Boulder Philharmonic, North Carolina Symphony, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and Brooklyn-based ensemble The Knights, have been selected to participate in the first year of SHIFT, a week-long celebration of the vitality, unique identity, and extraordinary artistry of North American orchestras. Mar. 27-Apr. 2, 2017, the four orchestras will offer repertoire by nine living composers, two world premieres, and numerous D.C.-area premieres as well as interact with the community through educational and outreach activities. Presented by the Kennedy Center and Washington Performing Arts, SHIFT is the first significant collaboration in their shared history.
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The Kennedy Center has selected Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment as Executive Producers of the 38th annual Kennedy Center Honors. Since partnering in 1999, Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner have become one of the most sought-after and award-winning television producing teams in the world. They are well known for producing the Tony Awards for the last 12 consecutive years, as well as the Emmy Awards, Presidential Inaugural Galas, and many others.
Kennedy Center News is now available to read online! The May-August issue features the 2012 Tony winner for Best Musical, Once, Scottish Ballet, The Royal Ballet, the 20th Annual Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival, the return of The Book of Mormon, and more.
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