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[September 30, 2011]

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Deviated Theatre performs the world premiere of their dance opera siGHt, which involves innovative contemporary dance on folding chairs and aerial silks. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.

Featured Artist(s): Deviated Theatre

[September 29, 2011]

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Deviated Theatre performs the world premiere of their dance opera siGHt, which involves innovative contemporary dance on folding chairs and aerial silks. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.

Featured Artist(s): Deviated Theatre

[September 28, 2011]

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The Belgrade-born opera singer is one of the most popular classic music artists in Serbia. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Serbia.

Featured Artist(s): Jadranka Jovanovic

[September 27, 2011]

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The Broadway composer, arranger, and pianist (Curtains and The Apple Tree) performs an evening of musical theater cabaret. Part of ASCAP’s “Songwriters: the Next Generation” series.

Featured Artist(s): Matthew Scott

[September 26, 2011]

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The composers, lyricists, and collaborators perform an evening of musical theater cabaret. Part of ASCAP’s “Songwriters: the Next Generation” series.

Featured Artist(s): Dara Cameron

[September 25, 2011]

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Writer, composer, and lyricist Andrew Gerle, a Helen Hayes Award nominee and four-time Richard Rodgers Award winner for new musical writing, performs an evening of musical theater cabaret with Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba and Betsy Wolfe, Jon Nazdin on bass, and Rex Benincasa on percussion. Part of ASCAP’s “Songwriters: the Next Generation” series.

Featured Artist(s): Betsy Wolfe

[September 24, 2011]

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The Broadway composer, lyricist, and pianist (Little Shop of Horrors, Avenue Q, and The Music Man) performs an evening of musical theater cabaret. Part of ASCAP’s “Songwriters: the Next Generation” series.

Featured Artist(s): Georgia Stitt

[September 23, 2011]

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A preview performance in honor of the Company’s 10th anniversary.

Featured Artist(s): The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

[September 22, 2011]

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The Czech pianist plays an all-Dvorák program, including Humoresques, Op. 101, Silhouettes, Op. 8, Dumka and Furiant, Op. 12, and Poetic Tone Pictures, Op. 85. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic.

Featured Artist(s): Radoslav Kvapil

[September 21, 2011]

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Singer and percussionist Youssou N’Dour is one of the most celebrated African musicians in history. His mix of traditional Senegalese mbalax with eclectic influences ranging from Cuban samba to hip hop, jazz, and soul has won him an international fan base of millions. Part of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps. IN THE CONCERT HALL

Featured Artist(s): Youssou N'Dour

[September 20, 2011]

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The North Carolina-based band combines nitty-gritty roots music with guitar-drenched, drum-driven rock ‘n’ roll anthems.

Featured Artist(s): The New Familiars

[September 19, 2011]

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The five-piece band from Charleston, SC seamlessly mixes Southern rock, languid world-beat, and swampy funk.

Featured Artist(s): Sol Driven Train

[September 18, 2011]

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Presented in collaboration with Dance/MetroDC celebrating DC’s vibrant dance community.



Featured Artist(s): Metro DC Dance Awards

[September 17, 2011]

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The Latin Grammy Award–winning Afro-Cuban septet blends together the multiple styles and sounds of Latin jazz to thrill audiences.

Featured Artist(s): Afro Bop Alliance

[September 16, 2011]

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The all-female Orchestra is skilled in all facets of performance and plays Chinese folk instruments and sings. Part of CHINA: The Art of a Nation.

Featured Artist(s): Beauty & Melody Orchestra of Sichuan

[September 15, 2011]

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The company will perform classics of Chinese puppetry, including The Crane and the Tortoise, A Clever Monkey, Monkey King Battles the White-Boned Demon, and Borrowing a Treasure from the Dragon PalacePart of CHINA: The Art of a Nation.

Featured Artist(s): Tangshan Shadow Puppet Theatre

[September 14, 2011]

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A performance showcasing the blend of Mexican, Latin American, American Folk, and Afro-Cuban styles that form Chicano music. Part of Homegrown: The Music of America series.

Featured Artist(s): Quetzal

[September 13, 2011]

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Brazilian guitarist Rogério Souza Silva, whose swing and virtuosity have contributed to the works of Paulinho da Viola and Época de Ouro, showcases his exciting interpretations of choro and samba. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Brazil.

Featured Artist(s): Rogério Souza Silva

[September 12, 2011]

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Comprised from students from Shenzhen Senior High School, the group performs Blossoms from Around the World, a program of children’s choral music. Part of CHINA: The Art of a Nation.

Featured Artist(s): Shenzhen Lily Children’s Choir

[September 11, 2011]

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The blues guitarist, vocalist, and founding member of the D.C. Blues Society has performed all over the world.

Featured Artist(s): Eleanor Ellis

[September 10, 2011]

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Participants of this WNO program perform scenes from popular operas.

Featured Artist(s): Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program

[September 9, 2011]

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Hammock is a collaboration between Dance Exchange dancers, choreographers, and teachers Levitt and Wegman. Using movement, text, and an original sound design by Matt Hubbs, the work confronts notions of rest and restlessness in today’s society, and explores the ways in which we name who we are and define what we have been and will become. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.

Featured Artist(s): Benjamin Wegman

[September 8, 2011]

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Hammock is a collaboration between Dance Exchange dancers, choreographers, and teachers Levitt and Wegman. Using movement, text, and an original sound design by Matt Hubbs, the work confronts notions of rest and restlessness in today’s society, and explores the ways in which we name who we are and define what we have been and will become. Part of the Local Dance Commissioning Project.

Featured Artist(s): Sarah Levitt

[September 7, 2011]

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The singer, guitarist, songwriter, and indie rock legend’s signature songs have been performed by bands including Dinosaur Jr., Velvet Monkeys, and the Fog.

Featured Artist(s): J Mascis

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The U.S. Navy's premier jazz ensemble presents the finest in America's original music. A specialty unit of the U.S. Navy Band, the group features 18 of the Navy's top jazz and "big band" musicians.

Featured Artist(s): U.S. Navy Commodores

[September 5, 2011]

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Selections from world premiere musicals The Boy Detective Fails by Joe Meno and Adam Gwon and The Hollow by Hunter Foster and Matt Conner. Part of Page-to-Stage.

Featured Artist(s): Signature Theatre

[September 4, 2011]

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DC’s Commedia dell' Arte theater company presents a new work. Part of Page-to-Stage.

Featured Artist(s): Faction of Fools Theatre Company, Inc.

[September 3, 2011]

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Drumming with Dishes is a 30-minute, non-verbal adventure about a toddler and her imaginary friend who cook up beautiful music by turning ordinary household items into extraordinary musical instruments. Part of Page-to-Stage.

Featured Artist(s): Arts on the Horizon

[September 2, 2011]

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The classically trained quartet from Hamburg has taken the art of crossover to chamber music with a brilliant mix of classic, pop, chanson, and folk. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Germany.

Featured Artist(s): Salut Salon

[September 1, 2011]

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This acclaimed roots rocker combines sweet soul, foot-stomping R&B, swamp pop, funk, and blues.

Featured Artist(s): Eric Lindell

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