NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC, 2018-2019 SEASON
On the Waterfront Film with Live Orchestra
Sat Sept 29, 2018, 8pm
Piotr Gajewski, conductor National Philharmonic
Star-Spangled Banner to be conducted by Eliot Pfanstiehl, former CEO and Founder of Strathmore Hall Foundation Inc.
EXPERIENCE A THRILLING NEW PRESENTATION OF THE ICONIC WINNER OF 8 OSCARS®!
The National Philharmonic plays Leonard Bernstein’s score live with the re-mastered film (directed by Elia Kazan, screenplay by Budd Schulberg, featuring Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb and Eva Marie Saint) shown in hi-definition with original dialogue intact.
“One of the best film scores of all time.” –American Film Institute
Pre-concert lecture with Associate Conductor Victoria Gau 6:45pm
Panel Discussion/Q&A at 7pm with film experts Linda DeLibero, Senior Lecturer and Special Advocate for Alumni and Outreach in the Film and Media Studies program at Johns Hopkins University, and David Sterritt, Editor-in-Chief of Quarterly Review of Film and Video, contributing writer at Cineaste, film professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and moderator of the Cinema Club at Washington’s historic Avalon Theater.
“Academy Award®” and/or “Oscar®” is the registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
National Philharmonic Holiday Sing-Along with Guest Artist Iyona Blake
Every ticket purchase supports military families of the USO-Metro
Friday, Dec 7, 7:30pm
Iyona Blake, soprano
Members of National Philharmonic Chorale
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Victoria Gau, conductor
Bring your family and friends to Strathmore to hear well-loved holiday classics and sing along to traditional seasonal songs! Highlights include It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year; O Holy Night and White Christmas.
This special holiday concert features award-winning soprano/actress Iyona Blake, recently seen in Signature Theater’s Titanic and Jelly’s Last Jam.
Chopin: Recollections of Home
Sat Feb 2, 2019, 8pm
Note: No pre-concert lecture
Brian Ganz, piano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
The program will include:
7 Songs from Op. 74
2 Songs, Op. Posth.
3 Mazurkas, Op. 56
4 Mazurkas, Op. 41
Polonaise in B-flat minor, Op. Posth.
Polonaise in E-flat minor, Op. 26,
No. 2 Etude in E major, Op. 10,
No. 3 Allegro de Concert, Op. 46
The Birth of a Superstar: Hear the program that catapulted Leonard Bernstein into the spotlight.
Sat Feb 23, 2019, 8pm
Member Encore Q&A
Zuill Bailey, cello (Three-time Grammy winner)
Roberto Diaz, viola
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
|Miklós Rózsa||Theme, Variations and Finale, op. 13|
|Richard Strauss||Don Quixote|
|Wagner||Prelude to Die Meistersinger|
SOUNDS OF NEW ORLEANS: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong
Sat March 30, 2019, 8pm
Byron Stripling, trumpet
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Performing musical hits from the Armstrong songbook and his signature version of When The Saints Go Marchin’ In to close the show, Byron
celebrates the spirit of the great Louis Armstrong and leaves ’em dancing in the aisles!