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Millennium Stage Online Performance Archive: July 2014

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[July 23, 2014]

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A dance troupe, chamber group, and percussion ensemble offer a collaborative performance.

Featured Artist(s): Sounds of Korea

[July 22, 2014]

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Dancers/choreographers from Italy (Miccolis) and Austria (Benedikt) collaborate on a contemporary dance program entitled “An Evening for Humanity,” which features the American premiere of Miccolis’ Rights(?) and the world premiere of Benedikt and Miccolis’ Growth. The duo develops contemporary dance on the edge of innovation and human need. Presented with support from the Embassy of Italy.

Featured Artist(s): Gloria Benedikt

[July 21, 2014]

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The Cuban son band is led by trumpet player, arranger, and musical director Jesus Angel Chappotín Coto and percussionist and singer Miguel Cuni Jr.

Featured Artist(s): Conjunto Chappottin

[July 20, 2014]

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The young ensembles play Vaughan Williams's Piano Quintet in C minor and Beethoven's String Quartet, Op. 18, No. 4.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 19, 2014]

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The young ensembles play Barber's Summer Music for wind quintet, Mendelssohn's Octet in E-flat major, and Debussy's Sonata for Viola, Flute, and Harp

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 18, 2014]

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The young ensembles play Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8, Bacewicz's Quartetto for Four Violins, Premru's Two Pieces for Three Trombones, and Albononi's Trio Sonata.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 17, 2014]

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The young ensembles play Ligeti’s Bagatelles for Wind Quintet, Debussy’s String Quartet No. 1, Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 16, 2014]

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The young ensembles play Ravel String Quartet in F major, Brahms Horn Trio, Brass Quintet Sampson Morning Music



Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 15, 2014]

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Internationally acclaimed flutists Nina Assimakopoulos and Matej Grahek and pianist Tadej Horvat present a blend of multicultural works combining classical, jazz, rock, folk, Caribbean, Asian, and South American musical influences. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Slovenia.

Featured Artist(s): Matej Grahek

[July 14, 2014]

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

Featured Artist(s): Eastern Music Festival Piano Program

[July 13, 2014]

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Elizabeth Schulze conducts students in Saint-Saëns’ Samson and Delilah: Bacchanale and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra

[July 12, 2014]

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The young classical singers and pianists of the Washington National Opera’s summer program offer a night of collaborative performance.

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

[July 11, 2014]

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The Russian-American concert guitarist has been awarded top prizes at multiple international guitar competitions.



Featured Artist(s): Piotr Pakhomkin

[July 10, 2014]

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Students of the institute play a selection of piano and chamber pieces.

Featured Artist(s): George Washington University Summer Piano & Chamber Music Institute

[July 9, 2014]

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The New Orleans–based indie rock group blends progressive music with South Louisiana’s French-speaking tradition.

Featured Artist(s): Sweet Crude

[July 8, 2014]

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The finalists of the Concerto Competition play solos to determine who will play with the full SMI orchestra on July 27.

Featured Artist(s): NSO Summer Music Institute

[July 7, 2014]

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The vibraphonist and guitarist offer a jazz jam session.

Featured Artist(s): Chuck Redd

[July 6, 2014]

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The Kenyan singer-songwriter and guitarist uses Luo, Afro-fusion, Afro-jazz, and benga styles to tell stories through rich melodies sung in English, Kiswahili, and Dhuluo. Part of the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Winyo

[July 5, 2014]

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The Chinese group presents the musical heritage of Xiaoxing Village, Aba Qiang, and Tibetan Autonomous Region with traditional polyphonic singing and group dancing. Part of the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Biman Brothers and Family

[July 4, 2014]

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Jonny Grave and Gordon Daniels of Lucky Dub, Candice Mills of Future, and Mike Ounallah and Kristen Long of Black Masala celebrate the Fourth of July.

Featured Artist(s): Listen Local First

[July 3, 2014]

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The renowned Kenyan artist fuses benga and ohangla music in his own “Anglo-Ohlanga” style. Part of the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Makadem

[July 2, 2014]

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Founded in 1952 as the main inheritor of the city’s marionette tradition, the Quanzhou Puppet Troupe has revived and created a great number of works and toured nearly 50 countries and regions in the world. Part of the 2014 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

Featured Artist(s): Quanzhou Puppet Troupe

[July 1, 2014]

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Australia's Reddam House School brings its own musical theater production, Chaplin Tribute, in which the group sings and dances to movie and Disney numbers as Charlie Chaplin travels the United States.

Featured Artist(s): Reddam School

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