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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: April 2004

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[April 30, 2004]

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The Odean Pope Saxophone Choir, consisting of 9 saxophones and a rhythm section, has recorded 3 CD’s on Soul Note and wowed audiences at Portugal’s Seixal Jazz Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Odean Pope Saxophone Choir

[April 29, 2004]

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Showcase of French Regions: Voix Point Comme, a duo from Alsace, performs compositions by Shubert, Mendhelsson, Brahms, Liszt, and Mahler, exemplifying the wealth created by the meeting of two countries and two cultures, Germany and France.

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Featured Artist(s): Voix Point Comme

[April 27, 2004]

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The Lennie Cuje Quintet, led by vibraphonist Lennie Cuje, performs innovative variations of jazz standards.

Featured Artist(s): Lennie Cuje

[April 26, 2004]

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The Idea of North, “the best contemporary a cappella group in Australia”, is comprised of Trish Delaney-Brown, Naomi Crellin, Nick Begbie and Andrew Piper. First overseas winners in the twenty year history of America’s largest a cappella competition, The Harmony Sweepstakes.

Featured Artist(s): The Idea of North

[April 25, 2004]

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Grupo Fantasma, an Austin-based Latin collective, performs progressive and original arrangements of a multitude of styles: cumbia, salsa, merengue, and more.


Featured Artist(s): Grupofantasma

[April 23, 2004]

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Magpie, made up of vocalist Terry Leonino and guitarist Greg Artzner, has been performing folk, country, swing, blues, and contemporary music since 1973.

Featured Artist(s): Magpie

[April 22, 2004]

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Malcolm Dalglish & The Ooolites perform mouth music and Earth day songs with hammer dulcimer, guest youth choirs and Irish step-dancers.

Featured Artist(s): Malcolm Dalglish

[April 21, 2004]

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Shoghaken Ensemble, including renowned Armenian folk singer Hasmik Harutunyan and duduk virtuoso Gevorg Dabaghyan, performs traditional Armenian folk music.

Featured Artist(s): Shoghaken Ensemble

[April 20, 2004]

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The Steve Fidyk Big Band pays tribute to jazz legends Dave Brubeck and Joe Morello.

Featured Artist(s): Steve Fidyk Big Band

[April 19, 2004]

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Mexican vocalist Eugenia León got her start in the New Song Movement, Latin America’s equivalent to the rise of Bob Dylan and others in the U.S.



Featured Artist(s): Eugenia León

[April 18, 2004]

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The Eblen Macari Trio uses classical guitar, synthesizers, Mexican pipes, Arabic percussion, and electronic experimentation to create a unique sound.



Featured Artist(s): Eblen Macari Trio

[April 17, 2004]

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Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival: Two solo mime artists and master teachers together onstage for the first time: Daniel Stein, director of training at Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre and Bill Bowers, a former “Zazu” in the Broadway company of The Lion King.

Featured Artist(s): Daniel Stein

[April 16, 2004]

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Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead: Various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their week-long residency with a free concert.

Featured Artist(s): Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

[April 15, 2004]

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Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead: Various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their week-long residency with a free concert.
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Featured Artist(s): Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

[April 14, 2004]

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Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead: Various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their week-long residency with a free concert.

Featured Artist(s): Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead

[April 13, 2004]

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Washington National Opera Insight Lecture Series offers musical illustrations and excerpts from Manon Lescaut, Puccini’s first important operatic success.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Insights

[April 12, 2004]

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St. Malachy’s College Orchestra of Belfast, under the direction of Fr. Gerard Magee, has performed at Royal Albert Hall in London and the National Concert Hall in Dublin.

Featured Artist(s): St. Malachy’s College Orchestra of Belfast

[April 11, 2004]

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Hiromitsu Agatsuma, the pop shamisen artist, merges Japanese traditional music with world music ranging from fusion jazz to blues to rock.



Featured Artist(s): Hiromitsu Agatsuma

[April 10, 2004]

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Za Ondekoza, based on the belief that Sogakuron (running) and music are one, conveys the technique and heart of Japanese taiko drumming with their unique performance style.



Featured Artist(s): Za Ondekoza

[April 9, 2004]

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NSO Prelude: Laurent Weibel (violin), Natasha Bogachek (violin), Mahoko Eguchi (viola), and Steven Honigberg (cello) perform works by Shostakovich and Brahms.

Featured Artist(s): National Symphony Orchestra Prelude

[April 8, 2004]

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The Bamboo Orchestra composes acoustic music that is progressive yet traditionally Japanese, their instruments of natural bamboo producing a resonant sound.



Featured Artist(s): Bamboo Orchestra

[April 7, 2004]

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Washington National Opera Insight Lecture Series offers musical illustrations and excerpts from Gioachino Rossini’s La Cenerentola, the story of Cenerentola or “Cinderella.”

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Insights

[April 6, 2004]

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The Alberto Vilar Global Fellowship in the Performing Arts, established by philanthropist Alberto Vilar and New York University, identifies students of exceptional talent in the performing arts for two years of graduate education, training, and support.

Featured Artist(s): Alberto Vilar Global Fellowship

[April 5, 2004]

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The Alberto Vilar Global Fellowship in the Performing Arts, established by philanthropist Alberto Vilar and New York University, identifies students of exceptional talent in the performing arts for two years of graduate education, training, and support.

Featured Artist(s): Alberto Vilar Global Fellowship

[April 4, 2004]

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The repertoire of the Washington Toho Koto Society ranges from early 17th century koto music to contemporary compositions.



Featured Artist(s): The Washington Toho Koto Society

[April 3, 2004]

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Kimiko Shimada, a member of Nikikai Opera Company in Japan, performs with pianist Yoshinori Hosaka, an active accompanist and conductor in the D.C. area and Japan.



Featured Artist(s): Kimiko Shimada

[April 2, 2004]

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Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company, presents the world premiere of Utamaro, a dance inspired by the works of the ukiyoe artist, and Stars and Stripes and Cherry Blossoms.



Featured Artist(s): Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company

[April 1, 2004]

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Eden Prairie High School Wind Ensemble of Minnesota, directed by Elizabeth Jackson, has performed at regional concerts, festivals, and national events. Minnesota State Day

Featured Artist(s): Eden Prairie High School Wind Ensemble

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