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Renée Fleming VOICES

Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor at Large Renée Fleming returns to curate another season of her concert series that heralds the power of the voice across a wide range of genres, from jazz to opera to Broadway and more.

Sample some of the soaring voices coming your way in the new season. Listen Now!

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Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonato

Nov 8 – 9, 2019

"In the midst of chaos, how do you find peace?"
One of opera's most outspoken and impassioned personalities, multi-Grammy Award® winner Joyce DiDonato presents a fully-staged performance of music from her album In War & Peace - Harmony through Music. This selection of arias from Handel and Purcell, among other great opera masters, conveys how powerfully Baroque opera explores the extremes of human nature and the eternal search for serenity. Join DiDonato on a unique and timely journey with prize-winning orchestra Il Pomo d'Oro in this striking and powerful stage production.

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Renée Fleming VOICES: Norm Lewis

Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Following his acclaimed performance as Harold Hill in last season's Broadway Center Stage production of The Music Man, Tony® nominee Norm Lewis returns to the Kennedy Center for his own Renée Fleming VOICES concert!

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René Marie

Sat, Apr 18, 2020

René Marie, a "jazz singer with the talent, the imgaination, and the sheer presence to be included in the very top level of performers" (The Los Angeles Times), joins Renée Fleming's VOICES series in an unforgettable and intimate performance. In her 20-year career as a singer, Rene Marie has portrayed Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah Washington on stage and earned a Grammy nomination for her album I Wanna Be Evil: With Love to Eartha Kitt.

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Renée Fleming VOICES: Mariza

Mon, May 4, 2020

In less than twelve years, Mariza has risen from a local phenomenon to one of the most widely acclaimed stars of the International Music circuit, seducing audiences worldwide with her breathtaking voice, charismatic stage presence, and powerful blend of traditional and contemporary song forms. Mariza’s career now proceeded with even greater success than ever, with multi-platinum album releases, and appearances on some of the most important stages in the world.

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Fortas Chamber Music Concerts: Emerson String Quartet and Renée Fleming

Thu, May 14, 2020

The Grammy Award®–winning Emerson String Quartet reunites with Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor at Large Renée Fleming for another “rapturous recital” (The Washington Post).  At the center of the evening is Penelope, a new monodrama inspired by Homer’s The Odyssey from the Academy Award®–winning composer André Previn and libretto by playwright Tom Stoppard.

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