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August 27, 2015
Ustad Shafaat Khan

Performs classical and folk styles in a concert that features the sitar, tabla, and vocals. The world-renowned Indian classical musician has performed at concert halls, festivals, and universities in India, Europe, China, Russia, Japan, and the United States. Recently, he performed with Stevie Wonder at one of the biggest festivals in the U.S., The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. In the rich history of Indian classical music, Khan has distinguished himself by being the first known artist to attain simultaneous excellence in performing sitar, surbahar, and tabla.

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August 12, 2015
National Flute Association’s Flute Jamboree

Features flutists from around the world uniting to share their cultures and celebrate a common passion. We invite you to bring your flute or voice to join in music from around the globe!

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August 7, 2015
International Young Artist Piano Competition

First prize winners of the 30th International Young Artist Piano Competition—six talented young pianists, ages 7 to 29—perform masterworks from the West and a new premiere from the East. The program highlights works by Berkovich, Liszt, Ravel, and others.

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August 5, 2015
George Washington University Summer Piano & Chamber Music Institute

Students and faculty-artists present an evening of chamber music featuring works by Shostakovich, Widor, Lefebvre, Migot, Dvo?ák, Boccherini, Brahms, and Mozart. The Institute invites middle, high school, and college students to study with faculty-artists from the GW Department of Music and esteemed guest artists from outside the university. Unique among musical programs in the Washington, D.C. area, the Institute places many of its students in ensembles in which resident faculty both coach, rehearse, and perform side-by-side with the students.

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August 1, 2015
Washington International Piano Festival

The Festival returns to the Kennedy Center for solo and group performances by selected 2015 WIPF participants. Hosted by the Catholic University of America, the Festival seeks to provide a learning experience by engaging participants and observers in master classes, lectures, and performances.

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July 31, 2015
Washington International Piano Festival

The Festival returns to the Kennedy Center for solo and group performances by selected 2015 WIPF participants. Hosted by the Catholic University of America, the Festival seeks to provide a learning experience by engaging participants and observers in master classes, lectures, and performances.

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July 26, 2015
Ali Stroker

The final performance of the 25/40 Celebration will showcase four unique artists performing four different styles of music. Enjoy performances by American pianist, conductor, and 2007 Kennedy Center Honoree Leon Fleisher; The Glee Project finalist Ali Stroker; Alabama-born songstress Laura Dodd, and versatile piano virtuoso and tenor Carlos Ibay! Part of the 25/40 Celebration: Celebrating the ADA 25th and VSA 40th Anniversaries.

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July 25, 2015
NSO Summer Music Institute

At 7 p.m., the NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra, featuring the winner of the Concerto Competition, performs Wagner’s Overture to Die Meistersinger and Mahler’s Symphony No. 1.

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July 20, 2015
NSO Summer Music Institute

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute perform Smetana’s String Quartet No. 1, Maurer’s Concertante for Four Violins in A Minor, Op. 55, Bliss’s Oboe Quintet, and Piazzolla’s Histoire du Tango in small chamber ensembles.

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July 15, 2015
NSO Summer Music Institute

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute perform J.S. Bach’s Fugue in G, Ewazen’s Eaglehawk Trombone Trios, Schubert’s Octet in F Major, and Mendelssohn’s String Octet in small and large chamber ensembles.

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July 14, 2015
NSO Summer Music Institute

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute perform Dvorák’s String Quintet, Op. 77, Beach’s Theme and Variations for Flute and String Quartet, and Arnold’s Brass Quintet, Op. 73 in small chamber ensembles.

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July 13, 2015
NSO Summer Music Institute

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute perform Barber’s Woodwind Quintet, Debussy’s String Quartet No. 1, Schubert’s Trout Piano Quintet, and Brahms’s Horn Trio in E-flat Major in small chamber ensembles.   

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July 12, 2015
NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra

The orchestra performs Strauss’s Don Juan and Sibelius’s Symphony No. 2. IN THE CONCERT HALL

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July 11, 2015
WNO Opera Institute at American University

Participants in the WNO Opera Institute collaborate for a musical evening featuring classical singers. The Institute is a three-week summer program that brings passionate, talented young musicians together to experience opera in a professional and nurturing environment.

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July 10, 2015
S&R Foundation

Cellist Tim Park and pianist Tanya Gabrielian play solo pieces by J.S. Bach and dancer Junichi Fukuda performs a modern dance work entitled Ecolosion. The S&R Foundation’s Washington Award recognizes young artists in various artistic fields, especially those who make a contribution to international cultural collaboration.

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July 7, 2015
NSO Summer Music Institute

Concerto Competition finalists from the NSO Summer Music Institute perform solos. The winner, to be announced at a later date, will perform with the SMI Orchestra on July 25 in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

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June 21, 2015
Chicago Harp Quartet

The group performs its innovative, charismatic, and forward-thinking program of classical arrangements and new commissions. Part of YoungArts@KennedyCenter, presented in collaboration with the National YoungArts Foundation.

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June 17, 2015
Joel Fan

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.

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June 7, 2015
The Fairfax Wind Symphony

A Salute to the Cappies features music from Broadway favorites and Cappies-nominated shows, including Chicago, West Side Story, and Fiddler on the Roof.

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June 5, 2015
The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

Members of the KCOHO play Onslow’s String Quartet in C minor and Mozart’s Oboe Quartet in F major.

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June 2, 2015
Victor Provost Synthesis Quartet

The D.C.-based steelpan player and his quartet perform music from his soon-to-be-recorded project Bright Eyes.

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May 30, 2015
NSO Prelude

Members of the NSO play chamber works by Loeillet, Moszkowski, and Sarasate.

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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
Levine 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 Senior High School Concert Choir

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
National Symphony 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
Hanna Khoury

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
Apollo Orchestra

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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