Venue Details

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Music Center at Strathmore
5301 Tuckerman Lane North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
301-581-5100
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Parking is NOT free for shows at the Levine School of Music, but is free for the Strathmore. Confusing and disappointing.
Percussionists Manny Arciniega and Adam Green: Unknown Voices travel May 08 2014 star this tip starred
Joan A. Hussey
Leave home early, even if you live close. At this time of year and time of evening, Rockville Pike and other roads are usually bumper-to-bumper, plus the line to get into the parking lot (from Rockville Pike onto Tuckerman Lane, (vs. where you enter for the Mansion, despite the posted road sign), is one lane, also bumper to bumper. Parking is free but another challenge still lies ahead with long waits for elevators in the parking garage, transversing the long, elevated corrider between the parking lot and the venue, and additional elevators with long lines inside the venue, which take you to the level of your assigned seats (there is an elevator operator checking tickets and telling individuals if they're on the correct elevator, etc.). If you're not familiar with this whole scenario, best to leave a trail of breadcrumbs from your parking space to your seat, assuming there are no birds in sight. : \
A Candlelight Christmas travel Dec 24 2013 star this tip starred
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14 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Didn't realize that the event was not in the main concert hall but in the education center. Fabulous pianists, marvelous program, and interesting and informative comments between pieces.

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25 events
5 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 26 2013

Loved the explanations before each piece. The interpretation was fabulous.

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More Information

Website

http://www.levineschool.org/calendar/event/324

Description

Program:

Les Préludes, Symphonic Poem after Lamartine / Franz Liszt

(arranged by Liszt for four-hand)

Reminiscences de Don Juan for Two Pianos / Franz Liszt

Sonata for Two Pianos in F minor, op. 34 / Johannes Brahms

I.  Allegro non troppo

II.  Andante, un poco Adagio

III.  Scherzo: Allegro

IV. Finale:  Poco Sostenuto – Allegro non troppo

About the Ticket Supplier: Levine School of Music

Washington, D.C.'s Levine School of Music serves as a vital community resource by embracing two principles central to its mission: excellence and accessibility. One of the nation's largest and most prestigious community music schools, it offers music education for students of every age, ability and background.

Levine was founded in 1976 in memory of musician and prominent Washington attorney Selma M. Levine. Started by Diana Engel, Ruth Cogen and Jackie Marlin in the basement of a small church, it has grown into one of the country's leading community music schools. It is one of the few community music schools accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the only all-Steinway community music school in the world. Levine is also certified by the National Guild of Community Schools of Arts as exemplifying the highest standards of excellence and access in community arts education.