Acclaimed British pianist Martin Jones brings the 4th installment of his American Piano Music Series to Washington, DC. This excellent program includes music by Ingrid Arauco (Pennsylvania), Kent Holiday (Virginia), Timothy Melbinger (Pennsylvania), and Jonathan Newmark (Virginia), in addition to more familiar music from the repertoire. RSVP required here.
Italian keyboard artist Alberto Busettini presents this sumptuous, definitively French, Program of works by three generations of the famed Couperin family – Louis Couperin, François (“The Great”) Couperin, and Armand-Louis Couperin. These glorious works span the French Baroque to early Classical period. A meet-the-artist gathering with complimentary beverages follows the concert. Advance on-line ticket
Episode 1: What is a Melody? “It’s the whole meal so to speak: when you think of music, you think of melody right away,” says Mr. Bernstein. On this concert, Ludwig van Beethoven’s masterpieces, both early and late works for string quartet, provide the melodic inspiration for contemporary quartets by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw
Acclaimed for her passionate, powerful performances, beautiful sound, and compelling command of her instrument, violinist Bella Hristova is a young musician with a growing international career. Her numerous prizes include a 2013 Avery Fisher Career Grant and First Prizes in the Young Concert Artists International Auditions and Michael Hill International Violin Competition in New Zealand.
Dr. Jeremy Dittus Dalcroze Workshop
Mezzo-soprano Lauren Campbell, collaborative pianist Felicia Weiss, and other musical friends come together for an eclectic afternoon performance. Program includes music by Clara Schumann, Henry Purcell, Reynaldo Hahn, Virgil Thomson, Ivor Gurney and more. FREE
Henry Flory, Violin Recital Described by critics as a “poet” of the violin, award-winning violinist Henry Flory is rapidly earning a reputation as one of the most dynamic and charismatic violinists of his generation, with a burgeoning career spanning the US, Europe, and Asia. Since his debut as an orchestral soloist at the age of
Ready for a unique musical adventure? Multistyle violinist and champion fiddler Mari Black showcases her musical versatility with her World Fiddle Ensemble, presenting concerts of energetic, eclectic fiddle music from all around the globe. The show features Mari’s fresh dance-driven music that transcends any musical style, an innovative blend of Celtic, American, and Canadian fiddling,
Brahms Piano Quartet in A Major and more. Dan Campolieta, piano Derek Powell, violin Beth Walenta, viola Aaron Ludwig, cello FREE
Solo recital by Scottish Fiddle Champion, Sean Heely Presented by Folklore Society of Greater Washington Seán Heely’s long-awaited crowdfunded debut CD, Edge of the Bow, is a featured album on the front page of irishmusicmagazine.com. A Scottish National Fiddle Champion (2016), invited contestant in the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann (2017), and award-winning composer, Seán has a degree in classical