The National Chamber Ensemble, celebrates the great works of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm at Artisphere’s Spectrum Theatre.
Praised by the Washington Post for being “Delightful…abundant in jovial wit,” National Chamber Ensemble’s society of internationally acclaimed musicians are is redefining the meaning of “chamber music.”
The performance presents exciting music of the three masters for combinations of three, featuring the piano trios of Beethoven and Brahms and an original collaboration with Bowen McCauley Dance set to a masterpiece by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Two local arts organizations unite to present a marriage of live music and dance with acclaimed choreographer Lucy Bowen McCauley premiering a new creation for the National Chamber Ensemble set to one of J.S. Bach’s greatest works, the Chaconne in D minor for solo violin. Artistic Director Leo Sushansky performs this work on stage with dancers from the Bowen McCauley Dance Company.
THE THREE B’S FOR THREE: BACH, BEETHOVEN, BRAHMS
Bowen McCauley Dance, Leo Sushansky (artistic director/violin) , Sean Neidlinger (cello), and Kathryn Brake (piano).
Beethoven – Piano Trio in B flat major, Op.11,
Bach – Chaconne in D minor
Brahms Piano Trio No.2 in C major Op. 87
1611 North Kent Street (off Wilson Blvd.), Arlington, VA 22209
(2 blocks from the Rosslyn Metro, free garage parking in the Spectrum Garage, entrance in back from Arlington Ridge Road)
$30 Adult and $15 Student. For tickets, call (888) 841-2787, or
purchase them online.
“National Chamber Ensemble is one of the musical gems of the entire Metro area…Their concerts are always fun and interesting, and the group presents a constantly changing program that includes every genre of music imaginable. The constants are that the music will be fabulous, the musicians will be wonderfully talented, and the atmosphere will always be intimate and welcoming to all.” DCMetroTheaterArts