National Philharmonic: Star-Studded Season Opening

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 8pm

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 3pm

The Music Center

National Philharmonic
Music Center

National Philharmonic:
Star-Studded Season Opening

SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Member Encore Q&A
SUNDAY ONLY: Meet the Instruments, 2-2:30pm

Sarah Chang, violin
Zuill Bailey, cello
Piotr Gajewski, conductor

Beethoven   Egmont Overture
Bruch   Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor 
Dvořák   Cello Concerto in B minor

Bruch’s romantic and passionate Violin Concerto No. 1 is the perfect showcase for award-winning soloist Sarah Chang, recognized as one of the foremost violinists of our time. Grammy award winner Zuill Bailey, one of the premiere cellists today, performs Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B minor, a late work of glorious beauty that has been called “the King” of cello concertos.

Violinist Sarah Chang’s “gifts are at a level so removed from the rest of us that all we can do is feel the appropriate awe and then wonder on the mysteries of nature.” - The New York Times

Zuill Bailey, a three-time Grammy winner, “is easily one of the finest cellists alive today."  - Classical Net 

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This concert is not presented by Strathmore.

Sarah Chang

Zuill Bailey

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