Voices of Our Nation: Celebrating the Choral Tradition
6/9/2014

Loading the player...

To kick off its Voices of Our Nation festival, the Kennedy Center presents a citywide opening event featuring 50 choruses from the D.C. region that will sing at sites all across the city, from its iconic memorials to Metro stations. At the same time, dozens of choruses perform throughout the Kennedy Center, including outside on the plaza, on the Metro shuttles, and at other locations throughout the facility. The choruses perform a variety of styles from barbershop and madrigals to classical and gospel.

Related Artists

Recently Added Videos

Washington National Opera: Lost in the Stars Preview
2/9/2016

WNO Preview: Members of Washington National Opera’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program offer a preview performance of the company’s upcoming production, Kurt Weill’s Lost in the Stars (Feb. 12–20 in the Eisenhower Theater).

Featured Artist(s)
| Washington National Opera |

Beijing Opera, Acrobats and Chinese Traditional Music by Henan Arts Troupe
2/8/2016

This performance features Beijing Opera, an art form combining singing, speaking, acting, and martial arts; traditional instrumental music on pipa, erhu, and bamboo flute; and stunning acrobatics of skills.

Featured Artist(s)
| Henan Arts Troupe |

Shenzhen Lily Girls’ Choir
2/7/2016

Regarded as a cultural calling card of the city of Shenzhen, China, the high school girls choir conducted by Hu Manxue performs a program of children’s choral music.

Featured Artist(s)
| Shenzhen Lily Children’s Choir |

Target Family Night: <i>Revelations</i> Workshop with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Target Family Night: Revelations Workshop with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
2/6/2016

Target Family Night: Learn choreography from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s most iconic work, Revelations. Master Teacher for Arts in Education and former dancer with the Alvin Ailey company, Nasha Thomas, teaches excerpts from the sections “I've Been 'Buked,” “Wade in the Water,” and “Rocka My Soul.” This is a beginner level class.

This class will not be broadcast.

This show is not available for viewing

Featured Artist(s)
| Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater |

Shenzhen Pop Music Show
2/5/2016

This concert features the band Jam You from Shenzhen City; female singers Tsinger from Inner Mongolia and Majia Jiado from Yunnan Province; male singer Ray M from Shaanxi; and the rappers Too Phat from Guizhou Province.

Featured Artist(s)
| Majia Jiado | Jam You | Ray M | Too Phat | Tsinger |