Inventor of Magic: Illusionist Kevin James (A Kennedy Center Digital Stage Original)
Illusionist Kevin James is one of today’s most innovative magicians, known for creating several unique magical effects, such as the Floating Rose, performed by many magicians around the world including David Copperfield. He is currently touring with The Illusionists. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video "Ascending Bird" – Starring Lil Buck, Patricia Delgado, Sara Mearns, more... | Finale of "DEMO: Now"
"Ascending Bird" – Starring Lil Buck, Patricia Delgado, Sara Mearns, more... | Finale of "DEMO: Now"
This piece was created as the finale for "DEMO: Now," directed by Damian Woetzel with choreography by the Artists, and features movements and themes from the rest of the show. Performed by Lil Buck and Ron “Prime Tyme” Miles, with Patricia Delgado, Jason Collins, Victor Lozano, and Sara Mearns, Rashaun Mitchell, Silas Riener Music: Persian traditional, arranged by Colin Jacobsen and Siamak Aghaei Music performed by Brooklyn Rider, with Johnny Gandelsman - violin, Colin Jacobsen – violin, Nicholas Cords – viola, Michael Nicolas – cello Savannah Harris – cajon Caroline Shaw – violin Part of: DEMO by Damian Woetzel: Now in The Kennedy Center Terrace Theater March 7, 2018 New Artistic Initiatives are funded in honor of Linda and Kenneth Pollin. ABOUT DEMO: Former New York City Ballet principal dancer turned director/choreographer/thought leader Damian Woetzel—who was recently named as the next president of The Juilliard School—curates and hosts the third season of his interdisciplinary DEMO series. This installment presented recent commissions and D.C. premieres from some of today’s most creative voices in dance and music. The evening included a new work choreographed by Pam Tanowitz, with music by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Caroline Shaw, and the Kennedy Center premiere of Alexei Ratmansky’s solo Fandango, danced by New York City Ballet star Sara Mearns and set to the music of Boccherini. Additional artists included the game-changing string quartet Brooklyn Rider, Memphis jookin street dance pioneer Lil Buck, and former Merce Cunningham Dance Company performers and modern dance luminaries Silas Riener and Rashaun Mitchell. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Orquestra Miguel Faílde | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Orquestra Miguel Faílde | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
The renowned Orquesta Miguel Faílde performs LIVE at The Kennedy Center. Part of: Artes de Cuba Festival Opening Performance, May 8, 2018. Watch the full performance: https://youtu.be/cj-njGQZwbs The festival’s opening event brought the vibrant culture of Cuba center stage with performances by the Latin Grammy Award®–winning “Diva of Buena Vista Social Club” Omara Portuondo, the Havana Lyceum Orchestra, jazz composer and dazzling pianist Aldo López-Gavilán, acclaimed composer and musician Yosvany Terry, piano sensation Jorge Luis Pacheco, the renowned Orquesta Miguel Faílde, multi-award winning, classical guitarist Alí Arango, and Grammy®-nominated Aymée Nuviola. Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Wilder Adkins - "When I'm Married" | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Wilder Adkins - "When I'm Married" | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Grand prize recipient of the NewSong Music Competition Wilder Adkins (Birmingham, Alabama-2016) delivers a soulful performance his breakout song "When I'm Married," which was feautured on SiriusXM's "The Coffee House" playlist. Wilder Adkins’s songwriting gleans as much from the earthy poetry of Wendell Berry and Mary Oliver as it does from the works of folk luminaries Richard Thompson and Bruce Cockburn. He’s a true theosophical spirit, arrestingly taciturn, but possessed of startling guitar skills, a wit as dry as October leaves, and a tremulous, dented voice that’s frankly mesmerizing. Part of Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center, August 24, 2017. Watch the full performance: https://youtu.be/fDsyEyZu3vE Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Bobby McFerrin Plays the Audience! - LIVE Improvisation at The Kennedy Center
Bobby McFerrin Plays the Audience! - LIVE Improvisation at The Kennedy Center
The Kennedy Center and Georgetown University host a musical celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. The concert features Grammy Award–winning vocalist Bobby McFerrin with the Let Freedom Ring Choir with Music Director, Rev. Nolan Williams Jr. Performed on the Millennium Stage on January 16, 2012. View the full concert at: https://youtu.be/ZI37h0JS2_I
Play video Anthony Kearns - "Down by the Salley Gardens" | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Anthony Kearns - "Down by the Salley Gardens" | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Anthony Kearns and the National Symphony Orchestra perform "Down by the Salley Gardens" during the opening concert of IRELAND 100, directed and hosted by Olivier Award-winning actress Fiona Shaw and featuring leading performers from Ireland and the United States. IRELAND 100: Celebrating a Century of Irish Arts & Culture, a major festival highlighting Irish culture and its relationship to America. May 17–June 5, 2016 Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Barber of Seville | "Largo al factotum"
Barber of Seville | "Largo al factotum"
Purchase Barber of Seville tickets here: http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/OSOSE "Figaro! Figaro! Fiiigarooo!" Can the sharp-witted barber of Seville help Count Almaviva woo the beautiful Rosina away from a bumbling doctor? A stellar cast joins this WNO revival of Rossini's delightful comedy--one of the most beloved opera masterpieces of all time, boasting uproarious laughs and sensational music in equal measure.