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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: October 2013

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[October 31, 2013]

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Students from the musical theater department sing the music of Frank Loesser.

Featured Artist(s): Catholic University of America’s Musical Theater Department

[October 30, 2013]

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The President of the American Guild of Organists and Professor of Church Music at D.C.’s Wesley Theological Seminary brings her talents to the Rubenstein Family Organ. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): Eileen Guenther

[October 29, 2013]

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Traditional folktales, shadow puppetry, contemporary music, and digital animation combine to create a storytelling tour de force from Soundscapes that features “digital puppets.” Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

Featured Artist(s): Soundscapes

[October 28, 2013]

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Winner of five stars as “Best Children’s Show” (1999) at Edinburgh’s legendary Fringe Festival, this puppetry show from FRU-FRU Puppet Theatre takes audiences to a magic land with a young girl who has lost her ball and needs the help of her yellow umbrella. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person.

Featured Artist(s): FRU-FRU Puppet Theatre

[October 27, 2013]

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KCOHO musicians play Kuhlau’s Flute Quintet in A major and Beach’s Theme and Variations for Flute and String Quartet.

Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

[October 26, 2013]

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The D.C. hip-hop artist, known for writing and performing the opening theme song of the popular TV series, The Boondocks, showcases material from his upcoming release Sleepless in Soweto, a musical dedication to South Africa. This performance is a preview of the Center’s spring festival One Mic: Hip-Hop Culture Worldwide.

Featured Artist(s): Asheru

[October 25, 2013]

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This concert features individual solo performances.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[October 24, 2013]

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The young pianist has won several international competitions and also happens to be hearing-impaired. Presented in cooperation with VSA in commemoration of Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Featured Artist(s): Azariah Tan

[October 23, 2013]

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Sneak a peek into the company’s upcoming season with excerpts from Balanchine favorites and more.

Featured Artist(s): The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

[October 22, 2013]

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Tino presents a classic magic show that includes tricks, jokes, puppetry, a barnyard of animals, hovering balls, endless strings, and a very magic box. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

Featured Artist(s): Tino the Clown

[October 21, 2013]

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These three talented ladies paint with their hands and feet, creating fabulously colorful scenes while serenading their audiences. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. IN THE THEATER LAB

Featured Artist(s): Yvette, Tania, and Edith

[October 20, 2013]

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Local teen dancers join this group to celebrate the release of ARTSEDGE’s latest Latin dance podcasts with social dancing and dance lessons including salsa, merengue, bachata, and cha-cha.

Featured Artist(s): Back to School Latin Dance Party with Ricardo Loaiza and Verny Varela

[October 19, 2013]

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Follow the story of Laida and Martin, who are excitedly expecting the birth of their baby. When things don’t work out, will Laida’s grumpy father help the couple recover? Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

Featured Artist(s): Teatro Marie de Jongh

[October 18, 2013]

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This juggler and comedian takes audiences on a holiday to make-believe countries. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

Featured Artist(s): Marco Solo

[October 17, 2013]

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The Cissokos weave together movement, rhythms, stories, and singing with music played on the kora—a 22-stringed West African harp. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

Featured Artist(s): Sousou and Maher Cissoko

[October 16, 2013]

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This group interprets village music from central Poland with improvisation, contemporary tones, and rock music.

Featured Artist(s): Janusz Prusinowski Trio

[October 15, 2013]

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This mime production follows a wizard and his assistant on an imaginative adventure through strange, magical worlds. Part of Kids Euro Festival 2013.

Featured Artist(s): Wizards in Dreamland

[October 14, 2013]

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Following the late-night talk show format with an irreverent twist, YMTE features guests Jennifer Tress, author of You’re Not Pretty Enough, comedian Adam Friedland, and the band Lenorable, as well as host Brandon Wetherbee and house band Jonny Grave. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. Program contains mature themes and strong language. IN THE THEATER LAB

Featured Artist(s): You, Me, Them, Everybody

[October 13, 2013]

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This singer blends ancestral flamenco roots with Brazilian music and jazz. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain.

Featured Artist(s): Rebeca Vallejo

[October 12, 2013]

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Members of the National Symphony Orchestra play classical works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Prelude

[October 11, 2013]

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This nine-person salsa dura ensemble brings modern vitality and social consciousness to the salsa genre.

Featured Artist(s): Orquesta Salsa con Conciencia

[October 10, 2013]

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Members of the Young Artist Program celebrate Giuseppe Verdi’s 200th birthday with popular selections from his repertory.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

[October 9, 2013]

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In town to record an NPR Tiny Desk Concert, this Emmy Award–winning and Academy Award–nominated multi-instrumentalist highlights her passion and mastery of the dan tranh zither, a Vietnamese stringed instrument.

Featured Artist(s): Vanessa Vo

[October 8, 2013]

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Hear the rich musical heritage of Québec through accordionist and singer Yves Lambert and string band.

Featured Artist(s): The Yves Lambert Trio

[October 7, 2013]

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Local act Tim Miller and the executive producer of The Daily Show Rory Albanese offer an evening of stand-up comedy. Note: Rory's portion is not available for viewing. Program contains mature themes and strong language.

Featured Artist(s): Rory Albanese

[October 6, 2013]

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Icon 13 is an annual showcase of talent by D.C.-area youth.

Featured Artist(s): Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington

[October 5, 2013]

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As part of a celebration of George Washington, the Kennedy Center and Mount Vernon present this concert of 18th century period music by David and Ginger Hildebrand.

Featured Artist(s): David and Ginger Hildebrand

[October 4, 2013]

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As part of a celebration of George Washington, the Kennedy Center and Mount Vernon presents this concert of 18th century period music by Trio Galilei.

Featured Artist(s): Trio Galilei

[October 3, 2013]

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The 2013-2014 members of the Young Artist Program perform well-known arias.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

[October 2, 2013]

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The group takes funk, jazz, soul, and rock to create a genre-bending sound called “soul garage.”

Featured Artist(s): Listen Local First

[October 1, 2013]

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An initiative of the U.S. State Department, OneBeat brings musicians from around the world for a residency and U.S. tour program.

Featured Artist(s): OneBeat

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