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Background- The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) was founded in the year 1931. The orchestra is in Washington DC. It has become one of the most famous American symphony orchestra throughout the years. The orchestra performs at the Kennedy Center, as it has been affiliated with the Kennedy Center since 1986.

The National Symphony Orchestra regularly conducts symphonies and also participates frequently in important events both at national and international level. The orchestra has also performed in many state occasions, presidential inaugurations and official holiday celebrations and many more. The National Symphony Orchestra has also toured four continents and has also performed in many major countries of the world, thus playing an important international role.

From the day of its inception, the Orchestra has stand out to be an institution for both artistic excellence as well as a pioneer in music education. In the year 1986 the National Symphony Orchestra became the artistic affiliate of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is the center for the the performing arts of the nation. Every year Kennedy Center has presented a concert season since it opened in the year 1971. The Orchestra has got altogether 100 musicians, and presents a 52-week season of almost 175 concerts every year. These concerts have got wide variety tastes, such as classical subscription series, pops concerts, and has also got the one of the most extensive educational programs in the country. That is not enough, small groups have been formed by the members of the NSO to develop educational programs for the students from pre-kindergarten till high school. These learning programs are combined with performances, provided by these young children. They perform as many as 100 additional performances a year during the American Residencies and at the Kennedy Center.
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May 5 Fri 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra & Indigo Girls Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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May 11 Thu 7:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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May 13 Sat 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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May 18 Thu 7:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Ton Koopman - Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 & Handel's Music For The Royal Fireworks Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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May 19 Fri 11:30 AM National Symphony Orchestra: Ton Koopman - Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 & Handel's Music For The Royal Fireworks Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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May 20 Sat 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Ton Koopman - Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 & Handel's Music For The Royal Fireworks Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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May 24 Wed 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Yo-Yo Ma - John F. Kennedy Centennial Celebration Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 1 Thu 7:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 2 Fri 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Edwin Outwater - Sound Health Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 3 Sat 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 8 Thu 7:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Ott Plays Tchaikovsky Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 9 Fri 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Ott Plays Tchaikovsky Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 10 Sat 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Ott Plays Tchaikovsky Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 15 Thu 7:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 16 Fri 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 17 Sat 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 22 Thu 7:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Steven Reineke - The Music of John Williams Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 23 Fri 8:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Steven Reineke - The Music of John Williams Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jun 30 Fri 9:00 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Ben Folds Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Jul 7 Fri 8:30 PM National Symphony Orchesrtra: Emil De Cou - Harry Potter and The Sorcerers Stone Wolf Trap
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Jul 8 Sat 8:30 PM National Symphony Orchesrtra: Emil De Cou - Harry Potter and The Sorcerers Stone Wolf Trap
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Jul 14 Fri 8:15 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Grant Gershon - Puccini's Tosca Wolf Trap
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Jul 15 Sat 8:15 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Steven Reineke - The Tenors Wolf Trap
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Jul 28 Fri 8:15 PM National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Carmina Burana Wolf Trap
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The National Symphony Orchestra is committed strongly to the development of the artistic resources of the America. The Orchestras has commissioned more that 50 works, which has been done through the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works. These includes the cycles of fanfares and encores, which, when taken as a whole, represents the diverse influences in American composition in present times. The National Symphony has been known for nurturing the talents of the young American conductors, for many years. They have also established the National Conducting Institute in the year 2000. The institute has been founded by Leonard Slatkin who is at present the music director of the institute. The institute has done commendable job throughout these past few years by combining administration with leadership and musical training which in turn results in a major orchestra. The Institute is an advanced training program that has been designed to help the conductors to make transition from an amateur student or part-time orchestras to working with a full-time professional orchestra. Not only this, the scholarships which are provided by the National Trustees of the National Symphony Orchestra have helped the students of high school, who comes from throughout the country, to come and join the orchestra for several weeks of study with NSO musicians.

The next important project is the National Symphony Orchestra American Residencies for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. It was established in the year 1992 and shares all the important elements of classical symphonic music, through training programs, commissions and exchanges, in 15 states. The National Symphony Orchestra has served the nation through broadcasts, tours, and many other special projects.


The music directors of The National Symphony Orchestra are Hans Kindler (1931–1949), Howard Mitchell (1949–1969), Antal Doráti (1970–1977), Mstislav Rostropovich (1977–1994), Leonard Slatkin (1996–).


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