Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: February 2005
February 28, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceNew England Conservatory of Music presents Ravel’s Sonate pour violin et piano, performed by Korbinian Altenberger (violin) and Pei-Shan Lee (piano), Beethoven’s Quartet for strings in F minor, op. 95, performed by the Jupiter Quartet, and Johann Strauss' II Symphonic Metamorphosis on themes from “Die Fledermaus” performed by Katherine Chi (piano). Conservatory Project:
Featured Artist(s): New England Conservatory of Music
February 27, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceUniversity of Michigan School of Music presents a classical program including works by Schumann and Strauss, as well as a jazz quartet, and medley from City of Angels. Conservatory Project:
Featured Artist(s): University of Michigan
February 26, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceCleveland Institute of Music presents works by Andrew Leighton, Pablo de Sarasate, and Béla Bartók performed by students Jun Iwasaki (violin), Alexandra Preucil (violin), Yu Jin (viola), Stephen Fang (cello), and Grace Fong (piano). Conservatory Project:
Featured Artist(s): Cleveland Institute of Music
February 25, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceOberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College presents works by Jenö Hubay, Hugo Wolf, Bohuslav Martinu, Fryderyk Chopin, and Béla Bartók. Conservatory Project:
Featured Artist(s): Oberlin Conservatory of Music
February 24, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceManhattan School of Music presents a classical program including works by Bach, Beethoven, Rubenstein, and Rachmaninoff, performed by Daniel Khalikov (violin) and Alexandre Moutouzkine (piano). Conservatory Project:
Featured Artist(s): Manhattan School of Music
February 23, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceThe School of Music at Indiana University hosts solo recitals, various ensemble concerts, and full-scale productions of opera and ballet on the Bloomington campus each year. Conservatory Project
Featured Artist(s): The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
February 21, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceHarry Watters Ensemble is led by New Orleans trombonist Harry Watters, who has played with such artists as Shirley Jones, James Moody, and Kevin Mahogany.
Featured Artist(s): Harry Watters
February 20, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceSabrina Coleman Clark celebrates African-American composers through an exploration of vocal traditions.
Featured Artist(s): Sabrina Coleman Clark
February 19, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceKCOHO features works by Faure, Haydn, Jolivet, and Telemann.
Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
February 18, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceThe Aloha Boys play acoustic down-home style Hawai’ian music, including traditional and contemporary songs.
Featured Artist(s): The Aloha Boys
February 17, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceNSO Youth Fellows, participants in a twenty-four 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
February 16, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceThe Playground performs Horizon Light: An Appalachian Spring, combining dance, live music, theater, and improvisation in a new work inspired by Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring.
Featured Artist(s): The Playground
February 15, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceSinger Karen Savoca and guitarist Pete Heitzman blend blues, soul, rock, country, folk, world, pop, jazz, and everything in between.
Featured Artist(s): Karen Savoca
February 14, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceValentine's Day concert, including the Siegfried Idyll by Wagner.
*These performances made possible, in part, by the Recording Industry's Music Performance Trust Fund, as arranged by Local 161-710, American Federation of Musicians.
Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
February 13, 2005 - Watch this PerformancePolyjesters, a quartet made up of bass, ukulele, fiddle, and percussion, grew from the Valleau brothers strumming ukuleles in their kitchen to touring the world.
Featured Artist(s): Polyjesters
February 12, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceCheick Hamala Diabate, one of the most recognized Malian jelis (an oral historian), is a master of the ngoni, a stringed lute and ancestor of the banjo.
Featured Artist(s): Cheick Hamala Diabate
February 10, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceAndrew White Quartet, led by saxophonist Andrew White, bring their impressive repertoire, swinging from be-bop to post-bop, romantic ballads to Latin funk.
Featured Artist(s): Andrew White
February 9, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceGhanaians Kofi Dennis and Kwame Ansah-Brew of Anansegromma explore West African culture through “call and response” songs, games, and drum rhythms.
Featured Artist(s): Anansegromma
February 8, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceThe Friends of Sironka African Dance Troupe honors the rich history of the Maasai people, exploring such themes as motherhood, rites of passage, and becoming a warrior.
Featured Artist(s): Friends of Sironka African Dance Troupe
February 7, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceWhitworth Brass Quintet, led by Roger Whitworth, Principal Horn with the National Guard Concert Band, plays everything from classical to blues to jazz.
Featured Artist(s): The Whitworth Brass
February 6, 2005 - Watch this PerformancePhil McCusker Quintet, led by guitarist Phil McCusker, performs jazz standards.
Featured Artist(s): Phillip McCusker
February 5, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceFolk-flavored troubadour Brian Joseph, who has been acompared to Tom Waits and Pual Simon, can be heard on his latest release, "The King of Echo Park".
Featured Artist(s): Brian Joseph
February 4, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceBlue Sky 5, led by pianist/guitarist Craig Gildner, swings with original compositions as well as songs made popular by Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, and Nat King Cole.
Featured Artist(s): Blue Sky 5
February 3, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceThe George Botts Quartet is led by saxophonist George Botts who has performed with such artists as Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, and John Coltrane.
Featured Artist(s): George Botts Quartet
February 2, 2005 - Watch this PerformanceSparky and Rhonda Rucker perform "Heroes and Hard Times: A Black Folk Odyssey," a journey of songs and stories through 400 years of African American cultural history.
Featured Artist(s): Sparky and Rhonda Rucker