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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, November 7

Argentine cellist Sol Gabetta, winner of Gramophone's 2010 Young Artist Award, will perform in an NSO concert conducted by John Storgårds.
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Argentine cellist Sol Gabetta, winner of Gramophone's 2010 Young Artist Award, will perform in an NSO concert conducted by John Storgårds.

Nov. 7-9: National Symphony Orchestra: John Storgårds, conductor
Tonight through Saturday, you can take a seat in The Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall, where Finland's John Storgårds will be conducting the National Symphony Orchestra in a concert featuring award-winning cellist Sol Gabetta in Dmitri Shostakovich’s First Cello Concerto. The program will begin with Benjamin Britten’s Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge, and will conclude with Robert Schumann's "Spring" Symphony.

Nov. 8-17: Fuego Flamenco Festival IX
You can spice things up tomorrow through November 17 at GALA Hispanic Theatre’s 9th annual Fuego Flamenco Festival, which will explore traditional flamenco, contemporary expressions and the art form’s impact in the United States with performances, free demonstrations and a documentary film screening. The festival opens with the world premiere of One Plus One, a new work directed and choreographed by Edwin Aparicioand Aleksey Kulikov.

Music: “Tango flamenco” by Paco de Lucía

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