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Feb 24

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Jankowski conducts Brahms's First Symphony / Jackiw plays Bruch
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Stefan Jackiw, Violin
National Symphony Orchestra
Marek Janowski, Conductor
Mar 01, 02, 03

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Runnicles conducts Mahler's Tenth Symphony
Mahler, Symphony no. 10 in F sharp major
National Symphony Orchestra
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Sat 3 Mar at 19:00

Levine Music DC Campus: Lang Recital Hall, Washington

Levine Presents Bernstein: A Man for All Seasons
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Works by Bernstein
Mar 03, 05, 08, 11 mat, 14, 16, 17

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Don Carlo
New production
Verdi, Don Carlo(s)
Washington National Opera
Philippe Auguin, Conductor
Tim Albery, Director
Andrew Lieberman, Set Designer
Constance Hoffman, Costume Designer
Eric Owens, Philip II
Peter Volpe, Philip II
Russell Thomas, Don Carlo
Rafael Davila, Don Carlo
Quinn Kelsey, Rodrigo
Troy Cook, Rodrigo
Andrea Silvestrelli, Grand Inquisitor
Latonia Moore, Elisabetta di Valois
Leah Crocetto, Elisabetta di Valois
Jamie Barton, Princess Eboli
Daryl Freedman, Princess Eboli
Washington National Opera Chorus
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Sun 4 Mar at 17:00

National Presbyterian Church, Washington

Passion and Praise: Ancient Glory in New Form
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Bernstein, Missa Brevis
Master Chorale of Washington
Sun 4 Mar at 15:30

National Gallery of Art, Washington

Ethel String Quartet Celebrates Female Composers
Wolfe, Blue Dress
ETHEL
Wed 7 Mar at 13:30

Levine Music DC Campus: Lang Recital Hall, Washington

Lilienstein at Levine - Leonard Bernstein: Major Works 1950s (cont)
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Mar 08, 10

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

John Adams' The Gospel According to the Other Mary
Adams, The Gospel according to the other Mary (Concert performance)
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Kelley O'Connor, Mary Magdalene
University of Maryland Concert Choir
National Symphony Orchestra
Mar 15, 17, 18 mat

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Dancing on the Danube: Bronfman, Brahms & more
Brahms, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.83
Brahms, Hungarian Dances, arranged for orchestra
Kodály, Dances of Galánta
Dvořák, Slavonic Dances (selection)
Strauss R., Salome, Op.54: Dance of the seven veils
Yefim Bronfman, Piano
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sat 17 Mar at 16:00

Lincoln Theatre, Washington

Make America Gay Again
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Bernstein, Candide: Make our Garden Grow
Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC
Sun 18 Mar at 19:00

Dumbarton House, Washington

Beethoven, Bartók, Ravel, Chopin
Beethoven, Six Bagatelles for piano, Op.126
Bartók, For Children: selection, Sz 42
Bartók, 2 Elegies, Sz 41
Bartók, 8 Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz 74, Op.20
Ravel, Gaspard de la nuit
Chopin, Nocturne no. 7 in C sharp minor, Op.27 no.1
Chopin, Nocturne no. 19 in E minor, Op.72 no.1
Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Dénes Várjon, Piano
Mon 19 Mar at 20:00

Dumbarton House, Washington

Beethoven, Bartók, Ravel, Chopin
Beethoven, Six Bagatelles for piano, Op.126
Bartók, For Children: selection, Sz 42
Bartók, 2 Elegies, Sz 41
Bartók, 8 Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz 74, Op.20
Ravel, Gaspard de la nuit
Chopin, Nocturne no. 7 in C sharp minor, Op.27 no.1
Chopin, Nocturne no. 19 in E minor, Op.72 no.1
Chopin, Scherzo no. 1 in B minor, Op.20
Dénes Várjon, Piano
Mar 22, 23, 24

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Noseda conducts Verdi's Requiem
Verdi, Messa da Requiem
Leah Crocetto, Soprano
Russell Thomas, Tenor
Eric Owens, Bass
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
The Washington Chorus
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Mar 30, 31 mat, eve, Apr 01 mat

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

New York City Ballet: Robbins Centennial Program
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Glass Pieces (Jerome Robbins)
Fancy Free (Jerome Robbins)
The Four Seasons (Jerome Robbins)
New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Peter Martins, Choreography
Wed 4 Apr at 13:30

Levine Music DC Campus: Lang Recital Hall, Washington

Lilienstein at Levine - Leonard Bernstein: The Harvard Lecture Series
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Apr 04, 05, 06

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Shoot the Moon
Shoot the Moon (Sol León, Paul Lightfoot)
The Statement (Crystal Pite)
Singulière Odyssée (Sol León, Paul Lightfoot)
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Sat 7 Apr at 16:00

Kennedy Center: Terrace Theater, Washington

Ballet 360°: Robbins, Bernstein, and New York City Ballet
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Sun 8 Apr at 16:00

The Phillips Collection, Washington

István Várdai Plays Bach, Kodály and Ligeti
Ligeti, Sonata for solo cello
Bach, Cello suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV1011
Kodály, Sonata for solo cello, Op.8
István Várdai, Cello
Tue 10 Apr at 20:00

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Hadelich Plays Bernstein
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Works by Clyne
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
López, Bel Canto
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor
Augustin Hadelich, Violin
Apr 19, 20 mat, 21

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

A Portrait and a Frame: Works by Stravinsky & Mozart
Mozart, Adagio and Fugue for Strings in C minor, K546
Stravinsky, Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 orig version)
Stravinsky, Violin Concerto in D major
Mozart, Symphony no. 39 in E flat major, K543
Leila Josefowicz, Violin
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sat 21 Apr at 17:00

Church of the Epiphany, Washington

After Spring Sunset
Britten, Five Flower Songs for SATB, Op.47
Janequin, Le chant des oiseaux
Vaughan Williams, Linden Lea
Works by Hindemith
Schickele, After Spring Sunset
Choral Arts Chamber Singers
Apr 28, May 02, 04, 07, 11, 13 mat, 17, 19

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

The Barber of Seville
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Washington National Opera
Maurizio Benini, Conductor
Peter Kazaras, Director
Allen Moyer, Set Designer
James Scott, Costume Designer
Isabel Leonard, Rosina
Taylor Stayton, Count Almaviva
Andrei Zhilikhovsky, Figaro
Valeriano Lanchas, Dr. Bartolo
Wu Wei, Don Basilio
Washington National Opera Chorus
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Sun 29 Apr at 14:00 and 16:00

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

NSO Family Concert: Young People's Concert with Ben Folds
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Works by Bernstein
Ben Folds, Vocals
National Symphony Orchestra
Wed 2 May at 13:30

Levine Music DC Campus: Lang Recital Hall, Washington

Lilianstein at Levine - Leonard Bernstein: Conquering the Vienna Philharmonic
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May 03, 04

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Elder conducts Strauss' Ein Heldenleben
Haydn, Symphony no. 80 in D minor
Strauss R., Serenade for winds in E flat major, Op.7
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
National Symphony Orchestra
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
May 05, 09, 12, 14, 18, 20 mat, eve, 22, 24, 26

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Bernstein, Candide
Washington National Opera
Nicole Paiement, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
James Noone, Set Designer
Jennifer Moeller, Costume Designer
Kathryn Lewek, Cunegonde
Alek Shrader, Candide
Denyce Graves, Old Lady
Washington National Opera Chorus
Washington National Opera Orchestra
May 10, 11 mat, 12

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Elder conducts Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony"
Butterworth, A Shropshire Lad, rhapsody for string orchestra
Vaughan Williams, Symphony no. 3, "Pastoral"
Ravel, Mother Goose (Ma mère l'Oye)
Ravel, Daphnis and Chloé, orchestral suite no. 2
National Symphony Orchestra
Sir Mark Elder, Conductor
May 17, 19

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Noseda conducts Variations on Bach
Bach, Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue), BWV1080 (Arr Berio)
Berg, Violin Concerto "To the Memory of an Angel"
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
James Ehnes, Violin
National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor
Sat 19 May at 15:00

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Gioachino Rossini: Stabat Mater and Other Opera Moments
Rossini, Stabat Mater
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
Antony Walker, Conductor
Sarah Coburn, Soprano
Olivia Vote, Mezzo-soprano
Jack Swanson, Tenor
David Leigh, Bass
Sun 20 May at 18:00

Kennedy Center: Millennium Stage of Grand Foyer, Washington

The Bernstein Songbook
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Bernstein, On the Town (Selections)
Bernstein, Peter Pan: Peter, Peter (Selections)
Bernstein, Candide (Selections)
Bernstein, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (Selections)
Bernstein, Mass (Selections)
Bernstein, West Side Story (Selections)
Young Artists of America at Strathmore
Kristofer Sanz, Conductor
Sun 20 May at 19:00

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Leonard Bernstein at 100
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Works by Bernstein
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis, Director
Wed 6 Jun at 13:30

Levine Music DC Campus: Lang Recital Hall, Washington

Lilienstein at Levine - Leonard Bernstein: Beethoven, Stravinsky & Mahler
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Jun 07, 09

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Eschenbach conducts Mendelssohn's "Italian" Symphony
Strauss R., Die schweigsame Frau, Op.80: potpourri
Walton, Viola Concerto
Mendelssohn, Symphony no. 4 in A major "The Italian", Op.90
Daniel Foster, Viola
National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Jun 12, 13

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Eschenbach conducts Beethoven's Fourth Symphony
Rossini, William Tell: overture
Mozart, Oboe Concerto in C major, K314
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream: overture, Op.21
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Nicholas Stovall, Oboe
National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Jun 15 mat, 16

Kennedy Center: Concert Hall, Washington

Eschenbach conducts Haydn's "Oxford" Symphony
Haydn, Symphony no. 92 in G major "Oxford"
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 1
Strauss R., Horn Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, Op.11
Abel Pereira, French horn
National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor
Oct 06, 07 mat, 09, 11, 13, 14 mat, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21 mat

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Verdi, La traviata
Washington National Opera
Renato Palumbo, Conductor
Francesca Zambello, Director
Peter J. Davison, Set Designer
Jess Goldstein, Costume Designer
Venera Gimadieva, Violetta Valéry
Jacqueline Echols, Violetta Valéry
Joshua Guerrero, Alfredo Germont
Mario Chang, Alfredo Germont
Lucas Meachem, Giorgio Germont
Michael Chioldi, Giorgio Germont
Washington National Opera Chorus
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Nov 10, 14, 17, 18 mat, 20, 23, 25 mat

Kennedy Center: Eisenhower Theater, Washington

Puts, Silent Night
Washington National Opera
Nicole Paiement, Conductor
Tomer Zvulun, Director
Erhard Rom, Set Designer
Victoria Tzykun, Costume Designer
Raquel González, Anne Sorensen
Hunter Enoch, Jonathan Dale, William Dale
Patrick Cook, Kronprinz
Alexander McKissick, Nikolaus Sprink
Michael Adams, Lieutenant Audebert
Norman Garrett, Lieutenant Gordon
Aleksey Bogdanov, Lieutenant Horstmayer
Christian Bowers, Ponchel
Washington National Opera Chorus
Washington National Opera Orchestra
2019 Jan 11, 13 mat

Kennedy Center: Terrace Theater, Washington

Taking up Serpents
Sankaram, Taking up Serpents
Lidiya Yankovskaya, Conductor
2019 Mar 09, 17 mat, 20, 23, 25, 29

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Eugene Onegin
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Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin
Washington National Opera
Robert Treviño, Conductor
Robert Carsen, Director
Michael Levine, Set Designer
Anna Nechaeva, Tatyana
Lindsay Ammann, Olga
Alexey Dolgov, Lensky
Igor Golovatenko, Eugene Onegin
Eric Halfvarson, Prince Gremin
Victoria Livengood, Filippyevna
Elena Zaremba, Madame Larina
Peter McClintock, Revival Director
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Washington National Opera Chorus
2019 Mar 16, 18, 22, 24 mat, 27, 30

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Gounod, Faust
Washington National Opera
Keri-Lynn Wilson, Conductor
Garnett Bruce, Director
Earl Staley, Set Designer
Erin Wall, Marguerite
Benjamin Bernheim, Faust
Raymond Aceto, Méphistophélès
Deborah Nansteel, Marthe
Allegra De Vita, Siébel
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Washington National Opera Chorus
2019 May 11, 12 mat, 14, 17, 19 mat, 20, 22, 25

Kennedy Center: Opera House, Washington

Puccini, Tosca
Washington National Opera
Speranza Scappucci, Conductor
Ethan McSweeny, Director
Elena Rivkina, Costume Designer
Keri Alkema, Floria Tosca
Latonia Moore, Floria Tosca
Riccardo Massi, Mario Cavaradossi
Robert Watson, Mario Cavaradossi
Alan Held, Baron Scarpia
David Cangelosi, Spoletta
Washington National Opera Orchestra
Washington National Opera Chorus