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Performance Time: 6 p.m. Eastern


Tonight's Performance:

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

This performance: The Jazz Arts Quintet performs a variety of pieces by Duke Ellington, including “Caravan,” “Through the Night,” “Daydream,” and more.
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  • Performance Schedule:

    Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Manhattan School of Music
    IN THE TERRACE THEATER
    The Jazz Arts Quintet performs a variety of pieces by Duke Ellington, including “Caravan,” “Through the Night,” “Daydream,” and more.

    Sunday, April 19, 2015
    The San Francisco Conservatory of Music
    IN THE TERRACE THEATER
    Students perform selections from Donizetti’s opera L’elisir d’amore with piano accompaniment.

    Monday, April 20, 2015
    New England Conservatory of Music
    IN THE TERRACE THEATER
    Students perform string quartets by Bartók and Mendelssohn, songs by Faust and Dvorák, and violin solos by Tchaikovsky and Paganini.

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

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    The Juilliard School
    IN THE TERRACE THEATER
    Students perform piano trios by Mozart and Ravel.


    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.

    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.



    Saturday, April 25, 2015
    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.

    Sunday, April 26, 2015
    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.

    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.

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    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.

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015
    Seneca Valley High School Chamber 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.

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015
    Maris Briezkalns Quintet

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

    Thursday, April 30, 2015
    Rebellum

    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.



    Friday, May 1, 2015
    H20 Ensemble



    Saturday, May 2, 2015
    NSO Prelude



    Sunday, May 3, 2015
    CaribeNostrum



    Monday, May 4, 2015
    The Duke Ellington School of the Arts



    Tuesday, May 5, 2015
    Asian American Music Society



    Tuesday, May 5, 2015
    Mira Yang



    Wednesday, May 6, 2015
    DC Youth Orchestra



    Thursday, May 7, 2015
    School Without Walls Stage Band



    Thursday, May 7, 2015
    School Without Walls Senior High School Concert Choir



    Friday, May 8, 2015
    Washington National Opera



    Saturday, May 9, 2015
    Curtis Harding



    Sunday, May 10, 2015
    Afro Blue

    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.



    Sunday, May 10, 2015
    Brianna Thomas

    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.



    Sunday, May 10, 2015
    Queen Esther

    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.



    Monday, May 11, 2015
    Christie Dashiell



    Tuesday, May 12, 2015
    NSO Youth Fellows



    Wednesday, May 13, 2015
    NSO Youth Fellows



    Thursday, May 14, 2015
    NSO Youth Fellows



    Friday, May 15, 2015
    Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival



    Saturday, May 16, 2015
    Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival



    Sunday, May 17, 2015
    The Levine School of Music



    Monday, May 18, 2015
    The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra



    Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    Colleen Daly



    Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    Julia Dawson



    Tuesday, May 19, 2015
    Vocal Arts DC



    Wednesday, May 20, 2015
    Washington National Opera



    Thursday, May 21, 2015
    Moshe Kasher



    Friday, May 22, 2015
    VSA International Young Soloists



    Saturday, May 23, 2015
    Marko Hatlak



    Sunday, May 24, 2015
    Listen Local First



    Monday, May 25, 2015
    The Greek Chamber Music Project



    Tuesday, May 26, 2015
    Metropolitan Youth Tap Ensemble



    Wednesday, May 27, 2015
    Ensemble Harmonia



    Thursday, May 28, 2015
    Zulal and Ara Dinkjian



    Friday, May 29, 2015
    Trent D. Williams, Jr.



    Friday, May 29, 2015
    Robert Priore



    Saturday, May 30, 2015
    NSO Prelude



    Sunday, May 31, 2015
    Janelle Gill