Shen Yun Performing Arts 2017: Experience a Divine Culture: presented by Falun Dafa Association of Washington, D.C.
Jan 17 - Jan 22, 2017
Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world's premier classical Chinese dance and music company originating from America, invites you to experience a grand performance of Chinese arts and culture from the Middle Kingdom.
Mon, Feb 6, 2017, 8:00 PM
The Kennedy Center's Lunar New Year Celebration--for 2017, ringing in the Year of the Rooster--culminates with one of China's most internationally acclaimed orchestras. This fascinating program features Chinese orchestral works plus a special orchestration of Mahler's Song of the Earth to include traditional Chinese instruments.
Wed, Feb 8, 2017, 7:00 PM
Enjoy dinner from celebrity chef Mike Isabella and music from star violinist Joshua Bell in one incredible event! Bell and Isabella join the NSO and the innovators of Gourmet Symphony to pair classical masterworks with creative cuisine and custom cocktails for an unforgettable--and decadent--evening. Please note: This event takes place Offsite at the Ronald Reagan Building. See details below.
Wed, Feb 22, 2017, 8:00 PM
Displaying a rare and delicate mixture of sophisticated composition, harmony, and improvisation, fusion-influenced jam band Snarky Puppy makes its Kennedy Center debut with the NSO Pops, Jules Buckley conducting, performing music from their 2015 Grammy-winning Best Contemporary Instrumental album Sylva.
Sat, Mar 11, 2017, 8:00 PM
Leslie Odom Jr. returns to the Kennedy Center as part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series for a grand concert showcasing the remarkable talent that won him the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in the smash-hit Hamilton.
Sun, Mar 12, 2017, 2:00 PM
This festive concert is a FREE event, with tickets available from the Presenter only. Please see below for further details.
Fri, Mar 31, 2017, 8:00 PM
As part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series, composer and pianist Billy Childs presents his exquisite interpretation of songwriter Laura Nyro's beloved works.
Sun, Apr 16, 2017, 8:00 PM
On Sale 2/1/2017
Sat, Apr 29, 2017, 8:00 PM
With his acclaimed performances in Cabaret, CBS's The Good Wife, and scores of other diverse credits, Alan Cumming has been hailed as "a formidable all-around entertainer" by the New York Times. Join us as he makes his Kennedy Center debut as part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series in this powerful concert event featuring an appearance by the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington.
Renée Fleming VOICES: Jane Monheit with special guest Nicholas Payton: The Ella Fitzgerald Centennial Celebration
Fri, May 5
Vocalist Jane Monheit returns to the Kennedy Center as part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series with a contemporary take on Ella Fitzgerald's songbook, joined by special guest trumpeter Nicholas Payton and others.
Jun 22 - Jun 24, 2017
From a faraway galaxy to the magical Hogwarts, John Williams's scores have transported moviegoers for decades. In celebration of Williams's 85th year, the NSO journeys through the storied catalogue of music composed by the most Oscar-nominated man alive.