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Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Was there anything in the musical world that Leonard Bernstein couldn’t do? Saul Lilienstein, who studied conducting and frequently performed with him, explores his achievements from Broadway hits to symphonic works and offers a personal perspective on the larger-than-life maestro.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 6:30 PM

It takes a village like Anatevka (or perhaps DC) to bring the songs from the beloved Broadway show to life. L’chaim!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Spend Wednesdays in song and in good company with the Encore Chorale. Now in its ninth year, this Encore Chorale daytime option has weekly rehearsals under the direction of conductor Jeanne Kelly.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Spend Wednesdays in song and in good company with the Encore Chorale. Now in its ninth year, this Encore Chorale evening option has weekly rehearsals under the direction of conductor Jeffrey Dokken.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Cellist Yvonne Caruthers offers an in-depth musician’s perspective on the life and work of the Finnish national musical hero whose compositions span genres from Christmas carols to pioneering minimalist pieces.

Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Professional fight director Robb Hunter demonstrates how stage and screen performers get the upper hand (or knife or sword or gun) in exciting and realistic clashes that don’t actually put them in danger. Front-row seats are optional. 

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 6:45 PM

American music specialist Robert Wyatt raises a toast to the romance, sparkle, and wit of songs by the creators of My Fair Lady, Brigadoon, Camelot, and other classic shows.

Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 6:00 PM

A masterwork by Mussorgsky gets the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts.

Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 6:00 PM

A masterwork by Beethoven gets the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts.

Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 6:00 PM

A masterwork by Hadyn gets the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts.

Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Music by Cole Porter gets the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts.

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