2021-2022 - 15th Season

Concert Schedule Details

NCE's 2021-2022 Season Program "Reuniting with the Masters, Live!", will take an amazing journey through some of the most beautiful musical masterworks. NCE will also continue bringing extraordinary international figures as performers and guest hosts. Download Brochure

2021-2022 SEASON SCHEDULE

Concert 1: Enchanting Elgar, the English Romantic

Saturday, November 6, 2021

The Season opens with a tribute to the most famous British composer, Sir Edward Elgar. The concert will feature a unique string arrangement of his famous heroic Enigma Variations + the gorgeous String Serenade. Gilbert and Sullivan's lively Overture to the "Mikado" opens the British program.

Location: Gunston Arts Center - Theatre 1

All ticket holders will also receive a link to the exclusive produced video performance one week after, to watch in the comfort of their home.


Concert 2: Holiday Cheer

Saturday, December 18, 2021

NCE's Holiday Cheer concert will bring the finest classical and contemporary masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities include "Sleigh Ride", "Chanukkah Festival" and "Rejoice" from Handel’s "Messiah.” Star soprano Sharon Christman and Piano Young Artist Competition winners will join the ensemble to perform. A Carols Sing-Along concludes the program to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

All ticket holders will also receive a link to the exclusive produced video performance to watch in the comfort of their home.

 


Concert 3: Beguiling Brahms and Schumann

Saturday, February 12, 2022

February's Valentine's Concert will present two great Brahms Sonatas for Violin and Piano - exciting, moving, superb and deeply passionate works reflecting Brahms' wonderous lyricism and romantic flair. These works will be paired with Robert Schumann's riveting Sonata in A Minor. Schumann, another great composer, was a personal friend of Brahms, and his music will provide the perfect addition. An exquisite program featuring romantic music for violin and piano.

Location: Gunston Arts Center - Theatre 1

All ticket holders will receive a link to the exclusive produced video performance one week after, to watch in the comfort of their home.

 


Concert 4: Beloved Baroque Masters

Saturday, March 19, 2022

The Baroque period saw the creation of tonality. Enjoy the greatest music from the period that spotlighted elaborate musical ornamentation, changes in musical notation, and new exciting instrumental playing techniques. The concert features works by Bach, Vivaldi, Handel, Tartini and more.

Location: Gunston Arts Center - Theatre 1

All ticket holders will receive a link to the exclusive produced video performance one week after, to watch in the comfort of their home.

 


Concert 5: Marvelous Mozart and Mendelssohn

Saturday, May 21, 2022

The Season concludes with Mozart and Mendelssohn - both child prodigies, pianists, musical conductors, and teachers and two of the most-celebrated musical figures of all time. Mendelssohn was the only musical prodigy of the 19th century whose stature could rival that of Mozart. Enjoy the thrilling favorite chamber works of M&M's, the perfect Season Finale to a Reunion With The Masters.

Location: Gunston Arts Center - Theatre 1

All ticket holders will receive a link to the exclusive produced video performance one week after, to watch in the comfort of their home.

 


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