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Ready To Be a Rock Star?: Join the Smithsonian Rock ’n’ Roll Chorus
Is soundtrack to your life filled with the music of the Beatles, Beach Boys, and other classic rock groups? Bring those songs alive again in this ensemble led by conductor Cheryl Branham.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 6:45 PM
Sing Out! The Smithsonian Chorale
Spend Thursdays in song and in good company as singers meet for weekly rehearsals. Led by conductor Cheryl Branham, the sessions culminate in a concert performance.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 10:30 AM
The Second City: Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)
Though the campaign season has already provided plenty of laughs (mostly unintentional), it’s time to let the pros take over. The famed Chicago comedy group offers a topical new show that offers an irreverent look at America’s electoral insanity.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 6:30 PM
The Second City: Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)
Though the campaign season has already provided plenty of laughs (mostly unintentional), it’s time to let the pros take over. The famed Chicago comedy group offers a topical new show that offers an irreverent look at America’s electoral insanity.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 9:00 PM
An Evening of Indian Classical Music
Harsh Narayan, a rising young virtuoso of the traditional stringed sarangi, and accompanist Aditya Kalyanpur on the tabla offer a concert drawn from one of the world’s great musical traditions, the classical ragas of India.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features pieces by Harold Arlen.
Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Emerson String Quartet 2016-2017 Concert Series (37th Season)
The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 37th year at the Smithsonian—and its 40th anniversary season—with a 5-concert series that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features a masterwork by Britten.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features a masterwork by Dvorak.
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features a masterwork by Schubert.
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 6:00 PM