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Orff: Carmina Burana / Beethoven: Emperor Concerto

  • Filene Center, Wolf Trap 1551 Trap Road Vienna, VA, 22182 United States (map)

Wolf Trap welcomes the National Symphony Orchestra’s new music director, Gianandrea Noseda, in his first weekend at the helm of the Orchestra. Maestro Noseda leads the NSO, a massive community chorus, and Wolf Trap Opera alumni in Orff’s epic Carmina Burana. Korean pianist Seong-Jin Cho, winner of the 2015 Chopin Competition, opens the program with Beethoven’s magnificent “Emperor” concerto.


Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73 “Emperor”
Orff: Carmina Burana


A Pre-Performance Discussion is offered this evening on the Old Farmhouse Lawn. These discussions offer insight and interpretation of the evening's performance. They begin 1 hour before the scheduled show time and end with plenty of time to reach your seat before the show starts.