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May 25, 2015
The Greek Chamber Music Project

The group performs classical music by Greek composers, both little-known and popular, as well as Western classical works. Part of the Third Annual European Month of Culture. Presented in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and the Embassy of Greece.

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May 23, 2015
Marko Hatlak

The Slovenian accordionist explores the versatility of his instrument in a solo concert featuring baroque, contemporary, and folk music. He infuses each performance with witty storytelling and spices up some of the pieces with singing. Part of the Third Annual European Month of Culture. Presented in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States and the Embassy of Slovenia.

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May 22, 2015
VSA International Young Soloists

Outstanding young musicians with disabilities, ages 14–25, are recognized, and the four winners—Sophie Graf (harp), Alex Lee (viola), Jordan Lulloff (saxophone), and Amar Moturu (percussion)—get to attend the VSA International Young Soloists Professional Development Weekend and perform on the Millennium Stage.

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May 18, 2015
The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra's Chamber Ensemble Program

Led by the orchestra’s ensemble-in-residence, the Ensemble da Camera of Washington, the group performs its closing program of the season.

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May 17, 2015
The Levine School of Music

Instrumentalists from the community music school, where children and adults find lifelong inspiration through music, perform a varied program.

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May 14, 2015
NSO Youth Fellows

Graduating seniors from the NSO training program perform solos: percussionist Alex Arshadi, euphonium player Kevin Joel Broom Jr., cellist Didi Park, French horn player Nathaniel Silberschlag, and violinist Abigail Tucker.

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May 13, 2015
NSO Youth Fellows

Participants in the NSO training program play Persichetti’s Serenade for flute and harp and Ewald’s brass quintet.

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May 12, 2015
NSO Youth Fellows

Participants in the NSO training program play Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings and Ravel’s Sonata for violin and cello.

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May 7, 2015
School Without Walls Stage Band

Students share the stage for an evening of instrumental and vocal performances. Both groups have performed at venues and in events around D.C.

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May 6, 2015
DC Youth Orchestra

The orchestra has fostered musical development and changed lives of more than 50,000 D.C. youths for more than 50 years and was the first youth orchestra to perform at the Kennedy Center. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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May 3, 2015
CaribeNostrum

The Cuban quintet, formed by musicians of the YOA Orchestra of the Americas, presents a repertoire of recognized Latin American works with classical arrangements. The program combines the virtuosic elements of classical music, jazz, and American folk tunes.

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May 2, 2015
NSO Prelude

Members of the National Symphony Orchestra play chamber works by Poulenc and Schumann.

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

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. IN THE CONCERT HALL

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April 25, 2015
Oberlin Conservatory of Music

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

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

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

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April 22, 2015
The Juilliard School

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

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April 21, 2015
Northwestern University Bienen School of Music

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

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April 20, 2015
New England Conservatory of Music

Students perform string quartets by Bartók and Mendelssohn, songs by Faust and Dvorák, and violin solos by Tchaikovsky and Paganini. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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April 17, 2015
NSO Prelude

Members of the NSO play chamber works by Piston, Rossini, Schulhoff, and Meyer.

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April 16, 2015
NSO Youth Fellows

The National Symphony Orchestra program develops and encourages high school students to become orchestral musicians through monitored, performance-oriented training.

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April 4, 2015
The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

In Trombonists of the Kennedy Center, eight highly skilled players from the KCOHO and NSO perform arrangements of works by Handel, Brahms, and Bourgeois.

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March 21, 2015
Brass Ensemble São Paulo

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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March 14, 2015
NSO Chamber Ensemble

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.

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March 13, 2015
Manhattan Camerata

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

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March 12, 2015
Nathalie Handal

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

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March 10, 2015
Romero Lubambo

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

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March 4, 2015
Metales M5

Mix the shenanigans of the Blues Brothers with the seriousness of the Canadian Brass and you have Mexico's leading brass quintet. They synthesize classical, contemporary, folk, film, and pops arrangements with brilliant costumes, audience interaction, and Latin American charm. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

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February 25, 2015
Harolyn Blackwell

The D.C. group presents Dance Music of the Americas, featuring Ginastera, Copland, Stravinsky, and Arturo Márquez. The program also features Metropolitan Opera soprano Harolyn Blackwell as guest soloist in the orchestral premiere of excerpts from Ricky Ian Gordon’s Genius Child, and in the spiritual “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to 2 tickets per person. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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February 22, 2015
The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University

Students perform Cantigas de Santa Maria by a Spanish Renaissance composer, arias for soprano by R. Strauss, songs by Brahms for tenor, Mey’s Musique de Tables for percussion, York’s Fantasia for Four Violas, and solo piano works by Chopin and Balakirev. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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February 21, 2015
Yale School of Music

Students perform perform Mozart’s Piano Quartet in G minor and R. Strauss’s Piano Quartet in C minor. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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February 20, 2015
The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

Students perform a violin sonata by Debussy; Liszt’s Sposalizio from Années de Pèlerinage for piano; songs by Haydn, R. Strauss, and Menotti for soprano; and a string quartet by Bartók. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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February 19, 2015
The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, & Dance

Students perform a work for bassoon and piano by Tamplini, various vocal selections for soprano, a string quartet by Brahms, and the Firebird Suite for piano by Stravinsky. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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February 18, 2015
Cleveland Institute of Music

Students play Bach’s Violin Partita BWV 1002 on marimba, Peskin’s Trumpet Concerto No. 1, the Andante Favori in F by Beethoven, Tableaux, Op. 33 by Rachmaninoff, and contemporary works by Eric Sammut, Gabriel Novak, and Jasmine Choi. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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February 16, 2015
The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University

Students perform a Beethoven String Quartet, Weirich’s Steamboat Stomp for French Horn solo, a soprano aria by Verdi, and Ouyang’s brand new Three Pieces for Piano. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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February 15, 2015
The Curtis Institute of Music

Students perform Prokofiev’s Overture on Hebrew Themes for sextet, a string quartet by Arensky, and vocal works for bass-baritone by Rachmaninoff. Part of the Conservatory Project. IN THE TERRACE THEATER

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February 14, 2015
Eunbi Kim

The New York City–based pianist presents a program of classical and contemporary solo piano works inspired by dreams and delirium. It includes works by Fred Hersch, William Albright, Nikolai Kapustin, Toby Twining, Ravel, and a world premiere of a commissioned work for piano and multimedia by Daniel Bernard Roumain.

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February 9, 2015
Beijing Chamber Players

Straight from the Central Conservatory Preparatory School in China, the group makes their Kennedy Center debut.

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February 6, 2015
Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra OrchKids

Students from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra during- and after-school music program perform.

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February 3, 2015
The Radford University Percussion/Marimba Ensemble

Comprised of full-time students, the ensemble performs standard repertoire, contemporary works, and fun adaptations.

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January 31, 2015
NSO Prelude

NSO members Natasha Bogachek (violin) and Zino Bogachek (viola), and Natsuki Fukasawa (piano), play chamber works by Brahms and Fuchs.

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January 30, 2015
NSO Youth Fellows

Participants in the NSO training program—Juliana Lu-Yang (violin), Sarah Slate (violin), Nadia Jo (cello), Areen Kim (bass), Xander Day (flute), Corinne Foley (oboe), Hannah Conn (clarinet), Marin Williams (bassoon), Gaby Pho (horn), Jillian Khoo (violin), Julia Angelov (violin), Stephan Loh (viola), Didi Park (cello), and Naenah Jeon (cello)—play chamber works.

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January 29, 2015
NSO Youth Fellows

Participants in the NSO training program—Joe Broom (euphonium), Alex Arshaid (marimba), Abigail Tucker (violin), Tavifa Cojocari (violin), Eric Costantino (viola), Mairéad Flory (cello), Nathanael High (trumpet), Forrest Johnston (trumpet), Nathaniel Silberschlag (horn), Katie Franke (trombone), and Diego Stine (tuba)—play chamber works.

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January 27, 2015
George Washington Department of Music Camerata

The group is comprised of the school’s top vocal and instrumental students.

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January 24, 2015
NSO Prelude

NSO members David Brubaker (violin), Joel Fuller (violin), Mahoko Eguchi (viola), Rachel Young (cello), Kathryn Meany Wilson (English horn), and Adriana Horne (harp) perform chamber works by Beethoven and Bax.

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January 21, 2015
International Music Academy in the Principality of Liechtenstein

Students from Liechtenstein perform chamber works by Ravel and Dvorák. Presented with the Embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein in Washington, D.C.

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January 15, 2015
NSO Youth Fellows

Participants in the NSO training program—Hannah Conn (clarinet),HeeYun Naenah Jeon (cello), Sean Yongjoo Lim (violin), Isabella Lorenzo-Giguere (cello),  Kai-Lan Olson (harp), Robert Kraig (piano), Nathaniel Silberschlag (horn), Myriam Avalos Teie (piano) —perform on the Millennium Stage.

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January 11, 2015
The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

Members of the KCOHO—Jennifer Kim (violin), Uri Wassertzug (viola), Ignacio Alcover (cello), and Kathryn Brake (piano)—perform a master chamber work by Brahms.

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January 4, 2015
Sean Yongjoo Lim

A participant in the National Symphony Orchestra training program, Sean Yongjoo Lim, age 15, is an up-and-coming solo violinist hailing from McLean, VA.

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December 16, 2014
The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

KCOHO members Ko Sugiyama (violin), Jennifer Kim (violin), Philippe Chao (viola), Allyson Goodman (viola), Kristen Wojcik (cello), and Ignacio Alcover (cello) perform chamber works by Brahms and a sextet by Strauss.

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December 11, 2014
NSO Youth Fellows

Members of the National Symphony Orchestra training program perform solos on the Millennium Stage. The purpose of the program is to develop and encourage high school students to become orchestral musicians of the future through a monitored, performance-oriented training program designed for serious music students.

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