National Chamber Ensemble



4 Seasons

Special Preseason Concert: Summer Serenades

Friday, July 15, 2016  | 8:00 PM

Lubber Run Amphitheater

Members of the National Chamber Ensemble present a fun concert to welcome summer! Enjoy music of Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Joplin, as well as one of the most popular compositions ever, Mozart's delightful Serenade, "Eine kleine Nachtmusic (A Little Night Music).

Bring friends or family and enjoy some gorgeous music in a great outdoor setting!

Lubber Run Amphitheater
North Columbus Street & 2nd Street North (two blocks north of Rt. 50)
Arlington, Virginia
Metrobus: Take Bus # 4B or 4E to Park Dr. and N 2nd St

(All Season Performances are held at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre)

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Concert 1: A Night in Vienna

Saturday, October 22, 2016  | 7:30 PM

NCE’s 10th Season opens with an evening of elegance. The unforgettable masterpieces by Johannes Brahms and Franz Schubert will include Schubert’s “Die Forelle”, sung by soprano Nancy Perry Marriott, the enchanting “Trout” Quintet and the passionate Piano Quartet in G minor by Brahms. A Night in Vienna is guaranteed to send audiences home with a smile

Please join the NCE for a night of exquisite music to open National Chamber Ensemble's 10th Season.

A Night In Vienna

Concert 2: Happy Holidays

Saturday, December 10, 2016 | 7:30 PM

An annual tradition, NCE’s holiday concert brings classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together in one fun program for the whole family! Guest soprano Rebecca Littig will delight with music of Mozart. The 2016 winner of the National Chamber Ensemble Outstanding Young Artist Achievement Award will make their debut with NCE. The concert concludes with a Carols Sing-Along to get everyone in the holiday spirit.


Concert 3: Vive la France: The Magic of Saint- Saens

Saturday, February 11, 2017 | 7:30 PM

Celebrate Valentine’s Weekend with music and passion of the great French romantic virtuoso composer Camille Saint-Saens. Listeners will be swept away on a magical journey. Featuring the Sonata for Violin and Piano, Fantasie for Violin and Harp Op.124, and the Piano Trio No. 2 in e minor, Op.92.. The perfect music for a weekend of romance.



Vive La France

Concert 4: The Four Seasons of Vivaldi and Piazzolla

Saturday, March 25, 2017 | 7:30 PM

You'll be wowed by two great composers interpretations of the incredible Seasons, including the reading of the Sonnets for Vivaldi's Four Seasons and the spectacular multimedia images for both Vivaldi's masterpiece and Piazzolla's sensual Four Season's of Buenos Aires. One of NCE’s most popular programs. Not to be missed.


Four Seasons

Concert 5: Music Of Our Time 

Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 7:30 PM

Celebrate classical works and music from film and theater including Alexander Goldstein’s remarkable “Trio On The Roof”, based on themes from the smash musical Fiddler On The Roof. Enjoy the premiere of "Dreamers" by A. Shor, with the outstanding Bowen McCauley Dance and the return of clarinet star Julian Milkis. A fun way to end the season filled with great music and variety!

Music of our time