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NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra
7/24/2016

The final concert of the NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra, conducted by Elizabeth Schulze, will feature the SMI Concerto Competition winner, performing Dvorák’s Carnival Overture, Op. 92 and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9, Op. 70 in E-flat major.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra |

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/23/2016

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute play an evening of chamber music in large string and wind ensembles.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute |

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/22/2016

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute play an evening of chamber music for large string and wind ensembles.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute |

The Ingramettes
7/21/2016

One of Virginia’s premier gospel ensembles, the Ingramettes have been bringing their music and ministry to congregations in the Tidewater and Piedmont for more than five decades. Their commanding, spirit-filled performances demonstrate the extraordinary depth of talent in American gospel music.

Part of the Homegrown: The Music of America concert series, presented by the Library of Congress American Folklife Center.

Featured Artist(s)
| Ingramettes |

Colombian Afro Caribbean Music
7/20/2016

A group of talented young musicians from Cartagena and San Basilio de Palenque will combine their talents to perform Colombian Afro Caribbean Music for a unique cultural exchange in Washington, D.C. The visiting ensemble performs a fusion of orchestra accompanied by alegre, tambora, llamador drums, maracas, guache, and marimbula. This cultural initiative by the Ministry of Foreign Relations of the Colombian Chancellery seeks to incite intercultural dialogue, pacific coexistence, and social inclusion for communities on the Pacific Coast of Colombia that have been affected by violence and criminal organizations.

Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of Colombia.

Featured Artist(s)
| Colombian Afro Caribbean Musicians |

Democratoz
7/19/2016

Democratoz lays down hard-grooving reggae with all the ecstasy and defiance of young North Africa. Hailing from Oran, Algeria's cultural nexus, the group digs back into the city's best-loved pop form, rai, and makes dance-floor filling-calls for social change in the bargain.

Presented in collaboration with Center Stage, a cultural diplomacy program run by the U.S. Department of State.

Featured Artist(s)
| Democratoz |

The Olivarez Trio with Special Guest Matty Metcalfe
7/18/2016

Based in Charlottesville,Virginia, the Olivarez Trio, Rick Olivarez, Dave Berzonsky and Jeff Cheers, along with accordionist Matty Metcalfe create a vibrant acoustic blend of French Gypsy jazz styles mixed with eastern European folklore, waltzes, early jazz improvisations, with a sampling of everything from Classical and Baroque themes to Beatles melodies. It's a new roots music that only the Olivarez Trio can provide.

Featured Artist(s)
| Matty Metcalfe | The Olivarez Trio |

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/17/2016

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute perform Dvorák’s String Quintet, Op. 77, Brahms’s Horn Trio in E-flat major, and Vaughan Williams’s Piano Quintet in C minor.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute |

Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Finals

Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Finals
7/16/2016

The culminating event of the International Youth Poetry Slam Festival, Brave New Voices features the top four teams from the slam series as well as some of the most talked-about poems from the week. The event will be hosted by Tony Award winner and Hamilton star Daveed Diggs.

This program may contain mature themes and strong language.

Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the Hall of Nations starting at approximately 4:30 p.m., up to two tickets per person.

This show is not available for viewing

Featured Artist(s)
| Brave New Voices | Daveed Diggs |

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/15/2016

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute play Persichetti’s Serenade No. 6, Mendelssohn’s Octet, and Brahms’s String Quartet No. 1 Op. 51.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra |

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/14/2016

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute play Beethoven’s String Quartet Op. 59, No. 1, Dvorák’s Terzetto in C major, Op. 74, and Dahl’s Music for Brass Instruments.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute |

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/13/2016

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute play Bacewicz’s Quartet for Four Violins, Harris’s Rosemoor Quartet, and Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 8 Op. 110.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute |

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/12/2016

Participants in the NSO Summer Music Institute play Szervanszky’s Wind Quintet No. 1, Debussy’s Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp, and Ravel’s String Quartet in F major.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute |

Elizabeth Shea Dance
7/11/2016

Called “a remarkable contemporary dance display,” Elizabeth Shea Dance travels from Bloomington, Indiana to present an exciting evening of mixed repertory featuring D.C. area dance phenoms Connie Dinapoli, Adriane Fang, and Arturo Garcia. Renowned composer Don Freund lends his talents to the opening work, Flawed, played live by world-class musicians from Indiana University.

Featured Artist(s)
| Connie Dinapoli | Adriane Fang | Arturo Garcia | Elizabeth Shea Dance |

NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra
7/10/2016

The NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra, led by Elizabeth Schulze, plays Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy, and R. Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier Suite, Op. 59.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute Orchestra |

WNO Opera Institute
7/9/2016

Participants in the WNO Opera Institute collaborate for a musical evening featuring classical singers. The Institute is a three-week summer program that brings passionate, talented young musicians together to experience opera in a professional and nurturing environment.

Featured Artist(s)
| WNO Opera Institute at American University |

Pan American Symphony Orchestra
7/8/2016

Founded 25 years ago by dynamic Argentine conductor and musician, Sergio Alessandro Bušlje, the Pan American Symphony Orchestra (PASO) performs.

Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of Argentina.

Featured Artist(s)
| Pan American Symphony Orchestra |

NSO Summer Music Institute
7/7/2016

The NSO Summer Music Institute will hold their Concerto Competition finals. The winner will perform with the SMI Orchestra on July 24.

Featured Artist(s)
| NSO Summer Music Institute |

Miramar
7/6/2016

Featuring members of Bio Ritmo, the band Miramar is led by Laura Ann Singh, Maylysse Simmons Argandona, and Rei Alvarez and performs boleros, Latin America’s ultimate expression of love and suffering.

Featured Artist(s)
| Miramar |

Tuelo
7/5/2016

Formed by South African singer-songwriter Tuelo Minah, the band—also called Tuelo— has a unique soul-rocking sound that is raw, graceful, and poetic.

Featured Artist(s)
| Tuelo Minah |


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