Kennedy Center Monthly Calendar


May, 2015

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Friday, May 1

Installation by Dustin Yellin: Psychogeographies   --    10:00 AM, Hall of States

Millennium Stage: H2O in Concert   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

The Blues Hall of Fame Tour   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

National Symphony Orchestra: Beyond the Score: Beethoven's Symphony No. 5--Fate Knocks?   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

The Blues Hall of Fame Tour   --    9:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Saturday, May 2

Installation by Dustin Yellin: Psychogeographies   --    10:00 AM, Hall of States

NSO Ensemble Concert: Connections: Science & Math + Music   --    11:00 AM, Family Theater

NSO Ensemble Concert: Connections: Science & Math + Music   --    1:30 PM, Family Theater

Shear Madness   --    6:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: NSO Prelude   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 / Works by Penderecki & J. Strauss Jr.   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Shear Madness   --    9:00 PM, Theater Lab

Sunday, May 3

Installation by Dustin Yellin: Psychogeographies   --    10:00 AM, Hall of States

Millennium Stage: Target Family Night: CaribeNostrum   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

2015 Kennedy Center Spring Gala: It Don't Mean a Thing… A Celebration of Swing   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Monday, May 4

Installation by Dustin Yellin: Psychogeographies   --    10:00 AM, Hall of States

Millennium Stage: Duke Ellington Jazz Presents Reignite: Fanning The Flames   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

The National Society of Arts and Letters: 2015 Awards for Excellence in the Arts   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Tuesday, May 5

Installation by Dustin Yellin: Psychogeographies   --    10:00 AM, Hall of States

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: Dr. Mira Yang and the Asian American Music Society   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Wednesday, May 6

Installation by Dustin Yellin: Psychogeographies   --    10:00 AM, Hall of States

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: D.C. Youth Orchestra   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    7:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Thursday, May 7

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: School Without Walls Stage Band and Senior High School Concert Choir   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Mahler's Symphony No. 5 / Leonidas Kavakos, violin, plays Sibelius's Violin Concerto   --    7:00 PM, Concert Hall

Pro Musica Hebraica presents: ARC Ensemble: Before The Night: Jewish Classical Masterpieces of Pre-1933 Europe   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    7:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Friday, May 8

Millennium Stage: Washington National Opera Preview: Cinderella   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

KC Jazz Club: Antonio Hart Organ Trio   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Gallery

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    7:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Mahler's Symphony No. 5 / Leonidas Kavakos, violin, plays Sibelius's Violin Concerto   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

KC Jazz Club: Antonio Hart Organ Trio   --    9:30 PM, Terrace Gallery

Saturday, May 9

NSO Kinderclassics: Beethoven at the Ballpark!   --    11:00 AM, Family Theater

NSO Kinderclassics: Beethoven at the Ballpark!   --    1:30 PM, Family Theater

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    1:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Cancelled: Washington Performing Arts presents: Igor Levit, piano   --    2:00 PM, Terrace Theater

Shear Madness   --    6:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Washington National Opera: Cinderella   --    7:00 PM, Opera House

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    7:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Mahler's Symphony No. 5 / Leonidas Kavakos, violin, plays Sibelius's Violin Concerto   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Shear Madness   --    9:00 PM, Theater Lab

Sunday, May 10

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    1:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Shear Madness   --    3:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: Harlem Nights/U Street Lights: A Collaborative Presentation of The Apollo and the Kennedy Center   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    6:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Shear Madness   --    7:00 PM, Theater Lab

Washington Performing Arts presents: Paul Lewis, piano   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Harlem Nights / U Street Lights: A Collaborative Presentation of The Apollo and The Kennedy Center   --    8:00 PM, Atrium

Monday, May 11

Millennium Stage: Christie Dashiell   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Washington National Opera: Cinderella   --    7:00 PM, Opera House

Fortas Chamber Music Concerts: Leonidas Kavakos, violin, with Christoph Eschenbach, piano   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Tuesday, May 12

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: NSO Youth Fellows   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Chhandayan presents: A Concert of Indian Classical Music   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Wednesday, May 13

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: NSO Youth Fellows   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Serenade   --    7:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Washington National Opera: Cinderella   --    7:30 PM, Opera House

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Organ Recital: Thierry Escaich, organ (presented by the National Symphony Orchestra)   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Thursday, May 14

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: NSO Youth Fellows   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

National Symphony Orchestra: Leonidas Kavakos, conductor & violin: Works by J.S. Bach, Mussorgsky, & Sibelius   --    7:00 PM, Concert Hall

The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Serenade   --    7:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Friday, May 15

Shear Madness   --    6:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: Camille Thurman   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

20th Annual Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival   --    7:00 PM, Terrace Theater

Performances for Young Audiences: Feet Don't Fail Me Now!   --    7:00 PM, Family Theater

The Washington Ballet: Tour-de-Force: Serenade   --    7:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Washington National Opera: Cinderella   --    7:30 PM, Opera House

National Symphony Orchestra: Leonidas Kavakos, conductor & violin: Works by J.S. Bach, Mussorgsky, & Sibelius   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Saturday, May 16

Performances for Young Audiences: Feet Don't Fail Me Now!   --    1:30 PM, Family Theater

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    1:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Listening Party: The Music of Mary Lou Williams   --    4:00 PM, African Lounge

Performances for Young Audiences: Feet Don't Fail Me Now!   --    4:00 PM, Family Theater

Millennium Stage: Shacara Rogers   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

20th Annual Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival   --    7:00 PM, Terrace Theater

Washington National Opera: Cinderella   --    7:00 PM, Opera House

Washington National Opera: M&M'S(r) Opera in the Outfield Simulcast: Cinderella   --    7:00 PM, Other Venue

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    7:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

National Symphony Orchestra: Leonidas Kavakos, conductor & violin: Works by J.S. Bach, Mussorgsky, & Sibelius   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Sunday, May 17

Performances for Young Audiences: Feet Don't Fail Me Now!   --    1:30 PM, Family Theater

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    1:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Washington National Opera: Cinderella   --    2:00 PM, Opera House

Performances for Young Audiences: Feet Don't Fail Me Now!   --    4:00 PM, Family Theater

Millennium Stage: Levine Music Honors Students   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

The Washington Ballet: ALICE (in wonderland)   --    6:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

The Choral Arts Society of Washington presents: Carl Orff's Carmina Burana   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Monday, May 18

Millennium Stage: American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra’s Chamber Ensemble   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Tuesday, May 19

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: Vocal Arts D.C. presents Colleen Daly and Julia Dawson   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Fortas Chamber Music Concerts: The Myriad Trio, with Anthony McGill, clarinet   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Washington National Opera: Cinderella   --    7:30 PM, Opera House

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Wednesday, May 20

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: Washington National Opera 2015–2016 Season Preview   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Thursday, May 21

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

If All the Sky Were Paper   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Washington National Opera: Cinderella   --    7:30 PM, Opera House

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Friday, May 22

Millennium Stage: VSA International Young Soloists Competition   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

If All the Sky Were Paper   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Saturday, May 23

Shear Madness   --    6:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: Marko Hatlak   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Music Celebrations International presents: Wesley Festival - A Gala Concert to Benefit Imagine No Malaria   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Shear Madness   --    9:00 PM, Theater Lab

Sunday, May 24

Shear Madness   --    3:00 PM, Theater Lab

Music Celebrations International presents: National Memorial Day Choral Festival 2015   --    3:00 PM, Concert Hall

Millennium Stage: Bud's Collective   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Shear Madness   --    7:00 PM, Theater Lab

National Symphony Orchestra: National Memorial Day Concert   --    8:00 PM, US Capitol Building - West Lawn

Monday, May 25

Millennium Stage: The Greek Chamber Music Project   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Tuesday, May 26

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: Youth Tap Showcase   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Wednesday, May 27

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: Ensemble Harmonia: Exploring Slovakia’s Folkloric Traditions!   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Thursday, May 28

Shear Madness   --    5:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: Zulal and Ara Dinkjian   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Scottish Ballet: A Streetcar Named Desire   --    7:30 PM, Opera House

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Friday, May 29

Millennium Stage: Robert Priore and Trent D. Williams Jr.    --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Scottish Ballet: A Streetcar Named Desire   --    7:30 PM, Opera House

Shear Madness   --    8:00 PM, Theater Lab

Ardani Artists presents: Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg   --    8:00 PM, Eisenhower Theater

National Symphony Orchestra: Rhythms of the Americas: Manuel López-Gómez, conductor: Liam Teague, steelpan, plays Akiho: New work for Steelpan and Orchestra   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Saturday, May 30

NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Violins and Trombones and Bears, Oh My!   --    11:00 AM, Family Theater

NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Violins and Trombones and Bears, Oh My!   --    1:30 PM, Family Theater

Scottish Ballet: A Streetcar Named Desire   --    1:30 PM, Opera House

Opera Lafayette presents: Grétry's L'Épreuve Villageoise (The Village Trial)   --    2:00 PM, Terrace Theater

Ardani Artists presents: Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg   --    2:30 PM, Eisenhower Theater

Shear Madness   --    6:00 PM, Theater Lab

Millennium Stage: NSO Prelude   --    6:00 PM, Millennium Stage

Opera Lafayette presents: Grétry's L'Épreuve Villageoise (The Village Trial)   --    7:30 PM, Terrace Theater

Scottish Ballet: A Streetcar Named Desire   --    7:30 PM, Opera House

Ardani Artists presents: Eifman Ballet of St. Petersburg   --    8:00 PM, Eisenhower Theater

National Symphony Orchestra: Rhythms of the Americas: Manuel López-Gómez, conductor: Liam Teague, steelpan, plays Akiho: New work for Steelpan and Orchestra   --    8:00 PM, Concert Hall

Shear Madness   --    9:00 PM, Theater Lab