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Michael Giacchino's entire score for "Star Trek" will be performed Saturday by the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Emil de Cou, at the Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Virginia, as the film itself is projected above the ensemble. (Maria Giacchino)

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Rufus Wainwright performs with the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap on Friday. (Associated Press)

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The feast of events in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall begins Thursday, when Maestro Jesus Lopez-Cobos, a native of Spain, conducts the National Symphony Orchestra in a program of "fado" or folk music that defines the people of Iberia and their culture. rule (Associated Press)

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Steven Reineke will lead the National Symphony Orchestra in a show with Mr. Hall at the Kennedy Center.

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Composer Roger Reynolds created the multimedia "george WASHINGTON" to be performed by the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center.

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Ankush Kumar Bahl will conduct the National Symphony Orchestra during Friday night's concert at Wolf Trap. (Scott Suchman)

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The shadow of David Murray, a trombone player with the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), is seen on stage at the GALA Hispanic Theater in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012 during the Three Kings Day celebration. The NSO players were there as part of a residency program called "In Your Neighborhood," in which they go out into the community to expose people to their music. This is the first time they've had a residency in the Washington, D.C. area. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)