NATIONAL FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA Slatkin Conducts Shostakovich’s Fifth
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
3800 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
To conclude the festival, world-renowned conductor and former Music Director of the National Symphony, Leonard Slatkin, leads the orchestra in a concert featuring Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. The program also includes Roberto Sierra’s Fandangos and Paul Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis.
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!