Oct
23
Tue
NSO Star Wars Series: Empire Strikes Back @ Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Oct 23 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The National Symphony Orchestra continues its Star Wars series this season with The Empire Strikes Back, in three performances on Tuesday, October 23 at 7 p.m., and Wednesday and Thursday, October 24 and 25, at 8 p.m.in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke leads the Orchestra in John Williams’s memorable score to accompany the film as it’s shown on the big screen above the Orchestra.

Throughout the 2018–2019 season, the NSO also performs the scores to accompany other films in the series—Return of the Jedi (January 22–24, 2019) and The Force Awakens (February 21–23, 2019)—as well as other live scores performed to film: Get Out (September 20) and Walt Disney Animation Studios: A Decade in Concert (November 23–25, 2018).

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets ($34–$159) are available at the Kennedy Center Box Office, online at kennedy-center.org, and via phone through Instant Charge, (202) 467-4700; toll-free at (800) 444-1324. For all other ticket-related customer service inquires, call the Advance Sales Box Office at (202) 416-8540. 

ABOUT THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The 2018–2019 season marks the National Symphony Orchestra’s 88th, and Gianandrea Noseda’s second as its music director. The Italian conductor serves as the Orchestra’s seventh music director, joining the NSO’s legacy of such distinguished leaders. Its artistic leadership also includes Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke and Artistic Advisor Ben Folds.

Founded in 1931, the Orchestra has always been committed to artistic excellence and music education. In 1986, the National Symphony became an artistic affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where it performs year-round. The NSO’s community engagement projects are nationally recognized, including NSO In Your Neighborhood, an annual week of approximately 50 performances in schools, churches, community centers, and other unexpected venues; Notes of Honor, which offers free performances for active, veteran, prior service, and retired members of the military and their families; and Sound Health, a collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its affiliated organizations. Career development opportunities for young musicians include the NSO Youth Fellowship Program and its tuition-free Summer Music Institute. For more information, visit nationalsymphony.org.

 

FUNDING CREDITS:

David M. Rubenstein is the Presenting Underwriter of the NSO

AARP is the presenting sponsor of the NSO Pops Season.

Oct
24
Wed
NSO Star Wars Series: Empire Strikes Back @ Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Oct 24 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

The National Symphony Orchestra continues its Star Wars series this season with The Empire Strikes Back, in three performances on Tuesday, October 23 at 7 p.m., and Wednesday and Thursday, October 24 and 25, at 8 p.m.in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. NSO Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke leads the Orchestra in John Williams’s memorable score to accompany the film as it’s shown on the big screen above the Orchestra.

Throughout the 2018–2019 season, the NSO also performs the scores to accompany other films in the series—Return of the Jedi (January 22–24, 2019) and The Force Awakens (February 21–23, 2019)—as well as other live scores performed to film: Get Out (September 20) and Walt Disney Animation Studios: A Decade in Concert (November 23–25, 2018).

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets ($34–$159) are available at the Kennedy Center Box Office, online at kennedy-center.org, and via phone through Instant Charge, (202) 467-4700; toll-free at (800) 444-1324. For all other ticket-related customer service inquires, call the Advance Sales Box Office at (202) 416-8540. 

ABOUT THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The 2018–2019 season marks the National Symphony Orchestra’s 88th, and Gianandrea Noseda’s second as its music director. The Italian conductor serves as the Orchestra’s seventh music director, joining the NSO’s legacy of such distinguished leaders. Its artistic leadership also includes Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke and Artistic Advisor Ben Folds.

Founded in 1931, the Orchestra has always been committed to artistic excellence and music education. In 1986, the National Symphony became an artistic affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where it performs year-round. The NSO’s community engagement projects are nationally recognized, including NSO In Your Neighborhood, an annual week of approximately 50 performances in schools, churches, community centers, and other unexpected venues; Notes of Honor, which offers free performances for active, veteran, prior service, and retired members of the military and their families; and Sound Health, a collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and its affiliated organizations. Career development opportunities for young musicians include the NSO Youth Fellowship Program and its tuition-free Summer Music Institute. For more information, visit nationalsymphony.org.

 

FUNDING CREDITS:

David M. Rubenstein is the Presenting Underwriter of the NSO

AARP is the presenting sponsor of the NSO Pops Season.

Oct
26
Fri
Crystal City Friday at the Fountain @ Crystal City Water Park
Oct 26 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Crystal City’s summertime happy hour is back, opening a month early and announcing a new partnership with The Stand  bringing food and beverage from local restaurants and an exciting live music lineup. Starting on May 4, each Friday from 5-9 pm, attendees can listen to live music from a variety of bands while enjoying local bites and drink.

This new partnership brings the focus on local flavor, highlighting some of the best new food trends the area has to offer. This free event is open to people of all ages, providing a place for residents, workers and visitors to listen, relax, and wind down from their busy week.

What: Fridays at the Fountain

When: Every Friday May – October from 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: Crystal City Water Park – 1751 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

Live Music Schedule:

May 4       Revelator Hill
May 11     Whiskey Pull
May 18     Zach Cutler & Friends
May 25     Gordon Sterling 3
June 1      Big Bad Juju
June 8      Mary El Band
June 15    Revelator Hill
June 22    Jonathan Sloane Trio
June 29    Holly Montgomery
July 6       The Jogo Project
July 13     The Jon Miller Band
July 20     Gordon Sterling and the People
July 27     Big Bad Juju

**Later dates to be announced**

Admission: 100% Free to enter, listen, and relax; food and drink for purchase (credit cards accepted) – $5 for beer/wine. $20 to join the Mug Club and receive a branded, reusable mug.

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