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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: April 2011

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[April 30, 2011]

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The Lysander Piano Trio plays Beethoven's "Archduke" Trio and Dvorak’s Trio in F minor. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): The Juilliard School

[April 29, 2011]

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Students play works by Vaughan Williams, Eldin Burton, Ysaÿe, Moritz Moszkowski, and others. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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

[April 28, 2011]

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Director Michael Burritt leads students in works by Edgar Varese, Henrik Strindberg, Rüdiger Pawassar, James Wood, and Michael Burritt. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Eastman School of Music

[April 27, 2011]

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The Linden String Quartet plays classical works. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s): Yale School of Music

[April 26, 2011]

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Pianist Jeffrey LaDeur, violist Hannah Nicholas, and The Mobius Trio, play works by Sahba Aminikia, Garrett Ian Shatzer, Anthony Porter, Liszt, and Prokofiev. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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

[April 25, 2011]

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Students play works by Liszt, Poulenc, Mozart, Offenbach, and others. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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

[April 24, 2011]

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The jazz ensemble wows audiences with their incomparable technique, staggering virtuosity, and explosive energy. Part of the Blues Alley Big Band Jam.

Featured Artist(s): The Alan Baylock Jazz Orchestra

[April 23, 2011]

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Participants in the program, now celebrating its 18th anniversary, culminate their 20 weeks of study with a choreographed performance and master class. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): The Kennedy Center/Dance Theatre of Harlem Community Residency Program

[April 22, 2011]

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The renowned Swedish pianist, composer, and teacher plays repertoire from Beethoven to Lutoslawski and Ligeti, as well as contemporary Swedish composers. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Sweden.

Featured Artist(s): Niklas Sivelöv

[April 21, 2011]

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Strathmore Artists-in-Residence, drummer Nathan and pianist Noble Jolley Jr. majored in jazz studies and performance at the Peabody Conservatory and have performed at festivals around the Caribbean.

Featured Artist(s): The Jolley Twins Group

[April 20, 2011]

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DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray hosts the evening of live performances. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): The 26th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards

[April 19, 2011]

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The Baltimore native, a seasoned singer, MC, songwriter, and poet, has performed and/or recorded with such artists as The Roots, Nas, Dead Prez, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Mos Def, and Talib Kweli.

Featured Artist(s): Maimouna “Mumu Fresh” Youssef

[April 18, 2011]

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The artists of Karen Reedy Dance grace the stage with musicality, humanity, athleticism and virtuosic talent. KRD will perform selections from the company's diverse repertory.

Featured Artist(s): Karen Reedy Dance

[April 17, 2011]

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Winners of numerous DownBeat awards—including best collegiate jazz group in 2007, 2009, and 2010—the current ensemble is pianist Alec Watson, tenor saxophonist Sam Crowe, drummer Colin McDaniel, trumpeter Nick Frenay, and bassist Bill Vonderhaar.

Featured Artist(s): Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet

[April 16, 2011]

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Hear the winners of WPAS’s annual competition that inspires and nurtures D.C. area youth in grades 6 through 12 who study violin, viola, cello, and double bass.

Featured Artist(s): Joseph and Goldie Feder Memorial String Competition

[April 15, 2011]

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Various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their weeklong 2011 residency with a free concert.

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

[April 14, 2011]

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Various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their weeklong 2011 residency with a free concert.

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

[April 13, 2011]

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Various ensembles made up of competitively selected, emerging jazz artists complete their weeklong 2011 residency with a free concert.

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

[April 12, 2011]

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The Sunrise Quartet performs works by Mozart and Beethoven.

Featured Artist(s): Sunrise Quartet

[April 11, 2011]

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Sopranos Laura Strickling and Melissa Wimbish, winners of the 2011 Vocal Arts DC Young Artists Competition, are accompanied by pianist Dr. R. Timothy McReynolds in a classical voice recital.

Featured Artist(s): Melissa Wimbish

[April 10, 2011]

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Levine School of Music’s Honors Program is a merit based program designed to enrich the musical development of Levine’s exceptionally gifted students. For 2010-11, there are 16 high school students representing the District, Maryland, and Virginia, including four students who make up the John S. Martin Honors String Quartet.

Featured Artist(s): The Levine School of Music

[April 9, 2011]

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For more than 28 years, the Asheville, North Carolina–based artists have entertained thousands while promoting the heritage and growth of traditional Scottish music.

Featured Artist(s): Montreat Scottish Pipes & Drums

[April 8, 2011]

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Stunning traditional and contemporary Japanese performance. Presented in partnership with the 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

[April 7, 2011]

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Bassoonist Harrison Hollingsworth leads this ensemble in classical works.

Featured Artist(s): 62nd St. Chamber Players

[April 6, 2011]

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The 2008 Metro DC Dance Award recipient brings her new work The Opposite of Killing, dedicated to the memory of her late mentor, Ed Tyler.

Featured Artist(s): Tzveta Kassabova

[April 5, 2011]

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The Belfast-based band is one of the finest ambassadors of Irish traditional music.

Featured Artist(s): Craobh Rua

[April 4, 2011]

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The group plays Japanese Gypsy rock, described as a melting pot of tonalities and rhythms from Asia, the Middle East, South America, and Eastern Europe.

Featured Artist(s): Kagero

[April 3, 2011]

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The 2011 Grand Prize and age division winners perform in recital.

Featured Artist(s): John and Susie Beatty Competition for Classical Guitar

[April 2, 2011]

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Members play Beethoven’s Septet in E-flat major, Op. 20.

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

[April 1, 2011]

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Both based at Dance Place, the step team has twice been nominated for a Metro DC Dance Award and Daughters of Coyaba is a traditional West African dance company.

Featured Artist(s): Dance Place Step Team

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