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Category: Music

National Chamber Ensemble’s Annual Holiday Concert

December 16, 2012

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere

1611 N. Kent Street

Arlington, Virginia

The National Chamber Ensemble (NCE) celebrates the spirit of the holiday season on Sunday, December 16 at 4:30 PM with a show for the whole family. The performance, hosted by Rosslyn BID Executive Director Cecilia Cassidy, will feature great music, an international guest artist and outstanding young musicians. Four local young violinists ages 11 to 21 will perform Vivaldi’s exciting Concerto for Four Violins with the ensemble. Another highlight, Bach’s beautiful concerto for Violin and Oboe with member of the “Presidents Own” Marine Band Joseph DeLuccio oboe and guest violinist Rimma Sushanskaya. Described by the Washington Post as “one of the greatest violinists alive today”,
An annual tradition, the concert will include seasonal favorites like Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride”, a Hanukkah Medley and more. Patrick D. McCoy, tenor, radio host and Washington Life Magazine columnist will join NCE to lead the Carols Sing-Along to conclude the festive afternoon performance.
Karen Cueva age 21, is a native of Northern Virginia, a former pupil of NCE Artistic director Leo Sushansky, Ms Cueva is senior at the prestigious Juilliard School in New York.
Sean Ganous age 20 A graduate of Washington-Lee High School was an Arlington Arts Apprentice in music and Concertmaster for his high school orchestra, the Arlington Youth Symphony Orchestra and the McLean Youth Orchestra.
Sebastian Coupe age 17, is currently a senior at Washington-Lee High School and was concertmaster of their orchestra for two years. In April of 2012 he performed as a soloist with the violinist Midori and played with the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra in the debut of Maestro Kluge’s piece Meibuki.
Albert Shyu age 11 is a 7th grader at Julius West Middle School in Rockville,MD. Hee was concertmaster of the Mongomery County Youth Orchestra Chamber Strings and performed as soloist with the group at Carnegie Hall.

Annual Holiday Concert
WHO: Cecilia Cassidy host, Rimma Sushanskaya violin, Joseph DeLuccio oboe, young guest musicians, Patrick D. McCoy tenor
WHEN: Sun, Dec 16, 2012 at 4:30 PM
WHERE: Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere,
1611 N. Kent Street (off Wilson Blvd.), Arlington, VA
(2 blocks from the Rosslyn Metro, free garage parking in the Spectrum Garage, entrance in back from Arlington Ridge Road)
ADMISSION: $28 Adult and $15 Student. Tickets by phone: 888.841.2787 or Buy Tickets
Visit: www.NationalChamberEnsemble.org


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