Tag Archives | Camille Saint-Saens

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Cellist Amit Peled and Pianist Noreen Polera with Washington Performing Arts at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Cellist Amit Peled is one of those practitioners of “serious” music who brings a kind of pizzazz that’s probably needed in the 21st century world of what’s generically dubbed classical music. His brand is completely free of gimmicks since it flows directly out of his personality. That’s something you can’t always say about classical artists who […]

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Mariinsky Ballet Featuring Hodson’s ‘Le sacre du printemps,’ Fokine’s ‘Le Spectre de la Rose’ and ‘The Swan,’ and Petipa’s ‘Paquita Grand Pas’ at The Kennedy Center

 Russians return to the glory days of ballet Ulyana Lopatkina could have wrapped up The Kennedy Center and taken it home with her after her performance in The Swan, a.k.a. The Dying Swan, created by Michel Fokine in 1905 to Camille Saint-Saens’ cello solo Le Cygne. The gorgeous redheaded prima ballerina – I dare anyone […]

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National Symphony Orchestra Eighty-Fourth Season Opening Ball Concert at The Kennedy Center

Last night the National Symphony Orchestra debuted its eighty-forth season in The Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall, one of the most anticipated musical events of the year, with a delightful evening of music and appreciation featuring guest artists Joshua Bell and Kelli O’Hara. The evening not only marks the beginning of the eighty-fourth season of the […]

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2012-2013 Season Preview: The Puppet Co. by Christopher Piper

“A Rather Long and Somewhat Informative Look at the Puppet Co.’s 2012-2013 Season”  Although we will be celebrating our 30th Anniversary in 2013, with our original three founders still actively involved in all aspects of the company, we are still trying to find ways of reinventing ourselves, or at least mixing it up a bit. […]

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