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Millennium Stage Performance Archive
February 2012

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February 29, 2012 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

These Montgomery and Fairfax County student ensembles perform as part of Music in Our Schools Month.
Featured Artist(s): Graham Road Percussion Ensemble

February 27, 2012 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - This performance is not available for viewing.

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - This performance is not available for viewing.

Members of the NSO play classical works.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Prelude

February 10, 2012 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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): Karin Paludan

February 8, 2012 - This performance is not available for viewing.

Kennedy Center and NSO Music Director Christoph Eschenbach and NSO Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Josef present an evening of classical music.
Featured Artist(s): Nurit Bar-Josef

February 7, 2012 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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 - Watch this Performance

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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