Offsite Event--SHIFT: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra: Creation Stories
Vocal soloists from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra offer a recital that explores the theme of creation. This is a free offsite event. Please see additional details below about registering for free tickets.
PLEASE NOTE: This event does NOT take place at the Kennedy CenterSHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras
Creation Stories: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra vocal soloists in recital
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6 p.m.
National Gallery of Art, West Garden Court
Please use the 6th Street and Constitution Avenue entrance.
The evening before the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra's Kennedy Center performance of Christopher Theofanidis's Creation/Creator, singers Jessica Rivera, Sasha Cooke, Thomas Cooley, Nmon Ford, Evan Boyer, Steven Cole perform a vocal recital exploring the theme of creation as interpreted by a wide range of composers--from Britten and Poulenc to Porter and Gershwin--accompanied by ASO music director Robert Spano on piano. The evening also features one of Spano's original compositions, Three Hölderlin Lieder.
FREE event, but tickets are required. Please call Washington Performing Arts Ticket Services at (202) 785-9727, Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Or visit WPA here.
SHIFT is co-presented by Washington Performing Arts and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Co-presented with the National Gallery of Art.
Generous support of the SHIFT Festival is provided through a matching grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, by Dr. Gary Mather and Ms. Christina Co Mather, and by Michael F. and Noémi K. Neidorff and The Centene Charitable Foundation.
SHIFT is funded in part by the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.
Additional support is provided by Abramson Family Foundation, Betsy and Robert Feinberg, Morton and Norma Lee Funger, and Daniel R. Lewis
SHIFT is presented in association with JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy.
Support for JFKC: A Centennial Celebration of John F. Kennedy is provided by Ambassador Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, Chevron, The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation, and Target.