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Millennium Stage Schedule of Performances

Free Performances Every Day, No Tickets Required

Performance Time: 6 p.m. Eastern, unless otherwise noted
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Saturday, May 30, 2015

NSO Prelude [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Members of the NSO play chamber works by Loeillet, Moszkowski, and Sarasate.

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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Janelle Gill [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The pianist brings her newest project, a musical homage to jazz pianist, composer, and lyricist Billy Strayhorn, which features a combination of swing and straight-ahead interpretations of rarely heard Strayhorn compositions. Part of East River JazzFest.


Monday, June 1, 2015

The Woodrow Wilson High School Vocal Music Program [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The performance features the DC public school’s Concert Choir, Women’s Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, and The Wilson Singers.


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Victor Provost Synthesis Quartet [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The D.C.-based steelpan player and his quartet perform music from his soon-to-be-recorded project Bright Eyes.


Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Levine Music [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Students from the community music school’s renowned Act Two @ Levine musical theater program and adult choruses perform.


Thursday, June 4, 2015

The United States Army Field Band [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Army Goes to the Opera! with songs and arias from well-known operas such as Rigoletto, La Cenerentola, Der Rosenkavalier, and Werther.


Friday, June 5, 2015

The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Members of the KCOHO play Onslow’s String Quartet in C minor and Mozart’s Oboe Quartet in F major.


Saturday, June 6, 2015

Gottaswing [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Seth Kibel Quartet
Join in a celebration of the centennial year of Frank Sinatra’s birth with the acclaimed Seth Kibel Quintet. Tom Koerner and Debra Sternberg (Gottaswing) lead free swing dance lessons at 5 p.m. After the Let's Be Frank NSO Pops concert, the fun continues 10 p.m.–midnight with more dancing, social photo booths, and cash bars pouring signature cocktails.


Sunday, June 7, 2015

The Fairfax Wind Symphony [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
A Salute to the Cappies features music from Broadway favorites and Cappies-nominated shows, including Chicago, West Side Story, and Fiddler on the Roof.


Monday, June 8, 2015

The Elijah Balbed & The JoGo Project [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The D.C.-based group created by saxophonist Elijah Balbed brings its mix of jazz, rock, hip-hop, and, of course, go-go for a lively performance. Part of DC Jazz Festival.


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Words Beats & Life [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Poets and MCs in this city-wide spoken-word and rap competition face off for college scholarships. Presented in collaboration with Words Beats & Life and The Diamond Cutter DJs.


Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Sweet Lu Sextet [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Vocalist Sweet Lu Olutosin and his sextet perform a unique brand of soul jazz, blended with straight-ahead styles. Part of DC Jazz Festival.


Thursday, June 11, 2015

W. Kamau Bell [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE TERRACE THEATER
Praised by the New York Times as "the most promising new talent in political comedy in many years," Bell has multiple comedy albums to his credit, is a regular on several of the biggest comedy podcasts including WTF with Marc Maron, and was named an Ambassador of Racial Justice by the ACLU. This program contains mature themes and strong language. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. Note: this program will be streamed live but will not be archived.


Friday, June 12, 2015

Alison Crockett [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Known for her velvety tone and sensual singing-style, the acclaimed vocalist stands out as the quintessential nu jazz/progressive soul singer of her generation. Part of DC Jazz Festival.


Saturday, June 13, 2015

Christie Dashiell [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Siné Qua Non
Igniting the stage with its fusion of classical and world music flavors, the jazz quintet is joined by Elite String Quartet and vocalist Christie Dashiell for selections from their upcoming album Of the People. Part of DC Jazz Festival.


Sunday, June 14, 2015

Crush Funk Brass [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The local jazz band aims to bring life to the city through music where it’s least expected. Part of DC Jazz Festival.


Monday, June 15, 2015

Danny Rothschild [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
IN THE THEATER LAB
Written by Rothschild, Home, Again tells the story of Dakota, who has returned to the small town of Silver Creek for a family funeral, 11 years after she ran away, and reconnects with her friend Lucy. Part of YoungArts@KennedyCenter, presented in collaboration with the National YoungArts Foundation. *Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to two tickets per person.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Ranjani Murthy [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The accomplished dancer is skilled in Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi styles of Indian classical dance. Part of YoungArts@KennedyCenter, presented in collaboration with the National YoungArts Foundation.


Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Joel Fan [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
From China with Love–Connecting Cultures through Music is an engaging piano recital that showcases both Chinese and Western favorites. Part of YoungArts@KennedyCenter, presented in collaboration with the National YoungArts Foundation.


Thursday, June 18, 2015

Teodross “Teo” Avery [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
A Jazz Sound features a jazz quartet led by the award-winning saxophonist, who has performed with Amy Winehouse, G-Unit All Stars, and Joss Stone. Part of YoungArts@KennedyCenter, presented in collaboration with the National YoungArts Foundation.


Friday, June 19, 2015

Brittany Bailey [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
The Company performs Shape Dance. Bailey’s technique, The Dance Warm-Up, emphasizes moving with the body and not against it. Part of YoungArts@KennedyCenter, presented in collaboration with the National YoungArts Foundation.


Saturday, June 20, 2015

Mariela Shaker [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]

The accomplished Syrian violinist performs to raise awareness about the plight of Syrian refugees. Part of UNHCR World Refugee Day.




Sunday, June 21, 2015

Chicago Harp Quartet [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Monday, June 22, 2015

Lost & Found [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Listen Local First [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Wednesday, June 24, 2015

New Inca Son [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Thursday, June 25, 2015

Coro Entrevoces [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Friday, June 26, 2015

The Israeli-Palestinian YMCA Jerusalem Youth Chorus [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Sunday, June 28, 2015

Tapiola Chamber Choir [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Monday, June 29, 2015

Australian Children’s Choir [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
Los Angeles Children’s Chorus



Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Marinera Viva [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Wednesday, July 1, 2015

TUTUMA [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Thursday, July 2, 2015

Tradiciones Carumeñas [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]
El Trio de la Estudiantina Municipal de Ayacucho



Friday, July 3, 2015

Los Wembler’s de Iquitos [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



Saturday, July 4, 2015

Monterey Jazz Festival High School Honor Band [Add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.]



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