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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: July 2013

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[July 31, 2013]

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The Scottish folk musician and songwriter performs a mix of his own compositions and traditional songs.

Featured Artist(s): Alasdair Roberts

[July 30, 2013]

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The orchestra, which brings together musicians of different ages and abilities to promote mutual growth and understanding through musical performance, performs a concert. Presented in cooperation with VSA.

Featured Artist(s): New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra

[July 29, 2013]

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The team performs slam poetry focusing on issues of social justice and highlighting the writing, performance, and public speaking skills of teens from all over the D.C. area. Tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery at approximately 5:30pm. 2 tickets per person. IN THE THEATER LAB

Featured Artist(s): Split This Rock

[July 28, 2013]

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Elizabeth Schulze conducts students in Wagner’s Rhine Journey from Götterdämmerung, Schumann’s Symphony No. 3 “Rhenish,” and more. The evening will feature a solo performance by the yet-to-be-announced winner of the SMI concerto competition (see June 15). IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra

[July 27, 2013]

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The Kennedy Center and Dizzy Feet Foundation present a free, day-long celebration featuring performances by Dizzy Feet Foundation, Culture Shock, Manzari Brothers, and others, plus interactive dances, dance lessons, and the resurrection of the well-loved “Dancing Under the Stars,” with Grammy Award–winning Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra for a sultry summer salsa dance party. For schedule and information, visit the National Dance Day event page.

Featured Artist(s): Culture Shock Dance Troupe

[July 26, 2013]

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SMI students play various chamber music works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 25, 2013]

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The jazz vocalist, who, despite her loss of hearing, has performed live all over the U.S., gives a concert in celebration of the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and National Council on Independent Living Conference.

Featured Artist(s): Mandy Harvey

[July 24, 2013]

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One of the top groups of Rio de Janeiro`s new samba and choro scene, the Brazilian group performs a concert of original music.

Featured Artist(s): Casuarina

[July 23, 2013]

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The Ethiopian ensemble performs hypnotic dance music centered on the traditional krar (stringed harp).

Featured Artist(s): Krar Collective

[July 22, 2013]

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SMI students play various chamber music works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 21, 2013]

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SMI students play various chamber music works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 20, 2013]

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SMI students play various chamber music works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 19, 2013]

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SMI students play various chamber music works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 18, 2013]

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SMI students play various chamber music works.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 17, 2013]

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The DC-based soul rock trio effortlessly fuses classic blues and folk styles with more modern colors and tones.

Featured Artist(s): Mission South

[July 16, 2013]

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The Romanian brass orchestra performs its unique blend of Gypsy music and Balkan funk.

Featured Artist(s): Fanfare Ciocarlia

[July 15, 2013]

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Finalists in the SMI Concerto Competition play classical concerti.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 14, 2013]

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Elizabeth Schulze conducts students in the overture to Verdi’s La forza del destino, Britten’s Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, and Brahms’s Symphony No. 3. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra

[July 13, 2013]

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A salsa, merengue, bachata, Latin jazz bonanza.



Featured Artist(s): Tumbao y Raul Morel

[July 12, 2013]

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Participants in the three-week summer program collaborate for a performance featuring classical singers and pianists.

Featured Artist(s): WNO Opera Institute at American University

[July 11, 2013]

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The Ohio-based group uses authentic folk instruments to perform music styled after turn-of-the-century eastern-European Gypsy bands, drawing from both urban and rural traditions. Part of the Homegrown: The Music of America concert series.

Featured Artist(s): Harmonia

[July 10, 2013]

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The New Orleans–based group blends experimental rock, pop, and folk with a feel like a dreamy steamboat ride down the Mississippi.

Featured Artist(s): Native America

[July 9, 2013]

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Students from one of the leading summer programs for pre-professional musicians perform a variety of works.

Featured Artist(s): Eastern Music Festival Piano Program

[July 8, 2013]

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The band, formed by Trinidadian/Canadian songwriter Drew Gonsalves, performs Calypso music.

Featured Artist(s): Kobo Town

[July 7, 2013]

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The Grammy-nominated D.C. progressive hip-hop artist and multi-instrumentalist presents Rhyme Time, a performance featuring various instruments, including the human beat-box, and the oral tradition of storytelling through his lyrics. Part of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Christon "Christylez" Bacon

[July 6, 2013]

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The singer performs different styles of folk tunes from the Carpathian Basin, accompanied by traditional musicians. Part of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Andrea Navratil

[July 5, 2013]

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An ensemble from the cultural center performs a program of traditional flute music. Part of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Ecuadorian Hatun Kotama Cultural Center

[July 4, 2013]

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The klezmer musician blends Hungarian, Romanian, Moldavian, and Yiddish music. Part of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Bob Cohen with Szalonna and His Band

[July 3, 2013]

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Award-winning musicians, kumu hula (hula masters), and academic colleagues celebrate the revitalization of Hawaiian culture and language. Part of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Mapuna Leo

[July 2, 2013]

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The group performs a program of Garifuna music and dance, featuring call-and-response and a blend of traditional genres such as Paranda, Punta, and Wanaragua. Part of the Homegrown: The Music of America concert series and 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Libaya Baba and James Lovell

[July 1, 2013]

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The Hungarian ensemble performs Roma music. Part of the 2013 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Parno Graszt

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