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[Photo from the  March 26, 2015 performance.]

March 26, 2015

Mississippi-based singer/songwriter Rodgers and Brooklyn-based jazz composer, vocalist, and French hornist McDonald perform original works. Part of Songwriters: The Next Generation, presented by The ASCAP Foundation.

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Jameson Rodgers , Sara McDonald



[Photo from the  March 25, 2015 performance.]

March 25, 2015

The Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter/guitarist performs on a double bill with the jazz/soul/R&B group created by keyboardist/bassist Jacob Webb and saxophonist Todd Schefflin for a night of jazz, soul, and great guitar. Part of Songwriters: The Next Generation, presented by The ASCAP Foundation.

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Todd Schefflin & Jacob Webb - The JT Project , Natalia Zukerman



[Photo from the  March 24, 2015 performance.]

March 24, 2015

Direct from Quebec, the trio brings meticulous accompaniment on the guitar, a pulsing accordion, grit-and-polish vocals, and a fiery fiddle to create soaring harmonies.

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Le Bruit Court dans la Ville



[Photo from the  March 23, 2015 performance.]

March 23, 2015 This performance is not available for viewing.

The Kennedy Center hosts the world premiere screening of Steeplechase Films’s feature-length documentary celebrating the rich history and legacy of ABT. Directed by Ric Burns. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. 

Please note this performance will not be live streamed.
IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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American Ballet Theatre



[Photo from the  March 22, 2015 performance.]

March 22, 2015

Timba Street sports a modern Cuban salsa-fusion of Son Montuno, Cuban Rumba, and Afro-Cuban rhythms. Directed by Havana native Aramis Pazos Barrera and featuring members from different parts of D.C. and the United States, the ensemble strives to inspire its audience to dance while introducing this lesser-known, modern style of Cuban salsa. Leading this dance party is DC Casineros, a world-renowned dance company that performs and teaches Cuban dance styles including Rueda de Casino, Afro-Cuban rumba, Cha Cha Cha, Mambo, Danzón, and Yoruba Orisha dance. Free salsa class beginning at 5 p.m. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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DC Casineros , Timba Street



[Photo from the  March 21, 2015 performance.]

March 21, 2015

Making their U.S. debut, an ensemble of musicians from the São Paulo Youth Orchestra plays a program of South American rhythms including songs made famous by Portuguese Brazilian entertainer Carmen Miranda, popular songs from Carnaval, and more. Free samba class beginning at 5 p.m. Presented with the support of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Governo do Estado de São Paulo, Consulado Geral dos Estados Unidos em São Paulo, Ministério da Cultura do Brasil, and Governo Federal do Brasil. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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Brass Ensemble São Paulo



[Photo from the  March 20, 2015 performance.]

March 20, 2015

The founding musician behind well-known Portuguese ensemble Madredeus—and founding member of indie-rock band Sétima Legião—began a solo career in 1993. A multi-instrumentalist, he has also composed scores for several films, including 2013's Lee Daniels' The Butler. Presented in collaboration with Arte Institute. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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Rodrigo Leão



[Photo from the  March 19, 2015 performance.]

March 19, 2015

The acclaimed fado singer merges cante alentejano (male chant from southern Portugal with North African influences) with traditional fado, bossa nova, Brazilian popular music, and jazz. He made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2012 as part of Carnegie's World Views program. Presented in collaboration with Arte Institute. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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António Zambujo



[Photo from the  March 18, 2015 performance.]

March 18, 2015

Making his U.S. debut, this nine-year-old pianist and Latin jazz phenom, who is blind, has performed with many great jazz musicians throughout Bolivia, Brazil, and Peru. Both Reuters and the BBC have covered him in international news stories. He is joined on stage by two D.C.-based jazz musicians, Alejandro Lucini on drums and David Jernigan on bass. This performance was made possible through the generous support of the World Bank Group. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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José André



[Photo from the  March 17, 2015 performance.]

March 17, 2015

Two of today's top female Portuguese artists perform a double bill. Songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sobral's first album, The Cherry on My Cake, went platinum and was nominated for two Golden Globes. Multi-award-winning singer Ribeiro is a past participant of Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead at the Kennedy Center. Presented in collaboration with Arte Institute. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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Sofia Ribeiro , Luísa Sobral



[Photo from the  March 16, 2015 performance.]

March 16, 2015

Formed in 1994, this popular alternative rock band has performed around the world in Germany, Macau, Paris, Spain, Prague, the United States, and more, with highlights including South by Southwest and the Sonar Festival. Their first album Vinyl went platinum—a first for a debut record of an independent band. Their subsequent album releases were met with equal enthusiasm and success, garnering gold and silver certifications. They've also toured with bands like The Flaming Lips. Presented in collaboration with Arte Institute. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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The Gift



[Photo from the  March 15, 2015 performance.]

March 15, 2015

Vocalist Hiromi Suda began her studies at Berklee College of Music in 2005, quickly developing a keen interest in Brazilian music. Her singular and innovative sound has been recognized by critics as a serious contribution in vocal style and technique. She has performed at clubs and venues throughout New York City, and has toured extensively throughout her native country of Japan. Presented with the support of the Embassy of Japan and the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)

Hiromi Suda



[Photo from the  March 14, 2015 performance.]

March 14, 2015 This performance is not available for viewing.

Violinist Leticia Moreno joins NSO Music Director and pianist Christoph Eschenbach for Turina’s Poema de una Sanluqueña, and NSO members Lisa Emenheiser (piano), Natasha Bogachek (violin), and Mark Evans (cello) play Granados’s Piano Trio, Op. 50 in a recital of music from the Iberian Peninsula. Moreno has earned praise for her "captivating vehemence, virtuosity, and brilliancy" (El Païs).

Featured Artist(s)

Leticia Moreno , Christoph Eschenbach



[Photo from the  March 13, 2015 performance.]

March 13, 2015

This performance explores the connections between Argentine tango and Portuguese fado and features fado singer Catarina Avelar, bandoneón player Juan Pablo Jofre Romarion, and Uruguayan pianist Polly Ferman. Manhattan Camerata is a New York–based world music chamber orchestra that integrates Western classical chamber music with several instruments from around the world. The Camerata was founded in 2009 by Argentine composer/pianist Lucía Caruso and Portuguese composer/guitarist Pedro H. da Silva. Free tango class by Luis Angel beginning at 5 p.m.

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)

Manhattan Camerata



[Photo from the  March 12, 2015 performance.]

March 12, 2015

Handal's most recent books include the critically acclaimed Poet in Andalucía and Love and Strange Horses. Khoury is a violinist trained in Arab and Western classical music. In a performance combining music with Handal's writings, they'll explore the vast Arab influences in Iberian arts and culture. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)

Hanna Khoury , Nathalie Handal



[Photo from the  March 11, 2015 performance.]

March 11, 2015

Al Andalusyun re-creates the age-old heritage and transcendent art of poetry and music of Andalusia. Emerging from the unique cultural melting pot of the ancient Iberian Peninsula and fostered by centuries of tradition, their music not only captivates the ear and the soul, but is a symbol of integration and coexistence. The repertoire focuses on Arab Andalusian music, preserved and still practiced today in different regions of the Arab world. Hadi Eldebek is an oudist and composer from Beirut, Lebanon. He studied with oud and violin master Simon Shaheen and is a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. Eldebek is joined on stage by Abdallah Moussa (vocals), Navid Kandelousi (violin), Zafer Tawil (qanun), Ramzi Edelbi (percussion), Nick Chbat (percussion), and Mohamad Eldebek (percussion).

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)

Hadi Eldebek



[Photo from the  March 10, 2015 performance.]

March 10, 2015

This dynamic musical pairing features two acclaimed classical guitarists performing a blend of styles. Lubambo has performed and recorded with the likes of Yo-Yo Ma, Harry Belafonte, and Diana Krall. Romero has hit the Top 10 World Music Billboard charts. Lubambo's music has been featured in major motion pictures. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)

Romero Lubambo , Hernán Romero



[Photo from the  March 9, 2015 performance.]

March 9, 2015

Two of Spain's rising musical talents—collaborators for nearly a decade—present a unique blend of jazz, flamenco, and fado music. Vocalist Sílvia Pérez Cruz sings in seven languages; her first album went gold in Spain. Guitarist Raül Fernández Miró learned flamenco alongside Kiko Veneno. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)

Sílvia Pérez Cruz , Raül Fernández Miró



[Photo from the  March 8, 2015 performance.]

March 8, 2015

Two of Cuba's top jazz pianists perform a lively two-hour marathon concert with one or two onstage at any given time. Pacheco is also a percussionist, composer, and vocalist, while López-Gavilán was born to a family of acclaimed classical musicians. Presented in collaboration with FUNDarte. Begins at 5 p.m. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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Jorge Luis Pacheco , Aldo López-Gavilán



[Photo from the  March 7, 2015 performance.]

March 7, 2015

Internationally renowned saxophonist, producer, composer, and ethnomusicologist Moreira Chonguiça makes his U.S. debut as he brings the Moreira Project, featuring Thapelo Motshegwe on keyboard, Kevin Gibson on drums, and Helder Gonzaga on bass. The project was officially launched in 2005 with the debut of Moreira Chonguiça’s debut album, Volume 1: The Journey. The project’s participants represent contemporary African jazz at its best; they’ve performed across Mozambique, South Africa, and Brazil, as well as in several international festivals.

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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