Season 3 – 2014-2015

The Heavenly Life: Music of Mahler and Wachner

Gustav Mahler and Julian Wachner, extraordinary composers and conductors of the past and present, are brought together in this exciting season opener that is sure to impress.


  • Symphony No. 4 by Gustav Mahler (chamber arrangement by Klaus Simon)
  • Linda Mabbs, soprano
  • Chamber Symphony by Julian Wachner (World Premiere, NOW Commission)
  • September 27, 2014 7PM, First UCC, Washington DC
  • September 28, 2014 7PM, JCCGW, Rockville, Maryland
  • October 2, 2014 1PM, Trinity Wall Street, New York City

Off the Britten Path: A Holiday Concert!

This is not your typical holiday concert.  Give the holidays a warm welcome with this elegant program that brings together three great works by three great British composers.


  • EDWARD ELGAR Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20
  • BENJAMIN BRITTEN Serenade for Tenor, Horn and String Orchestra
  • RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Charterhouse Suite
  • GUSTAV HOLST St. Paul Suite for strings
  • December 13, 7PM, “Live at 10th and G,” Washington DC
  • December 14, 5PM, Church of the Redeemer, Bethesda, MD

The Apotheosis of Dance: Music of Piazzolla, Rodrigo, and Beethoven

What could Piazzolla, Rodrigo, and Beethoven have in common? The element of dance! The compositions presented in this program are sure to keep your toes tapping all night.  Guest concertmaster Izumi Kamata.  In partnership with the S&R Foundation and with the support of the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Government.


  • Two movements from History of Tango by Astor Piazzolla
  • Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquin Rodrigo
  • Soichi Muraji, guitar
  • Symphony No. 7 by Ludwig van Beethoven
  • March 28, 2015 7PM, First UCC, Washington DC
  • March 29, 2015 7PM, JCC GW, Rockville, Maryland

NOWfest 2015: A Celebration of Mexico

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo (on May 2, 2015) with the New Orchestra of Washington through some of Mexico’s most glorious music in a breathtaking setting. This unique and festive event promises to be an unforgettable night of Mexican music, food, drink, and community.


  • Suite from Redes by Silverstre Revueltas
  • Metro Chabacano by Javier Alvarez
  • Huapango by Jose Pablo Moncayo
  • Homenaje a Garcia Lorca by Silvestre Revueltas
  • Danzon No. 2 by Arturo Marquez