From December 6 - 9, 2018 the National Symphony Orchestra will premiere, Art of War, a new symphony by composer-in-residence Mason Bates. Also on the program is Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 1, Titan. The weekend performances will be preceded by a free discussion of the influences and meanings of the music, while the Thursday performance will be followed by a discussion with select guest artists of the NSO. More information here: https://www.masonbates.com/events/art-of-war-world-premiere-national-symphony-2/.