NSO In Your Neighborhood Schedule Announced

For 2019, NSO In Your Neighborhood returns to the Columbia Heights, U Street, and Shaw areas of our nation’s capital. All events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited to the capacity of each venue and available on a first-come, first served basis unless otherwise noted. Some events require advanced reservations. All events/artists/programs are subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice.

Tuesday, January 8


Chamber Concert
Noon – 1 PMHillcrest Children and Family Center915 Rhode Island Ave., NW

NSO musician Jamie Roberts (oboe), and guest musicians Joseph Grimmer (bassoon) and Jamila Tekalli (keyboard) perform a lunchtime concert in the Center’s 3rd floor conference room.


Radio Segment

2-2:45 PMDCPL Full Service Radio  

Tune in to dcpl.fullserviceradio.org to hear NSO musicians Mark Evans (cello) and Charles Nilles (Bass) play live on the air and talk about In Your Neighborhood during the DC Public Library’s Full Service Radio segment.


Chamber Concert
6–7 PM • Archipelago • 1201 U St., NW

NSO musicians Alexandra Osborne and Benjamin Scott (violin), Chiara Dieguez (viola), and James Lee (cello) perform during this tiki bar’s happy hour. All ages are welcome.


Arts Speakers
6:30–7:30 PM • Shaw Library • 1630 7th St., NW

A panel of guests speak about founding conductor of the NSO, Hans Kindler, his Orchestral Score Collection at DCPL, and the climate of conducting today. Guests will include retired NSO staff member, Patricia O’Kelly, writer Ted Libbey, and DCPL Librarian Margaret Gilmore, among others.


Chamber Concert
7–8 PM • District Bridges • 3400 11th St., NW, Suite 200

NSO musicians Wanzhen Li and Vijeta Sathyaraj (violin), Tsuna Sakamoto (viola), and Steven Honigberg (cello) perform a chamber concert in this D.C. Main Street Program’s headquarters in Columbia Heights.


Wednesday, January 9


Chamber Concert
7–8 PM • Howard Theatre • 620 T St., NW

NSO musicians Natasha Bogachek (violin), Eric deWaardt (viola), and Eugena Chang (cello), and guest musician Zinovy Bogachek (violin) perform a chamber concert.


Chamber Concert
7–8 PM • Source Theatre • 1835 14th St., NW

NSO musicians Glenn Donnellan (violin), Mahoko Eguchi (viola), and Loewi Lin (cello) and guest musician Jan Chong (violin) perform a concert featuring selections influenced by jazz in the Source’s black box theater.


Chamber Concert
7:30–8:30 PM • Dance Institute of Washington • 3400 14th St., NW

NSO musicians Jamie Roberts (oboe), and guest musicians Joseph Grimmer (bassoon) and Jamila Tekalli (keyboard) perform a concert for all ages.

Kick-Off Concert
7:30–8:30 PM • Mexican Cultural Institute • 2829 16th St., NW

At the official Kick-off event to the In Your Neighborhood week, NSO musicians Aaron Goldman (flute), Lisa Emenheiser (piano), Jing Qiao (violin), Daniel Foster (viola), and David Teie (cello) perform a chamber concert in the Music Room.


Thursday, January 10


Chamber Concert
11 AM–12 PM • Compass Coffee • 1535 7th St., NW

NSO musicians Joel Fuller and Alexandra Osborne (violin), Mahoko Eguchi (viola), and Rachel Young (cello) perform an informal concert.


Full Orchestra Community Performance
7 PM • Columbia Heights Educational Campus • 3101 16TH ST., NW

Conducted by Music Director Gianandrea Noseda, the National Symphony Orchestra performs at the Columbia Heights Educational Campus. Seating is first-come, first-served, and space is limited. Doors open at 6:30 pm.


Friday, January 11


Chamber Concert
7–8 PM • St. Augustine Church • 1419 V St., NW

NSO musicians Wanzhen Li and Vijeta Sathyaraj (violin), Tsuna Sakamoto (viola), and Steven Honigberg (cello) perform a program of string quartet music.


Chamber Concert
9–10 PM • Bar Roubaix • 1400 Irving St., NW

NSO musicians Joel Fuller and Alexandra Osborne (violin), Mahoko Eguchi (viola), and Rachel Young (cello) perform in this bicycling-themed, European-style bar.

Saturday, January 12

Family-Friendly Performance
10–11 AM • Mount Pleasant Library • 3160 16th St., NW

Bassist Paul DeNola and violinist Heather LeDoux Green take a break from the NSO to introduce young audiences to some of the greatest music ever written. You’ll never hear a word out of them during the concert, but with instruments in hand and a trunk full of gags, this “silent” comedic tag-team presents a hilarious program of music and mayhem. Stay after the program for a musical instrument “petting zoo”.


Master Class
12–1 PM • St. Stephen & The Incarnation Episcopal Church • 1525 Newton St., NW

NSO musician Peter Cain (bass clarinet) leads a master class for the clarinet students of the Asian American Music Society. The public is invited to observe.

Community Concerts
1–2 PM & 2–3 PM • Colony Club • 3118 Georgia Ave., NW

Sip a beverage as NSO musicians Alexandra Osborne (violin) and Rachel Young (cello) perform solos and duets from 1-2 pm. Beginning at 2pm, join bassist Paul DeNola and violinist Heather LeDoux Green upstairs for a family-friendly performance as they introduce young audiences to some of the greatest music ever written. You’ll never hear a word out of them during the concert, but with instruments in hand and a trunk full of gags, this “silent” comedic tag-team presents a hilarious program of music and mayhem.
 

Chamber Concert
3–4 PM • St. Stephen & The Incarnation Episcopal Church • 1525 Newton St., NW

Thrive DC hosts NSO musicians Wanzhen Li and Vijeta Sathyaraj (violin), Tsuna Sakamoto (viola), and Steven Honigberg (cello) as they perform a program of string quartet music in the church’s sanctuary.


Chamber Concert
4–5 PM • The Wonderland Ballroom • 1101 Kenyon St., NW

NSO bassists Jeffrey Weisner, Charles Nilles, Alexander Jacobsen, and William Wasson perform a casual concert featuring a mix of popular and classical tunes.


Full Orchestra Community Performance
9 PM • Lincoln Theatre • 1215 U St., NW

Led by guest conductor Christian Reif, and featuring guest artist Ted Hearne, the National Symphony Orchestra performs a program of dance music, featuring selections by Lopez, Márquez, Frank, Holland, Perkinson, Bernstein, and Hearne. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, January 13


CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS
Chamber Concert
2–3 PM • All Souls Church, Unitarian • 1500 Harvard St., NW

NSO musician James Nickel and Robert Rearden (horn), and guest musicians Julianna Nickel (flute), and Sophia Kim Cook (piano) perform in Pierce Hall.


PROCEEDING AS SCHEDULED
Community Performance
4–5 PM • African American Civil War Museum • 1925 Vermont Ave., NW

Join the NSO and the African American Civil War Museum for an immersive experience! This event features NSO musicians Jennifer Mondie (viola), Alexander Jacobsen (bass), and Harrison Linsey (oboe) as they perform music from 1750-1950, as well as an historian from the Museum who will speak about the Museum’s exhibits.

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS
Chamber Concert
5–6 PM • Right Proper Brewing Company • 624 T St., NW

NSO musicians Craig Mulcahy, David Murray, and Jeremy Buckler (trombone) and Matthew Guilford (bass trombone) perform near the back bar. All ages are welcome.

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS
Chamber Concert
6–7 PM • Ben’s Next Door • 1211 U St., NW

NSO musicians Mark Evans (cello) and Charles Nilles (bass) perform for the dinner crowd in the main dining area at this neighborhood favorite.

CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS
Chamber Concert
7–TBD PM • Twins Jazz • 1344 U St., NW

NSO musicians Natasha Bogachek (violin), Eric deWaardt (viola), Eugana Chang (cello), and guest musician Zinovy Bogachek (violin) perform a chamber concert featuring Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Gershwin.


Monday, January 14


Chamber Concert
6–7 PM • Highland Park Apartments • 1400 Irving St., NW

NSO bassists Jeffrey Weisner, Charles Nilles, Alexander Jacobsen, and William Wasson perform a casual concert featuring a mix of popular and classical tunes in the building’s community room, open to residents of the apartment building and the community.


Chamber Concert
7–8 PM • St. Stephen & The Incarnation Episcopal Church • 1525 Newton St., NW

NSO musician James Nickel and Robert Rearden (horn), and guest musicians Julianna Nickel (flute), and Sophia Kim Cook (piano) perform in the church’s sanctuary.


Artistic Exchange
7–8 P.M. • Busboys and Poets • 2021 14th St., NW

NSO musician Glenn Donnellan (violin) and guest musician Matthew van Hoose (keyboard) collaborate with poets from the Beltway Poetry Slam in a synergistic performance where poetry will be performed over the music.

 

For more information regarding these and other activities, visit nationalsymphony.org/IYN.

NSO In Your Neighborhood is presented as part of The Irene Pollin Audience Development and Community Engagement Initiatives.

Major Support for NSO In Your Neighborhood is provided by

Linda and Tobia Mercuro, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, and Tina and Albert Small, Jr.

Additional support is provided by Macy’s and Melanie and Larry Nussdorf.

David M. Rubenstein is the Presenting Underwriter of the NSO.