1. National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach conducts the Season Opening Ball Concert featuring Anne-Sophie Mutter performing Mandelssohn's Violin Concerto. Other works are Beethoven's Overture to "The Creatures of Prometheus," Sarasate's "Carmen Fantasy" and Strauss's "Der Rosenkavalier" Suite.
Where: Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW
When: 7 p.m....