National Chamber Ensemble – Concerto Celebration

Join us on May 18th as the National Chamber Ensemble culminates its season with “Concerto Celebration.”

Enjoy several masterworks as NCE performs two famous concertos in an intimate chamber music setting. The concert will open with a tribute to the Chevalier de Saint-Georges (Joseph Bologne), often referred to as the ‘Black Mozart,’ whose compositions continue to inspire. The evening will also feature the exquisite Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E Minor, brought to life by the artistic director Leonid Sushansky’s passionate violin.

“Astonishing . . . extraordinarily gifted.”

– The New York Times

To complete the celebration, piano virtuoso Carlos César Rodríguez will perform Beethoven’s dramatic Piano Concerto No. 5, “The Emperor.”

“Compelling to watch as he is to hear.”

– The Washington Post

As we revel in the harmonious blend of charming, dramatic and exciting musical works NCE concludes the 2023-24 season. Whether you’re a long-time patron or new to the world of chamber music, this concert is not to be missed. Experience the power of music as it transcends time and brings us together in appreciation of its beauty and universality.

Artists for this concert are Leo Sushansky (violin, artistic director) and Carlos César Rodríguez (piano) Najin Kim (violin), Hanbing Jia (violin),Uri Wassertzug (viola), Steven Honigberg (cello)


Each ticket comes with the (unlimited) ability to stream the concert one week after the concert date. It’s such a gift that we can all partake in these performances in person, but also a gift that we can watch these wonderful performers in our pajamas! There’s something for everyone in the National Chamber Ensemble’s latest season.

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From the classical to contemporary compositions, the National Chamber Ensemble’s internationally-acclaimed musicians provide outstanding performances of chamber music in an intimate setting. The NCE brings together composers, musicians, performers and audiences to create an environment that is fun, welcoming, engaging and offers the connoisseur, as well as the first-time concertgoer, an exciting musical experience.

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