Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: January 2007
January 31, 2007 - Watch this PerformancePartners Laura Schandelmeir and Stephen Clapp present The Dragons Project: Power Play, a movement-based fairy tale acknowledging the dragons in our midst as well as those we hold within.
Featured Artist(s): Stephen Clapp
January 30, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThis band adds unbridled humor and spirited tales to its personal brand of Western music.
Featured Artist(s): Cowboy Envy
January 29, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceTrio Moskva, founded in the U.S. by three young Russian-born musicians, combines the talents of internationally acclaimed pianist Anna Ouspenskaya, violinist David Chernyavsky, and cellist Igor Zubkovsky.
Featured Artist(s): Capital Piano Trio
January 28, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThis award-winning classical guitarist from Havana, Cuba has studied at the Peabody Conservatory, recorded four albums, and regularly tours Europe and North and South America.
Featured Artist(s): Ernesto Tamayo
January 27, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThe Classic Ko Ensemble, led by pianist Priscilla Ko, performs classical repertoire.
Featured Artist(s): The Classic Ko Ensemble
January 26, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceArlington-based guitarist and singer Justin Trawick incorporates multiple genres while still maintaining his distinctive sound. He performs with a number of artists ranging from hip-hop to bluegrass.
Featured Artist(s): Justin Trawick
January 25, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThis D.C.-based singer/songwriter blends folk, indie rock, and Brit pop, as heard on his CD Quiet State of Panic.
Featured Artist(s): Paul Michel
January 24, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceIndigenous Spanish music from Castilla is enlivened on traditional and modern instruments including the hurdy-gurdy, bagpipe, accordion, flute, tambourine, doumbek, frame drums, and laud.
Featured Artist(s): La Musgaña
January 23, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceA Portuguese singer/songwriter of Cape Verde descent, Tavares incorporates African rhythms and music with gospel, funk, and soul.
Featured Artist(s): Sara Tavares
January 22, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThis Israeli band, complete with dueling guitars, tuba, and drums, performs its signature mixture of rock with flavors of Balkan, Greek, Klezmer, Arab, and Mediterranean music.
Featured Artist(s): Boom Pam
January 21, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceBased in Holland, this acoustic ensemble plays Yiddish and Klezmer songs accented by the rhythms and sounds of gypsy jazz and Eastern European folk music.
Featured Artist(s): Nikitov
January 20, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThese multi-instrumentalists, specializing in traditional Cajun music with a modern twist, delight audiences with dance hall standards and songs of past masters.
Featured Artist(s): Pine Leaf Boys
January 19, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceSaxophonist/flutist/clarinetist Chris Vadala, a former member of the Chuck Mangione Quartet and currently director of Jazz Studies at the University of Maryland, leads this new ensemble.
Featured Artist(s): Chris Vadala
January 18, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceHigh school musicians studying with the NSO perform a variety of classical works.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows
January 17, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceBaltimorean bassist Tommy Cecil returns with his jazz quartet.
Featured Artist(s): Tommy Cecil
January 16, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceLute player Bass and mezzo-soprano Hollinshead explore the richness of the music from the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries in “Songs from Shakespeare’s Troupe.” Part of Shakespeare in Washington
Featured Artist(s): Barbara Hollinshead
January 15, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThe Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration, featuring Brian McKnight with the Let Freedom Ring Choir, as part of the University’s fifth annual “Let Freedom Ring” initiative celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
** This show was not recorded and is not available for viewing** A DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION IN THE CONCERT HALL
Featured Artist(s): Let Freedom Ring Choir
January 14, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceA singer, songwriter, and activist, Flynn has shared the stage with Kris Kristofferson, Jack Elliot, Arlo Guthrie, and Willie Nelson.
Featured Artist(s): John Flynn
January 13, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceAbadey, a 15-year-old drummer, composer, and Artist-in-Residence at Strathmore, leads his band in straight-ahead jazz standards and original selections.
Featured Artist(s): Kush Abadey
January 12, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceAcclaimed banjo innovator Tony Trischka marks his return to acoustic bluegrass by exploring the avenue of full-band, two-banjo bluegrass with fellow five-stringers.
Featured Artist(s): Tony Trischka
January 11, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceLed by San Francisco–based vocalist Day, this quartet performs its interpretation of music from different eras—playing everything from Gershwin and Chet Baker to Ben Folds and Björk.
Featured Artist(s): The Spencer Day Quartet
January 10, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThis Liberian-born soprano performs her diverse program of art songs and arias from the standard repertoire, and by West African and young American composers.
Featured Artist(s): Dawn Padmore
January 9, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceAward-winning guitarists and mandolin players play bluegrass standards, folk gems, Celtic tunes, and finger-style blues.
Featured Artist(s): Orrin Star
January 8, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThe Marty Nau Quartet, led by jazz saxophonist Nau, has recorded three CDs of original tunes and jazz standards.
Featured Artist(s): Marty Nau
January 7, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThis local choir performs a variety of musical styles including spirituals, gospel, jazz, folk, musical theater, and classical music.
Featured Artist(s): Urban Nation H.I.P.-H.O.P. Choir
January 6, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceTo launch the Shakespeare in Washington festival, Shakespeare Theatre Company Artistic Director Michael Kahn and Associate Director David Muse direct a staged reading of Twelfth Night, featuring a cast of D.C. favorites on the holiday’s traditional date of observance. Note: There will not be a live webcast of this event. Part of Shakespeare in Washington – IN THE CONCERT HALL
Featured Artist(s): Shakespeare Theatre Company
January 5, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThe Michael Thomas Quartet, led by trumpeter Thomas, delights audiences with its swinging hard-bop style and soulful blues.
Featured Artist(s): Michael Thomas Quartet
January 4, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceMembers perform Beethoven’s Third Violin Sonata and Prokofiev's Second Violin Sonata.
Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
January 3, 2007 - Watch this PerformanceThe Coda Ensemble presents an exciting program of string chamber music featuring works by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and other classic favorites of the Great American Songbook.
Featured Artist(s): The Coda Ensemble
January 2, 2007 - Watch this PerformancePrize-winning organist and recitalist Julie Vidrick Evans, who has served as Conductor-in-Residence at American University, performs on the Center’s beautiful Filene organ. IN THE CONCERT HALL
Featured Artist(s): Julie Vidrick Evans