Explore the Music of Debussy and Ravel with The Kennedy Center's What to Listen for in Music
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The last date listed for What to Listen for in Music: The French Connection, Session I: Debussy and Ravel was Saturday October 30, 2010 / 2:00pm.
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A five-time Latin Grammy winner, who picked up his latest in 2013 for the album Soy Flamenco, famed guitar master Tomatito brings his flamenco-jazz sextet to Lisner Auditorium. Known for his abundant stage charisma and impeccable musical technique -- not to mention his long, wavy locks -- Tomatito accompanied Camarón de la Isla for two decades until the legendary flamenco singer's death in 1992. The man born as José Fernández Torres has also collaborated with artists as varied as Elton John, Frank Sinatra, Chick Corea and more. Experience an artist the Miami Herald declared "one of Spain's greatest guitarists." Learn More
National Symphony Orchestra cellist Yvonne Caruthers guides patrons on an auditory journey through the music of Debussy and Ravel. Note: The NSO does not perform in these sessions.
Yvonne Caruthers, in addition to performing with the NSO, presents multimedia programs throughout the Washington region. She is a frequent lecturer at the Smithsonian where she presents seminars on music-related topics. At the Kennedy Center, she has presented lectures on several composers, including Shostakovich, Tchaikovsky, and Prokofiev.
About the Ticket Supplier: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, located on 17 acres overlooking the Potomac River in Washington, D.C., is America’s living memorial to President Kennedy as well as the nation’s busiest arts facility, presenting more than 2,000 performances each year. The Center is home to seven theaters: the Concert Hall, the Opera House, the Eisenhower Theater, the Family Theater, the Terrace Theater, the Theater Lab, and the Terrace Gallery. In addition, as part of the Kennedy Center’s Performing Arts for Everyone outreach program, free performances take place each evening at 6 p.m. on the Millennium Stage. In addition to offering annual series of the National Symphony Orchestra, theater, ballet, dance, chamber music, jazz, and performances for young audiences, the Kennedy Center presents festivals celebrating the arts and culture of countries and regions around the world. Recent festivals include African Odyssey, AmericArtes, Festival of China, and JAPAN: culture + hyperculture.