John Legend with Lindsey Stirling: "All of Me" (Live from the Kennedy Center)
YouTube OnStage Live from The Kennedy Center Recorded Live: May 28, 2014 Musician, singer, and philanthropist John Legend performs his hit "All of Me" with YouTube sensation, violinist Lindsey Stirling. Produced by: Sunset Lane Entertainment, TrickySquid@mOcean, Obscura
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.
Play video UniverSoul Circus - Bone Breakers | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
UniverSoul Circus - Bone Breakers | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Bone-breakers from the the UniverSoul Circus showcase their unique talents. UniverSoul Circus is a combination of circus arts, theater, music, and audience interaction that embraces and celebrates urban pop culture from around the world. Since its inception in 1994, UniverSoul has evolved into an amazing spectacle, pushing the limits of imagination with daring and innovative performances featuring diverse blends of performers from virtually every continent. Presented in collaboration with Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Part of Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center, June 25, 2017. Watch the full performance: https://youtu.be/iBdlL41OFvg Subscribe to The Kennedy Center! http://bit.ly/2gNFrtb
Play video Spencer Branch - "Dixie Darling" | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Spencer Branch - "Dixie Darling" | LIVE at The Kennedy Center
Spencer Branch performs the folk classic "Dixie Darling," originally by the Carter Family. Spencer Branch makes its Kennedy Center debut. The collaboration of siblings Martha and Kilby Spencer from Whitetop Mountain, Virgina, along with North Carolina native Kelley Breiding, the trio plays music drawn from their mountain heritage in addition to traditional country, bluegrass, and original songs. Their vocal harmonies and exciting fiddle tunes are a powerful combination sure to keep you entertained. Part of Millennium Stage at The Kennedy Center, February 29, 2016. Watch the full performance: https://youtu.be/VqZWdHP8co8 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 "Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide | Washington National Opera
"Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide | Washington National Opera
In Leonard Bernstein's funny, philosophical, and fast-paced take on Voltaire's biting satire, very bad things happen to very good people (and plenty of bad ones too) as a terrific ensemble cast quick-change their way through an effervescent score.
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