Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: January 2003
January 30, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceThe Whitworth Brass, led by Roger Whitworth features jazz standards on the French horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba.
Featured Artist(s): The Whitworth Brass
January 29, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceMusicians from the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra performs Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano by Poulenc, Quartet C-major Op 73 #1 for Bassoon and String Trio by Devienne, and Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and Strings by Britten.
Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
January 28, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceThe Grandsons break out a veritable pawnshop of instruments to create an eclectic whirlpool of New Orleans rhythm and blues, rockabilly, swing, and country two steps.
Featured Artist(s): The Grandsons
January 27, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceA celebration of songwriters featuring Sam Shaber, finalist in the 2001 USA Songwriting Competition, and the 2000 John Lennon Songwriting Competition, and singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Dulcie Taylor.
Featured Artist(s): Dulcie Taylor
January 26, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceThe Raymond Scott Orchestrette performs music of jazz composer Raymond Scott, whose music was popularized through cartoons. Historical explanation and film and cartoon clips will accompany the performance. Soundtracks: Music and Film
Featured Artist(s): Raymond Scott Orchestrette
January 25, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceThe Alloy Orchestra, the foremost ensemble in silent film accompaniment, performs original scores to three short films: Dragonflies, The Baby Cries; Easy Street; and Big Business. Soundtracks: Music and Film
Featured Artist(s): The Alloy Orchestra
January 24, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceAnne Watts & Boister a contemporary chamber ensemble perform an original score accompaniment for Buster Keaton's classic silent film Steamboat Bill, Jr. Soundtracks: Music and Film
Featured Artist(s): Anne Watts & Boister
January 23, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceShaughn Dowd and con brio! Theatre Ensemble offer a program of Academy Award winning and nominated music from the 1930s to the 1960s, featuring Gershwin, Mancini, Legrand, and many more. Soundtracks: Music and Film
Featured Artist(s): Shaughn Dowd
January 22, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceA screening of the independent short film Concerto centered around Bach’s Concerto in G minor, followed by a performance of the concerto. Soundtracks: Music and Film
Featured Artist(s): Lisa Emenheiser
January 21, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceHear the percussive jazz stylings of Tony Martucci, a “soloist of unusual melodic depth,” (The Washington Post) performs contemporary works for the drums.
Featured Artist(s): Tony Martucci
January 20, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceAs part of a "Let Freedom Ring" celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Georgetown University and the Kennedy Center will host a musical celebration featuring the Georgetown Gospel and Chapel Choirs.
Featured Artist(s): The Georgetown Chapel Choir
January 19, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceYoung musicians from The Duke Ellington School present a tribute concert to the legendary jazz vocalist Nancy Wilson.
Featured Artist(s): The New Washingtonian Small Jazz Ensemble
January 18, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceRites and Rhythms – This program highlights dances with social context that evoke diverse interpretations of relationship and community. Featured are DC Showbiz Dancers, Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Company, Smooth and Easy, and Harambee Dance Company. CELEBRATION OF BLACKS IN DANCE
Featured Artist(s): Smooth & EZ
January 17, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceMoving Into the Future – This program features progressive work on the cutting edge of contemporary dance from Renaissance Dance Workshop, Tania Isaac Hyman, Arch Dance Company, and Baltimore/Chicago Contemporary Dance Theater CELEBRATION OF BLACKS IN DANCE
Featured Artist(s): Tania Isaac Hyman
January 16, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceBreaking Boundaries – An evening that brings together dance works from a variety of genres that defy physical boundaries and stylistic traditions, featuring Wild Zappers, Lisa Jones and Darby Pack Duet, Creative Outlet Theater of Brooklyn, Baltimore Dance Tech Reverence Ensemble, Phlava Dance Company, and the African Dance Ensemble. CELEBRATION OF BLACKS IN DANCE
Featured Artist(s): The Wild Zappers
January 15, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceMisha Feigin, one of Russia’s foremost guitarists presents a program of storytelling and music and sung in both English and Russian.
Featured Artist(s): Misha Feigin
January 14, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceSinger/songwriter Otis Taylor, winner of a Handy Award for Best New Artist of the Year, performs minimalist blues from his recent CD Respect the Dead.
Featured Artist(s): Otis Taylor
January 13, 2003 - Watch this Performance2001 Wammie winners Rhodes Tavern Troubadours perform their signature roots-rockin', foot-stompin', power-popping musical style in tribute to the Washington Area Music Awards.
Featured Artist(s): Rhodes Tavern Troubadours
January 12, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceHusband and wife duo, Kim and Reggie Harris, offer an eclectic blend of their own folk originals, spirituals, freedom songs, and thoughtful covers of some of Americas classic songwriters.
Featured Artist(s): Kim and Reggie Harris
January 11, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceDC favorite The Washington Symphonic Trombones perform a program of classical music and other selections for brass.
Featured Artist(s): The Washington Symphonic Trombones
January 10, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceDouglas Rosenberg presents an evening of Dance for the Camera, accompanied by live music on bass and computer.
Featured Artist(s): Douglas Rosenberg
January 9, 2003 - Watch this Performancebohola, an acoustic Irish trio blending the traditional with the urbanized Irish-American experience, features Jimmy Keane (accordion), Sean Cleland (fiddle), and Pat Broaders (dordan, vocals).
Featured Artist(s): bohola
January 8, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceThe Wally Garner Quartet, featuring Wally Garner (clarinet), Larry Eanet (piano), Tommy Cecil (bass), and Chuck Redd (drums) performs jazz standards in the tradition of Benny Goodman.
Featured Artist(s): Larry Eanet
January 7, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceHickory Project, features hard driving traditional and original bluegrass by Anthony Hannigan (mandolin, vocals), Danny Shipe (guitar, vocals), David Cavage (banjo, vocals), and Steve Belcher (acoustic bass) with expert licks by fiddle champion Sue Cunningham.
Featured Artist(s): Danny Shipe
January 6, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceFive time Helen Hayes Award nominated pantomime and physical comedy troupe The Golden Theater: Pantomime for Youth delights young audiences with its hugely popular The Misadventures of Dr. Frank-n-Flubber, PhD.
Featured Artist(s): Stanislavsky Theater Studio's Golden Theater: Pantomime for Youth
January 5, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceLester Chambers, original member of the classic 60’s band, The Chambers Brothers, entertains with his signature blend of rock and R&B. Future of Music Conference
Featured Artist(s): Lester Chambers
January 4, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceLegendary poet/rocker Patti Smith dazzles with an “unplugged” acoustic program of original music and poetry. Future of Music Conference
Featured Artist(s): Patti Smith
January 3, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceDapper Foxes, Singing Pigs, and Cajun Lullabies. Songs from Sing Down the Moon, Perseus Bayou, and Mississippi Pinocchio—three award-winning family musicals by Mary Hall Surface and David Maddox.
Featured Artist(s): Mary Hall Surface