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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: July 2012

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[July 31, 2012]

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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) presents a dual performance featuring D.C. jazz trio Reverie performing early jazz standards and forgotten favorites, as well as local R&B band FrameWerk showcasing its mix of jazz, gospel, funk, and soul sounds.

Featured Artist(s): FrameWerk

[July 30, 2012]

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The Summer Vocal Workshop participants showcase the skills they learned during the two-week camp.

Featured Artist(s): WPAS Children of the Gospel Choir

[July 29, 2012]

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Elizabeth Schulze conducts students in Britten’s Matinee Musicales and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4. The winner of the SMI Concerto Competition performs as a soloist. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra

[July 28, 2012]

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The ensemble from the United Kingdom presents a vocal performance.

Featured Artist(s): Southend on Sea Boys' and Girls' Choir

[July 27, 2012]

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Multiple ensembles perform a wide range of music including Britten’s Simple Symphony and Grieg’s Holberg Suite by a string ensemble, Gounod’s Petite Symphonie by a woodwind ensemble, and performances by a flute/harp trio as well as a brass ensemble.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 26, 2012]

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One of South Africa’s foremost flautists, he explores world music and fuses classical and contemporary sounds.

Featured Artist(s): Wouter Kellerman

[July 25, 2012]

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Founded more than 70 years ago, the Latin Grammy–winning Colombian group combines indigenous instruments—notably gaitas and maracas—and African drums.

Featured Artist(s): Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto

[July 24, 2012]

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VSA & Accessibility present More of Our Parts, 6 new plays about disability in 70 minutes, in celebration of the 22nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. NOTE: THIS PERFORMANCE CONTAINS ADULT LANGUAGE AND MATURE THEMES.

Featured Artist(s): Theater Breaking Through Barriers

[July 23, 2012]

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SMI students play chamber music works by Dvorák, Schubert, and others.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 22, 2012]

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SMI students play chamber music works by Shostakovich, Holst, Debussy, and others.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 21, 2012]

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SMI students play chamber music works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Debussy.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 20, 2012]

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SMI students play chamber music works by Schubert, Brahms, and others.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 19, 2012]

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Listen Local First DC presents the D.C.-based reggae band and brainchild of Thievery Corporation’s Eric Hilton.

Featured Artist(s): The Archives

[July 18, 2012]

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The Croatian singing group from Washington State presents an evening of Croatian folk music. Part of Homegrown: The Music of America concert series.

Featured Artist(s): Ruze Dalmatinke

[July 17, 2012]

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Students from the summer program for pre-professional musicians perform a program of classical works.

Featured Artist(s): Eastern Music Festival Piano Program

[July 16, 2012]

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Finalists in the SMI Concerto Competition play classical concerti.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 15, 2012]

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Elizabeth Schulze conducts students in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 1. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra

[July 14, 2012]

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Participants in the three-week summer program that brings passionate, talented young musicians together collaborate for a performance featuring classical singers and pianists.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Institute for Young Singers

[July 13, 2012]

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Local youth display their talents on stage.

Featured Artist(s): Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington

[July 12, 2012]

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The Brazilian group brings its own perspective to the regional styles of forró, coco, and cavalo marinho, featuring the sounds of the rabeca, the Brazilian folk fiddle, and the drumbeat of the zabumba.

Featured Artist(s): Quarteto Olinda

[July 11, 2012]

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The Algerian-Ecuadorian band draws on reggae, Latin, African, and Arabic music and international pop.

Featured Artist(s): Sarazino

[July 10, 2012]

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Members of the KCOHO play works by Beethoven and Schumann.

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

[July 9, 2012]

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The songstress, who has toured with and opened for Lauryn Hill, the Black Eyed Peas, and Mos Def, among others, uses Afro?soul, drum and bass, funk, reggae, and every kind of rhythm in between.

Featured Artist(s): Jennifer Johns

[July 8, 2012]

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The Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter and lead singer of alternative rock band Circa Survive gives a solo concert featuring a blend of emo, progressive, and experimental rock.

Featured Artist(s): Anthony Green

[July 7, 2012]

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The New York–based group brings its infectious melodies, entertaining lyrics, and foot-stomping beats.

Featured Artist(s): Bari Koral Family Rock Band

[July 6, 2012]

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The University of Hawaii ensemble performs a program of traditional Hawaiian music and dance. Part of the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Tuahine Troupe

[July 5, 2012]

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The pioneering 13-piece band led by visionary Ricardo Díaz fuses traditional Venezuelan parranda music with more diverse and progressive instrumentation. Part of the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): La Sardina de Naiguatá

[July 4, 2012]

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The group from the province of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa performs its signature blend of classical, pop, and indigenous music.

Featured Artist(s): Kearsney College Choir

[July 3, 2012]

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VSA presents the folk-pop Canadian singer-songwriter who has performed his music all over the world, including at the Beijing and Vancouver Olympics.

Featured Artist(s): Justin Hines

[July 2, 2012]

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The ensemble is the grass-roots folk music component of the U.S. Air Force Band located at Bolling Air Force Base in D.C.

Featured Artist(s): Celtic Aire

[July 1, 2012]

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The soul and funk band from Maryland and Virginia has the drive of D.C. Go-Go swing, the showmanship of rock and roll, and a unique sound. Part of the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Faycez U Know

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