NATIONAL FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Seaman Conducts The Planets
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
3800 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Christopher Seaman, Conductor Laureate of the Rochester Philharmonic, leads the National Festival Orchestra in a program featuring Gustav Holst’s The Planets. Also on the program, Richard Strauss’ Till Eulenspiegel’s lustige Streiche and Benjamin Britten’s Four Sea Interludes.
The National Orchestral Institute and Festival (NOI) has helped nurture an entire generation of American orchestral musicians. Each year, a national audition tour selects outstanding performers for this month-long event, a laboratory for shaping the future of chamber and orchestral performance.
Performances by the National Festival Chamber Orchestra and National Festival Orchestra take place every Saturday night between June 7 and June 28, 2014; additional free events are open to the public. Join the exploration!