National Festival Orchestra: Bartók, Beethoven and Wagner

National Festival Orchestra

Bartók, Beethoven and Wagner
Saturday, June 27, 2015 . 8PM
National Festival Orchestra: Bartók, Beethoven and Wagner
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Conductor Asher Fisch

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Israeli conductor Asher Fisch, well-known for his work in opera houses and concert stages around the world, leads the National Festival Orchestra in their final concert of the summer featuring Bartók’s dazzling Concerto for Orchestra.


  • Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act I of Lohengrin
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4
  • Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra

The National Orchestral Institute Festival brings together aspiring orchestral musicians from across the country for a month of dynamic music-making and professional exploration. Chosen by a rigorous, cross-country audition process, these young artists present passionate and awe-inspiring performances of adventuresome repertoire at The Clarice and in the community.

Review by The Washington Post

Richness, depth and eager talent combine to produce a scintillating sound.

ANNE MIDGETTE, The Washington Post, June 28, 2015