Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: November 2003
November 30, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceMichael Thomas Quintet celebrates the release of it second recording “The Awakening” with jazz that soulfully blends hard-bob and blues styles.
Featured Artist(s): Michael Thomas Quartet
November 29, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceSplendor of Cambodia, a program of traditional and contemporary Cambodian music and dance to mark the late-autumn “Water Festival.”
Presented in cooperation with United Cambodian American Resources for Enrichment.
Featured Artist(s): Splendor of Cambodia
November 28, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceThe Khanci Dos Budapest Band, of Hungary, celebrates the Romani traditions that extend from Russia to Greece through dance and song. They are featured in the Washington Revels production of the Christmas Revels 2003 - Roads of the Roma.
Featured Artist(s): The Khanci Dos Budapest Band
November 27, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceSeth Kibel Quartet plays original acoustic jazz led by Baltimore saxophonist and klezmer artist Seth Kibel.
Featured Artist(s): Seth Kibel Quartet
November 26, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceRandy Barrett and the Barretones perform original folk, bluegrass, and country, lead by Randy Barrett, award-winning singer, songwriter, and master of guitar and banjo.
Featured Artist(s): Randy Barrett and the Barretones
November 25, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceMichael Sheppard, classical pianist from Philadelphia, has recently returned from a Department of State-sponsored tour of Sri Lanka, Bahrain and Syria.
Featured Artist(s): Michael Sheppard
November 24, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceWriter’s Night: Amy Carol Webb, an Oklahoman of Native American heritage, writes and sings in styles ranging from country to torch. amycarolwebb.com
Followed by Caldwell Gray, guitarist and singer of Cravin’ Dogs, in a solo acoustic set.
Featured Artist(s): Caldwell Gray
November 23, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceThe Dick Morgan Quartet returns to the Millennium Stage, led by gifted jazz pianist Dick Morgan.
Featured Artist(s): Dick Morgan
November 22, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceBroto Roy Sextet performs original music that blends 5,000 year-old Indian ragas with modern jazz, led by composer and tabla master Broto Roy.
Featured Artist(s): Broto Roy Ensemble
November 21, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceNSO Youth Fellows, participants in a twenty-three year-old program that gives high-school aged musicians the opportunity to study and take master-classes with National Symphony Orchestra members, will perform a variety of classical works.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows
November 20, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceDongnae Yaryu, a traditional Korean masquerade play that fuses dance, words, and stylized movement into a fully developed drama, is performed by a troupe from Pusan, South Korea.
Presented in cooperation with The Korea Society.
Featured Artist(s): Dongnae Yaryu
November 19, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceA Preview of Opera House Renovations with excerpts from Leonard Bernstein’s MASS, featuring soprano Harolyn Blackwell, and Douglas Webster, and students and faculty of the Catholic University Orchestra and Chorus, conducted by Murry Sidlin. Also: Dancer Homer Avila and excerpts from the Deaf West production of Big River, with the Mark Taper Forum and Roundabout Theater. Presented in partnership with VSA arts, an international non-profit organization that is creating a society where people with disabilities can learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts.
Featured Artist(s): Murry Sidlin
November 18, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceMembers of The Washington Opera's Domingo - Cafritz Young Artist Program perform selected opera ensembles.
Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
November 17, 2003 - Watch this PerformancePeter Siegel, singer and instrumentalist, performs an eclectic array of political songs, fiddle tunes, blues, country, swing, and hip-hop.
Featured Artist(s): Peter Siegel
November 16, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceHubbard Street 2 is a company of six talented young dancers and choreographers who perform new works under the umbrella of Hubbard Street Dance Company.
Featured Artist(s): Hubbard Street 2
November 14, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceBlue Rhythm Boys with special guest Phil Wiggins deliver an acoustic mix of jazz, swing and blues featuring harmonica master Phil Wiggins.
Featured Artist(s): Phil Wiggins
November 13, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceGuitarists, Young & Rollins draw on blues, salsa, bossa nova, samba, flamenco, classical, and Latin jazz to create genre-breaking original music with a Latin rhythm section.
Featured Artist(s): Young & Rollins
November 12, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceThe Washington Opera Insight Lecture Series offers musical illustrations and excerpts from Wagner’s Die Walküre, the second part of the epic Ring cycle, in which the desires of mortals, giants, heroes, and gods collide to disastrous ends.
Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Insights
November 12, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceHomegrown: Music of America—Chuna McIntyre and the Nunamta Yup’ik singers and dancers perform stories, songs, and dances from Eskimo culture, presented by folklorist Suzi Jones.
Featured Artist(s): Chuna McIntyre
November 11, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceNejla Yatkin, Berlin-born dancer and choreographer, brings a group of Washington D.C.-area dancers and jazz musicians together for her multi-media work, Mosaic.
Featured Artist(s): Nejla Yatkin
November 10, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceTrio Globo, comprised of Eugene Friesen (cello), Howard Levy (piano and harmonica), and Glen Velez (percussion), joins the Carpe Diem choir, soprano soloist Sabrina Coleman Clark, and dancers Sduduzo Ka-Mbili (South Africa) and Sudha Bhagwat (India) for a performance of choral music and contemporary acoustic jazz.
Featured Artist(s): Trio Globo
November 9, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceThomas Rosenkranz, pianist, performs Liszt, Messiaen, Scriabin, and others after his recent Department of State and American Embassy-sponsored tour to Lebanon and Tunisia.
Featured Artist(s): Thomas Rosenkranz
November 8, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceWriters’ Night: Juliet Wyers delivers acoustic pop that winds science and spirit together; followed by The Lascivious Biddies, an “all-girl” quartet that blurs the line between jazz, pop, and cabaret styles.
Featured Artist(s): The Lascivious Biddies
November 7, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceNdere Troupe uses music and dance to illustrate the culture of their native Uganda, “the Pearl of Africa.”
Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda.
Featured Artist(s): Ndere Troupe
November 5, 2003 - Watch this PerformancePete BarenBregge Quartet, jazz led by saxophonist and former leader of the “Airmen of Note” who shared the stage with President Clinton at the White House.
Featured Artist(s): Peter BarenBregge
November 4, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceTony Martucci Quintet delivers contemporary jazz led by Martucci, known for his interpretive drumming style and understanding of jazz traditions.
Featured Artist(s): Tony Martucci
November 3, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceJoji Hattori, Japanese-born conductor and violinist, plays violin works by Schubert and Kreisler with pianist Florian Uhlig.
Presented in cooperation with the Lorin Maazel Theater.
Featured Artist(s): Joji Hattori
November 2, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceJeff Ball plays the ancient Native American courting flute and leads a five-person band to blend spiritual melodies with contemporary influences.
Featured Artist(s): Jeff Ball
November 1, 2003 - Watch this PerformanceKanKouran, founded in Washington D.C. twenty years ago by Senegalese artists Assane Konte and Abdou Kounta, performs traditional West African drumming and dance.
Presented in conjunction with the 8th Annual Multicultural Children’s Book Festival
Featured Artist(s): KanKouran