FESTIVAL OF THE ASTRONAUTS 2018 GRAND FINALIST – GRAND CHAMPIONSHIPS: GRAND DEBUT, BEST MUSIC, BONUS ROUND, GRAND MIX, BEST NEW MUSIC The National Symphony Orchestra and Carnegie Hall performed at Carnegie’s Festival on Saturday.
The National Symphony orchestra, which was awarded the prestigious National Masterpiece award for its 2015 performance of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, won Best Music with its “Mixed and Muted” Concerto for Orchestra in B flat Major.
The Carnegie Hall performance also won Best New Music with “Toward the Heart” Concancee for Orchestra.
The Grand Finale was held at Carnegie, which hosted the prestigious World’s Fair on May 19.
The final Grand Finals for each of the four Grand Champs were held Saturday, May 20 at the National Theatre.
The Grand Final of the 2017 Grand Final was also held at the Carnegie.