THE NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND
MUSIC DIRECTOR GIANANDREA NOSEDA ANNOUNCE
THE 2024–2025 SEASON 

94th Season Highlights Include

Opera-in-Concert Series Continues
Barber’s Vanessa Featuring an All-Star Cast
Sondra Radvanovsky, J’Nai Bridges, Matthew Polenzani, Susan Graham, and Thomas Hampson

Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis & Mahler’s Sixth Symphony

2025 Florida Tour with Hilary Hahn, March 18–24, 2025
First Domestic Tour Since 2011 to Fort Myers, Vero Beach, Miami, West Palm Beach, Sarasota

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KENNEDY CENTER COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE CARLOS SIMON
Opening Night with Gianandrea Noseda: Four Black American Dances
Here I Stand 
Oratorio featuring Morris Robinson 

NOTES & FRAMES: A FILM AND MUSIC FESTIVAL
Three Weeks Exploring the Overlap Between Film Music and Concert Music
World Premiere by Academy Award®–Winning Composer Kris Bowers;
Metropolis featuring Organist Cameron Carpenter; Amadeus with Orchestra;
James Gaffigan and Teddy Abrams Conduct

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NEW WORKS
Co-Commissions by Julia Wolfe, Carlos Simon, and Alexander Raskatov;
A New Suite for Joshua Bell by American Composers Kevin Puts, Edgar Meyer, Jennifer Higdon, Jake Heggie, and Jessie Montgomery

NSO DEBUTS
Yunchan Lim, Sondra Radvanovsky, Alexandra Dovgan, Eugene Rogers, Masaaki Suzuki,
Jorge Frederico Osorio, Rachel Willis-Sørensen, Mao Fujita, Alexei Ogrintchouk, Sterling Elliott, Lorelei Ensemble 

NSO PRESENTS
Leonidas Kavakos and Daniil Trifonov in Recital

(WASHINGTON)— Following the National Symphony Orchestra’s 2024 Europe Tour heralded by the Associated Press as “triumphant,” the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) announces its 2024–2025 season, the orchestra’s 94th season and the eighth season led by Music Director Gianandrea Noseda, honoring tradition alongside innovation and presenting celebrated artists, many of whom are making their debuts with the NSO.

Read the full press release and schedule here.

Watch the NSO’s Season Announcement here.