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Legendary violinist Gil Shaham performs Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, often called the most perfect violin concerto ever written.
Shostakovich confounded the expectations of the Soviet authorities, who were expecting a big, triumphant symphony saluting Stalin, with his Ninth, the lightest and brightest of his symphonies. Legendary violinist Gil Shaham performs Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, often called the most perfect violin concerto ever written. Haydn’s penultimate symphony, known as the “Drumroll,” features high spirits, drama and a brilliantly dynamic ﬁnale.
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 9
5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20852
For full parking information and directions, please visit www.strathmore.org/your-visit/directions-and-parking.
Parking is in the Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro Garage off Tuckerman Lane for public, ticketed Music Center performances (complimentary) and for other Music Center events, Education Center events, Free Summer Outdoor Concerts, and special events ($5.10, payable by SmarTrip or credit card). Parking is in the Mansion lot off Rockville Pike for ticket office purchases (free, 15-minutes) and events and exhibitions in the Mansion and Backyard Theater (free) on a space-available basis.
Limited short-term parking also is available at specially marked meters along Tuckerman Lane, which do not require payment after 7pm. Strathmore is Metro-accessible at Grosvenor-Strathmore Station on the Red Line.
For full accessibility information, please visit www.strathmore.org/your-visit/accessibility.
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