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NCE's 2020-2021 Season
European Musical Vacation
NCE's 2020-2021 Season (Our 14th) Program "European Musical Vacation", will take an amazing journey through some of the most beautiful European cities and their musical masterworks. NCE will also continue bringing extraordinary international figures as performers and guest hosts. The season will present the most affordable trip to Europe for all.
From NCE Board President
We have missed you and hope that you are safe and well. As we move through uncharted waters, the National Chamber Ensemble is busy planning our 14th season and is excited to provide you five exceptional performances!
Beethoven in Vienna - NCE Holiday Celebration - A Russian Valentine - Hungarian Delicacies - The Remarkable Four Seasons of Vivaldi
Your safety and that of our artists is of the utmost importance. We will be performing for you live as soon as it is possible. In the meantime rest assured that we are prepared to provide a superb-quality view-at-home option for our patrons with the concert recorded especially for you.
We all need each other to keep the world of chamber music alive, and we hope you will join us for what promises to be a unique and thrilling season. NCE invites you to engage in whatever way you feel most comfortable.
Wishing you good health, safety, and inspiration.
NCE Board President
COVID-19 Response for 2020-2021 Season
Attend in Person or at Home
Your subscription or individual ticket allows you either to attend the concert in person if the event is able to go on live, OR you receive a link to watch the exclusive produced concert video approximately 1 week later in the comfort of your home.
Each concert will also be paired together with a special Zoom Virtual Wine and Cheese Reception which will feature a highlight of the performance as well as a live conversation with the artists.
from A Night in Vienna
Brahms Piano Quartet in G Minor (Media clip)
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.