National Chamber Ensemble’s “Musical Adventures Through The Time Machine” Season (Time Machine included) continues on to the the Classical Period!
With it’s growing emphasis on the melody was the remarkable period where composers let their imaginations run free in a quest for balance between reason and emotion. Experience the musical era obsessed with clarity, charm, balance, form and the genius of the three masters all working in Vienna: Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven.
On the program: Haydn’s Piano Trio No.39 in G Major “Gypsy”, Mozart’s Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 32 in B flat Major K. 454, and Beethoven’s Piano Trio Op.70 “Ghost.”
Joining violinist/artistic director Leo Sushansky will be cellist Sean Neidlinger and pianist Carlos Cesar Rodriguez.
Enjoy NCE artists sharing stories, humor, personal perspectives on the music. The goal of the NCE is to build a sense of closeness between performers and audience that enhances the feeling of community and a deeper musical experience
The performance will be followed by a reception with the artists.
“Delightful” — The Washington Post
“One of the gems of the entire Metro area” — DC Metro Theater Arts
“Enriched the musical skyline… for an amazing 10 years” — Nina Totenberg (NPR)
For all evening and weekend performances use free parking lot at Gunston Arts Center. There are lots of great dining options nearby at Shirlington or Crystal City.