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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: February 2012

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[February 29, 2012]

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The singer/songwriter presents songs, stories, and images from his project Greyhound Diaries, which chronicles his seven-year Greyhound Bus tour across the United States.

Featured Artist(s): Doug Levitt

[February 28, 2012]

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These Montgomery and Fairfax County student ensembles perform as part of Music in Our Schools Month.

Featured Artist(s): Montgomery County Youth Chorus

[February 27, 2012]

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These Anne Arundel County and DC Public Schools ensembles perform as part of Music in Our Schools Month.

Featured Artist(s): Old Mill Steel Drum Band

[February 26, 2012]

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Students perform a program featuring classical works by Barber, Tchaikovsky, and Kodály, as well as vocal selections from Bizet’s Carmen and Rossini’s il barbiere di Siviglia. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University

[February 25, 2012]

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Students play classical works by Debussy, Mendelsohn, Bartók, and others. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Yale School of Music

[February 24, 2012]

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Students perform in a program featuring vocal selections from Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto and Alcina, Rossini’s La regatta veneziana, and Bizet’s Carmen, as well as a performance of Britten’s String Quartet No. 1 in D major by the Conservatory’s The Ethos Quartet. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): The San Francisco Conservatory of Music

[February 23, 2012]

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The Attacca Quartet present Schubert and Adams. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): The Juilliard School

[February 22, 2012]

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Students play a classical program featuring works by composers Poulenc, Arnold Bax, Mozart, Elgar, Ante Grgin, Fritz Kreisler, Gareth Farr, and Alexander Arutiunian. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Cleveland Institute of Music

[February 21, 2012]

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Members of the program perform selections from various operettas. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

[February 20, 2012]

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Students perform a brass recital featuring works by composers David Sampson, Verne Reynolds, John Stevens, and Jan Bach. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Northwestern University Bienen School of Music

[February 19, 2012]

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Students play classical works by Higdon, Ludwig, and Richberg. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): The Curtis Institute of Music

[February 18, 2012]

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WNO presents an hour-long preview of musical highlights from Mozart’s Così, featuring members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Insights

[February 17, 2012]

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D.C.’s Commedia dell' Arte theater company presents a Commedia Romeo and Juliet.

Featured Artist(s): Faction of Fools Theatre Company, Inc.

[February 16, 2012]

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Students showcase the skills they have learned in the school’s many dance classes. IN THE EISENHOWER THEATER

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

[February 15, 2012]

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The Tony Award winner, known for her roles in such Broadway hits as Side Show and Next to Normal, offers a cabaret performance featuring some of Broadway’s most memorable tunes.

Featured Artist(s): Alice Ripley

[February 14, 2012]

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Music students celebrate the music of Cy Coleman, who wrote “Witchcraft,” “The Best Is Yet To Come,” and many more.



Featured Artist(s): Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at Catholic University

[February 13, 2012]

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The ensemble presents an evening of Latin American music as part of its mission to engage the world’s great Latin American musicians, artists, and composers.

Featured Artist(s): Pan American Symphony Orchestra

[February 12, 2012]

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Members of the KCOHO play Concertos No. 10 and No. 11 from Vivaldi’s L’estro armonico and Schoenberg’s Verklarte Nacht.

Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

[February 11, 2012]

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Members of the NSO play classical works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Prelude

[February 10, 2012]

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Japanese percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani presents a bold, new project featuring an ensemble of percussionists in concert with multiple gongs creating an unconventional musical experience.

Featured Artist(s): Nakatani Gong Orchestra

[February 9, 2012]

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Tenor Doug Bowles, soprano Karin Paludan, and pianist Alex Hassan perform a collection of hot, romantic, bouncy tunes. IN THE TERRACE GALLERY

Featured Artist(s): Alex Hassan

[February 8, 2012]

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Kennedy Center and NSO Music Director Christoph Eschenbach and NSO Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef present an evening of classical music.

Featured Artist(s): Christoph Eschenbach

[February 7, 2012]

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The Levine School of Music ensemble directed by Paul Norris provides training for junior high and high school musicians.

Featured Artist(s): The Levine School of Music

[February 6, 2012]

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Experience the world of street arts with the zany comedy dog act and the contortionist whose gifts of flexibility, curiosity, and goofiness entertain audiences around the world. A preview of the Kennedy Center’s upcoming festival Look Both Ways: Street Arts Across America, May 6–12, 2012. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Jonathan Burns

[February 5, 2012]

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The band presents Navy Pioneers: A History of African Americans in Navy Music, a multimedia performance that tells the history of African Americans in the Navy, shown through a variety of live music, narration, photos, video, and audio. From William Grant Still to John Coltrane, this program highlights the significant contributions of African American composers and performers to our rich musical culture.

Featured Artist(s): U.S. Navy Band

[February 4, 2012]

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Faculty members play a program of works by Debussy. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): James Madison University School of Music

[February 3, 2012]

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National Symphony Orchestra violinist Natasha Bogachek, violist Mahoko Eguchi, and cellist Yvonne Caruthers play Beethoven’s String Trio No. 3 and Dohnányi’s Serenade.

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): NSO Prelude

[February 2, 2012]

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Participants in the orchestral training program for talented high school instrumentalists administered by the NSO Education Program of the Kennedy Center Education Department present a recital of classical music solos and chamber music. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[February 1, 2012]

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The Richmond, Virginia big band offers a sound with tight configurations of brass, woodwinds, and rhythm that vamp, stutter, grind, and groove.

Featured Artist(s): Fight the Big Bull

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