Music Center at Strathmore
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National Philharmonic
The Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
2014-2015 Concert Season
2014-2015 Concert Season
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Dvořák’s New World Symphony
Saturday, October 18, 2014, 8:00 PM
Sunday, October 19, 2014, 3:00 PM
Chee-Yun, violin
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Mendelssohn   A Midsummer Night's Dream overture
Sibelius   Concerto for Violin
Dvorák   Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”)
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Mozart’s Requiem
Saturday, November 1, 2014, 8:00 PM
Sunday, November 2, 2014, 3:00 PM
Danielle Talamantes, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Robert Baker, tenor
Christòpheren Nomura, baritone
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Mozart   Ave Verum Corpus
  Exsultate Jubilate
  Requiem
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Handel’s Messiah
Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 PM
Sunday, December 21, 2014, 3:00 PM
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Margaret Mezzacappa, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
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Haydn’s Surprise Symphony
Saturday, January 10, 2015, 8:00 PM
Zuill Bailey, cello
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Mozart   Symphony No. 38 (“Prague”)
Haydn   Cello Concerto No. 2 Symphony No. 94 (“Surprise”)
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Bach’s Brandenburgs
Saturday, January 24, 2015, 8:00 PM
Sunday, January 25, 2015, 3:00 PM
Justine Lamb-Budge, violin
Victoria Chiang, viola
Julius Wirth, viola
David Whiteside, flute
Nicolette Oppelt, flute
Mark Hill, oboe
Chris Gekker, trumpet
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Bach   Brandenburg Concerto No. 2
  Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
  Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
  Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
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Brian Ganz Plays Chopin
Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8:00 PM
Brian Ganz, piano
Four Mazurkas   Op. 24
Polonaise in F-sharp minor   Op. 44
Three Mazurkas   Op. 50
Three Waltzes   Op. 64
Two Nocturnes   Op. 15, Nos. 2, 3
Three Mazurkas   Op. 59
Rondo à la Mazur   Op. 5
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10th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT
Beethoven’s Ninth

Sunday, February 8, 2015, 3:00 PM
Brian Ganz, piano
Summer Hu, cello
Danielle Talamantes, soprano
Margaret Mezzacappa, mezzo-soprano
Colin Eaton, tenor
Norman Garrett, baritone
National Philharmonic Chorale
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Makris   Strathmore Overture
Tchaikovsky   Variations on a Rococo Theme
Chopin   Introduction and Grande Polonaise Brillante
Beethoven   Symphony No. 9 in D minor (“Choral”)
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Rachmaninoff’s Piano
Concerto No. 3

Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8:00 PM
Sunday, March 29, 2015, 3:00 PM
Haochen Zhang, piano
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Tchaikovsky   Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy
Rimsky-Korsakov   Capriccio Espagnol
Rachmaninoff   Piano Concerto No. 3
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Bach’s St. John Passion
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 8:00 PM
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Rufus Muller, tenor (Evangelist)
Matthew Smith, tenor
Andrew McLaughlin, baritone (Jesus)
Christòpheren Nomura, baritone
Victoria Gau, conductor
Bach   St. John Passion
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Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony
Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 3, 2015, 3:00 PM
Christopher Taylor, pianist
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Mozart   Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
  Piano Concerto No. 21 (“Elvira Madigan”)
  Symphony No. 41 (“Jupiter”)
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Fauré’s Requiem
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 8:00 PM
Julie Keim, soprano
Andrew McLaughlin, baritone
National Philharmonic Chorale
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Brahms   Serenade No. 2
Fauré   Requiem
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