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.
Mar 24 - Mar 25, 2017
For Ella Fitzgerald's 100th, acclaimed singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins, and Montego Glover come together to celebrate the legendary music of the First Lady of Song, plus favorites made famous by Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, and Dinah Washington.
Wed, Mar 29, 2017, 7:00 PM
The 2017 DC-CAPITAL STARS performance features the top ten finalists from the DC-CAPITAL STARS Talent Competition, held among DC's public and public charter high school students. Winners will be chosen by a panel of celebrity judges and the audience.
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
Fri, Apr 21, 2017, 9:00 PM
Classical tabla virtuoso and international phenomenon Hussain performs his new concerto Peshkar with the NSO and is joined by santoor player Rahul Sharma for a unique world music duet.
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.
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.
Mon, May 8, 2017, 8:15 PM
The Kennedy Center 2017 Spring Gala pays tribute to musical icon John Lennon as artists influenced by his work come together under the direction of T Bone Burnett to perform the Lennon songbook.
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.
Fri, Jun 23, 2017, 7:30 PM
Vivaldi Music Academy's faculty and students offer a recital showcasing all levels of musicianship.
Fri, Jun 30, 2017, 9:00 PM
The Kennedy Center favorite curates and hosts a special evening of exquisite and inspired music featuring exciting guest artists to be announced.
Sun, Sep 24, 2017, 6:00 PM
Gianandrea Noseda leads cellist Yo-Yo Ma and Tony-winning singer Cynthia Erivo in a tribute to the late Leonard Bernstein that includes the composer's Overture to Candide, "Three Meditations" from Mass, "Symphonic Dances" from West Side Story, and a selection of vocal works.