2022-2023 - 16th Season

Concert Schedule Details

NCE's 2022-2023 Season Program "A Season of Cultural Expression", 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 2022-2023 Brochure

2022-2023 SEASON SCHEDULE

Concert 1: Jewish Musical Treasures

Saturday, November 5, 2022, 7:30 PM

 
Arianne Brown
(cantor)
Julian Milkis
(clarinet)
      
 
Carlos Rodriguez
(piano)
Leo Sushansky
(violin)
The NCE Season opening marks Kristallnacht, a tragic event in history and celebrates the extraordinary music and resilience of Jewish Culture. On the program: "Trio on the Roof" for violin, clarinet and piano, by acclaimed composer Alexander Goldstein, a remarkable composition based on the musical Fiddler On the Roof. Also works by Ernest Bloch, George Gershwin, John Williams, Jewish/Polish composer Roman Ryterband and more. Internationally acclaimed clarinetist Julian Milkis, the only student of Benny Goodman and Cantor Arianne Brown will captivate the audience along with NCE musicians Carlos Rodriguez (piano) and artistic director Leo Sushansky (violin). We are honored to welcome renowned violin virtuoso Daniel Heifetz as guest host for this special program. A very moving performance not to be missed.

Proudly presented with the Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia.

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 10, 2022, 7:30 PM

NCE's Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson's classic "Sleigh Ride" and "Chanukkah Festival." Outstanding Young Artist Award - string competition winners will join the ensemble to perform. Soprano Nancy Peery Marriott will delight with holiday selections and lead the Carols Sing Along 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: Broadway, Spirituals and More

Saturday, February 11, 2023, 7:30 PM

For the February Valentine's Concert we are joined by Metropolitan Opera soprano Aundi Marie Moore for an extraordinary evening of selections by African American composers plus songs from Broadway Musicals and more. NCE pays homage to two truly American Genres, Spirituals and Broadway. A perfect program to make your heartstrings sing or to share with a loved one.

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: Liebermann Live, and Brahms!

Saturday, March 18, 2023, 7:30 PM

In March, The National Chamber Ensemble is joined by acclaimed pianist and composer Lowell Liebermann. One of America’s most frequently performed and recorded living composers, Liebermann will perform his own works, the Piano Trio For Violin, French Horn and Piano, the Sonata for Violin and Piano Op.46 and the gorgeous Trio For Violin, French Horn and Piano by Johannes Brahms. A rare opportunity to experience incredible music straight from the master.

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 European Masters

Saturday, May 27, 2023, 7:30 PM

The season concludes with a concert of masterworks by the great European composers. The featured work will be the sublime Piano Quintet in A Major by Antonin Dvorak, a composition  which features a string quartet paired with a grand piano. The Dvorak Quintet is one of the greatest examples of late Romantic chamber music and the perfect conclusion to NCE's Sweet 16 Season!

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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