The Kennedy Center


Co-presented by Washington Performing Arts and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Just Announced: Orchestras for SHIFT 2020

SHIFT celebrates the vitality, identity, and extraordinary artistry of orchestras and chamber orchestras by creating an immersive festival experience in the nation's capital. The week-long festival is composed of mini-residencies, with each participating orchestra presenting education events, symposia, and community events in venues around Washington, D.C., along with full-orchestra performances in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

Highlights from previous festivals