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Recent Broadcasts

NSO members play Granados’s Piano Trio
3/14/2015 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
NSO Chamber Ensemble

Manhattan Camerata (Argentina / Portugal / Uruguay): Tango-Fado Project
3/13/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

This performance explores the connections between Argentine tango and Portuguese fado and features fado singer Catarina Avelar, bandoneón player Juan Pablo Jofre Romarion, and Uruguayan pianist Polly Ferman. Manhattan Camerata is a New York–based world music chamber orchestra that integrates Western classical chamber music with several instruments from around the world. The Camerata was founded in 2009 by Argentine composer/pianist Lucía Caruso and Portuguese composer/guitarist Pedro H. da Silva. Free tango class by Luis Angel beginning at 5 p.m.

Featured Artist(s)
Manhattan Camerata

Nathalie Handal and Hanna Khoury (U.S./Palestine)
3/12/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)
Nathalie Handal
Hanna Khoury

Al Andalusyun – Arabic Andalusian Ensemble featuring Hadi Eldebek (U.S./Lebanon)
3/11/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Al Andalusyun re-creates the age-old heritage and transcendent art of poetry and music of Andalusia. Emerging from the unique cultural melting pot of the ancient Iberian Peninsula and fostered by centuries of tradition, their music not only captivates the ear and the soul, but is a symbol of integration and coexistence. The repertoire focuses on Arab Andalusian music, preserved and still practiced today in different regions of the Arab world. Hadi Eldebek is an oudist and composer from Beirut, Lebanon. He studied with oud and violin master Simon Shaheen and is a member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble. Eldebek is joined on stage by Abdallah Moussa (vocals), Navid Kandelousi (violin), Zafer Tawil (qanun), Ramzi Edelbi (percussion), Nick Chbat (percussion), and Mohamad Eldebek (percussion).

Featured Artist(s)
Hadi Eldebek

Romero Lubambo (Brazil) and Hernán Romero (Spain)
3/10/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)
Romero Lubambo
Hernán Romero

Sílvia Pérez Cruz and Raül Fernández Miró (Spain)
3/9/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)
Sílvia Pérez Cruz
Raül Fernández Miró

Piano Marathon Cubano featuring Jorge Luis Pacheco and Aldo López-Gavilán (Cuba)
3/8/2015 at 6:00 PM

Begins at 5 p.m. Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)
Jorge Luis Pacheco
Aldo López-Gavilán

Moreira Chonguiça: The Moreira Project (Mozambique)
3/7/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Internationally renowned saxophonist, producer, composer, and ethnomusicologist Moreira Chonguiça makes his U.S. debut as he brings the Moreira Project, featuring Thapelo Motshegwe on keyboard, Kevin Gibson on drums, and Helder Gonzaga on bass. The project was officially launched in 2005 with the debut of Moreira Chonguiça’s debut album, Volume 1: The Journey. The project’s participants represent contemporary African jazz at its best; they’ve performed across Mozambique, South Africa, and Brazil, as well as in several international festivals.

Featured Artist(s)
Moreira Chonguiça

Papo Vázquez Pirates Troubadours (Puerto Rico/U.S.)
3/6/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)
Papo Vázquez Pirates Troubadours

Claudia Acuña (Chile): Homage to Violeta Parra
3/5/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)
Claudia Acuña

Metales M5 (Mexico)
3/4/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)
Metales M5

Coral Cantigas (U.S.)
3/3/2015 at 6:00 PM

Part of IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix

Featured Artist(s)
Coral Cantigas

Duke Ellington School of the Arts: American Innocents
3/2/2015 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
The Duke Ellington School of the Arts

DJ Lightbolt and Adriel Luis
3/1/2015 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Nicky Enright
Adriel Luis
Washington Performing Arts

Ukulele Joy: A Strum-Along Jam Session with The Sweater Set and Louisa Hall
2/28/2015 at 6:00 PM

Strum-along at 5 p.m.; performance at 6 p.m.

Catch the spirit of the Kennedy Center’s upcoming international festival IBERIAN SUITE: global arts remix with a Ukulele Jam. Bring your ukulele (an instrument that came to the Hawaiian Islands from the Iberian Peninsula, derived from the Portuguese braguinha string guitar) for a strum-along from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by a performance with D.C. uke stars The Sweater Set and Louisa Hall. The show closes with a full audience strum- and sing-along! Strum-along participants should know chords C, F, G, and A minor.

Featured Artist(s)
Louisa Hall
The Sweater Set

Lula Washington Dance Theatre
2/27/2015 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Lula Washington Dance Theatre

Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Hari Kondabolu
2/26/2015 at 6:00 PM

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s)
Hari Kondabolu

Apollo Orchestra with Harolyn Blackwell
2/25/2015 at 6:00 PM

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s)
Harolyn Blackwell
Apollo Orchestra

U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note
2/24/2015 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note

Chantal Loial
2/23/2015 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Chantal Loial

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