National Chamber Ensemble Presents ‘American Landscape’ This Saturday 3/12@7:30 PM at The Rosslyn Spectrum

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National Chamber Ensemble Presents ‘American Landscape’

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This Saturday 3/12@7:30 PM at The Rosslyn Spectrum,

Doors Open for seating at 7:00 PM

Join us in Celebrating Great Music of American Composers of the Past and Present at NCE’s Concert: AMERICAN LANDSCAPE

 Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre

NCE proudly celebrates International Women’s Day all week long and salutes great American music by putting the spotlight on the music of great American composer Amy Beach (1867-1944).

Amy Beach.
Amy Beach.

Amy Marcy Beach was a legendary music composer and pianist and was the best woman composer of the time in the United States who also achieved great popularity in Europe. As a woman, she defied all traditional conventions and set foot to achieve success in a world of musical maestros to create some of the most notable works of the time. NCE’s musical tribute to the USA will also include several works of great American composers of the past and present:

Aaron Copland, Lowell Liebermann, and Andreas Makris.

Hosted by JaLynn Prince

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This concert will feature NCE members:Leo Sushansky (artistic director/violin), Frank Conlon  (piano) and  Lukasz Szyrner (cello)

Young guest artist, violinist Sean Ganous also joins Leo Sushansky in a performance of the work by composer Andreas Makris for two violins. In 1970, Mr. Makris became the first contemporary composer to have his work premiered at the Kennedy Center. He served as the National Symphony Orchestra’s composer in residence from 1979-1989.

Presented at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre:

Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre
1611 N. Kent Street
(off Wilson Boulevard),
Arlington, VA 22209

FREE garage parking in the Spectrum Garage:
entrance to garage in back from Arlington Ridge Road one block east of Kent Street.

Please enter the  Spectrum garage on Arlington Ridge Road. Validation is not required. Take Elevator to LL level.

WALKING DIRECTIONS FROM ROSSLYN METRO (ORANGE/BLUE)

1. Exit station using N MOORE ST & WILSON BLVD exit.
2. Walk approx. 2 blocks E (downhill) on Wilson Blvd.
3. Turn left onto N Kent Street.
4. Walk a short distance North on N Kent Street (you’ll see an entrance on the right.

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TICKETS:
$33 Adult and $17 Student

*Please plan to arrive by 7 PM if purchasing tickets at the door.

Event includes a reception with the artists following the concert.

For more information and online ticketing please visit www.NationalChamberEnsemble.org

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The National Chamber Ensemble is supported in part by the Arlington Cultural Affairs Division of Arlington Economic Development and the Arlington Commission for the Arts. The National Chamber Ensemble is partially supported by a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Review of NCE’s last concert on Feb 13, 2016 (Click on headline to read)

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Whenever I need a ‘pick-me-up’ I head down to the Rosslyn Spectrum to see a National Chamber Ensemble (‘NCE’) concert. This year’s Valentine’s Day Concert filled the air with L-O-V-E and wonderful music written by Armenian composers Arno Babajanian, Aram Khachaturian, Komitas Vardapet, Alexander Aru…

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‘Valentine’s Day Concert: Armenian Musical Treasures’ at National
Review of NCE’s last concert on Feb 13, 2016
Whenever I need a ‘pick-me-up’ I head down to the Rosslyn Spectrum to see a National Chamber Ensemble (‘NCE’) concert. This year’s Valentine’s Day Concert filled the air with L-O-V-E and wonderful music…”
Read the entire review here.