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Play video RETNA: From Graffiti To Fine Art (A Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original)
RETNA: From Graffiti To Fine Art (A Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original)
“Something wants to come out.“ In this intimate portrait, RETNA talks about his creative process and the dynamic career that's led to collaborations with Justin Bieber, Louis Vuitton, and now, Washington National Opera. A Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original.
Play video Portrait Series: Suzanne Farrell
Portrait Series: Suzanne Farrell
One of the world's most famous ballerinas, Suzanne Farrell celebrates her tenth season as the Artistic Director of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet at The Kennedy Center.
Play video Portrait Series: Christoph Eschenbach
Portrait Series: Christoph Eschenbach
Among the finest conductors the world over, Maestro Christoph Eschenbach became the Music Director of the NSO and the Kennedy Center in 2010. Explore Eschenbach's history: his life, his career, his passionate dedication to the arts.
Play video The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Snapshot: Kirk Henning
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet Snapshot: Kirk Henning
Soloist Kirk Henning talks about dancing for Suzanne, pushing through mistakes, and finding focus. For more on The Suzanne Farrell Ballet, go here: http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/ballet/farrell/
Play video 16 Years of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet
16 Years of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet
Dancers and affiliates of the Suzanne Farrell Ballet look back on their time with the company and its iconic director, Suzanne Farrell. After 16 years, the Suzanne Farrell Ballet will culminate with "Forever Balanchine: Farewell Performances", running December 7 - 9, 2017 at the Kennedy Center. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BSBSB A Note From Suzanne Farrell ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ "The enormous respect and pride I have for my dancers is immeasurable. This final season is a poignant celebration of them and my gratitude to the generous supporters of The Suzanne Farrell Ballet. The program is a reflection of our last 16 years. It has been an honor to serve the art of ballet and George Balanchine." Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Close-Up with Mason Bates
Close-Up with Mason Bates
For more info: http://www.kennedy-center.org/about/mason-bates.cfm One of today's most innovative and in-demand composers, Mason Bates joined the Kennedy Center in the 2015-2016 Season as its first ever Composer-In-Residence. The new music concerts will present the works of living composers using Bates's signature re-imagining of the classical music experience. His innovative ideas have been extremely effective at bringing large and enthusiastic audiences to new music concerts throughout the United States and abroad.