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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: June 2003

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[June 30, 2003]

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Voices of Malian Women: dancer Mariam Bagayoko and vocalist Mamou Thiero, are dynamic performers who are accompanied by drummers while animal marionettes are manipulated to their rhythms. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Featured Artist(s): Mariam Bagayoko

[June 29, 2003]

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Nickel Creek, a bluegrass revival trio, has been touring for more than a decade, bringing contemporary flair to traditional rhythms.

Featured Artist(s): Nickel Creek

[June 29, 2003]

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Rhett Miller, lead singer of the Old 97’s, delivers a solo performance that folds upbeat pop rock into “alternative” country tunes.

Featured Artist(s): Rhett Miller

[June 27, 2003]

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Summer Social Dance Party- Scottish Ceilidh Dance
The Occasionals
, one of the foremost Scottish ceilidh dance bands, have been playing dance parties across Europe since 1986. This PERFOMANCE PLUS event includes a dance lesson with caller Sheila McCutcheon. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Featured Artist(s): The Occasionals

[June 26, 2003]

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"History in Song": Ballad Singers and Griots from Appalachia, Mali and Scotland All three cultures share a love of documenting history in song. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Featured Artist(s): History in Song

[June 25, 2003]

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The VW Boys, a bluegrass band from Bristol, Tennessee mixes comedy and music. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Featured Artist(s): The VW Boys

[June 24, 2003]

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Frente De Danza Independiente gathers dancers and choreographers who work on the development of contemporary dance in Ecuador.

Featured Artist(s): Frente De Danza Independiente

[June 23, 2003]

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The musicians of Brass Band del Ecuador perform Ecuadorian, Latin American, and classical favorites. This performance is presented in cooperation with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.

Featured Artist(s): Brass Band del Ecuador

[June 22, 2003]

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French-born Frédéric Yonnet, a harmonica virtuoso who devotes much of his time to performing in Parisian jazz and blues clubs, fuses blue, jazz, country, reggae, gospel, hip-hop, and classical music in this entertaining performance.

Featured Artist(s): Frédéric Yonnet

[June 20, 2003]

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Summer Social Dance Party – Salsa/Merengue
Salsa orchestra Edwin Ortiz and Orquesta la Romana perform high-energy Latin dance music. This PERFOMANCE PLUS event includes a dance lesson taught by Gonzalo and Dalene Zambrana.

Featured Artist(s): Gonzalo and Dalene Zambrana

[June 19, 2003]

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International World Refugee Day
“Shared Wishes, Shared Dreams”
The Silk Road Dance Company joins The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in recognition and celebration of millions of refugees, who have contributed to and enriched cultures throughout the world. International World Refugee Day

Featured Artist(s): Silk Road Dance Company

[June 18, 2003]

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Charivari delivers a high-energy performance blending traditional compositions with vibrant original works. With its roots deep in the heart of the Cajun prairies of Southwest Louisiana, this band extends the legacy of waltzes, two-steps, fiddle tunes, and stories that are central to the lives of the Cajun and Creole peoples.

Featured Artist(s): Charivari

[June 17, 2003]

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The fine musicians of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra treat us to three evenings of chamber music: SCHUBERT, Octet, Op. 166

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

[June 16, 2003]

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The fine musicians of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra treat us to three evenings of chamber music: MOZART, Duo for Violin and Viola in G major KV423; SANCAN, Sonatine for Flute and Piano; DURUFFLE, Prelude, Recitatif et Variations for Flute, Viola and Piano

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

[June 15, 2003]

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The fine musicians of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra treat us to three evenings of chamber music: MILHAUD, Sonata for two violins and piano; BRAHMS, Sonata in A major.

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

[June 14, 2003]

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Playwright Lynn Manning presents Weights, a solo show about humanity that shares his life from childhood poverty through his evolving creativity as a blind artist. Presented in cooperation with VSA Arts.

Featured Artist(s): Lynn Manning

[June 13, 2003]

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Summer Social Dance Party-Hand Dancing
The Legendary Orioles
(Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famers now in their seventh decade) and The Jewels continue to delight audiences with their R&B vocal quartet singing styles. Lawrence Bradford, director and teacher of hand dancing’s Smooth n’ Easy joins this PERFOMANCE PLUS event with a dance lesson

Featured Artist(s): The Legendary Orioles

[June 12, 2003]

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Fania sings tender and spirited lyrics drawn from childhood memories of ancestral wisdom, in the widespread West African languages of Peulh, Wolof, Sarakhole and Mandingue.

Featured Artist(s): Fania

[June 11, 2003]

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Vocalist Sister Shirley brings her audience to shouting, clapping, and foot stomping climax with much loved gospel blues of the 1950s.

Featured Artist(s): Sister Shirley

[June 10, 2003]

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Flutist Nancy Jo Snider performs a program of works by Mozart, Pleyel and Haydn with cello, violin, and viola.

Featured Artist(s): Nancy Jo Snider

[June 9, 2003]

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Symphony Boy Funk Ensemble performs an eclectic mix of jazz/bop/funk including many adventurous original works. Led by the principle bassist of the Louisiana Philharmonic, Dave Anderson’s trio utilizes a vast and creative musical vocabulary.

Featured Artist(s): Symphony Boy Funk Ensemble

[June 8, 2003]

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Music Buddies, a collaborative mentorship program between the American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra and the Washington, D.C. and Maryland Youth Orchestras.

Featured Artist(s): Music Buddies

[June 6, 2003]

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Summer Social Dance Party – Swing
The Frankie Condon Orchestra
, a seventeen-piece ensemble, plays its own arrangements of the best big band, swing and dance music. This is a PERFOMANCE PLUS event with a dance lesson taught by Gonzalo and Darlene Zambrana. Summer Social Dance Party

Featured Artist(s): The Frankie Condon Orchestra

[June 5, 2003]

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The NSO Youth Fellowship Program Concert features local high school students on scholarship studying with NSO members.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Youth Fellows

[June 4, 2003]

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Members of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra perform music by Peter de Boor, Turner, Wilder, Leclaire and Bizet (arr. Turner) in this chamber music recital.

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

[June 3, 2003]

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JAZZ AMBASSADORS: Miguel Zenon and the Rhythm Collective all hail from Puerto Rico. Zenon on saxophone, Aldemar Valentin on electric bass, drummer Antonio Escapa IV, and percussionist Reinaldo Corchado will tour African as part of the Kennedy Center and U.S. Department of State Jazz Ambassadors Cultural Program. JAZZ AMBASSADORS:

Featured Artist(s): Miguel Zenon and the Rhythm Collective

[June 2, 2003]

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Young Artists of the Laurel Fund for the Performing Arts Elvi Moore launched this fund to help, promote, encourage and assist young artists in the spirit of giving back to the community. Artists are selected on the basis of their talent, need, communication skills and their passion for their art form.

Featured Artist(s): Young Artists of the Laurel Fund

[June 1, 2003]

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Anansegromma–native Ghanaians Kofi Denis and Kwame Ansah-Brew give a memorable introduction to West African culture through traditional music, storytelling, and dances.

Featured Artist(s): Anansegromma

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