NATIONAL FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Pierson Conducts Adams

June 29, 2013
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
3800 University Boulevard (Route 193) and Stadium Drive
College Park, MD

The National Orchestral Institute and Festival (NOI) brings together talented young musicians at the beginning of their careers for a month of professional development and music-making.

Chosen by a rigorous, cross-country audition process, NOI participants quickly coalesce into dynamic ensembles that perform adventuresome programming.

Known for his dynamic interpretations of modern music, Alan Pierson leads the National Festival Orchestra in John Adams’s groundbreaking work, Harmonielehere.

Program

  • Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe, Suite No. 2
  • Arnold Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1, Op 9b (version for full orchestra)
  • John Adams: Harmonielehre