Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: November 2002
November 30, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceIranian-born instrumentalist Shahriar Saleh and Tombak Virtuoso, Dr. Ali Analouei present works of Persian music masters in A Special Iranian Concert with NAVA Ensemble.
Featured Artist(s): Nava Ensemble
November 29, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceJeff Ball, expert player of the Native American courting flute, brings together musicians on guitar, bass, drums, and piano to lend a contemporary sound to an ancient instrument.
Featured Artist(s): Jeff Ball
November 28, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceA jazz cabaret ambiance will prevail when Seeds of Sun Israeli Jazz Quintet presents an exciting evening of contemporary jazz with an Israeli twist. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Israel.
Featured Artist(s): Seeds of Sun Israeli Jazz Quintet
November 27, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceFounded in the U.S. by three young Russian-born musicians, Trio Moskva joins talents of internationally acclaimed pianist Anna Ouspenskaya, violinist Igor Yuzefovich, and cellist Igor Zubkovsky.
Featured Artist(s): Trio Moskva
November 26, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceLed by jazz pianist Larry Brown, the Larry Brown Quartet shows off their skills that made them a WAMMY nominee for Best Jazz Instrumentalist, Best Jazz Group, and Best Jazz CD.
Featured Artist(s): The Larry Brown Quartet
November 25, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceAurora Guitar Quartet, made up of guitarists from Japan, Cuba, and the U.S., performs music that encompasses a broad spectrum of styles and cultural periods.
Featured Artist(s): Aurora Guitar Quartet
November 24, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceEhectl Aztec Warrior Dancers perform “warrior style” dances of the Mexika-Chichimeka tradition. These dances range from ancient dances with roots that date back thousands of years, to modern dances that are part of a living tradition. PERFORMANCE PLUS
Featured Artist(s): Ehectl Aztec Warrior Dancers
November 22, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceSinger/songwriter David Roth mixes a dash of Dan Fogelberg, a pinch of David Letterman, a whoosh of Whoopi Goldberg, and a touch of James Taylor into his highly original, often hilarious, award-winning music.
Featured Artist(s): David Roth
November 21, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceNSO Youth Fellows, is a twenty-two year-old program that provides high-school aged musicians with the opportunity to study privately and take master-classes with NSO members.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows
November 20, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceThe World Children’s Choir celebrates cultural diversity through music they have performed for such dignitaries as former U.S. President’s Bush and Clinton.
Featured Artist(s): The World Children's Choir
November 19, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceWriters Night with Eve Goldberg and Jonathan Pointer. Goldberg sings songs that evoke bluegrass, swing, old-time, and gospel influences. Pointer brings the grit and passion of his singing together with heart-felt lyrics that make him an “American folk hero.”
Featured Artist(s): Jonathan Pointer
November 18, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceStanislavsky Theater Studio, winner of two consecutive Helen Hayes Awards, presents The Music Box. This classical pantomime performance opens a child’s magical music box and brings the fantastical characters inside to life.
Featured Artist(s): Stanislavsky Theater Studio's Golden Theater: Pantomime for Youth
November 17, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceWriter’s Night with Tim Harrison and Jerry Bresee. Harrison is known for his masterful guitar playing and poetic lyrics. Bresee is an accomplished acoustic guitar player influenced by Miles Davis and Paul Simon. Writer’s Night
Featured Artist(s): Tim Harrison
November 16, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceNancy Havlik’s Dance Performance Group weaves an array of dance, theater, text, and film into a rich choreographic mix.
Featured Artist(s): Nancy Havlik's Dance Performance Group
November 15, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceArmandinho and the Tucan Trio unites Brazilian legend and virtuoso mandolin player Armandinho Macedo with a Brazilian-Israeli group known for their jazzy rhythms spiced with Mediterranean flair.
Featured Artist(s): Armandinho Macedo
November 14, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceBratislava Conservatory Chamber Choir is a national treasure of Slovakia known throughout Europe, the U.S., and Australia as ambassadors of Slovakian culture. The group performs the vocal music of Slovakia and unique choral music of other cultures. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Slovakia.
Featured Artist(s): Bratislava Conservatory Chamber Choir
November 13, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceThe Cellicion Traditional Zuni Dancers from the Pueblo of Zuni, New Mexico performs music and dances that preserve and reflect the 1000 year-old Zuni culture. Presented in cooperation with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.
Featured Artist(s): Cellicion Traditional Zuni Dancers
November 12, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceThe Salon Orchestra of Washington, a chamber music ensemble that focuses on the music of nineteenth century Austria, recreates the elegance of Vienna in the 1890s.
Featured Artist(s): The Salon Orchestra of Washington
November 11, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceSons of the Never Wrong has developed a cult following in Chicago with their witty songs performed in three-part harmony. This mid-western group combines guitar, accordion, banjo, keyboard, and mandolin sounds with yodeling and scat singing to form a whimsical style all their own.
Featured Artist(s): Sons of the Never Wrong
November 10, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceLee Murdock performs songs written in the grand folk style. He brings folk music into the modern era by turning stories of everyday people into heroic anthems.
Featured Artist(s): Lee Murdock
November 9, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceCanUs Jazz Band presents an unusual blend of swing, ragtime, blues, and New Orleans jazz all rolled into one. Their unique style, combined with echoes of small jazz group sounds of the 1930s, creates a sound rarely heard on today’s music scene.
Featured Artist(s): CanUs Jazz Band
November 8, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceSister’s Trousers, a DC-area dance group directed by Alice Howes, presents choreography that deals with everyday life issues like gender identity and community.
Featured Artist(s): Sister's Trousers Dance Company
November 7, 2002 - Watch this PerformancePhat Alpert, featuring trumpet player Zach Smith of the Dixie Power Trio, pays musical tribute to Herb Alpert.
Featured Artist(s): Phat Alpert
November 6, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceU.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Hanneke Cassel and folk composer/pianist Dave Wiesler join musical forces to produce exuberant rhythms and captivating melodies.
Featured Artist(s): Dave Wiesler
November 5, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceGeoff Muldaur, who has collaborated with Bonnie Raitt and Jerry Garcia, is one of the great voices to emerge from the folk, blues, and folk-rock scenes centered in Cambridge, MA and Woodstock, NY.
Featured Artist(s): Geoff Muldaur
November 4, 2002 - Watch this PerformancePercussionist Steve Fidyk will perform a special big band tribute to the intricate rhythms and fiery passion of legendary jazz drummer Buddy Rich.
Featured Artist(s): Steve Fidyk Big Band
November 3, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceThe Winard Harper Sextet, led by one of the most celebrated drummers in jazz, has opened new doors to the genre by incorporating spiritual sounds of African drums.
Featured Artist(s): Winard Harper Sextet
November 2, 2002 - Watch this PerformanceBrother Ah and the World Music Ensemble blends multi-national musical influences by combining the sounds of African drums, Japanese koto, flamenco guitar and more
Featured Artist(s): Brother Ah and the World Music Ensemble