CONCERT: National Symphony Orchestra, 9/3/2021



Join us for this year's NSO In Your Neighborhood FREE Kickoff Concert at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center! Lina Gonzalez-Granados conducts this full orchestra performance featuring works by Mozart, Jennifer Higdon, Kennedy Center Composer-in-Residence Carlos Simon, and more.

Plus! Join us before the concert for a Music and Mandala Making Workshop from 6:15-7 p.m. This year’s commissioned In Your Neighborhood visual artist, Stephanie Kiah, leads an art therapy informed mandala making workshop, geared for all ages, featuring a performance from NSO Principal Harpist Adriana Horne.

Seating is first-come, first-served—no tickets are required to attend this event.


Face masks are required.


Lina González-Granados, conductor Carlos Simon, Kennedy Center Composer-in-Residence


WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART: Overture to Le nozze di Figaro MICHAEL-THOMAS FOUMAI: Overture on Themes from the Songbook of Her Majesty Queen Lili'uokalani ASTOR PIAZZOLLA: Tangazo Variations on Buenos Aires JENNIFER HIGDON: Amazing Grace GABRIELA LENA FRANK: Elegia Andina JUAN PABLO CONTRERAS: Mariachitlan CARLOS SIMON: The Bloc