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Tony Small: Selections from Qadar: An Operetta for Children

Scenes from a new opera by Tony Small introduce western audiences to the music a... more

Live broadcast on 9/30/14 at 6:00 PM


Upcoming Live Broadcasts

  • Harold López-Nussa Trio Harold López-Nussa Trio

    The Cuban jazz pianist, one of Havana’s great young talents, blends traditional...more

    Live broadcast on 10/1/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Brightest Young Things Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival presents Wild Horses Improv Troupe, The Puterbaugh Sisters, and Mother Knuckle, hosted by Mike Lebovitz Brightest Young Things Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival presents Wild Horses Improv Troupe, The Puterbaugh Sisters, and Mother Knuckle, hosted by Mike Lebovitz

    The LA-based Wild Horses Improv Troupe performs with the Puterbaugh Sisters and...more

    Live broadcast on 10/2/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Daiana Ferreira Da Costa Daiana Ferreira Da Costa

    The classical guitarist makes her U.S. debut with a solo recital of Paraguayan a...more

    Live broadcast on 10/3/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge

    The guitarists blend Lage’s background in modern jazz and new music with Eldridg...more

    Live broadcast on 10/4/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Tsu Gordela Tsu Gordela

    Founded in 2007 at the Tbilisi State University (Georgia), this all-female ensem...more

    Live broadcast on 10/5/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Marian Anderson Award: Jamie Barton Marian Anderson Award: Jamie Barton

    The mezzo-soprano, recipient of the 2014 Marian Anderson Award—a grant for Ameri...more

    Live broadcast on 10/6/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Fleur d'Orange Fleur d'Orange

    The Moroccan contemporary dance company presents IDENTITY, a new work featuring...more

    Live broadcast on 10/7/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Robert Cooper

    The accomplished lyric baritone performs spirituals, oratorios, Broadway tunes,...more

    Live broadcast on 10/8/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Darius Jones Quartet + Emilie Lesbros

    American saxophonist and composer Jones and French vocalist and composer Lesbros...more

    Live broadcast on 10/9/14 at 6:00 PM

  • NSO Prelude

    National Symphony Orchestra members Paul Cigan (clarinet), Paula Akbar (violin),...more

    Live broadcast on 10/10/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Magnificent Intentions Festival presents Andy Zipf, Derek Evry, and Ryan Walker Magnificent Intentions Festival presents Andy Zipf, Derek Evry, and Ryan Walker

    Evry is a crafty songwriter and opera-trained vocalist. Zipf combines his honey-...more

    Live broadcast on 10/11/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Magnificent Intentions Festival presents Margot MacDonald, Sam McCormally, and Olivia Mancini Magnificent Intentions Festival presents Margot MacDonald, Sam McCormally, and Olivia Mancini

    MacDonald, the looping, multi-instrumentalist, is the D.C.-area’s musical sweeth...more

    Live broadcast on 10/12/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Nikki Glaser Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Nikki Glaser

    Comedian Nikki Glaser first gained notoriety during season four of Last Comic St...more

    Live broadcast on 10/13/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

    Members of the KCOHO play Schoenfield’s Café Music and Beethoven’s Trio in B-fla...more

    Live broadcast on 10/14/14 at 6:00 PM

  • A Tribute to Dick Morgan featuring Steve Abshire

    WPA Women’s Committee presents a memorial concert honoring the late D.C. jazz mu...more

    Live broadcast on 10/15/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Listen Local First D.C. presents Feedel Band Listen Local First D.C. presents Feedel Band

    This D.C. band blends Ethiopian music and jazz to create a unique sound called E...more

    Live broadcast on 10/16/14 at 6:00 PM

  • U.S. Marine Band

    The Band’s Saxophone Quartet and Brass Quintet take the spotlight....more

    Live broadcast on 10/17/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Daniel Burkholder

    Daniel Burkholder and The Playground take it outside to present a site-specific...more

    Live broadcast on 10/18/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Kinobe

    Born near Lake Victoria in Uganda, Kinobe (Chi-no-bay) is a gifted multi-instrum...more

    Live broadcast on 10/19/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Brad Kolodner Brad Kolodner

    The banjo player and Strathmore Artist-in-Residence pushes the boundaries of ban...more

    Live broadcast on 10/20/14 at 6:00 PM

  • NSO Youth Fellows

    Members of the National Symphony Orchestra training program—Eric Costantino, vio...more

    Live broadcast on 10/21/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Listen Local First D.C. presents Pree Listen Local First D.C. presents Pree

    The D.C. group combines a wide variety of folk instrumentation with electric and...more

    Live broadcast on 10/22/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Washington National Opera presents Highlights from La bohème

    Enjoy a free preview of musical highlights from La bohème, featuring members of...more

    Live broadcast on 10/23/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Gerdan Gerdan

    The D.C. ensemble performs its own blend of world music inspired by its native U...more

    Live broadcast on 10/24/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Target Family Night: Chocolate City Rocks presents Jali D, Uncle Devin, and Bab Ras D

    This for the kids edition features live performances by critically acclaimed mus...more

    Live broadcast on 10/25/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Theatre Mala Scena's Little Needle Girl

    This show uses miming and circus arts to tell the story of an unusual girl who w...more

    Live broadcast on 10/26/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Shannon Dunne Dance

    The company performs old style Irish dance in a hilarious modern day theatrical...more

    Live broadcast on 10/27/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Laurent Piron's Magicalement Drole

    Highly skilled magic, comedy, and a bit of craziness come together for a dynamic...more

    Live broadcast on 10/28/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Arabesque

    The Vietnamese contemporary dance company brings The Mist, a contemporary work t...more

    Live broadcast on 10/29/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Tev un Man

    This folk/pop ensemble performance features a sing-along with the children from...more

    Live broadcast on 10/30/14 at 6:00 PM

  • The Loser’s Lounge & Halloween BOOgie Down

    The Kennedy Center’s Explore the Arts program throws a Dance Party and Costume C...more

    Live broadcast on 10/31/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Chris Gethard

    Comedian Chris Gethard takes the stage with an opening set by Courtney Fearringt...more

    Live broadcast on 11/17/14 at 6:00 PM

  • Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Mark Normand Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Mark Normand

    Comedian Mark Normand takes the stage with opener Rahmein Mostafavi. A regular i...more

    Live broadcast on 12/15/14 at 6:00 PM