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Millennium Stage Performance Archive
March 2012

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March 31, 2012 - Watch this Performance

SearchandRestore.com presents influential alto saxophonist and composer Andrew D’Angelo, known for his forceful tone and powerful improvisational style, and his Big Band.
Featured Artist(s): DNA Big Band

March 30, 2012 - Watch this Performance

The Strathmore Artist-in-Residence, songwriter, producer, and R&B vocalist brings his talents to the stage.
Featured Artist(s): Jay Hayden

March 29, 2012 - Watch this Performance

This performance will focus on kyogen, a form of traditional Japanese comic theater, and a reading performance by Japanese actress Keiko Matsuzaka.
Featured Artist(s): Kyogen and Reading Performance - Tenshu-Monogatari

March 28, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Members of the KCOHO play a program of classical works.
Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

March 26, 2012 - Watch this Performance

The New York–based group, which has come together through a love of Balkan and Gypsy music, uses violins, resophonic guitar, bullhorn harmonica, and bass in creating a sound that blends Romanian gypsy melodies, punk frenzy, salty tangos, hard-rocking klezmer, haunting Balkan harmony, hip hop beats, and Appalachian fiddle. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.
Featured Artist(s): Luminescent Orchestrii

March 25, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Join Penny on her musical adventure as she moves from the school band room to the stage of the National Opera.  The curtain rises, the crowd hushes, and the spotlight is on Penny as she discovers her true home is within her One of a Kind self!  Penny the Piano brings a heart and soul to every piano played by a child.  Based on the delightful children's book Penny the One of a Kind Piano, by Suzanne Jackson, this new musical brings a heart and soul to every piano played by a child.  Written by Suzanne Jackson and Allyson Good and based upon the story by Jackson with music and lyrics by Amanda Louise Miller, Lisa Love, and Linda Bunting
Featured Artist(s): Amanda Louise Miller

March 24, 2012 - This performance is not available for viewing.

Kennedy Center and NSO Music Director Christoph Eschenbach leads members of the NSO in a program showcasing Dvorák's Piano Quintet. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.
Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra

March 23, 2012 - Watch this Performance

The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Foundation presents eclectic composer and performer Akiho, whose interests run from steel pan to traditional classical music, and New England roots singer Woodsmith leading the bluegrass phenomenon Della Mae.
Featured Artist(s): Andy Akiho

March 22, 2012 - Watch this Performance

The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers Foundation presents New York–based singer-songwriter and producer Henry, whose music intersects the genres of soul, jazz, and pop; and singer/songwriter Haltigan whose songs evoke such artists as Tom Waits, Nancy Sinatra and Johnny Cash, Julia's lyircs paint scenes of escaping by train, yearning for the moon and being burned by love. Julia continues to perform live and tour throughout the country.
Featured Artist(s): André Henry

March 21, 2012 - Watch this Performance

This program focuses on Czech polka dances with music played by the polka band. Lesson at 5 p.m. Performance and open dancing at 6 p.m. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.
Featured Artist(s): Czech and Then Some

March 20, 2012 - Watch this Performance

This program focuses on the Hungarian Csardas dance with music played by the folk ensemble. Lesson at 5 p.m. Performance and open dancing at 6 p.m. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.
Featured Artist(s): Életfa Hungarian Folk Ensemble

March 19, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Kennedy Center District of Columbia Partner Schools present an evening of vocal music. The senior high school concert choirs under the direction of Ms. Joan Moten and Ms. Lori Williams, respectively, perform classical, spiritual, jazz, and Broadway selections.
Featured Artist(s): Wilson Senior High School Concert Choir

March 18, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Learn to dance the Viennese Waltz, with music performed by Sidney’s Viennese Waltz Orchestra, and dance lessons taught by Herbert and Carol Traxler. Lesson at 5 p.m. Performance and open dancing at 6 p.m. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.
Featured Artist(s): Sidney's Music and Entertainment

March 17, 2012 - Watch this Performance

The popular trio presents a program exploring the connection between folk and classical music. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.
Featured Artist(s): Sixth Floor Trio

March 16, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Members of the NSO play a program of classical works. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.
Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra

March 15, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Members of the program present a recital of classical music.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

March 14, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Students from the Chicago school perform a vocal program showcasing the talents they have honed through intensive voice lessons, performing tours, and competitions.
Featured Artist(s): Wheaton Academy Concert Choir

March 13, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Students play a program featuring works by Schubert, Wolf, R. Strauss, Barber, and Beethoven. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE FAMILY THEATER
Featured Artist(s): The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University

March 12, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Students play a program featuring works by Andrea Clearfield, Arvo Pärt, Ponchielli, and Debussy. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE FAMILY THEATER
Featured Artist(s): The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, & Dance

March 11, 2012 - Watch this Performance

The Kennedy Center presents an evening of music from each of the three cities: The third Conservatory Project Chamber Ensemble made up of a musician from each Conservatory Project school performs contemporary work as selected and directed by composer Johannes Maria Staud (2:30–4:15 p.m.); members of the NSO perform early works (6–7:45 p.m.); and Quatuor Thymos performs early 20th century works (8–9:30 p.m.). Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna. IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Featured Artist(s): Quatuor Thymos

March 10, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Students play a program featuring works by Haydn, Luciano Berio, Kodály, Dutilleux, and Patrick Adams. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Featured Artist(s): Oberlin Conservatory of Music

March 9, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Students from the school’s Silent Film Orchestra perform a 2011 original score to the 1925 Sergei Eisenstein film Battleship Potemkin. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Featured Artist(s): Berklee College of Music

March 8, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Students play a program featuring works by Michael Sachs, Ehud Ettun, Andrew Halchak, Saint-Saëns, and Ravel. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Featured Artist(s): New England Conservatory of Music

March 7, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Students perform a vocal program featuring works by Rossini, Mozart, Barber, Smetana, R. Strauss, Bizet, Jason Robert Brown, and Kern. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Featured Artist(s): Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester

March 6, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Students play a program featuring works by Bach, Weber, Bizet, de Falla, Rossini, Scriabin, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, and Kapustin. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Featured Artist(s): The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

March 5, 2012 - Watch this Performance

The ensemble, comprised of accomplished student musicians ranging in age from 14 to 17, presents a program of big band jazz.
Featured Artist(s): The Blues Alley Youth Orchestra

March 4, 2012 - Watch this Performance

The school’s Percussion Ensemble plays a program featuring works by Steve Reich. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Featured Artist(s): Manhattan School of Music

March 3, 2012 - Watch this Performance

This renowned annual black history production features youth from the Southeast Tennis & Learning Center who transform from a wax replica of a character to a live portrayal of some of our most notable entertainers, writers, athletes, poets, entrepreneurs, and political leaders. (This event takes place in the Hall of Nations from 4:45-5:45 p.m., with a performance on the Millennium Stage at 6 p.m.)
Featured Artist(s): Blacks in Wax

March 2, 2012 - Watch this Performance

The musical score for the 2011 film Mongolia – Mining Challenges a Civilization provides the music for a dance troupe, ballad and throat singers, and a contortionist.
Featured Artist(s): Santis Productions

March 1, 2012 - Watch this Performance

Washington National Opera presents a program featuring salon music by Janácek, Mozart, and Ligeti played by members of the KCOHO. Part of The Music of Budapest, Prague, and Vienna.
Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

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