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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: October 2000

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[October 31, 2000]

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Award-winning Italian pianist Franco Medori performs as part of "Ravello in America," a four-day classical music event featuring musicians from the world-renowned Ravello Music Festival of Italy. Presented in collaboration with the Center of Musical Studies.

Featured Artist(s): Franco Medori

[October 29, 2000]

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With highly original pop/rock material, a cappella group Five O'Clock Shadow has been thrilling audiences across the country.

Featured Artist(s): Five O'Clock Shadow

[October 28, 2000]

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The Magic Banjo is an original, one-man theatrical show featuring the musical and written works of Pete Seeger, Carl Sandburg, Woody Guthrie, Johann Sebastian Bach and others.

Featured Artist(s): The Magic Banjo

[October 27, 2000]

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The Ernie Hammes Group, a jazz quintet based in Luxembourg, performs original works from their new release, "Stepwise."

Featured Artist(s): The Ernie Hammes Group

[October 26, 2000]

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Acclaimed Brazilian pianist Luiz de Moura Castro performs as part of "Ravello in America," a four-day classical music event featuring musicians from the world-renowned Ravello Music Festival of Italy. Presented in collaboration with the Center of Musical Studies.

Featured Artist(s): Luiz de Moura Castro

[October 25, 2000]

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Cellist/singer Maya Beiser has performed and premiered modern works for the cello across four continents.

Featured Artist(s): Maya Beiser

[October 24, 2000]

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Take four gifted singer-songwriters, add four-part harmony vocals, one piano, four guitars, sharp social commentary and a wardrobe to die for, and you've got Four Bitchin' Babes. The Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor

Featured Artist(s): Four Bitchin' Babes

[October 23, 2000]

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The New York Goofs are physical comedians and New Age vaudevillians whom present a kind of "demented Ed Sullivan show" for the whole family. The Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor

Featured Artist(s): The Celebration of American Humor

[October 22, 2000]

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Kathleen Chalfant and other stars of the New York stage read humorous works of Mark Twain accompanied by the bluegrass-tinged accompaniment of Danny Barnes and Thee Old Codgers. The Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor

Featured Artist(s): The Celebration of American Humor

[October 21, 2000]

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Both alumni of HBO's cult favorite "Mr. Show," Mary Lynn Rajskub and Karen Kilgariff team up to form the Girls Guitar Club, lampooning the "simpering chick-rocker." The Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor

Featured Artist(s): The Celebration of American Humor

[October 20, 2000]

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Vocalist/actress Jaymie Meyer is one of the busiest and most dynamic of today's generation of cabaret singers.

Featured Artist(s): Jaymie Meyer

[October 19, 2000]

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Infinity Dance Theater, which features dancers both with and without disabilities, is a non-traditional dance company committed to expanding the boundaries of dance and changing the world's perception of what a dancer is.

Featured Artist(s): Infinity Dance Theater

[October 18, 2000]

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Classical guitarist Corey Whitehead presents the Washington, D.C., premiere performance of the Final Manuscript of Sonata para Guitarra by Antonio Jost Martinez Palacios.

Featured Artist(s): Corey Whitehead

[October 17, 2000]

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Cuarteto de los Misiones, the string quartet of the San Luis Obispo Symphony, offers a unique introduction to classical music inspired by the history of California. CALIFORNIA STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): Cuarteto de los Misiones

[October 16, 2000]

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Brazilian prize-winning classical pianists Sonia Maria Vieira and Maria Helena de Andrade are collectively known as the Piano Duo of Rio.

Featured Artist(s): Piano Duo of Rio

[October 15, 2000]

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The music of the Cape Breton band Kilt is influenced by pop, rock, traditional fiddle, country, and jazz.

Featured Artist(s): Kilt

[October 14, 2000]

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Guitarists/vocalists Colleen Shanley and Casey O'Neal team up to offer country, blues, and roots rock music.

Featured Artist(s): Colleen Shanley and Casey O'Neal

[October 12, 2000]

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Solazo offers a mix of Latin music that includes traditional Andean sounds combined with folk and dance music.

Featured Artist(s): Solazo

[October 11, 2000]

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The male vocal ensemble Cantus has a repertoire that spans all time periods and genres.

Featured Artist(s): Cantus

[October 10, 2000]

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The Quarteto Colombiano brings together the sounds of native and traditional Colombian instruments; featured performer Luz Jimenez Herrera is a classically trained vocalist known throughout Colombia for her interpretations of folk music from the Andes.

Featured Artist(s): Quarteto Colombiano

[October 9, 2000]

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The exceptionally talented members of Latvia's Riga Dome Boys Choir have won international acclaim for their performances.

Featured Artist(s): Riga Dom Boys Choir

[October 8, 2000]

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Cuban-born Ruben Pelaez is an award-winning, classically trained pianist and recording artist.

Featured Artist(s): Ruben Pelaez

[October 7, 2000]

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The repertoire of Switzerland's Chor der Kantonsschule Rychenberg Winterthur ranges from George Frideric Handel to Paul McCartney.

Featured Artist(s): Chor der Kantonsschule Rychenberg Winterthur

[October 6, 2000]

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Gypsy Strings, an ensemble of classical musicians, perform music from Russia, Eastern Europe, and the Mediterranean.

Featured Artist(s): The Gypsy Strings

[October 5, 2000]

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Buckaroo Rudy Gonzales is a cowboy poet and musician with a distinctly humorous edge. IDAHO STATE DAY

Featured Artist(s): Rudy Gonzales

[October 4, 2000]

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The Elm City Ensemble has won numerous awards for its interpretations of contemporary classical music.

Featured Artist(s): The Elm City Ensemble

[October 3, 2000]

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Join one of Washington's premiere contemporary jazz musicians, Marcus Johnson, as he performs music from his latest release, "It Takes a Village," in celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Featured Artist(s): Marcus Johnson

[October 2, 2000]

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Austin-based Darcie Deaville is an award-winning songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. Ruthie Foster's native Texas roots are evident in her original songs, which contain elements of blues, gospel, country, and folk. WRITERS NIGHT
Capitals of American Music: Austin


Featured Artist(s): Ruthie Foster

[October 1, 2000]

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The jazz quartet Hot Tub of France is inspired by the music of the legendary Gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, who played in 1930s Paris.

Featured Artist(s): Hot Tub of France

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