Canadian Brass Holiday Concert at Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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The sensual vocals and poetic songwriting of Grammy-winning singer Mary Chapin Carpenter helped propel her 1992 country album Come On Come On to quadruple-platinum status. Since then, her beautiful music has become more socially and politically oriented, while also increasingly bringing in orchestral elements. Her latest album, Songs From the Movie, revisits tunes from her past, setting them to symphonic instrumentation evocative of a stirring film score. Now, you can see her play these compelling reinventions of her own with the National Symphony Orchestra. Learn More
When you go to an event at the Kennedy Center, make certain to see what is playing at the Millenium Stage. A free performance is offered at 6:00 every night. I saw a wonderful set of Broadway show tune sung by very talented students from Catholic University.NSO: Koh Plays Barber info • Nov 01 2013 star this tip starred
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I have had the Canadian Brass Christmas CD in my rotation for years, and was glad to see a deal for half price tickets pop up on Goldstar for their Washington DC Holiday Concert.
The musicians were great, the stage banter was very amusing and the...continued
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“The world’s leading brass ensemble.” —Washington Post
“They are ensemble players equally adept at a variety of styles…spotlight(ing) their comedic timing and sense of the ludicrous.” —_Charleston Post Courier _
Join the Canadian Brass for a holiday program for all ages, full of seasonal favorites with a unique twist. The pioneering quintet has been performing together since 1970; they were the first Western musicians allowed into China after the Cultural Revolution, and the first chamber music ensemble to play a solo concert on the main stage at Carnegie Hall.
About the Ticket Supplier: Washington Performing Arts SocietyFor 40 years Washington Performing Arts Society has created profound opportunities by connecting the community to artists, in both education and performance. Through live events in venues that criss-cross the landscape of the D.C. metropolitan area, WPAS invites all to share lifelong opportunities to deepen their cultural knowledge, enrich their lives, and expand their understanding of the world through the universal language of the performing arts.
Established in 1965 by impresario Patrick Hayes, the organization flourished under Douglas Wheeler from 1982 to 2002. Now with the inspired leadership of President Neale Perl, Washington Performing Arts Society continues to be widely recognized as one of the leading presenters of the performing arts in the nation.