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Millennium Stage Performance Archive
May 2013

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May 31, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The S&R Foundation Artist Concert Series presents the pianist, one of Canada's most promising young concert artists. IN THE FAMILY THEATER
Featured Artist(s): Ryo Yanagitani

May 30, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Overtures Chamber Music Project presents a group of young artists brought together by S&R Foundation Washington Award Winner Kawakubo. IN THE FAMILY THEATER
Featured Artist(s): Tamaki Kawakubo

May 29, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The New York-based Kyrenia Opera performs Cyprus in the Heart of Europe, a concert of arias and songs from the Mediterranean featuring soprano Rebecca Davis, baritone Constantinos Yiannoudes, and pianist David Holkeboer, with classical and popular favorites by Rossini, Puccini, Verdi, Tosti, Theodorakis, Hatzidakis, Markopoulos, Iakovides, and more. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Cyprus as part of the “European Month of Culture.”
Featured Artist(s): Kyrenia Opera

May 28, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Millennium Stage presents a performance of Fado music by the Portuguese singer. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Portugal as part of the “European Month of Culture.”
Featured Artist(s): Ilda Maria

May 27, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Millennium Stage presents a performance featuring Asian traditional music to K-pop and Gangnam Style.


Featured Artist(s): Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May 26, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Singer, songwriter, and bassist Davis, a 2009 YoungArts alumna and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, is accompanied by fellow alumni Schnider on guitar and Kellman on piano. Part of National YoungArts Foundation’s YoungArts Week.
Featured Artist(s): Gabe Schnider

May 25, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Pianist and composer Tao—a 2011 YoungArts alumnus, U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts and the only classical musician included on the 2012 Forbes 30 Under 30: Music list—plays a mix of original and classical pieces accompanied by fellow 2012 alumni Huang (violin) and Litvinenko (cello). Part of National YoungArts Foundation’s YoungArts Week.
Featured Artist(s): Sirena Huang

May 24, 2013 - Watch this Performance

YoungArts alumni Emmet Cohen (piano), Russell Hall (bass), and Evan Sherman (percussion), are joined by fellow alumnus and tap dancer Andrew Nemr for a fun, upbeat performance of sophisticated harmonic and rhythmic sounds. Part of National YoungArts Foundation’s YoungArts Week.
Featured Artist(s): Emmet Cohen Jazz Trio

May 23, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Bulgarian-born dancer/choreographer and five-time Metro DC Dance Awards recipient Kassabova returns in an evening of small works in collaboration with NY-based dancer/choreographer Kelly.


Featured Artist(s): Raja Feather Kelly

May 22, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The classical guitarist, composer, pianist, 2011 YoungArts alumnus, and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts plays in an evening of spectacular music by Albeniz, Piazzolla, Tarrega, and others. Part of National YoungArts Foundation’s YoungArts Week.
Featured Artist(s): Tim Callobre

May 21, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The three—2010 YoungArts Alumni in dance, U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts, and Juilliard students—come together to premiere a new dance choreographed by the trio. Ida Saki appears courtesy of Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet. Part of National YoungArts Foundation’s YoungArts Week.
Featured Artist(s): Austin Goodwin

May 20, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The collaborative ensemble featuring New York-based experimental jazz group Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber and D.C. Go-Go players Donnell Floyd, Go-Go Mickey, and Kenny “Kwick” Gross, offers a performance of DRUMS ALONG THE POTOMAC–A Global Go-Go Fantasia, a new polyrhythmic and romantic orchestral Go-Go suite. The evening will feature a post-show discussion with WPFW's Bobby Hill. Co-commissioned by the Kennedy Center for the Millennium Stage and Lincoln Center for its Target® Free Thursdays series at the David Rubenstein Atrium.
Featured Artist(s): Burnt Sugar

May 19, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The DC–based experimental rock band combines evocative music, unique vocals, and narrative film.
Featured Artist(s): Listen Local First

May 18, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Millennium Stage presents a performance by the acclaimed group as part of the Kennedy Center’s annual Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival.
Featured Artist(s): Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra

May 17, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The pianist plays classical works. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Romania as part of the “European Month of Culture.”
Featured Artist(s): Silvan Negrutiu

May 16, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Four separate chamber ensembles play Saint-Saëns’ Septet for Trumpet, String Quintet, and Piano; Schuman’s Divertimento for Wind Quintet and Percussion; Prokofiev’s String Quartet No. 2; and Beethoven’s “Ghost” Piano Trio.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

May 15, 2013 - This performance is not available for viewing.

WNO presents highlights from its 2013–2014 season, featuring main stage artists, members of the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, and the WNO Orchestra.

 

IN THE OPERA HOUSE
Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera

May 14, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Students perform a program of classical works.
Featured Artist(s): Joseph and Goldie Feder Memorial String Competition

May 13, 2013 - Watch this Performance

A sampling of dance from three groups participating in the transatlantic hip-hop festival, including J’arrive, a solo by Cie De Fakto; Amor, a duo by Danse 2xs Mexico; Caïn, a solo by Cie Sébastien Parrault; and Petit bal de rue, a duo by Cie De Fakto.
Featured Artist(s): Alliance Française Urban Corps Festival

May 12, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Gifted students from the D.C. community perform a program of classical works. IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Featured Artist(s): DC Youth Orchestra

May 11, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The Virginia-based dance company offers a performance to promote educational and culturally enhanced awareness of life.
Featured Artist(s): Kista Tucker Insights

May 10, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Students showcase their instrumental talent.
Featured Artist(s): Boonsboro High School Big Band and Vocal Jazz Ensemble

May 9, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Georgetown University’s premier Greek dance troupe performs a program of traditional dances. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Greece as part of the “European Month of Culture.”
Featured Artist(s): Dynami

May 7, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The band plays traditional music infused with new energy and inspired by the golden era of Irish-American dance halls. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Ireland as part of the “European Month of Culture.”
Featured Artist(s): Old Bay Céilí Band

May 6, 2013 - Watch this Performance

The multi-instrumentalist is joined by his musician wife on the hammered dulcimer and wooden flute for a program of traditional instrumental music. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Belgium as part of the “European Month of Culture.”
Featured Artist(s): Paul Oorts

May 5, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Students perform a cabaret of classics from the Broadway stage, under the direction of Scot Reese.
Featured Artist(s): University of Maryland Musical Theatre Program

May 4, 2013 - Watch this Performance

Enjoy an hour-long preview of musical highlights from Washington National Opera’s new production.
Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Insights

May 3, 2013 - This performance is not available for viewing.

The Kennedy Center and National Symphony Orchestra Music Director plays piano accompanied by the guest violinist.
Featured Artist(s): NSO Prelude

May 2, 2013 - Watch this Performance

A spotlight on exemplary instrumental programs from the region.
Featured Artist(s): Potomac Falls High School Guitar Quartet

May 1, 2013 - Watch this Performance

A showcase of premier vocal programs from the D.C. metro area.
Featured Artist(s): W.T. Woodson Select Vocal Ensemble

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