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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: December 2004

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[December 31, 2004]

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The Salon Orchestra of Washington Trio, which includes principal violinist Kim Miller, pianist Betty Bullock, and principal cellist Marcio Botelho, perform chamber music of nineteenth century Austria in an intimate setting.

Featured Artist(s): Salon Orchestra of Washington Trio

[December 30, 2004]

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Organist David Lawrie, choirmaster at St. David’s Church, performs a program of holiday music on the Concert Hall’s Filene organ.
This performance will take place in the Concert Hall.

Featured Artist(s): David Lawrie

[December 29, 2004]

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Bob Perilla’s Big Hillbilly Bluegrass has been entertaining music fans for over 8 years. with their exciting blend of hard-driving bluegrass, country, folk, and original material.

Featured Artist(s): Bob Perilla and Big Hillbilly Bluegrass

[December 28, 2004]

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William Scott and the Moonlighters, First Prize winners of the 1995 DC Blues Battle, have performed at the National Museum of American History, Zoofari, the Corcoran Gallery, Artscape, and other venues.

Featured Artist(s): The Moonlighters

[December 27, 2004]

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Sammy Schreiber Quintet is composed of flute, piano, guitar, bass, and drums.

Featured Artist(s): Sammy Shreiber Quintet

[December 26, 2004]

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Billy McCominsky, Jim Eagan, Zan McLeod, and The Culkin Scool of Traditional Irish Dance perform traditional Irish song and music on the button accordion, flute, banjo, guitar, and bodhran.

Featured Artist(s): Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance

[December 25, 2004]

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Seventh Annual All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam: Celebrate Christmas at this jazz festivity with host Keter Betts, vibraphonist Chuck Redd, pianist Robert Redd, drummer Lenny Robinson, trumpeter Tom Williams, and vocalist Delores Williams.

Featured Artist(s): All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam

[December 23, 2004]

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Dave Detweiler and Prelude, composed of trumpet, sax, trombone, piano, guitar, bass, drums and vocals, perform fresh arrangements of holiday jazz.

Featured Artist(s): Dave Detweiler and Prelude

[December 22, 2004]

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A Christmas Carol: Charles Williams narrates the Dickens classic, accompanied by the period music of Hesperus.

Featured Artist(s): Hesperus

[December 21, 2004]

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Jamey Turner’s virtuoso musicianship on the glass harp has fascinated audiences in cathedrals, factories, and resorts all over the United States. Join him as he shares his unique renditions of holiday classics.

Featured Artist(s): Jamey Turner

[December 20, 2004]

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A favorite of the DC roots-rock scene, Last Train Home delivers original holiday tunes and interpretations of yuletide classics from its recording, Holiday Limited.

Featured Artist(s): Last Train Home

[December 19, 2004]

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Zachary Smith and the Beltway Brass Quintet, who usually emphasize Twentieth Century jazz harmonies and stylings, perform holiday favorites.

Featured Artist(s): Beltway Brass Quintet

[December 18, 2004]

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Holiday Vaudeville: Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts two evenings of holiday vaudeville, featuring artists Artis The Spoonman; AJ Silver, “New Star of the Old West,” who approaches trick roping, bullwhip artistry, and bolas in a style all his own; and the Alexandria Kleztet, a modern-Klezmer quartet.

Featured Artist(s): AJ Silver

[December 17, 2004]

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Holiday Vaudeville: Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts two evenings of holiday vaudeville, featuring artists Artis The Spoonman; AJ Silver, “New Star of the Old West,” who approaches trick roping, bullwhip artistry, and bolas in a style all his own; and the Alexandria Kleztet, a modern-Klezmer quartet.

Featured Artist(s): Holiday Vaudeville

[December 16, 2004]

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Levine School of Music Senior Singers’ Chorale directed by Jeanne Kelly, and the Polymnia Bells from the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, Melodie Feather, Director, perform favorite holiday music.

Featured Artist(s): The Levine School of Music

[December 14, 2004]

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Carol Ringers and the Peace Ringers join to perform sacred and popular holiday music on traditional hand bells.

Featured Artist(s): The Peace Ringers

[December 13, 2004]

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Chanukah Celebration: Celebrate Chanukah with composer Shelley Olson’s Chanukah Cantata, a work with eight central songs, one representing each light of the Chanukah menorah, and whose central message is hope for peace in Jerusalem and the world.

Featured Artist(s): Shelley Olson

[December 12, 2004]

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Chanukah Celebration: Celebrate Chanukah in song with the Keshet Chorale, under the direction of Cantor Aaron Marcus.

Featured Artist(s): The Keshet Chorale

[December 11, 2004]

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Gospel Celebration, featuring Kim Jordan: Keyboardist, vocalist, and composer, gospel artist Kim Jordan has performed with Roberta Flack and Stevie Wonder.

Featured Artist(s): Kim Jordan

[December 10, 2004]

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Gospel Celebration, featuring the Sweet Heaven Kings: The 16-member gospel brass and percussion band from the United House of Prayer use their unique and powerful voices for a joyful holiday program.

Featured Artist(s): Sweet Heaven Kings

[December 9, 2004]

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Norwegian Visions: Vocalist Silje Nergaard, the Tord Gustavsen Trio, and guitarist Hallgrim Bratberg perform classic and cutting-edge jazz in the Terrace Theater.
Presented in cooperation with the Royal Norwegian Embassy.

Featured Artist(s): Silje Nergaard

[December 8, 2004]

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The Jerry Grcevich Tamburitza Orchestra, led by Jerry Grcevich, a master player, composer and arranger of tambura music, performs virtuosic string-ensemble music of Eastern Europe, notably Croatia and Serbia.

Featured Artist(s): The Jerry Grcevich Tamburitza Orchestra

[December 7, 2004]

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Marc and Ellen of Flying Feet Enterprises dress in flapper garb and dance to the music of the Roaring Twenties, performed by La Salle Orchestra, in conjunction with the opening of the Broadway hit Thoroughly Modern Millie.

Featured Artist(s): La Salle Dance Orchestra

[December 6, 2004]

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Merry TubaChristmas: 2004 marks the 31st anniversary of this holiday tradition in which tuba, sousaphone, and euphonium players from around Washington, D.C., led by Harvey Phillips, play traditional Christmas music.

Featured Artist(s): Merry TubaChristmas

[December 5, 2004]

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Jinny Marsh’s Hot Kugel Klezmer Band heats things up with their unique sound, dubbed “Amphetamine Jazz,” performing Israeli, Yiddish, Greek, jazz, swing, and more.

Featured Artist(s): Jinny Marsh's Hot Kugel Klezmer Band

[December 4, 2004]

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NSO Prelude: Members of the National Symphony Orchestra perform classical works.

Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra Prelude

[December 3, 2004]

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Honors Tribute to Ray Charles featuring Ellis Hall: Virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Ellis Hall pays tribute to 1986 Honoree Ray Charles with whom he worked and recorded on Charles’ record label.

Featured Artist(s): Ellis Hall

[December 2, 2004]

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Dance On Camera ‘04: Films scheduled are Rest in Peace by Annik Vroom, Holland 2000; Pretty Big Dig II by Anne Troake, Canada 2003; and LeP/Tit Bal by Philippe Decoufle, France 1994; Meeting Apart by Melissa Greco and Ludovic Jolivet, produced by CityDance FilmWORKS; the world premiere of Vladimir Angelov’s Edge of Dreams starring Rasta Thomas and featuring the CityDance Ensemble; and the film and live performance of Paul Gordon Emerson’s Falling into the Sea.

Featured Artist(s): CityDance Ensemble

[December 1, 2004]

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Dance On Camera ‘04: Films scheduled are Fly by Shona McCullagh, New Zealand 2003; Burnt by Holger Gruss, Germany 1998; Horses Never Lie by Caroline Richardson, Canada 2001; and Black Spring by Benoit Dervaux, France/Nigeria 2003; Vladimir Angelov’s Deep Surface, told in two mediums—film and live performance.

Featured Artist(s): Vladimir Angelov

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