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Past Events

Many events have been hosted previously at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. HistoryGuide currently has 438 past event listings in its database, shown below.

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ACTCo: Wedding Dance. Event category: Performance - Dance. 202-467-4600.
Every Tue AFI Film: Black Sunday. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
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A Midsummer Night's Dream. Synetic Theater now tackles one of Shakespeare's most renowned comedies, a fantastical, darkly playful game of love, mistaken id… (Performance - Show Comedy) 800-494-8497.
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Sound Health: Second Saturdays. Local arts organizations offer two 45-minute workshops in the Kennedy Center Grand Foyer designed for families with children und… (Kids - Children's Activities)
Every Sat Sound Health: Community Yoga. An instructor from a different local yoga studio will lead each session at this all-levels vinyasa yoga class in the Grand Foyer. (Community)
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Dvorak's New World Symphony. Program includes: Copland: Billy the Kid - Suite; Berio: Folk Songs; and Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World". (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/22/03 AFI Film: Jaws. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
01/22/03 AFI Film: Captain From Castile. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
01/21/03
01/28/03
AFI Film: The Cowboys. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
01/24/03
01/25/03
AFI Film: Vertigo. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
01/23/03
01/26/03
AFI Film: Family Plot. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
01/23/03
01/27/03
AFI Film: The Magnificent Seven. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
01/25/03
01/29/03
AFI Film: Saving Private Ryan. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
01/25/03
01/30/03
AFI Film: The Killers. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
01/26/03
01/30/03
AFI Film: Schindler's List. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
01/26/03
01/27/03
AFI Film: Accidental Tourist. 202-467-4600.
01/26/03
01/29/03
AFI Film: Wuthering Heights. Event category: Festivals - Film Festival. 202-467-4600.
02/13/02
02/12/03
02/12/03
KC Jazz Club - Jacky Terrasson Trio. Event category: Performance - Musical. 202-467-4600.
02/18/03
02/19/03
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Romeo and Juliet. Event category: Performance - Theater. 202-467-4600.
04/15/03
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Event category: Performance - Dance. 202-467-4600.
05/20/03
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Arthur Mitchell's Dance Theatre of Harlem. Event category: Performance - Dance. 202-467-4600.
02/25/04 An Evening With Van Cliburn. World-renowned classical pianist Van Cliburn will perform a recital in the Concert Hall, to benefit The Humane Society of the Un… (Performance - Musical) 202-467-4600.
04/13/08 Dave Brubeck. Dave Brubeck performs live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
05/04/08 Kennedy Center Spring Gala. Kennedy Center Spring Gala is presented. (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 202-467-4600.
12/15/08
12/20/08
12/24/08
Christmas Music Concert. Experience the warmth of the season from the opening processional to the final notes of this cherished concert. Presented by The… (Performance - Musical) 202-342-6221.
12/20/08
12/22/08
Music for Christmas. The Washington Chorus' Side by Side program, now in its seventeenth year, will partner with Annandale High School to feature the… 202-467-4600.
02/25/09 "Sophisticated Lady": An Evening with Denyce Graves. Critically-acclaimed opera singer and Duke Ellington School of the Arts alumna Denyce Graves will take center stage for a unique… (Performance - Musical) 202-683-3163.
03/09/09 The Chieftains. The Chieftains performs live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
04/05/09 Verdi Requiem. Join The Washington Chorus and Orchestra with world-class soloists Jennifer Check, soprano, Susana Poretsky, mezzo soprano, Stua… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-342-6221.
04/26/09 Treasures from the Great Operas; Haydn - Spring from The Seasons. In this glorious season finale, we begin with "Papa" Haydn's sunny welcome to Spring from his oratorio The Seasons. We then move… (Arts - Opera) 202-244-3669.
05/28/09
05/29/09
05/30/09
The Temptations. Performing live in concert. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
06/01/09 Positive Vibrations. The PVYSO will delight the audience with its breath-taking arrangements of classical, jazz, r&b, gospel, calypso and reggae, hav… (Arts - Concerts) 301-262-9032.
07/18/09
07/18/09
Space Panorama. Program recreates the historic moon landing, using only two human hands playing against a black-draped table for a stage. Accom… (Performance) 202-467-4600.
09/24/09
09/24/09
Ben Folds Rocks the Pops. See the NSO Pops transform when mild-mannered, hero-in-disguise Ben Folds sits down in front of his grand piano to give the audi… 703-255-4030.
10/08/09 The Washington Chorus Presents: "The Essential Puccini". An evening of gems from the well-loved and popular composer Giacomo Puccini, featuring selections from Puccini's most popular wo… (Arts - Concerts) 202-342-6221.
11/15/09 The Original Surround Sound: Antiphonal Glories through the Ages. Encircle yourself in the sound of the Choral Arts Society Chorus positioned throughout the Concert Hall singing great multi-chor… (Performance - Musical) 202-467-4600.
11/19/09
11/21/09
11/22/09
Joshua Bell. Performing live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
11/20/09 Symphony Orchestra of the Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatory. Symphony Orchestra of the Kurmangazy Kazakh National Conservatory and the Kazakh traditional music ensemble Turan, with conduc… (Arts - Concerts) 800-444-1324.
11/27/09
11/27/09
11/28/09
Shirley Jones. Performing live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
12/02/09 Sonny Rollins. Performing live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
12/10/09
12/11/09
12/12/09
Happy Holidays!. Presented live. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 202-467-4600.
12/14/09
12/19/09
12/20/09
Joyeux Noel: A Christmas Celebration with a French Twist. From the opening processional to the lively sing-alongs, the whole family will delight in this beloved holiday tradition featuri… (Performance - Musical) 202-244-3669.
01/10/10 22nd Annual Choral Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.. Artists join together in giving eloquent musical expression to Dr. King's timeless message of peace, justice and unity in this m… (Performance - Musical) 202-244-3669.
01/23/10
01/24/10
Dee Dee Bridgewater. Performing live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
02/11/10
02/12/10
02/13/10
Bill Conti. Performing live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
02/17/10 5th Annual Literary Love Poetry Performance. Middle-school students will perform original love poetry, with special remarks from the Obama administration, hosted by Higher A… (Performance - Staged Reading) 202-375-7715.
02/26/10
02/27/10
02/27/10
Jerry Seinfeld. Appearing live. (Performance - Comedic) 202-467-4600.
03/01/10 Wynton Marsalis. Wynton Marsalis performs live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
03/24/10 San Francisco Symphony. Performing live. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
04/17/10 Michael Cavanaugh. Performing live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
04/18/10 Gospel Across America. Performing live. (Performance - Musical) 202-467-4600.
05/06/10
05/07/10
05/08/10
NSO Pops: Sondheim at 80. Performed live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
05/17/10 Los Angeles Philharmonic. Performing live. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
05/17/10 Los Angeles Philharmonic: Dudamel Conducts Bernstein. Performed live. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 703-255-1900.
05/23/10 One Enchanted Evening with Richard Rodgers. Revel in a delightful evening featuring melodies from America's beloved songmaster that will have the whole family humming along… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
05/30/10 A Choral Tribute to America's Veterans and Our Honored War Dead. Sponsored by American Veterans Center, 'Saluting America's Heroes from the American Revolution through Operation Iraqi Freedom.… (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
06/21/10 Kennedy Center Salute to the 2010 U.S. Presidential Scholars. Featuring performances by the U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. (Arts - Concerts) 202-401-0961.
06/24/10
06/25/10
06/26/10
Classical Mystery Tour. Performing live. (Performance - Musical) 202-467-4600.
06/29/10 Yo-Yo Ma. Performing live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
09/25/10 National Symphony Orchestra: Renee Fleming. Presented live. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
10/28/10
10/29/10
"what RU missing?" - an Audience Commissioned Project. The debut concert performance of area dance company Unevenlane will feature a new work created through a unique process of publi… (Performance - Dance) 202-870-7658.
10/31/10
10/31/10
Spooky Sounds and Scary Tales. Come dressed in costume for trick or treating and concert performance.. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party)
12/13/10
12/21/10
12/24/10
Chrismas Music: The Treasured Holiday Tradition with Favorite Carols and Beloved Sing-Alongs. The Choral Arts' beloved Christmas concerts celebrate the season with a magical mix of classical Christmas pieces, favorite caro… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
12/18/10 Handel's Messiah. Performed live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
12/18/10
12/19/10
12/20/10
A Candlelight Christmas. Capture the magic of the season and make this your annual holiday tradtion. With the splendor of brass, organ, percussion, and t… (Arts - Concerts) 202-342-6221.
12/18/10 Family Christmas Concert: The Night Before Christmas. Joseph Holt, conductor, Mary Hall Surface, playwright / director. The Night Before Christmas comes alive in this theatrical conc… (Arts - Concerts) 202-785-9727.
12/31/10 New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center. The National Symphony Orchestra performs traditional favorites, followed by a party in the Foyer. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
01/01/11
01/01/11
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South Pacific. Live on stage. (Performance - Musical)
01/08/11 Renee Fleming. Performing Live. (Arts - Opera)
01/15/11 National Symphony Orchestra: Karabits Conducts Shostakovich. Classical Concert Performance. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/17/11 Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Concert: Let Freedom Ring. Georgetown University and the Kennedy Center present a tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. after his birthday (1… (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
01/18/11
01/19/11
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American Ballet Theatre: The Bright Stream. American Ballet Theatre Live on Stage. (Performance - Ballet)
01/22/11 National Symphony Orchestra: Eschenbach Conducts Gershwin. Classical Concert. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/03/11
02/04/11
02/05/11
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Disney in Concert. The melodies and songs that everyone knows will be performed by the NSO Pops, guest conductor Michael Krajewski. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
02/10/11
02/11/11
02/12/11
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda. Pianist Radu Lupu plays Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
02/11/11 Sol Gabetta. Cellist Sol Gabetta performs a recital of works by Schumann, Shostakovich, Mendelssohn and Servais with pianist Alessio Bax.. (Arts - Concerts) 202-785-9727.
02/20/11 Living the Dream ... Singing the Dream: Celebrating the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.. For the first time ever, over 300 singers from the Choral Arts Chorus and the WPAS' Men, Women, and Children of the Gospel Choir… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
02/25/11
02/26/11
Kathy Griffin. Performing live. (Performance - Comedic) 202-467-4600.
03/03/11
03/04/11
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National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach. National Symphony Orchestra performs live under the direction of Christoph Eschenbach. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
03/25/11
03/26/11
03/27/11
Local Student, Now with Bolshoi Ballet Academy, to Perform. Joy Annabelle Womack, a former student of Washington, D.C.'s Kirov Academy of Ballet, performs the lead role of Prokovief's Clas… (Performance - Ballet) 202-567-6178.
04/09/11 National Symphony Orchestra: Dawn Upshaw. American soprano performs live with the orchestra. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-244-3669.
04/10/11 Mozart: Requiem - What Makes It Great? with Rob Kapilow. Norman Scribner, conductor; Rob Kapilow, commentator. Ever wonder why the Requiem is universally recognized as one of music's gr… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-244-3669.
04/13/11
04/14/11
04/15/11
National Symphony Orchestra: Pink Martini. Pink Martini performs live with the National Symphony Orchestra. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
04/17/11 Michael Feinstein. American singer and pianist performs live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
05/19/11
05/20/11
National Symphony Orchestra: Thomas Dausgaard Conducts Beethoven. Danish conductor is featured. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
05/21/11 National Symphony Orchestra: Nikolai Lugansky. Russian pianist is featured live. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
05/22/11 Northern Lights: Choral Illuminations from Scandinavia & Beyond. Pieces by some of Scandinavia's masters, including Edvard Grieg, Carl Nielsen and Jean Sibelius will be presented. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-244-3669.
06/02/11
06/03/11
06/04/11
National Symphony Orchestra: Bernstein's Kaddish. John Axelrod, conductor / Samuel Pisar, narrator & Kelley Nassief, soprano, Bernstein's Symphony No. 3 "Kaddish. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/16/11
06/17/11
National Symphony Orchestra: Vladimir Ashkenazy. Russian conductor and pianist is featured.. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
06/16/11
06/17/11
06/18/11
National Symphony Orchestra: Steven Isserlis. Vladimir Ashkenazy, conductor / Stephen Isserlis, cello, plays Walton.. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/28/11
06/29/11
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Next To Normal. Live on stage. (Performance - Musical)
10/01/11 Till Fellner. Austrian pianist Till Fellner performing Haydn's Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob.XVI:50 Kit Armstrong's Half of One, Six Dozen of t… (Arts - Concerts)
10/04/11 Audra McDonald. Audra McDonald performing selections from The Great American Songbook.. (Arts - Concerts)
10/10/11 Sonny Rollins. Performing Live. (Arts - Concerts)
10/26/11 Budapest Festival Orchestra. The Budapest Festival Orchestra performs works by Bartok and Schubert with pianist Andras Schiff.. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-467-4600.
11/06/11 Idina Menzel. Live on stage!. (Arts - Concerts) 202-785-9727.
11/09/11 Dave Brubeck. Jazz pianist Dave Brubeck performing live with his quartet.. (Arts - Concerts) 202-785-9727.
11/17/11
11/18/11
11/19/11
Beijing Dance Company. Witness the beauty and awe of the 'New" China with a spectacular program of classical Chinese dance fused with vibrant, cutting-… (Performance - Dance) 415-562-6783.
11/19/11 Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique. An all-Beethoven concert performed on period instruments as Beethoven's contemporaries would have heard it.. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-785-9727.
11/20/11 Manhattan Transfer. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Arts - Concerts)
11/25/11
11/25/11
11/26/11
National Symphony Orchestra: George Benson. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Arts - Concerts)
12/03/11 Kathryn Stott. Performing Live. (Arts - Concerts)
12/08/11
12/09/11
12/10/11
National Symphony Orchestra: The Canadian Tenors. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Arts - Concerts)
01/12/12
01/13/12
01/14/12
National Symphony Orchestra: Leila Josefowicz. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Arts - Concerts)
01/23/12 Joshua Bell and Sam Haywood. Violinist Joshua Bell performs a recital of works for violin with pianist Sam Haywood.. (Arts - Concerts) 202-785-9727.
01/26/12
01/28/12
01/29/12
National Symphony Orchestra: Widmann Mozart & Schubert. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Arts - Concerts)
02/04/12 Susan Graham. Metropolitan Opera star, mezzo-soprano Susan Graham performs a variety of works from Purcell to Sondheim.. (Arts - Opera) 202-785-9727.
02/14/11
02/17/12
Chris Botti. American trumpeter and composer performs live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-467-4600.
02/23/12
02/24/12
02/25/12
National Symphony Orchestra: Cirque de la Symphonie. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Performance - Circus / Animal Show)
02/26/12 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Performing live on stage. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-785-9727.
02/29/12 Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Performing works by Mozart, Sibelius and Richard Strauss. Conducted by Lorin Maazel.. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-785-9727.
03/04/12
03/04/12
National Symphony Orchestra: Magic Circle Mime. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Performance)
03/09/12 National Symphony Orchestra: Hungarian Dances. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Performance - Dance)
03/11/12
06/10/22
Herbie Hancock. Performing Live. (Arts - Concerts) 202-785-9727.
03/15/12
03/17/12
National Symphony Orchestra: Fidelio. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Arts - Concerts)
03/16/12 The Chieftains with Paddy Maloney. Enjoy an exhilarating evening of traditional Irish music by the Chieftains with Paddy Moloney as they celebrate their 50th anniv… (Arts - Concerts) 202-785-9727.
03/29/12
03/30/12
03/31/12
National Symphony Orchestra: Wayne Brady. Wayne Brady perfroms with the National Symphony Orchestra. (Arts - Concerts)
04/15/12 European Union Youth Orchestra. Conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy, with works by Copland and Richard Strauss, plus Bruch's Violin Concerto performed by Pinchas Zu… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-785-9727.
04/22/12 A German Requiem. The Choral Arts Society of Washington and the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Normal Scribner in his final Kennedy Cent… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-785-9727.
03/05/06
03/05/06
04/28/12
Bill Cosby. Enjoy an evening of family oriented comedy delivered by one of the greats. (Performance - Comedic) 202-467-4600.
05/10/12
05/11/12
05/12/12
National Symphony Orchestra: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy. Performing live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Arts - Concerts)
05/13/12
05/13/12
National Symphony Orchestra: Carnival of the Animals. Presented live. The schedule shown may not list all performances; Please contact the venue directly for verification.. (Arts - Concerts)
05/14/12
04/02/22
Itzhak Perlman. Famed violinist Itzhak Perlman performs a recital with pianist Rohan De Silva.. (Arts - Concerts) 202-785-9727.
09/29/11
09/30/11
10/01/11 More...
National Symphony Orchestra. Featuring various artists nightly. The schedule shown may not list all performances. Please contact the venue directly for a com… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-244-3669.
05/20/12 The Washington Chorus Presents "The Essential Wagner". Featuring favorites from Wagner's greatest operas and best-known choral highlights including: The Flying Dutchman; Tannhauser; T… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-342-6221.
05/20/12 Urban Corps: The Three Wise Monkeys. The Three Wise Monkeys explores human beings' ability to see and analyze, to hear and interpret, to speak and transmit. These se… (Performance - Dance)
06/09/12 Songs of Love, Lust, and Longing: An Evening of Roses with the 18th Street Singers. Selections on the program include works by classical giants such as Brahms and Beethoven, modern legends Eric Whitacre and Morte… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
08/03/12
08/03/12
08/04/12
Jerry Seinfeld. Star of stage and screeen, internationally known comic Jerry Seinfeld will perform live. (Performance - Comedic)
01/20/13 In Performance at the Kennedy Center. Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the premier Latino dance institution in the United States, will join other entertainers to headl… (Performance)
01/26/13 Eddie Palmieri. Performing live.. (Arts - Concerts)
03/28/13
03/29/13
03/30/13
National Symphony Orchestra: Plays Beethoven. Marek Janowski, conductor with the Violin Concerto performed by Arabella Steinbacher. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/04/13
04/05/13
04/06/13
National Symphony Orchestra: Emanuel Ax. Albert: Rivering Waters (Movements I & IV from Symphony No. 1 Riverrun); Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2; Dvorak: Symphony No. 5 in… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/18/13
04/19/13
04/20/13
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Chris Botti. Chris Botti joins Steven Reineke and the NSO Pops for a wide-ranging repertoire of pop, jazz, and classical music. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/25/13
04/26/13
04/27/13
National Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven. Wagenaar:Cyrano de Bergerac, Overture; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/28/13
04/28/13
NSO Kinderkonzert: Viva Violins: From Baby Talk to Mozart. The violin grows up in the spotlight in this new program which tells the tale of three little violins and how their mother teach… (Kids - Children's Activities)
05/02/13
05/04/13
National Symphony Orchestra: Alisa Weilerstein. Elgar: Concerto in E minor for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 85 about the program; Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/03/13 National Symphony Orchestra: Schnittke & Shostakovich. Shchedrin: Slava, Slava; Schnittke: Concerto for Viola; Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/04/13
05/04/13
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Teddy and the Ten Hats. Little kids dress-up alongside playful NSO musicians in this story about a bear whose zany collection of hats represents a varie… (Kids - Children's Activities)
05/10/13 Your Classic Choral Favorites. Join the National Festival Chorus, led by renowned guest conductor Dr. René Clausen, when they present a program of hand-picked… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/13/13 Urban Corps Selections. The four act program traverses a lifetime's worth of emotions: the journeys of love, the extravagances of hate, the fight for pr… (Arts - Concerts)
05/16/13
05/17/13
05/18/13
NSO Pops: The Wizard and I. The NSO Pops pays tribute to the 10th anniversary of Wicked and the 65th birthday of composer Stephen Schwartz with a concert pe… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/19/13
05/19/13
NSO Family Concert: The Cricket in Times Square. The world premiere retelling of George Selden's Newbery Honor book. When little country cricket Chester mistakenly travels by pi… (Kids - Children's Activities)
05/22/13 National Symphony Orchestra: Trey Anastasio. Guitarist and singer Trey Anastasio, known for his work with the rock band Phish, performs with the NSO Pops. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/30/13
05/31/13
06/01/13
National Symphony Orchestra: Ravel. Respighi: Fontane di Roma; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major about the program; Adams: City Noir. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/01/13 National Symphony Orchestra: John Adams. With John Adams. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/06/13
06/07/13
06/08/13
National Symphony Orchestra: Augustin Hadelich & Nadezhda Serdyuk. Mozart: Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K. 183; Dvorak: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53; Prokofiev: Alexander Nevsky. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/08/13
06/08/13
06/09/13
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: Violins, and Trombones, and Bears, Oh, My!. Kids and stuffed animals alike will hear the unique sounds of a garden hose, funnel horn, a grownup violin and a baby one, and t… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/13/13
06/14/13
06/15/13
National Symphony Orchestra: Dutilleux. Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin; Dutilleux:Tout un monde lointain; Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 2, A London Symphony. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/15/13 National Symphony Orchestra: Matthew Halls. With Matthew Halls. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/17/13 YoungArts - A Salute to the U.S. Presidential Scholars. An evening of performances by the 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing A… (Arts - Concerts)
06/20/13
06/21/13
06/22/13
National Symphony Orchestra: MacMillan & Saint-Saens. Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46; MacMillan: Piano Concerto No. 3, The Mysteries of Light; Saint: Saens: Piano Concerto No.… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/22/13
06/22/13
NSO Kinderkonzert: Peter & the Wolf. Those wonderful wind instruments give voice to a little boy named Peter and a wolf on the prowl in Prokofiev's beloved musical t… (Kids - Children's Activities)
06/23/13 The Legacy Of Bob Marley. Celebrates legendary reggae singer Bob Marley with a concert featuring David Hines (of Steel Pulse), Israel Vibration, Junior Ma… (Arts - Concerts)
09/19/13
09/20/13
09/21/13
NSO Pops: Cirque de la Symphonie. Cirque de la Symphonie's aerial artists, jugglers, strong men, illusionists, and more bring the magic of the circus. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/10/13 Legacy and Life: A Musical and Visual Reflection. The East Coast Premiere of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steven Stucky's Take Him Earth, written to commemorate the 50th anniv… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
12/16/13
12/21/13
12/24/13
An Enchanted Christmas: A Heartwarming Holiday Concert. A heartwarming concert with Yuletide classics and the beloved carol sing-along. Experience the glorious sound of adult and child… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
02/16/14 Living the Dream...Singing the Dream. The Choral Arts Chorus and the WPAS Men, Women, and Children of the Gospel Choirs join together singing music that has given voi… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
04/27/14 Tango! Soul and Heart. Two spiritual pieces: Lamentations of Jeremiah and Luis Bacalov's Misa Tango, a mass with Tango rhythms and the iconic sounds o… (Performance - Dance) 202-244-3669.
05/10/14
05/13/14
National Symphony Orchestra: Thomas Wilkins & New Ballet Ensemble. Enjoy music by Duke Ellington with a dance performance by Memphis jookin artists. Also: Barber's Souvenirs, music from Gershwin'… (Performance)
05/11/14 Blue Note 75. Performances by Norah Jones, Jason Moran, Wayne Shorter, and others, including special guests. (Arts - Concerts)
05/22/14 Washington Performing Arts Society: Chris Botti. Performing live. (Arts - Concerts)
05/30/14
05/31/14
Rajaton: The Music of ABBA. With a name that's Finnish for "boundless," genre-crossing ensemble Rajaton joins the NSO Pops to pay tribute to Scandinavian po… (Arts - Concerts)
06/11/14 Made in America. Experience Choral Arts, The Washington Chorus, Children's Chorus of Washington, and the Great Noise Ensemble performing three ge… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-244-3669.
06/12/14
06/13/14
06/14/14
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach. Music Director Christoph Eschenbach concludes the NSO's classical season with Bruckner's titanic and awe-inspiring Symphony No.… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/27/14
06/28/14
National Symphony Orchestra: The Midtown Men. For the grand finale of the NSO Pops season, The Midtown Men--four stars of Broadway's original hugely popular Jersey Boys--show… (Arts - Concerts)
07/12/14 Dana Carvey & Dennis Miller. Dana Carvey and Dennis Miller, two of the most popular stars from one of Saturday Night Live's most beloved eras, reunite for a… (Performance - Comedic)
08/27/14
08/28/14
Peking Opera Mei Lanfang 120th Anniversary US Tour. In recognition of the 120th anniversary of one of the most outstanding Peking Opera performers of all time Mei Lanfang. The Jing… (Arts - Opera)
10/10/14 BNY Mellon Jazz 2014 Living Legacy Award Event. Honoring pianist and composer Joanne Brackeen at a gala reception and award ceremony in the Kennedy Center Atrium followed by a… (Performance) 410-539-6656.
10/12/14 Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra. The Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra will perform highlights from its vast repertoire of original works, including Grand Descent of t… (Arts - Concerts) 888-974-3698.
11/09/14 Krishna, Love Re-Invented. In Krishna, Love-Reinvented, dancers explore revelations of desire, romance, and devotion through the sinewy and rhythmic moveme… (Performance - Dance) 202-361-3067.
01/29/15
01/30/15
01/31/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Fantasy & Fate: Tchaikovsky Masterworks. Program includes: Tchaikovsky: Fate, Op. 77; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35 and Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 in… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/23/15 Renee Fleming. Presented by Washington Performing Arts, acclaimed soprano Renee Fleming returns to the Kennedy Center to perform a program of w… (Arts - Concerts)
02/26/15
02/27/15
02/28/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Emanuel Ax - Herbert Blomstedt. Program features: Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37 and Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 55, "Ero… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/01/15 The Silk Road Ensemble & Yo-Yo Ma. Founded by Yo-Yo Ma in 2000 and dedicated to the idea of cross-cultural collaboration, the Silk Road Ensemble unites for a 15th… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/12/15
03/13/15
03/14/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Iberian Suite. Program includes: Chabrier: Espana; Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole; Debussy: Images - Iberia and Ravel: Bolero. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/23/15 Government Contractors Spring Soiree Networking Event. Please Join Jennifer Schaus & Associates in their 6th year of Government Contractors Events at The Kennedy Center. The event dr… (Business - Networking) 202-365-0598.
03/27/15
03/28/15
NSO Pops: Do You Hear The People Sing. Celebrate the musicals of Boublil & Schönberg--Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, The Pirate Queen, and more--with songs performed by… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/28/15 Silent NO MORE. The performance, featuring deaf performers, is a platform to encourage dialogue about the deaf community and strengthen the supp… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit)
03/31/15 Joshua Bell. Washington Performing Arts Star Series Joshua Bell, violin with Sam Haywood, piano. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/08/15 Jay Leno. Performing his stand up routine live. (Performance - Comedic)
04/16/15
04/17/15
04/18/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Vassily Sinaisky. Program features: Borodin: Overture to Prince Igor; Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622 and Rachmannioff: The Bells. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/30/15
05/02/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven Penderecki & Strauss Jr. - Christoph Eschenbach. Program includes: Strauss Jr.: Overture to Die Fledermaus; Penderecki: Concerto Grosso for Three Cellos and Orchestra and Beetho… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/07/15
05/08/15
05/09/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Sibelius's Violin Concerto. Program: Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47 and Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/20/15 Kathy Griffin. Performing her stand up routine live. (Performance - Comedic)
10/29/15
10/30/15
10/31/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Lang Lang Plays Grieg/Works - Christoph Eschenbach. Superstar pianist Lang Lang plays Grieg's Piano Concerto on a program conducted by Christoph Eschenbach that also includes Wagne… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/05/15
11/06/15
11/07/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Mahler's Symphony No. 3. Christoph Eschenbach continues his exploration of Mahler with the composer's Third Symphony, renowned for its sunny nature and r… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/12/15
11/13/15
11/14/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda, Conductor: James Ehnes, Violin. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 2, featuring the NSO debut of violinist James Ehnes. The program also… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/15/15 Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem. Paired with a world premiere commission from composer Zachary Wadsworth on a Walt Whitman text, Brahms' non-traditional Ein deut… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/19/15
11/20/15
11/21/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Igor Levit Plays Beethoven Mozart & Martinu. Jiri Belohlavek returns to the NSO to conduct Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5, "Emperor," featuring the NSO debut of pianist Ig… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/27/15
11/28/15
NSO Pops: Home Alone: 25th Anniversary Film with Live Orchestra. Spend Thanksgiving weekend with one ingenious little boy, two bumbling burglars, and more laughs than you can count! Celebrate t… (Festivals - Film Festival)
12/03/15
12/05/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Sarah Hicks, Conductor: Cameron Carpenter, Organ. Organist Cameron Carpenter returns for Barber's Toccata Festiva. Sarah Hicks also conducts Copland's Billy the Kid Suite, Mason… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
12/04/15
11/15/21
Ben Folds. Ben Folds plays with the National Symphony Orchestra. (Arts - Concerts)
12/10/15
12/11/15
12/12/15
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: The Von Trapps & Stephanie J. Block Family Holiday. The von Trapps, of the famed Sound of Music family, join Broadway's Stephanie J. Block for an evening of Christmas classics & ne… (Arts - Concerts)
12/13/15 A Family Christmas. A holiday treat for even the littlest music fan, this one-hour highly participatory concert delights with songs of Santa, Frosty… (Kids Theater) 202-244-3669.
12/14/15
12/20/15
12/24/15
A Choral Arts Christmas. Capture the joy of the season with a beloved Washington tradition! A Choral Arts Christmas celebrates the holiday with a magical… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
12/17/15
12/18/15
12/19/15
National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah. Performed each year with a fresh perspective by the NSO and acclaimed guest artists. This year, Nathalie Stutzmann conducts four… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/09/16
01/09/16
NSO Kinderclassics: Break It Down!. If you love to tinker, you won't want to miss this high-energy concert, where the NSO delight in dissecting the pieces and parts… (Kids - Children's Activities)
01/14/16
01/15/16
01/16/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Neeme Jarvi, Conductor: Baiba Skride, Violin. Neeme Jarvi conducts Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No. 1, featuring the NSO debut of violinist Baiba Skride. The program also incl… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/21/16
01/22/16
01/23/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor: Daniel Muller-Schott, Cello. Cellist Daniel Muller-Schott plays Dvorak's Cello Concerto on a program that also includes Brahms's Piano Quartet, orchestrated… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/28/16
01/29/16
01/30/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor. The NSO Music Director conducts Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 and Brahms's Symphony No. 1 on Friday. He combines Schubert's Symphon… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/21/16 Living the Dream...Singing the Dream: A Choral Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. The Choral Arts Chorus and the Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs raise joyful voices in performing the powerful music tha… (Arts - Concerts)
02/26/16
02/27/16
NSO Pops: Broadway Today with Jeremy Jordan & Betsy Wolfe. Broadway powerhouses Jeremy Jordan and Betsy Wolfe team up for a hit parade of contemporary musical theater tunes, including fre… (Arts - Concerts)
02/28/16
02/28/16
NSO Family Concert: Let's Remix the Classix!. What would the classics sound like with a hip-hop beat? Join Grammy-nominated beatboxer and multi-instrumentalist Christylez Bac… (Arts - Concerts)
03/03/16
03/04/16
03/05/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor. Violinist Ray Chen makes his NSO debut in Bruch's Scottish Fantasy, which also spotlights Adriana Horne, NSO principal harp, in… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/10/16
03/11/16
03/12/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor: Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano. Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet returns to play Liszt's Piano Concerto No. 2 on a program that also includes Brahms's Symphony No. 3… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/12/16
03/12/16
03/13/16
NSO Teddy Bear Concert: The String Thing. Ladies and gents, tots and teddy bears, step right up to this daring double act of classical fun! Bassist Paul DeNola and violin… (Kids - Children's Activities)
03/16/16 Organ Recital: Paul Jacobs, Organ. The Grammy-winning organist returns to the Concert Hall for another solo recital on the Rubenstein Family Organ. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/17/16
03/18/16
03/19/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Osmo Vanska, Conductor: Nikolai Lugansky, Piano. Osmo Vanska returns to the NSO to conduct Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, featuring pianist Nikolai Lugansky, and Beethoven's Sym… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/31/16
04/01/16
04/02/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Cristian Macelaru, Conductor: Nikolaj Znaider, Violin. Nikolaj Znaider begins his NSO residency by playing Brahms's Violin Concerto on a program led by Cristian Macelaru that includes… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/07/16
04/09/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Nikolaj Znaider, Conductor: Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano. Nikolaj Znaider concludes his NSO residency by conducting a program that includes Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 27, featuring pian… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/14/16
04/16/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Hugh Wolff, Conductor: Anne Akiko Meyers, Violin. Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers joins the NSO's first performances of a violin concerto by new Kennedy Center Composer-in-Residence… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/15/16 DECLASSIFIED: The B-Sides. DJ/composer extraordinaire Mason Bates brings Anne Akiko Meyers and the National Symphony Orchestra into the digital age in th… (Arts - Concerts)
04/24/16
04/24/16
NSO Family Concert: Lights! Canvas! Music!. In this new program unlike any other NSO Family Concert, internationally acclaimed "speed painter" Dan Dunn joins the orchestra… (Kids - Children's Activities)
04/28/16
04/30/16
National Symphony Orchestra: James Gaffigan, Conductor. Pink Martini's Storm Large sings Kurt Weill's wickedly delightful work in concert with vocal quartet Hudson Shad. The program in… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/29/16 DECLASSIFIED: Cabaret of Sins. Storm Large sings The Seven Deadly Sins and cabaret songs in this multimedia mix of classical music flipped on its ear. (Arts - Concerts)
05/04/16 Organ Recital: Christopher Houlihan. Christopher Houlihan, a young American organist, performs a solo recital on the Concert Hall's Rubenstein Family Organ. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/05/16
05/06/16
05/07/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Andrew Litton, Conductor: Vadim Gluzman, Violin. Andrew Litton conducts an all-Russian program that includes Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto, featuring the NSO debut of violinist… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/12/16
05/13/16
05/24/16
National Symphony Orchestra: James MacMillan, Conductor: Alisa Weilerstein, Cello. Cellist Alisa Weilerstein returns to play Barber's Cello Concerto on a program featuring the NSO conducting debut of James MacMi…
05/14/16
05/14/16
NSO Kinderclassics: Fancy That!. Sometimes it's fun to look fancy, but did you know that you can make music sound fancy, too? Graphic artist Marie Cheek joins NS… (Kids - Children's Activities)
05/15/16 Some Enchanted Evening - The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein and the American Songbook with Renée Fleming and Norm Lewis. In this enchanting evening concert, Choral Arts celebrates the American musical with selections from Rodgers and Hammerstein and… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
05/20/16
05/21/16
NSO Pops: Boyz II Men. Boyz II Men brings Motownphilly to D.C. in an evening of smooth harmonies and award-winning No. 1 hits. (Arts - Concerts)
06/02/16
06/03/16
06/04/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach & Leila Josefowicz - Haydn & Schumann. Violinist Leila Josefowicz returns to play Salonen's Violin Concerto on a program that also includes Haydn's Symphony No. 104 "L… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/09/16
06/10/16
06/11/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach & Nathalie Stutzmann - Bruckner's Symphony No. 4 & Mahler. Christoph Eschenbach continues his multi-season Mahler exploration with the composer's Ruckert-Lieder featuring contralto Nathal… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/20/16 A Salute to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars, Multidisciplinary Performance Directed by Debbie Allen. Celebrate the achievements of this year's U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts through a multidisciplinary performance directe… (Community) 202-401-0961.
07/30/16 The Dizzy Feet Foundation 7th Annual National Dance Day. This year, events will take place on the Kennedy Center's outdoor North plaza along the Potomac River and Grand Foyer with perfo… (Community)
09/25/16 National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach Steven Reineke & Lang Lang - Season Opening Ball. Superstar pianist Lang Lang returns for the NSO's annual kickoff concert - a one-night-only celebration of both the NSO's classi… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
09/27/16 YoungArts Awareness Day: A Very Brief History of the United States. Five emerging artists, all YoungArts alumni, will present A Very Brief History of the US, a whirlwind experience of our nation's… (Performance)
09/29/16
09/30/16
10/01/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Edward Gardner - From Tchaikovsky to Elgar. In his NSO debut, Edward Gardner conducts three works inspired by the literary legacy of Shakespeare: Elgar's Falstaff, Walton's… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
10/06/16
10/07/16
10/08/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Juraj Valcuha - Emanuel Ax plays Beethoven. Emanuel Ax returns in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. Juraj Valcuha also conducts Shakespeare-inspired works by Korngold, Dvor… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
10/27/16
10/29/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Nicola Benedetti - Marsalis/Tchaikovsky's Polish Symphony. Violin sensation Nicola Benedetti plays the East Coast premiere of Wynton Marsalis's Violin Concerto on a program also featuring… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/03/16
11/04/16
11/05/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Prokofiev's Romeo & Juliet. In the first of the 16/17 season's programs exploring the musical legacy inspired by Shakespeare's literary works, NSO Music Dir… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/10/16
11/11/16
11/12/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Donald Runnicles - Durufle's Requiem Debussy Preludes & Nocturnes. Following his acclaimed NSO debut in 2015, Donald Runnicles returns to lead Duruflé's Requiem - featuring two soaring singers an… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/17/16
11/19/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Krzysztof Urbanski - Dvorak's New World Symphony & Tchaikovsky's Rococo Variations. Krzysztof Urbanski conducts Dvorak's "New World" Symphony on a program also featuring the NSO debut of Johannes Moser, who Gramo… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
11/20/16 Hector Berlioz: Requiem, Op. 5, Grande Messe des Morts. Program features: Hector Berlioz: Requiem, Op. 5, Grande Messe de Morts; Johann Sebastian Bach: Wir setzen uns mit Tranen nied… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony) 202-244-3669.
12/15/16
12/16/16
12/17/16
National Symphony Orchestra: Laurence Cummings - Handel's Messiah. Get in the holiday spirit with Handel's epic masterpiece, performed each year with a fresh perspective by the NSO. This year, La… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
12/17/16 A Family Christmas. Songs of Santa, Frosty the Snowman, and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer fill the concert hall with the joy of the season. This on… (Kids - Children's Activities) 202-244-3669.
12/18/16 Carols & Cocktails. A festive evening of music and celebration! The evening includes "A Choral Arts Christmas" Holiday Concert, followed by the Youn… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
12/19/16 36th Annual Holiday Concert and Gala. The Choral Arts Annual Gala is a highlight of the Washington holiday season and attracts more than 500 of Washington's most prom… (Nightlife - Parties) 202-244-3669.
01/12/17
01/13/17
01/14/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Sir Mark Elder - Stravinsky's The Firebird & Ravel's Left Hand. Stravinsky's The Firebird and Rimsky-Korsakov's Legend of the Invisible City Suite bookend the season's first folklore-inspired… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/19/17
01/22/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Portraits Of America. The NSO's next Music Director joins pianist Jon Kimura Parker for a celebration of America's musical landscape featuring works b… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
01/26/17
01/27/17
01/28/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Msitslav Rostropovich - Shostakovich's Eighth Symphony. In a celebration of the artistic legacy of late former NSO Music Director Msitslav Rostropovich, Christoph Eschenbach conducts S… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/02/17
02/04/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Beethoven's Eighth Symphony & Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings. Christoph Eschenbach conducts Beethoven's Eighth Symphony and Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings on a program that also features… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/11/17 National Symphony Orchestra: Joshua Bell. Joshua Bell plays and conducts in this program exploring both music and movement, culminating in a performance of Lalo's Symphon… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/16/17
02/17/17
02/18/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Hilary Hahn. Hilary Hahn performs Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. The program also features fantasy-influenced works by Dvorak, Janacek, and R… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/25/17 National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Damon Gupton - Evening with Ledisi. American R&B, neo-soul, and jazz recording artist and nine-time Grammy nominee Ledisi joins the NSO Pops for two inspired evenin… (Arts - Concerts)
03/02/17
03/03/17
03/04/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Jaap van Zweden - Brahms's Second Symphony & Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto. Violinist Simone Lamsma makes her NSO debut in Shostakovich's First Violin Concerto. Conducted by Jaap van Zweden, the program a… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/09/17
03/11/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Alisa Weilerstein - Schubert's Ninth Symphony. Cellist Alisa Weilerstein returns in Shostakovich's First Cello Concerto, a work written for late former NSO Music Director Msti… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/16/17
03/17/17
03/18/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Bruckner's First Symphony & Mozart's Third Violin Concerto. Christoph Eschenbach conducts Bruckner's titanic First Symphony on a program that also features NSO Concertmaster Nurit Bar-Jose… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/06/17
04/07/17
04/08/17
National Symphony Orchestra: James Conlon - Prokofiev & Shostakovich. James Conlon conducts three cherished works including: Prokofiev's First Piano Concerto featuring the NSO debut of Lise de la Sa… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/18/17
05/19/17
05/20/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Ton Koopman - Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 & Handel's Music For The Royal Fireworks. Conductor Ton Koopman makes his NSO subscription concert debut on a program of Baroque favorites including J.S. Bach's Brandenbu… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/24/17 National Symphony Orchestra: Yo-Yo Ma - John F. Kennedy Centennial Celebration. World-renowned cellist and Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor at Large Yo-Yo Ma joins the NSO for a concert celebration of John F.… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/15/17
06/16/17
06/17/17
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Beethoven's Ninth Symphony. In his final program as NSO Music Director, Christoph Eschenbach conducts a program that includes Beethoven's unforgettable Nint… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/19/17 A Salute to the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars. The special evening will feature 20 of the nation's most talented and accomplished high school seniors, all YoungArts Winners, w… (Performance)
11/18/17 Claudio Monteverdi: Vespers of 1610. In Vespro della Beata Vergine Monteverdi brilliantly superimposes new music over traditional Gregorian chants, combines sacred m… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
12/16/17 A Family Christmas: For the Young and Young at Heart (Ages 5 and Up). An unforgettable holiday experience as Maestro Scott Tucker & the Choral Arts Chorus lead you in sing-alongs & Christmas classi… (Kids - Children's Activities)
12/17/17
12/18/17
12/24/17
Christmas with Choral Arts. Join the Choral Arts Society of Washington for an evening of enchanting Christmas music that will fill you with the joy of the s… (Arts - Concerts)
02/11/18 Living the Dream...Singing the Dream. The Choral Arts Chorus and the Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choirs come together in a concert showcasing the powerful music… (Arts - Concerts)
05/19/18 Gioachino Rossini: Stabat Mater. Join the Choral Arts Society of Washington and Artistic Director Scott Tucker as they welcome acclaimed opera conductor Antony W… (Arts - Concerts) 202-244-3669.
10/22/18 9th Annual Federal Contractors Fiscal New Year Soiree. Join Jennifer Schaus & Associates for this networking event with 200 Federal Contractors, Federal Agencies (HHS & GSA) and more. (Business - Networking) 202-365-0598.
12/06/18
12/08/18
12/09/18
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Mahler's First Symphony. Program includes: Mason Bates: Art of War (World premiere, NSO Hechinger Commission) and Mahler: Symphony No. 1. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
12/07/18
12/16/18
12/22/18
Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas. A Candlelight Christmas features traditional carols, contemporary compositions, and sing-alongs of your favorites. (Arts - Concerts)
12/13/18 A Holiday Pops! Home for the Holidays - Notes of Honor. A holiday concert in collaboration with the USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore for all members of the armed forces, vetera… (Arts - Concerts)
12/14/18
12/15/18
12/15/18
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Under The Mistletoe With Ashley Brown. Warm your spirit with fresh takes on comforting classics in this singalong tradition with the NSO and The Washington Chorus. (Arts - Concerts)
12/16/18
12/17/18
12/24/18
Choral Arts Society of Washington: Songs of The Season - Christmas With Choral Arts. Traditional favorites and choral jewels of the season are combined with masterpieces performed by soprano soloist Esther Heidema… (Arts - Concerts)
12/20/18
12/21/18
12/22/18
National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah. Join the NSO, exceptional singers, and a heavenly chorus in the festively decorated Concert Hall for this holiday tradition. (Arts - Concerts)
12/24/18
12/24/19
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family Christmas. Bring the kids for an unforgettable holiday experience as the Choral Arts Chorus fills the concert hall with holiday classics ju… (Kids - Children's Activities)
12/31/18 New Year's Eve at the Kennedy Center: Raheem DeVaughn and Backyard Band. Join Raheem DeVaughn and legendary go-go group Backyard Band for an electrifying performance pulsing with neo-soul, R&B, and Hip…
01/18/19
01/20/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianadrea Noseda & Renee Fleming - Schubert. Program includes: Schubert: Rosamunde-Overture and incidental music; Schubert: Orchestral Songs and Schubert/Berio: Rendering. (Arts - Concerts)
01/22/19
01/23/19
01/24/19
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Star Wars' Return Of The Jedi - Film With Live Orchestra. The National Symphony Orchestra presents John Williams's Oscar nominated score from Return of the Jedi performed live along with… (Festivals - Film Festival)
01/25/19
01/26/19
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: An Evening With Brandy Norwood. The Grammy award winning singer and actress performs favorites from her iconic career. (Arts - Concerts)
01/31/19
02/01/19
02/02/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Trifonov plays Beethoven's "Emperor". Program includes: Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 5 "Emperor" and Shostakovich, Symphony No. 6. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/07/19
02/09/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Brahms, Schumann & Liszt. Program includes: Brahms: Tragic Overture; Schumann: Piano Concerto and Liszt: A Faust Symphony. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/13/19 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Program includes: Guillaume Conesson: Eiréné: Poeme Nocturne pour Orchestre (East Coast premiere); Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano C… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/14/19
02/16/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Berlioz's Romeo & Juliet. Program includes: Wagner: "Prelude and Liebestod" from Tristan und Isolde; Tchaikovsky: Francesca da Rimini; and Berlioz: Romeo… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/17/19 Washington Performing Arts presents: Living the Dream....Singing the Dream. The choirs' annual concert with the Choral Arts Chorus, honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is a joyful… (Arts - Concerts)
02/18/19 Music Celebrations International presents: 2019 Capital Orchestra Festival. Featuring five outstanding orchestras from throughout the United States performing works by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Copland, Res… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
02/21/19
02/22/19
02/23/19
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Star Wars' The Force Awakens - Film With Live Orchestra. The National Symphony Orchestra presents John Williams's Oscar nominated score from The Force Awakens performed live along with… (Festivals - Film Festival)
02/24/19
02/24/19
National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert: Let's Go To The Moon!. Join the NSO for a fun-filled concert of interstellar proportions. Tap into your imagination and be transported from the Concert… (Kids Theater)
02/28/19
03/01/19
03/02/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Lionel Bringuier - Shaham and Mozart. Program includes: Roussel: The Spider's Feast - symphonic fragments; Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5; and Stravinsky: Petrushka. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/01/19
10/01/21
Jonathan Van Ness. Television personality, Emmy nominee, and hairstylist to the stars, Jonathan Van Ness makes his Kennedy Center debut. (Performance)
03/07/19
03/09/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Haydn & Bruckner. Program includes: Haydn: Cello Concerto in D and Bruckner: Symphony No. 2. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/14/19
03/15/19
03/16/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Ton Koopman - Baroque and Beyond. Program includes: Rebel: Les elemens - Ouverture "Le Cahos"; Rameau: Les Indes Galantes - Suite; C.P.E. Bach: Symphony in G majo… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/17/19 Washington Chorus: St. Patrick's Day Celebration. The stage of the Kennedy Center Concert Hall will feature an Irish band, fiddlers, dancers, pipe players, and choral arrangement… (Arts - Concerts)
03/21/19
03/22/19
Brian Regan. Performing his stand up live. (Performance - Comedic)
03/23/19 San Francisco Symphony. Program includes: Michael Tilson Thomas:Agnegram; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major; and Ludwig van Beeth… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/24/19 Music Celebrations International Presents 2019 John Philip Sousa Band Festival. Program includes: Grainger: Colonical Song; Jager: Esprit de Corps; Bernstein: Excerpts from Candide; Stamp: A Sousa Fanfare; an… (Arts - Concerts)
03/25/19 TU Dance & Bon Iver's Come Through. This evening-length performance features new music from Justin Vernon, of indie folk band Bon Iver, and new choreography from TU… (Performance - Dance)
03/26/19 Fortas Chamber Music: Morgenstern Trio. Program includes: Frank Martin: Trio on Irish Folk Tunes; Felix Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 49; and Franz Schubert:… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/28/19
03/30/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Teddy Abrams - Glass's Itaipu & Auerbach's ARCTICA. Program includes: Thurdsay: Dvorak: In Nature's Realm; Sibelius: The Oceanides; M. Bates: Sea-Blue Circuitry; P. Glass: Itaipu.… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
03/31/19 I'm With Her: Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan. Performing live in concert. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/05/19
04/06/19
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Legendary Women's Voices - Cynthia Erivo. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
04/07/19
04/07/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Storytelling - TheTravels of Babar. A concert that mixes the magic of stories, images, and music, including Return to the Land of the Elephants, based on The Travel… (Kids Theater)
04/11/19
04/12/19
04/13/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla - Debussy's La mer. Program includes: Debussy: Iberia; Ravel: Sheherazade; Martin: Guitare; and Debussy: La mer. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/14/19 Queen Latifah. Rap / hip hop music performance. (Music - Hip Hop & Rap)
04/18/19
04/19/19
04/20/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Beethoven's Fifth Symphony. Program includes: Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2; Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn; and Beethoven: Symphony No… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/25/19
04/26/19
04/27/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Saint-Saens's Organ Symphony. Program includes: Franck: The Accursed Huntsman; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; and Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3, "Organ". (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/28/19 Washington Performing Arts presents: Itzhak Perlman, violin, and Evgeny Kissin, piano. Program includes: Johannes Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 2 in A major. Op. 100; and Ludwig van Beethoven: Violin Sonat… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
04/30/19 Iron & Wine. Alternative music performance. (Music - Alternative Rock)
05/01/19
05/02/19
05/03/19
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: An Evening With Leslie Odom Jr.. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/09/19
05/10/19
05/11/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Edward Gardner - Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique. Program includes: Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman; Sibelius: Violin Concerto; and Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/16/19
05/17/19
05/30/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Unexpected Italy. Program includes: Franz Liszt: Dante Symphony & Gioachino Rossini Stabat Mater on 5/16 & 5/17. Ottorino Respighi: Ancient Airs a… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
05/19/19 Choral Arts Society of Washington: Gabriel Faure's Requiem. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/21/19 National Symphony Orchestra: Michael Bolton. Pop / rock performance. (Music - Rock & Metal)
06/06/19
06/08/19
06/09/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Dvorak's New World Symphony. Program includes: Copland: Billy the Kid - Suite; Berio: Folk Songs; and Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World". (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/07/19 Amanda Seales' Smart, Funny and Black: Hip Hop Culture Edition. Comedic performance live. (Performance - Comedic)
06/14/19
06/15/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Nathalie Stutzmann - Mozart Forever I. Program includes: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro; Sinfonia; Concertante for Violin and Viola; Bassoon Concerto; and Symphony… (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/16/19 Great Masters of Jazz. Jazz / blues concert performance. (Music - Jazz)
06/18/19
06/19/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Nathalie Stutzmann - Mozart Forever II. Program includes: Overture to Don Giovanni; Symphony No. 25 in G minor; Horn Concerto No. 4; and Symphony No. 40 in G minor. (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/21/19
06/22/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Nathalie Stutzmann - Mozart Forever III. Program includes: Overture to The Magic Flute; Concerto for Flute and Harp; and Symphony No. 41, "Jupiter". (Arts - Concert - Classical / Symphony)
06/28/19 National Symphony Orchestra Pops: 50 Years Over The Rainbow - A Judy Garland Celebration. The NSO along with Laura Osnes, Capathia Jenkins, and Jimmie Herrod recreate the 1961 concert, Judy Garland at Carnegie Hall. (Arts - Concerts)
06/29/19 National Symphony Orchestra Pops: 50 Years Over The Rainbow - A Judy Garland Celebration. The NSO along with Laura Osnes, Capathia Jenkins, and Jimmie Herrod recreate the 1961 concert, Judy Garland at Carnegie Hall. (Arts - Concerts)
07/01/19 Michael W. Smith. Religious concert performance. (Community - Religious)
07/27/19 Tituss Burgess. R&B / soul music performance. (Music - Soul / R & B)
08/02/19 Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox. Live concert performance. (Arts - Concerts)
08/17/19 Squeeze. Pop / rock performance. (Music - Rock & Metal)
09/04/19 National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Jim James - The Order of Nature: A Song Cycle. The lead singer for My Morning Jacket joins the NSO Pops for a special performance of their orchestral song cycle featuring voca… (Arts - Concerts)
09/18/19
09/19/19
09/20/19
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Steven Reineke - An Evening With Maxwell. The talented and Grammy- winning soul artist joins the NSO Pops orchestra. (Arts - Concerts)
09/28/19 National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Season Opening Gala Concert With Yuja Wang. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
10/03/19
10/04/19
10/05/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Carmina Burana. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
10/10/19 National Symphony Orchestra: Marek Janowski - Janowski Conducts Bruckner's Seventh & Steinbacher Plays Mozart. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
10/11/19
05/20/22
Marc Maron. Comedic performance live. (Performance - Comedic)
10/12/19 National Symphony Orchestra: Marek Janowski - Janowski Conducts Bruckner's Seventh & Steinbacher Plays Mozart. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
10/13/19 Washington Performing Arts: Pink Martini & Meow Meow. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
10/15/19 David Sedaris. Comedic performance live. (Performance - Comedic)
10/16/19 Washington Performing Arts: Sir Andrew Davis - Melbourne Symphony. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
10/17/19
10/18/19
10/19/19
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Michael Butterman - Nat King Cole at 100. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
10/20/19 National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular. This is a sensory friendly performance.. (Arts - Concerts)
10/27/19 22nd Annual Mark Twain Prize For American Humor Celebrating Dave Chappelle. Event with tickets available. (Performance)
10/31/19
11/01/19
11/02/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Krzysztof Urbanski - Urbanski Conducts Tchaikovsky's Fourth & De La Salle Plays Chopin. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
11/07/19
11/09/19
11/13/19 More...
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Noseda Conducts A Dance-Inspired Program & Bar-Josef Plays Piazzolla. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
11/14/19 Lupe Fiasco. Rap / hip hop music performance. (Music - Hip Hop & Rap)
11/21/19
11/22/19
11/23/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Fleming and Gilfry & Noseda Conducts Also Sprach Zarathustra. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
11/29/19 National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix In Concert. Watch Harry Potter and friends take on Year Five at Hogwarts in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper's score playe… (Festivals - Film Festival)
11/30/19 National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix In Concert. Watch Harry Potter and friends take on Year Five at Hogwarts in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper's score playe… (Festivals - Film Festival)
12/01/19 National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix In Concert. Watch Harry Potter and friends take on Year Five at Hogwarts in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper's score playe… (Festivals - Film Festival)
12/02/19 Joy to the World - A Christmas Celebration. Live concert performance. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party)
12/05/18
12/06/18
12/07/18 More...
Ballet West: The Nutcracker. Ballet West returns to perform the D.C. premiere of its whimsical new production of The Nutcracker, which was unveiled in Salt L… (Performance - Ballet)
12/05/19
12/07/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Leonard Slatkin - Celebrating Slatkin At 75 & Kern Plays Rachmaninoff. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
12/06/19
06/19/20
Ben Folds & National Symphony Orchestra. Pop / rock performance. (Music - Rock & Metal)
12/11/19 Kirk Franklin. Religious concert performance. (Community - Religious)
12/13/19
12/14/19
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Steven Reineke - A Holiday Pops! With Leslie Odom Jr.. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
12/15/19
12/16/19
Choral Arts Society of Washington: Songs Of The Season. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
12/19/19
12/20/19
12/21/19
National Symphony Orchestra: Sir Andrew Davis - Handel's Messiah. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
12/22/19 The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
12/29/19
12/26/21
The Roots. Rap / hip hop music performance. (Music - Hip Hop & Rap)
01/08/20 National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Andy Brick - Game ON!. Game music legend Andy Brick conducts the NSO and The Washington Chorus in concert premieres from more than a dozen blockbuster… (Arts - Concerts)
01/09/20
01/10/20
01/11/20
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Diana Ross. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
01/16/20
01/18/20
01/19/20
National Symphony Orchestra: Gemma New - Bronfman Plays Beethoven & Holst's The Planets. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
01/22/20 Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
01/24/20
01/25/20
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Eschenbach Returns & Tetzlaff Plays Dvorak. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
01/26/20 National Symphony Orchestra: Music For Young Audiences - Beauty and The Beat. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
01/30/20
01/31/20
02/01/20
National Symphony Orchestra: Manfred Honeck - Lugansky Plays Mozart & Honeck Conducts Dvorak. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
02/06/20
02/09/20
National Symphony Orchestra: Edward Gardner - Dvorak's Cello Concerto. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
02/13/20
02/14/20
02/15/20
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Damon Gupton - Megan Hilty and Cheyenne Jackson. This performance celebrates songs from Broadway, film, and the American Songbook. (Arts - Concerts)
02/16/20 National Symphony Orchestra: Michelle Merrill - Girl Power! Celebrating Women In Music. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
02/27/20
02/28/20
02/29/20
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/01/20 I Am A Man: Reclaiming Brilliance in the Midst of Brokenness. Live concert performance. (Arts - Concerts)
03/04/20 Washington Performing Arts: Daniil Trifonov. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/05/20 John Hersey High School & W. T. Woodson High School Band Concert: A Tribute to John E. Casagrande. Live concert performance. (Arts - Concerts)
03/06/20
03/07/20
BGR: Lauryn Hill. R&B / soul music performance. (Music - Soul / R & B)
03/14/20 Chris Thile. Jazz / blues concert performance. (Music - Jazz)
03/21/20 Patti Smith, Jesse Paris Smith & Rebecca Foon. Alternative music performance. (Music - Alternative Rock)
03/22/20 Big Daddy Weave. Religious concert performance. (Community - Religious)
04/02/20
04/03/20
04/04/20
National Symphony Orchestra: Gustavo Gimeno - Kozhukhin Plays Grieg's Piano Concerto. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
04/10/20 Cyrus Chestnut. Jazz / blues concert performance. (Music - Jazz)
04/11/20
06/05/22
Ira Glass. Live theatrical performance. (Performance - Theater)
04/15/20 Washington Performing Arts: Stephane Deneve - The Philadelphia Orchestra. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
04/16/20
04/18/20
National Symphony Orchestra: Louis Langree - Langree Conducts Brahms's First & Hough Plays Beethoven. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
04/19/20 National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert: Goldilocks and The Three Dinosaurs - A Symphonic Spectacular. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
04/21/20 Chineke! Orchestra & Sheku Kanneh-Mason. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
04/23/20
04/24/20
04/25/20
National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach - Eschenbach Conducts Ravel's Bolero & Carpenter Plays Poulenc. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/01/20
05/02/20
National Symphony Orchestra Pops: Steven Reineke - Disney Pixar's Up In Concert. Help celebrate the film's 10th anniversary by watching it on the big screen with the NSO playing the score live. (Festivals - Film Festival)
05/03/20 Choral Arts Society of Washington: Robert Schumann's Requiem, Op. 148. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/04/20 Mariza. World music concert performance. (Music - New Age & Spiritual)
05/10/20 Fortas Chamber Music: Maurizio Pollini In Recital. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/14/20 National Symphony Orchestra: David Robertson - Memory and Myth: Music By Sibelius And An NSO Premiere. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/16/20 National Symphony Orchestra: David Robertson - Memory and Myth: Music By Sibelius And An NSO Premiere. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/17/20
05/18/20
Above & Beyond. Techno / electronic concert performance. (Music - Electronic & Trance)
05/21/20 Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: Wynton Marsalis. Jazz / blues concert performance. (Music - Jazz)
05/23/20 Lang Lang In Recital. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/28/20
05/29/20
05/30/20 More...
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Beethoven At 250: Symphonies No. 1 and 3. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
06/25/20
06/26/20
06/27/20
National Symphony Orchestra: Steven Reineke - Bernstein's On The Town In Concert. The NSO presents a semi-staged version of Leonard Bernstein's first Broadway musical hit! The story follows the adventures of th… (Arts - Concerts)
06/30/20
04/19/22
Amos Lee. Pop / rock performance. (Music - Rock & Metal)
05/02/21 National Symphony Orchestra Family Concert: Because. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/06/21 National Symphony Orchestra:Tjeknavorian - Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/07/21 National Symphony Orchestra:Tjeknavorian - Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/08/21 National Symphony Orchestra:Tjeknavorian - Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/13/21 National Symphony Orchestra: Tao plays Tchaikovsky - Balance of Power. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/14/21 National Symphony Orchestra: Tao plays Tchaikovsky - Balance of Power. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/15/21 National Symphony Orchestra: Tao plays Tchaikovsky - Balance of Power. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
06/23/21 Trey Anastasio & National Symphony Orchestra. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
09/14/21 National Symphony Orchestra: 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
09/17/21 Patton Oswalt. Comedic performance live. (Performance - Comedic)
09/18/21 Lang Lang. Jazz / blues concert performance. (Music - Jazz)
09/30/21
10/02/21
National Symphony Orchestra: Hilary Hahn - Brahms Violin Concerto. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
10/21/21
10/22/21
10/23/21
Hasan Minhaj. Comedic performance live. (Performance - Comedic)
11/12/21 Vir Das. Comedic performance live. (Performance - Comedic)
11/19/21 Lyricist Lounge: Rakim, Slick Rick, DJ Jazzy Jeff & KRS-One. Rap / hip hop music performance. (Music - Hip Hop & Rap)
12/02/21
12/03/21
12/04/21
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Mozart. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
12/10/21 National Symphony Orchestra: Steven Reineke & Ingrid Michaelson - A Holiday Pops. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
12/11/21 National Symphony Orchestra: A Holiday Pops. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
12/19/21
12/21/21
12/22/21
A Candlelight Christmas. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
12/28/21
12/29/21
12/30/21 More...
John Oliver. Comedic performance live. (Performance - Comedic)
01/13/22
01/15/22
01/16/22 More...
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Beethoven. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
01/20/22
01/21/22
01/22/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Beethoven & American Masters. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
02/03/22
02/05/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Gemma New & Jennifer Koh. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
02/04/22 The Movement Revisited: Christian McBride. Jazz / blues concert performance. (Music - Jazz)
02/09/22
02/10/22
02/12/22
NSO Pops: Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. Pop / rock performance. (Music - Rock & Metal)
02/11/22 Fran Lebowitz. Lecture event. (Educational - Class)
02/17/22
02/18/22
02/19/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Haydn & Farrenc. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
02/24/22 The Time Machine Roast with Benjy Himmelfarb. Comedic performance live. (Performance - Comedic)
02/25/22 Road To Roots Picnic. Live concert performance. (Nightlife - Live Music)
02/26/22
02/27/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Bach and Mahler. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/03/22
03/04/22
03/05/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - Noseda Plays Phillip Glass World Premiere. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/07/22 Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos & Yo-Yo Ma. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/10/22 National Symphony Orchestra: Black Girl's Rock. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/11/22
03/12/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Steven Reineke - Black Girls Rock. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/13/22 Ledisi Sings Nina. R&B / soul music performance. (Music - Soul / R & B)
03/17/22
03/19/22
Thomas Wilkins & Jan Lisiecki. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/18/22 Maz Jobrani. Comedic performance live. (Performance - Comedic)
03/20/22 National Symphony Orchestra: Because - World Premiere. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/25/22
03/26/22
Michael Tilson Thomas. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
03/31/22
04/01/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Michael Tilson Thomas - Mahler's Resurrection. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
04/04/22 The Hollies. Pop / rock performance. (Music - Rock & Metal)
04/07/22
04/09/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Helene Grimaud - Ravel. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
04/10/22 Living the Dream...Singing the Dream. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
04/15/22 MC Lyte. Rap / hip hop music performance. (Music - Hip Hop & Rap)
04/16/22 Robert Glasper & Jason Moran. Jazz / blues concert performance. (Music - Jazz)
04/24/22 Mark Twain Prize For American Humor: Celebrating Jon Stewart. Event with tickets available. (Performance)
04/29/22 Declassified: Ben Folds & William Shatner. Pop / rock performance. (Music - Rock & Metal)
05/06/22
05/07/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Steven Reineke - Disney Princess The Concert. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/12/22
05/13/22
05/14/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Cristian Macelaru - Mason Bates's Philharmonia Fantastique. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/15/22 National Symphony Orchestra: Family Concert - Philharmonia Fantastique. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/19/22
05/21/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Louis Langree - Bolero. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
05/25/22
05/26/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Love - A Joni Mitchell Songbook. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
06/02/22
06/03/22
06/04/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Gianandrea Noseda - An Evening Of Dance: Noseda Conducts Rota & Borodin. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
06/09/22
06/11/22
National Symphony Orchestra: Marek Janowski - Emanuel Ax Plays Beethoven. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)
06/12/22 Washington Chorus: Justice and Peace. Classical concert. (Arts - Concerts)

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