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The National Symphony Orchestra made U Street, Howard University, Shaw, and Logan Circle the focus of its free community engagement activities in January 2013.
One of the nation's most sought-after pops conductors, composers and arrangers, Steven Reineke is the newly appointed Principal Pops Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra and begins his first season in 2011/2012.
NSO Pops: Cirque de la Symphonie / Steven Reineke, conductor
9/19/2013 - 9/22/2013
Back by popular demand! Cirque de la Symphonie's aerial artists, jugglers, strong men, illusionists, and more bring the magic of the circus to the Concert Hall. The San Francisco Examiner calls them "dazzling and elegant, if not death-defying!"
NSO Pops: Michael Cavanaugh: The Songs of Elton John and More / Steven Reineke, conductor
10/25/2013 - 10/26/2013
"The new voice of the American rock and roll songbook" (Billboard), Michael Cavanaugh--charismatic vocalist, musician, and lead actor from Broadway's Movin' Out--returns to the NSO Pops to pay tribute to the music of Elton John and more.
Renée Fleming: American Voices: Concert with the National Symphony Orchestra: Steven Reineke, conductor / Renée Fleming, host
11/23/2013 8:00 PM
Legendary soprano Renée Fleming caps off her three-day Kennedy Center festival with this spectacular concert. Joining her will be special guest vocalists from the worlds of Broadway, opera, jazz, gospel, country, pop, and classical music.
NSO Pops: An Evening with Matthew Morrison / Steven Reineke, conductor
11/29/2013 - 11/30/2013
From TV's Glee to Broadway's South Pacific, Matthew Morrison's talents seem unstoppable. His NSO Pops program includes such standards as "Send in the Clowns," "As Long as She Needs Me," and "The Lady Is a Tramp," along with his own songs.
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NSO Pops: Happy Holidays! with Brian Stokes Mitchell / Steven Reineke, conductor
12/12/2013 - 12/14/2013
With his "singularly thunderous baritone" (New York Times), Tony winner and Kennedy Center favorite Brian Stokes Mitchell (Sweeney Todd) returns for the holidays. Look out for Santa Claus and even snow in the Concert Hall!
NSO Pops: Nas with the 20th Anniversary Celebration of ILLMATIC / Steven Reineke, conductor
3/28/2014 - 3/29/2014
The NSO Pops venture into the realm of hip-hop with famed rapper and actor Nas, who marks the 20th anniversary of his debut album Illmatic and launches the Kennedy Center's weeklong celebration One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.
NSO Pops: Rajaton: The Music of ABBA / Steven Reineke, conductor
5/30/2014 - 5/31/2014
With a name that's Finnish for "boundless," genre-crossing ensemble Rajaton joins the NSO Pops to pay tribute to Scandinavian pop sensations ABBA--who gave the world one hit after another, from "Dancing Queen" and "Mamma Mia" to "Take a Chance on Me."
NSO Pops: The Midtown Men / Steven Reineke, conductor
6/27/2014 - 6/28/2014
For the grand finale of the NSO Pops season, The Midtown Men--the four original stars of Broadway's hugely popular Jersey Boys--showcase their trademark sounds, choreography, and chemistry that took the musical theater world by storm.
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