Featuring “Ansel Adams: America,” composed by Chris and Dave Brubeck and performed by the National Symphony Orchestra, pairing sweeping melodies with more than 100 striking photographs of or by Ansel shown on huge screens, in-house and on the lawn. Program also includes Copland's Lincoln Portrait, Gershwin's An American in Paris and excerpts from John Williams' score to the award-winning film Lincoln.
A Pre-Performance Discussion by Rich Kleinfeldt of WETA will be offered one hour before performance time. More information here
PROGRAM (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man
WILLIAMS: Music from the movie Lincoln
COPLAND: A Lincoln Portrait
BRUBECK: “Ansel Adams: America”
GERSHWIN: An American in Paris
Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration
Frozen Planet in Concert
Video Games Live!
America the Beautiful
Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II
Singin' in the Rain