PAST EVENT: Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle and the Miraculous Mandarin-Suite in the Kennedy Center

Publicated on: February 7, 2012

During the Budapest week of 'The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna' festival of the Kennedy Center in February and March, the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by NSO and Kennedy Center Music Director Christoph Eschenbach, will perform Béla Bartók's 'Bluebeard's Castle' and the 'The Miraculous Mandarin' Suite with bass-baritone Matthias Goerne and mezzo-soprano Michelle DeYoung on Thursday, March 8 and Saturday, March 10.

The Thursday, March 8 performance is followed by a free AfterWords discussion with Christoph Eschenbach, Michelle DeYoung, and NSO Director of Artistic Planning Nigel Boon.

The Friday, March 9 program includes Bartók's Dance Suite, Romanian Folk Dances, and The Miraculous Mandarin-Suite; Kodály's Dances of Galánta; and Liszt's Mephisto Waltz No. 1.

For more information, please visit the Kennedy Center's website