POPS EXTRAVAGANZA - A Night at the Theater
John Morris Russell returns to lead the National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic in the opening concert of the 2017 festival. Featuring an array of audience favorites from the world of opera, theatre, and broadway, this high-energy evening is not to be missed!
In an exciting new partnership, the orchestra is joined onstage by members of the internationally renowned Wolf Trap Opera as part of their UNTRAPPED series, which brings the thrill of live vocal music to new places and unexpected spaces such as The Clarice.
Join us for a SPARK! Lounge Pre-concert event: Tales from the land of opera at 7:00pm.
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.