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Past Events: Fortas

  • The Kennedy Center Emerson String Quartet (Feb. 6)

    Tue., Feb. 6, 2007, 7:30 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    The Grammy-winning group continues its Shostakovich Centennial engagement with the composer's second, fourth, and eighth string quartets.

  • The Kennedy Center Emerson String Quartet (Feb. 5)

    Mon., Feb. 5, 2007, 7:30 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    Considered the premier interpreter of Shostakovich's string quartets, the ensemble performs the composer's first, fifth, and seventh string quartets, in one of three programs part of the Shostakovich Centennial.

  • Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

    Fri., Jan. 26, 2007, 7:30 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    As "America's favorite mezzo" (Gramophone Magazine), Grammy winner Susan Graham performs a rare and intimate all-French program in the Terrace Theater.

  • Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio, with Kirsten Johnson, violist

    Sun., Jan. 21, 2007, 7:30 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    To commemorate its exact 30th anniversary, the Kennedy Center's Chamber Music Ensemble-in-Residence performs piano trios by Beethoven and Brahms plus the D.C. premiere of a piano quartet by Richard Danielpour.

  • Empire Brass

    Sun., Dec. 10, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    One of North America's finest brass quintets, Empire Brass returns with another delightful holiday program.

  • Vermeer String Quartet

    Wed., Nov. 29, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    After nearly four decades of performing, the group's final D.C. appearance for its U.S. farewell tour includes works by Beethoven, Schumann, and Britten.

  • The Kennedy Center Guarneri String Quartet

    Tue., Nov. 14, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2006-2007 Season
    In its only Washington performance this season, the beloved quartet performs favorites by Mozart, Janácek, and Debussy.

  • The Turn of the Screw

    Mon., May 22, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season

  • East Coast Chamber Orchestra

    Fri., Apr. 28, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    This conductor-less chamber orchestra is comprised of 17 young string players from some of the nation's top conservatories.

  • Imani Winds

    Mon., Apr. 24, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    As "the future of the wind quintet" (The Washington Post), Imani Winds explore links between European, African, and American music traditions.

  • Sequenza

    Sun., Apr. 2, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    With "three strong voices, locked in sequence" (The New York Times) Sequenza performs a thrilling program that includes a world premiere.

  • Pablo Casals - Artist of Conscience

    Sat., Mar. 11, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    Enjoy an homage to the life of the legendary cellist though music and the spoken word, featuring three Suites for Violoncello by J.S. Bach.

  • Sharon Isbin, guitar, with Susanne Mentzer, mezzo-soprano

    Wed., Mar. 8, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    Grammy®-winning guitarist Isbin is joined by mezzo-soprano Mentzer for an eclectic program, from Mozart to folksongs to the Washington premiere of Duarte’s Joan Baez Suite.

  • The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio

    Sat., Feb. 11, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    The Kennedy Center Chamber Music Ensemble-in-Residence celebrates the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birth and also marks Shostakovich’s centenary in 2006.

  • Misha and Cipa Dichter, piano

    Thu., Jan. 26, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    The acclaimed duo presents the work of Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich, and Arensky.

  • The Dryden String Quartet

    Tue., Jan. 10, 2006, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    The "fearless, flexible and fiery" (The Philadelphia Inquirer) quartet performs Mozart, Janacek, and Beethoven.

  • Trio Mediaeval

    Sun., Dec. 11, 2005, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    Founded in Oslo, the all-female trio celebrates the Yuletide season with traditional songs and festive new compositions created especially for the singers.

  • Guarneri String Quartet

    Tue., Nov. 22, 2005, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    Performing works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Danielpour, this quartet "has no superior on the world's stages" (The New York Times).

  • Robert McDuffie, violin, and Christopher Taylor, piano

    Thu., Nov. 10, 2005, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    The award-winning violinist and pianist present a program comprising Schumann, Beethoven, Pärt, and Bartók.

  • Ying Quartet

    Thu., Oct. 27, 2005, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    The internationally celebrated quartet presents an evening of "Musical Dim Sum," to include works by Chinese American composers, and Debussy's Quartet in G minor.

  • Orion String Quartet with Peter Serkin, piano

    Wed., Oct. 12, 2005, 7:30 PM
    2005-2006 Season
    One of the most admired chamber ensembles on the international music scene performs Mozart, Lieberson, and Beethoven.

  • The Kennedy Center The Cellists of the National Symphony Orchestra with Christine Brandes, soprano

    Tue., May 17, 2005, 7:30 PM
    2004-2005 Season
    NSO principal David Hardy leads his section in a performance of Villa Lobos’s Bachianas Brasileras No. 5 and more.

  • Jerusalem String Quartet

    Wed., May 4, 2005, 7:30 PM
    2004-2005 Season
    The acclaimed quartet creates an “impeccable blend” (The Daily Telegraph) with music by Haydn, Shostakovich, and Dvorák.

  • Perlman/Schmidt/Bailey Trio

    Tue., Mar. 29, 2005, 7:30 PM
    2004-2005 Season
    Three artists with a passion for chamber music combine forces to present works by Beethoven and Brahms.

  • CANCELLED: Dawn Upshaw, soprano

    Thu., Mar. 3, 2005, 7:30 PM
    2004-2005 Season
    A two-time Grammy® winner, Upshaw “illuminates words with the sound and glow of her voice” (The Philadelphia Inquirer).

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