Close
Building Closed Wednesday, October 12 - The Kennedy Center will be closed ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua…
The Kennedy Center

The Knights

Call Kennedy Center Information or check online regularly for last minute availability.

SHIFT A Festival of American Orchestras: The Knights

Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:00 PM

John F. Kennedy Centennial Cel Special Concerts SHIFT

This deeply collaborative and creative chamber orchestra from Brooklyn brings a program featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus along with works by Brahms, Vivaldi, Aaron Jay Kernis, an original commission by Lisa Bielawa, and excerpts of a work created by the orchestra.

Price

$25

Run Time

Approx. 1-3/4 hours

About

Eric Jacobsen conducts this deeply collaborative and creative chamber orchestra from Brooklyn in a program featuring the San Francisco Girls Chorus in works by Brahms, Vivaldi, Aaron Jay Kernis, and an original commission by Artistic Director Lisa Bielawa titled My Outstretched Hand. The program also includes excerpts from a work created collectively by The Knights entitled ...the ground beneath our feet, featuring vocalist Christina Courtin.

SHIFT is co-presented by Washington Performing Arts and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
 
Performance Timing: Part One - 48 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 42 min.

Watch and Listen

SHIFT: Why these four orchestras?

SHIFT: Why SHIFT?

SHIFT: Why is SHIFT unique?

SHIFT: Should orchestras change?

SHIFT: Musical Ambassadors

SHIFT: Misconceptions about Orchestras

SHIFT: Festival of American Orchestras

currently filtered for: