, featuring all American composers, is located below. The performance will also be recorded and broadcast on Labor Day (September 7) via the Kennedy Center’s Social Media channels at 12 noon.

WHO: Members of the National Symphony Orchestra

WHEN:  Sunday, September 6 at 7:00 p.m. at Park Up DC located at the historic RFK Campus Lot 5 (2400 East Capitol St NE, Washington, D.C. 20003)

 

Full Program (with Composers)

Strum………………………………………………………………….………..Jessie Montgomery

Lyric for Strings……………………………………………………..………………George Walker

Danzas de Panama, “Tamborito”…………………………………………………….William Grant Still

Mother and Child………..……………………………………………..………….…..William Grant Still

Danzas de Panama, “Cumbia y Congo”…………………….………………………William Grant Still

“Coquetos” from An Andean Walkabout ………………………………………….Gabriela Lena Frank

Appalachian Spring ………………………………………………………………Aaron Copland

“America the Beautiful”…………………………………………………………………………….Arr. Kessler

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