National Chamber Ensemble Presents ‘Night of Italian Opera’ This Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7:30 PM



The National Chamber Ensemble (NCE), Artisphere’s Resident Ensemble, opens its eight exciting season on October 25, 2014. Praised by the Washington Post for being “Delightful…abundant in jovial wit,” National Chamber Ensemble’s society of internationally acclaimed musicians are is redefining the meaning of “chamber music.”

“National Chamber Ensemble is one of the musical gems of the entire Metro area…Their concerts are always fun and interesting, and the group presents a constantly changing program that includes every genre of music imaginable. The constants are that the music will be fabulous, the musicians will be wonderfully talented, and the atmosphere will always be intimate and welcoming to all.” DCMetroTheaterArts

Opening Night: Night of Italian Opera

Saturday, October 25, 2014  | 7:30 PM

The National Chamber Ensemble, together with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, presents Night of Italian Opera! Enjoy a glorious night of instrumental music, arias and duets with opera stars soprano Yana Eminova and baritone Anton Belov. Some of the exciting operatic music of the evening will include duets from I Pagliacci, Don Giovanni, and La Traviata.

Ms. Eminova’s presence brings together great acting, vocal and physical beauty. She is the winner of many international competitions including the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Competition in New York as well as the Ricardo Zandonai and Bellini International Competitions in Italy.

Anton Belov’s voice has been called “rich and melliflous,” by the New York Times. Mr. Belov is the first place winner of many vocal competitions including the Young Concert Artists International Auditions, George London Competition, Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Competition and the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

Please join the NCE for a night of great voices and exquisite music including Verdi, Puccini, BelliniLeoncovallo and more, to open National Chamber Ensemble’s 8th Season.


Yana Eminova (soprano), and Anton Belov (baritone).
Yana Eminova (soprano), and Anton Belov (baritone).

Yana Eminova (soprano), Anton Belov (baritone), Frank Conlon (piano), Sean Neidlinger (cello), and Leo Sushansky (Artistic Director/violin).

Night of Italian Opera – Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 7:30 PM
at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere
1611 North Kent Street (off Wilson Blvd.), in Arlington, VA

(2 blocks from the Rosslyn Metro, free garage parking in the Spectrum Garage, entrance in back from Arlington Ridge Road)


ADMISSION: $30 Adult and $15 Student. Tickets by phone: 888.841.2787
Purchase tickets here.

Season Subscriptions are available.


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