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[February 28, 2007]

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Led by clarinetist Flolo and including cellist Linda Kapusciarz and pianist Kathryn Brake, the trio performs works by Beethoven, Sowash, and Bruch.

Featured Artist(s): The Geoffrey Flolo Trio

[February 27, 2007]

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The NSO hosts the annual Youth Orchestra Day concert, in which some of the most promising local high school students perform side-by-side with NSO musicians.

This show will not be broadcast live or available in our archives. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Orchestra Day

[February 26, 2007]

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Founded and directed by Arthur Yorinks, Night Kitchen Radio Theater stages original scripted programs with music and sound effects, recorded for broadcast on XM Satellite Radio. This month, families can enjoy Company’s Coming!, based on the book by Arthur Yorinks. IN THE FAMILY THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Night Kitchen Radio Theater

[February 25, 2007]

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Vandaveer is the town-folk, city-pop solo routine of guitarist and vocalist Mark Charles Heidinger, who shares his volume of tunes about love, death, redemption, and flight. Hooked on the melodic charm of Paul McCartney’s early solo records, the grit of Tom Waits, and the wit of Bob Dylan, Vandaveer lingers comfortably at the corner of folk and pop.

Featured Artist(s): Vandaveer

[February 24, 2007]

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Members of the NSO perform Mozart’s Divertimento.

Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra Prelude

[February 23, 2007]

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Members of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet perform lost and rarely performed works of master choreographer George Balanchine, as re-created by Suzanne Farrell.

Featured Artist(s): The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

[February 22, 2007]

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Led by percussionist Cusick, who has entertained D.C. area audiences for more than 30 years, the ensemble performs jazz standards and favorites.

Featured Artist(s): John Cusick’s Jazz City Quartet

[February 21, 2007]

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Jazz vocalist and pianist Ginny Carr’s cabaret stylings have been featured at Blues Alley and venues throughout the world.

Featured Artist(s): The Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet

[February 20, 2007]

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Taking its name from the Arabic word for “exchange,” The Tabadol Project is part of the Performing Artists Cultural Visitors Program, a U.S. Department of State initiative to build and strengthen relationships among diverse world cultures. For the project’s premiere presentation on the Millennium Stage, jazz musician Gene Coleman works with Lebanese artists Raed Yassin, Mazen Kerbaj, Christine Sehnaoui, and Ziad Ahmadieh to create a multimedia performance blending traditional and contemporary styles. Presented by the Kennedy Center and the U.S. Department of State.

Featured Artist(s): The TABADOL Project

[February 19, 2007]

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Multi-instrumentalist Bruce Molsky’s influences range from the soul of Appalachia to Delta blues, from Irish music to the rhythmically nimble music of Eastern Europe.

Featured Artist(s): Bruce Molsky

[February 18, 2007]

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Students perform a varied program of classical works. IN THE TERRACE THEATER. PART OF THE KENNEDY CENTER CONSERVATORY PROJECT.

Featured Artist(s): The Curtis Institute of Music

[February 17, 2007]

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Students perform works by Mozart, Schubert, Wolf, Debussy, and Stravinsky. IN THE TERRACE THEATER. PART OF THE KENNEDY CENTER CONSERVATORY PROJECT.

Featured Artist(s): Cleveland Institute of Music

[February 16, 2007]

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Students perform works by Beethoven, Kodály, and Dohnányi. IN THE TERRACE THEATER. PART OF THE KENNEDY CENTER CONSERVATORY PROJECT.

Featured Artist(s): The Juilliard School

[February 15, 2007]

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Students perform works by Brahms and Bartók, as well as original compositions. IN THE TERRACE THEATER. PART OF THE KENNEDY CENTER CONSERVATORY PROJECT.

Featured Artist(s): New England Conservatory of Music

[February 14, 2007]

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Students perform works by Debussy, Prokofiev, and Wieniawski. IN THE TERRACE THEATER. PART OF THE KENNEDY CENTER CONSERVATORY PROJECT.

Featured Artist(s): Manhattan School of Music

[February 13, 2007]

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Students perform works by Schubert, Beethoven, Prokofiev, and Sarasate. IN THE TERRACE THEATER. PART OF THE KENNEDY CENTER CONSERVATORY PROJECT.

Featured Artist(s): The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University

[February 12, 2007]

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Students perform works by Schumann, Welcher, and Rochberg. IN THE TERRACE THEATER. PART OF THE KENNEDY CENTER CONSERVATORY PROJECT.

Featured Artist(s): The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, & Dance

[February 11, 2007]

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Revolutionary Snake Ensemble, led by Ken Field, combines New Orleans funk and second line traditions as heard on its debut CD, Year of the Snake. Presented in cooperation with Amtrak.

Featured Artist(s): Revolutionary Snake Ensemble

[February 10, 2007]

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Members of the NSO perform a Mendelssohn Piano Trio.

Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra Prelude

[February 9, 2007]

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Jazz vocalist Catherine Russell encompasses jazz balladry, bordello blues, dance hall swing, jump blues, country, pop, and soul in her singing.

Featured Artist(s): Catherine Russell

[February 8, 2007]

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Multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Frank Solivan II, a member of Country Current—the United States Navy’s elite country and bluegrass band—plays bluegrass and new acoustic American roots music as heard on his latest recording, Selfish Tears.

Featured Artist(s): Frank Solivan II

[February 7, 2007]

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Jazz guitarists Steve Abshire and Vince Lewis perform original tunes, as heard on their recording, Two in the Pocket.

Featured Artist(s): Vince Lewis

[February 6, 2007]

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Santa Cruz River Band, made up of Ted Ramírez, Michael Ronstadt, and Gilbert Brown, presents a musical program filled with history and the mystical lore of the American Southwest, rooted in the traditional music styles of the United States and Mexico.

Featured Artist(s): Santa Cruz River Band

[February 5, 2007]

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It’s the party of the year when Millennium Stage celebrates a decade of free performances with a full evening of special free events throughout the Kennedy Center!
6–7 p.m. on the Millennium Stage: The Commodores—the U.S. Navy’s premier jazz ensemble—kicks off the festivities with a rousing concert.
The Commodores show is the only one available for viewing online. Unfortunately, the Sufjan Stevens show will not be rebroadcast. Visit the Web site for complete details.
7–7:40 p.m. in the Concert Hall: The National Symphony Orchestra performs Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.
8–8:30 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater dances its signature classic Revelations.
9–10 p.m. in the Opera House: Indie-rock musician Sufjan Stevens performs with members of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra.
Millennium Stage 10th Anniversary Celebration

Featured Artist(s): Sufjan Stevens

[February 4, 2007]

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Celebrate the Lunar Chinese New Year—the Year of the Pig—with members of the Children’s Chorus of Greater Washington, the Jasmin Guzheng Academy, and the Washington Jin-Ling Chinese Dancing Academy.

Featured Artist(s): The Children’s Chorus of Greater Washington

[February 3, 2007]

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Members of the NSO perform a Tchaikovsky Piano Trio.

Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra Prelude

[February 2, 2007]

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Singer-songwriter Debi Smith, winner of ASCAP composer awards, American Music Festival Awards, and American Library Awards, has appeared on Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion and CBS Sunday Morning.

Featured Artist(s): Debi Smith

[February 1, 2007]

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Sweet Saludos performs Afro-Cuban music, including rumba.

Featured Artist(s): Sweet Saludos

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