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Millennium Stage Performance Archive
December 2011

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December 31, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Celebrate with guitarist Zan McLeod, accordionist Peter Brice, fiddler Rosie Shipley, and the New Century Dancers.
Featured Artist(s): Peter Brice

December 30, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts an evening featuring Mallory Lewis, daughter of entertainer Shari Lewis, appearing with the classic children’s puppet Lamb Chop and modern-Klezmer quartet—the Alexandria Kleztet.
Featured Artist(s): Holiday Vaudeville

December 29, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Cajun cellist Sean Grissom hosts an evening featuring Mallory Lewis, daughter of entertainer Shari Lewis, appearing with the classic children’s puppet Lamb Chop and modern-Klezmer quartet—the Alexandria Kleztet.
Featured Artist(s): Holiday Vaudeville

December 28, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The D.C. group performs under the direction of Elder Cornelius Young (Minister of Music) and Sister Tammy Ellard (Associate Minister of Music).
Featured Artist(s): The Greater Mount Calvary Recording Choir

December 27, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The local jazz group performs an evening of jazzy holiday classics.
Featured Artist(s): Project Natale

December 26, 2011 - Watch this Performance

America's defacto Bluegrass Ambassadors have been entertaining music fans for more than 13 years on three continents.
Featured Artist(s): Bob Perilla’s Big Hillbilly Bluegrass

December 25, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Celebrate this festive Millennium Stage tradition—now in its 13th year—with host and vibraphonist Chuck Redd, pianist Robert Redd, drummer Lenny Robinson, trumpeter Tom Williams, bassist James King, and vocalist Delores Williams.
Featured Artist(s): James King

December 24, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Led by Zack Smith, the group plays jazzy and jaunty arrangements of holiday favorites. Performance at 12 p.m.
Featured Artist(s): Beltway Brass Quintet

December 23, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Musicians over the age of 55 perform crowd-pleasing holiday music.
Featured Artist(s): Encore Chorale

December 22, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The 16-member gospel brass and percussion ensemble creates a joyful holiday program with its unique instrumentation and powerful voices.
Featured Artist(s): Sweet Heaven Kings

December 21, 2011 - Watch this Performance

What’s inside a mezuzah? What should you do if you drop a matzoh ball on the ground? The band will explore these questions and more with big harmonies and irresistible melodies for the young ones that parents will love, too.

Featured Artist(s): The Macaroons

December 20, 2011 - Watch this Performance

A favorite of the D.C. roots-rock scene, Last Train Home delivers original holiday tunes and interpretations of yuletide classics.
Featured Artist(s): Last Train Home

December 19, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The German company presents excerpts from Humperdinck's opera Hänsel & Gretel.
Featured Artist(s): theater die baustelle

December 18, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Celebrating its 51st season, this orchestra composed of young people ages 4 to 19 plays holiday favorites.
Featured Artist(s): DC Youth Orchestra

December 17, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The troupe brings classic literature out of the library and onto the stage with King George and the Dragon, a holiday-themed English folk play.
Featured Artist(s): The Georgetown Theatre Company

December 16, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The D.C. band was named one of the best bands in D.C. by Express Night Out for its bluesy swagger, rock & roll energy, and equally impressive knack for fashion as well as songwriting style.
Featured Artist(s): U.S. Royalty

December 15, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Bring family and friends to hear the melodic sounds of young artists in a program featuring holiday favorites and other arrangements with a little gospel flair.
Featured Artist(s): WPAS Children of the Gospel Choir

December 14, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Students from Maryland’s Cultural Academy for Excellence play a holiday program.

Featured Artist(s): Positive Vibrations Youth Steel Orchestra

December 13, 2011 - Watch this Performance

In its 33rd season, this ensemble is composed of students from more than 22 area high schools.
Featured Artist(s): The Montgomery County Public Schools Senior Honors Jazz Ensemble

December 12, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Imagine the sound of a Brazilian Carnaval in the Appalachian Mountains: from bluegrass to forró, swamp rock to maracatu, and surf guitar shimmies to the wah-wah of the berimbau.
Featured Artist(s): Matuto

December 11, 2011 - Watch this Performance

This benefit concert for The Patriot Foundation features world-class string band music, sublime vocals and harmonies, and stories and letters from soldiers and their loved ones dating from the Revolutionary War to the present.
Featured Artist(s): Keith Little

December 10, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Young musicians from the Kids Rock Free band program at the Fender Center in Corona, California, perform classic rock from such bands as Journey, Led Zeppelin, and Rush, as well as a collection of some holiday music.
Featured Artist(s): The Fender Benders

December 9, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Participants in the program for talented high school instrumentalists present a recital of classical chamber music.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

December 8, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The accordionist, guitarist, and composer is presented by Brazilian series Movimento Violão, which highlights some of the best guitarists in Brazil. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Brazil.
Featured Artist(s): Marcelo Jeneci

December 7, 2011 - Watch this Performance

This year marks the 38th anniversary of this holiday tradition founded by the late Harvey Phillips in which tuba, sousaphone, and euphonium players from around D.C. play traditional Christmas music. Grab your instrument and arrive for rehearsal at 3 p.m.
Featured Artist(s): Merry TubaChristmas

December 6, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The group from D.C.’s Fort Myer Chapel present a holiday bell ringing program.
Featured Artist(s): The Chapel Ringers

December 5, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The movement-based performance group presents new works by Artistic Director Daniel Burkholder and company members Christine Stone Martin, Keira Hart Mendoza, and Stephanie Yezek. IN THE FAMILY THEATER
Featured Artist(s): Daniel Burkholder

December 4, 2011 - Watch this Performance

The Filipino choir performs a vocal program of inspiring works. IN THE THEATER LAB
Featured Artist(s): International Care Ministries Children’s Choir

December 3, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Join the storytellers for a family friendly evening of stories told in American Sign Language in celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
Featured Artist(s): Monique Holt

December 2, 2011 - Watch this Performance

National Symphony Orchestra members—Ruth Wicker Schaaf, viola; David Teie, cello; and Jeffrey Weisner, bass—play Haydn’s Trio for Viola, Cello, and Bass; Albrechtsberger’s Divertimento in C major for Viola, Cello, and Bass; Teie’s Duo for Viola and Cello; and Rossini’s Duo for Cello and Bass.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Prelude

December 1, 2011 - Watch this Performance

Members of the KCOHO perform Dvorák’s Piano Trio No. 3 in F minor and Fauré’s Piano Quintet No. 2.
Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

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