Canadian Brass Holiday Concert at Kennedy Center Concert Hall
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Canadian pianist and former child prodigy Angela Hewitt may be best known for her nine-year recording project featuring a complete cycle of Bach's major keyboard works, but for her National Symphony Orchestra debut, she'll perform Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22. As heard in the award-winning film Amadeus, that diverse work includes difficult solos and a lively finale that's book-ended by a poignant minuet. Conductor David Zinman leads the NSO through another famous film theme as well, Strauss' Also sprach Zarathustra, so compellingly used in Stanley Kubrick's ground-breaking 2001: A Space Odyssey. 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.