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Free Performances Every Day, No Tickets Required

Performance Time: 6 p.m. Eastern, unless otherwise noted
  • [April 21, 2015]

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015
    Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University

    IN THE TERRACE THEATER
    Students perform songs and arias for mezzo-soprano by Strauss, DuParc, & Rossini; and classical works by Lutoslawski, Ravel, Schumann, Strauss, and Liszt.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Northwestern University Bienen School of Music
    Come back at 6:00 PM Eastern time to view today's live broadcast.


  • [April 22, 2015]

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    The Juilliard School

    IN THE TERRACE THEATER
    Students perform piano trios by Mozart and Ravel.

    Featured Artist(s)

    The Juilliard School


  • [April 23, 2015]

    Thursday, April 23, 2015
    Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester

    IN THE TERRACE THEATER
    Students from the Eastman Saxophone Project perform arrangements by Bach, Ravel, Djupstrom, Bryant, and Gorb.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester


  • [April 24, 2015]

    Friday, April 24, 2015
    Berklee College of Music

    IN THE TERRACE THEATER

    The Berklee Global Jazz Ambassadors perform both original compositions and works by modern jazz masters. The sextet includes top student composer/performers from Israel, Japan, Korea, Spain, and the United States.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Berklee College of Music


  • [April 25, 2015]

    Saturday, April 25, 2015
    The Oberlin Conservatory of Music

    IN THE TERRACE THEATER
    Students perform works by Telemann, Kim, Lieberman, Dvorák, Liszt, and a work for electronics by Mitchell Hermann.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Oberlin Conservatory of Music


  • [April 26, 2015]

    Sunday, April 26, 2015
    Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Ophira Eisenberg

    IN THE TERRACE THEATER
    A comedian, writer, and host of NPR’s hit trivia comedy show, Ask Me Another, Ophira Eisenberg has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Today Show, Comedy Central, and VH-1 and was selected as one of New York Magazine's Top 10 Comics that Funny People Find Funny. She recently released her second comedy album BANGS! on Comedy Dynamics. Matty Litwack opens. 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.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Ophira Eisenberg


  • [April 27, 2015]

    Monday, April 27, 2015
    The Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Choir “Polígono Don Bosco”

    IN THE CONCERT HALL
    The group, part of the arts promotion program carried out by the Polígono Industrial Don Bosco in San Salvador which supports at-risk youth, makes its U.S. debut. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the Hall of Nations starting at approximately 4:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person.

    Featured Artist(s)

    The Youth Symphonic Orchestra and Choir “Polígono Don Bosco”


  • [April 28, 2015]

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    Seneca Valley High School Chamber Choir & The Luther Jackson Concert Choir

    The talented local high school choirs from Maryland and Virginia present a joint program of classical works and contemporary favorites, including works by Mozart, and will perform in various languages. Part of Music in Our Schools Month.

    Featured Artist(s)

    The Luther Jackson Concert Choir
    Seneca Valley High School Chamber Choir


  • [April 29, 2015]

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    Maris Briežkalns Quintet plays Rothko in Jazz

    The Latvian quintet performs works inspired by the great artwork of Mark Rothko with a unique audiovisual project.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Maris Briezkalns Quintet


  • [April 30, 2015]

    Thursday, April 30, 2015
    Rebellum—Selections from Brer Rabbit: The Opera ~ A Funky Meditation on Gentrification & Other Fey, Lovely, and Krunk Songs

    Greg Tate, Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber, performance artist Aisha Cousins and director Letitia Guillory's collaboration this past January led to two BRIC Studio/Brooklyn, NY sold-out performances of Brer Rabbit: The Opera - A Funky Meditation on Gentrification. Rebellum, Burnt Sugar Arkestra's avant funk & roll splinter cell, performs music from Brer Rabbit along with new Burnt Sugar Arkestra selections from their yet-to-be-released DVD, Black from the Abyss.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Rebellum


  • [May 1, 2015]

    Friday, May 1, 2015
    H2O in Concert

    Featured Artist(s)

    H20 Ensemble


  • [May 2, 2015]

    Saturday, May 2, 2015
    NSO Prelude

    Featured Artist(s)

    NSO Prelude


  • [May 3, 2015]

    Sunday, May 3, 2015
    Youth Orchestra Association Presents: CaribeNostrum

    Featured Artist(s)

    CaribeNostrum


  • [May 4, 2015]

    Monday, May 4, 2015
    Duke Ellington Jazz Presents: Reignite: "Fanning The Flames" featuring music of Ellington, Strayhorn, Holiday, & Gaye

    Featured Artist(s)

    The Duke Ellington School of the Arts


  • [May 5, 2015]

    Tuesday, May 5, 2015
    Mira Yang and the Asian American Music Society: Asian, Spiritual, and Zazuela Songs

    Featured Artist(s)

    Asian American Music Society
    Mira Yang


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    Wednesday, May 6, 2015
    D.C. Youth Orchestra

    Featured Artist(s)

    DC Youth Orchestra


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    Thursday, May 7, 2015
    School Without Walls

    Featured Artist(s)

    School Without Walls Senior High School Concert Choir
    School Without Walls Stage Band


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    Friday, May 8, 2015
    WNO Cinderella Preview

    Featured Artist(s)

    Washington National Opera


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    Saturday, May 9, 2015
    Curtis Harding

    Featured Artist(s)

    Curtis Harding


  • [May 10, 2015]

    Sunday, May 10, 2015
    Harlem Nights/U Street Lights: A Collaborative Presentation of The Apollo and the Kennedy Center

    With dual pianos onstage, all-star pianists Jason Moran, Marc Cary (Music Director), Bertha Hope, and Gerald Clayton connect the dots between jazz luminaries with histories in both New York and D.C., including late greats Duke Ellington and Dr. Billy Taylor. In addition, vocalists Queen Esther and Brianna Thomas perform with Howard University’s premier vocal jazz ensemble Afro Blue (directed by Connaitre Miller), mining the rich, related vocal history of the New York and Washington, DC jazz scenes. The evening continues with a ticketed show in The Crossroads Club featuring Jason Moran, Marc Cary, and many others.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Afro Blue
    Queen Esther
    Brianna Thomas


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    Monday, May 11, 2015
    Christie Dashiell

    Featured Artist(s)

    Christie Dashiell


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    Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    NSO Youth Fellows

    Featured Artist(s)

    NSO Youth Fellows


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    Wednesday, May 13, 2015
    NSO Youth Fellows

    Featured Artist(s)

    NSO Youth Fellows


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    Thursday, May 14, 2015
    NSO Youth Fellows

    Featured Artist(s)

    NSO Youth Fellows


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    Friday, May 15, 2015
    Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival

    Featured Artist(s)

    Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival


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    Saturday, May 16, 2015
    Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival

    Featured Artist(s)

    Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival


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    Sunday, May 17, 2015
    Levine Music Honors Students

    Featured Artist(s)

    The Levine School of Music


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    Monday, May 18, 2015
    American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra’s Chamber Ensemble

    Featured Artist(s)

    The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra


  • [May 19, 2015]

    Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    Vocal Arts D.C.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Colleen Daly
    Julia Dawson
    Vocal Arts DC


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    Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    WNO Season Preview

    Featured Artist(s)

    Washington National Opera


  • [May 21, 2015]

    Thursday, May 21, 2015
    Moshe Kosher

    Featured Artist(s)

    Moshe Kasher


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    Friday, May 22, 2015
    VSA Young Soloist Competition

    Featured Artist(s)

    VSA International Young Soloists


  • [May 23, 2015]

    Saturday, May 23, 2015
    Marko Hatlak (Embassy of Slovenia)

    Featured Artist(s)

    Marko Hatlak


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    Sunday, May 24, 2015
    Listen Local First D.C.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Listen Local First


  • [May 25, 2015]

    Monday, May 25, 2015
    The Greek Chamber Music Project (Embassy of Greece)

    Featured Artist(s)

    The Greek Chamber Music Project


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    Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    Metropolitan Youth Tap Ensemble

    Featured Artist(s)

    Metropolitan Youth Tap Ensemble


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    Wednesday, May 27, 2015
    Ensemble Harmonia: Exploring Slovakia's Folkloric Traditions (Embassy of Slovakia)

    Featured Artist(s)

    Ensemble Harmonia


  • [May 28, 2015]

    Thursday, May 28, 2015
    Homegrown: Zulal and Ara Dinkjian

    Featured Artist(s)

    Zulal and Ara Dinkjian


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    Friday, May 29, 2015
    Robert Priore and Trent D. Williams, Jr.

    Featured Artist(s)

    Robert Priore
    Trent D. Williams, Jr.


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    Saturday, May 30, 2015
    NSO Prelude

    Featured Artist(s)

    NSO Prelude


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    Sunday, May 31, 2015
    East River Jazz: Janelle Gill's Celebrating Strayhorn

    Featured Artist(s)

    Janelle Gill


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