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UrbanAria’s ‘Blue Viola’ at Artisphere

Feelin’ Blue? Are you a violist who’s feeling unwanted and underappreciated? Then run down to UrbanArias‘ entertaining and high-strung English sung short opera Blue Viola, and you’ll be playing more inspiring music when you leave the intimate Artisphere Black Box. Do you own a Stradivarius violin? Then you too should be russian over there, and I […]

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The National Chamber Ensemble at The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage by Jane Coyne

The National Chamber Ensemble made its debut at the Kennedy Center on Thursday, September 26, 2013 with a wonderful and well-performed concert that delighted a clearly appreciative audience. Members of the National Chamber Ensemble performing in this concert included NCE Artistic Director and violinist Leo Sushansky, pianist Carlos Rodriguez, and guitarist Andrew Pal. The Kennedy Center’s […]

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‘Inside the Music’: An Interview with National Chamber Ensemble Artistic Director Leo Sushansky by Jane Coyne

One of the things I love the most about living in the Washington, D.C. area is that the music never ends, nor does the opportunity to meet the wonderful musical artists who perform here. Among them is National Chamber Ensemble’s talented and innovative Artistic Director Leo Sushansky. I attended my first National Chamber Orchestra performance […]

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National Philharmonic with Victoria Chiang and Nurit Bar-Joseph at Strathmore by Francine Schwartz

On Sunday, January 6, 2013, The Music Center at Strathmore presented the second of two concerts by the National Philharmonic, conducted by Piotr Gajewski. Featured were violist Victoria Chiang and Concert Master/violinist Nurit Bar-Joseph. The first presentation was Concerto for Viola and Strings in G Major by Georg Philipp Telemann, one of the better known creations of this supernaturally […]

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