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[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 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).

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Christoph Eschenbach , Leticia Moreno

[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

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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

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Nathalie Handal , Hanna Khoury

[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

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Romero Lubambo , Hernán Romero

[Photo from the  March 4, 2015 performance.]

March 4, 2015

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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Metales M5

[Photo from the  February 25, 2015 performance.]

February 25, 2015

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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Harolyn Blackwell , Apollo Orchestra

[Photo from the  February 22, 2015 performance.]

February 22, 2015

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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The Peabody Institute at the Johns Hopkins University

[Photo from the  February 21, 2015 performance.]

February 21, 2015

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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Yale School of Music

[Photo from the  February 20, 2015 performance.]

February 20, 2015

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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The Indiana University Jacobs School of Music

[Photo from the  February 19, 2015 performance.]

February 19, 2015

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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The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, & Dance

[Photo from the  February 18, 2015 performance.]

February 18, 2015

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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Cleveland Institute of Music

[Photo from the  February 16, 2015 performance.]

February 16, 2015

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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The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University

[Photo from the  February 15, 2015 performance.]

February 15, 2015

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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The Curtis Institute of Music

[Photo from the  February 14, 2015 performance.]

February 14, 2015

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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Eunbi Kim

[Photo from the  February 9, 2015 performance.]

February 9, 2015

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

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Beijing Chamber Players

[Photo from the  February 6, 2015 performance.]

February 6, 2015

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

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Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras & Baltimore Symphony Orchestra OrchKids

[Photo from the  February 3, 2015 performance.]

February 3, 2015

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

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The Radford University Percussion/Marimba Ensemble

[Photo from the  January 31, 2015 performance.]

January 31, 2015

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

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NSO Prelude

[Photo from the  January 30, 2015 performance.]

January 30, 2015

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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NSO Youth Fellows


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