Target Family Night: New Voices
The World Children’s Choir, whose current members (ages 4 - 18) include vocalists representing 14 countries and cultural heritages, offers a program of beautiful operatic selections by Bizet, Girodano, Handel, and Puccini; a group of inspirational pieces from "Songs of Love and Hope" by James Selway; the US premiere of “Peace” by British singer-songwriter Anna Taylor, and well-known tunes accompanied by an audience sing-along. Truly a delightful concert for all ages. Part of Voices of Our Nation: Celebrating the Choral Tradition.
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School Without Walls
School Without Walls, a Kennedy Center D.C. Partnership Initiative School, presents a musical evening featuring their eight-piece Stage Band and Concert Choir. The band will present a variety of contemporary popular music from the 1950s to the present day, while the choir, comprised of 25 students, will perform standard concert music. Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5:30 p.m., up to two tickets per person.
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Exciting and ground-breaking musical duo Tarana—featuring Rick Parker (trombone/synth) and Ravish Momin (drums/electronics)—present an evening of music that blurs the boundaries between the electronic and the acoustic. Drawing on a vast array of influences ranging from Jazz to Bollywood and utilizing digital and analog electronics, the duo layers live loops, harmonies, textures, and lush ambience on top of tight-knit acoustic instruments to create a symphonic sound that explores rhythms from across the world.
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For International Jazz Day, Offlines Project feat. Yinon Muallem & Guy Mintus presents a border-defying duet that marries influences from Turkish makam to Indian rhythms, Jewish melodies, and originals treated through the lens of jazz improvisation.