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‘By George, By Ira, By Gershwin’ at The In Series

The In Series brings to life some of the funnest and iconic music of the 20th century by George Gershwin with most song lyrics by his brother Ira. They started out on Broadway before making it big on the big screen in Hollywood’s Golden Age. For this concert cabaret, six singers, pianist, and Music Director Reenie […]

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Violinist Ji Young Lim at the Phillips Collection

Somebody must have rung a bell and instructed judges at all international music competitions to start awarding prizes to young classical musicians who already demonstrate daring and panache, even at the expense of perfect accuracy and tone. It’s a welcome development if the thought is that absolute noteworthiness can be achieved later but musical personality […]

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National Chamber Ensemble: ‘Mother’s Day Concert: American Classics’ at Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere

The National Chamber Ensemble finished its 2013-2014 season (the biggest season in its history) in grand style with a concert that included classical favorites, a DC premiere, great jazz standards, a Chinese jazz suite, and a group of amazingly talented and fun musicians. It was just exceptional! The featured guest artist for the evening was […]

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‘WPAS & The Choral Arts Society of DC’s ‘Broadway’s Show-Stoppers with Brian Stokes Mitchell’ by Jessica Vaughan

Broadway legend and Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell and the Choral Arts Society of Washington wowed a Mother’s Day crowd with a feel-good repertoire of Broadway and instant classics at The Kennedy Center Concert Hall at for The Choral Arts Society of Washington: Broadway’s Show-Stoppers with Brian Stokes Mitchell co-sponsored by WPAS (Washington Performing Arts Society). […]

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‘The Art of the African-American Spiritual’ at National Chamber Ensemble by Jane Coyne

The National Chamber Ensemble presented The Art of the African-American Spritual at Artisphere on Saturday evening. It was a delightful concert with talent abounding, and the setting was most enjoyable. The evening kicked off with a warm welcome from guest host Linda Jacobs Washington, who welcomed the audience and introduced the concert in a refreshingly […]

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