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Next Performance
The Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra Chamber Program

12/16/2019 at 6:00 PM

The Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra Chamber Program offers talented young musicians the opportunity to closely work in small ensembles with exceptional faculty, perform in master classes, and participate in chamber music concerts and competitions. In addition, groups are invited to perform in Strathmore events, National Philharmonic & BSO concerts, Strathmore partner collaborations, and other community events.

Upcoming Performances

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School’s Shir Madness

The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School’s Shir Madness
12/17/2019 at 6:00 PM

Shayna Blass

Shayna Blass
12/18/2019 at 6:00 PM

9-Songwriter Series led by Justin Trawick

9-Songwriter Series led by Justin Trawick
12/19/2019 at 6:00 PM

Nkula

Nkula
12/20/2019 at 6:00 PM

Memphis Gold’s Otis Redding Tribute

Memphis Gold’s Otis Redding Tribute
12/21/2019 at 6:00 PM

Angelica Garcia

Angelica Garcia
12/22/2019 at 6:00 PM

Messiah Sing-Along

Messiah Sing-Along
12/23/2019 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL. 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.

Closed captioning provided.

This show will not be broadcast

The Beltway Brass

The Beltway Brass
12/24/2019 at 12:00 PM

PERFORMANCE WILL BEGIN AT 12:00 NOON

All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam

All-Star Christmas Day Jazz Jam
12/25/2019 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL. 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.

Encore Chorale

Encore Chorale
12/26/2019 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL. 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.

DC Symphony and the Motown Sound

DC Symphony and the Motown Sound
12/27/2019 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL. 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.

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington presents: Holiday Sing

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington presents: Holiday Sing
12/28/2019 at 6:00 PM

IN THE CONCERT HALL. 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.

Joe Zimmerman

Joe Zimmerman
12/29/2019 at 6:00 PM

The Legendary Ingramettes

The Legendary Ingramettes
12/30/2019 at 6:00 PM

New Year’s Eve Party

New Year’s Eve Party
12/31/2019 at 6:00 PM

More performances to be announced soon.

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P.A.F.E.

Learn about the goals and mission of the Performing Arts for Everyone initiative.

Conservatory Project

Music's rising stars from the nation's top conservatories performing in the Terrace Theater

Local Dance Commissioning Project

Providing funds to local dance artists for world premieres on the Millennium Stage.

Note: There is no free parking when attending or picking up tickets for free events.