Capital City Symphony
Mambo! And Beyond
Part of the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2018
Performance begins at 6:00pm.
A performance inspired by Leonard Bernstein’s educational concerts, which explores the connections between Latin American music and orchestral repertoire, including Bernstein’s own work. This vibrant musical evening is filled with dance-inspired rhythms and unique instrumentation. Like Bernstein’s educational concerts, this performance includes engaging music, audience participation, and fascinating insights into the works. The program, conducted by Tiffany Lu, includes Louis Moreau Gottschalk’s A Night in the Tropics and Bernstein’s West Side Story Overture, performed with special guests the Children’s Chorus of Washington.
Suitable for all ages.
About Capital City Symphony
Capital City Symphony (CCS) is a community orchestra based in Washington, D.C. We are one of the founding arts partners of the Atlas Performing Arts Center. We present music in ways that are approachable, engaging, and affordable. CCS concerts combine a relaxed atmosphere with creative programming and high-quality performances. We provide performing opportunities to both amateur and professional players throughout the greater Washington area.
We were founded in 1967 as the Georgetown Symphony Orchestra, and will be celebrating our 50th anniversary season in 2017-18. In 2005 we relocated to H Street NE and took the name Capital City Symphony in order to better reflect our new location and city-wide focus. Our Conductor and Artistic Director is Victoria Gau, celebrates her 20th season with Capital City Symphony in 2017-18. She is also the associate conductor of the National Philharmonic.