Hayes Series alumna and champion concert accordionist Hanzhi Wang is celebrated for her extraordinary virtuosity and captivating stage presence. GRAMMY-nominated classical mandolinist Avi Avital is best known for his interpretations of popular Baroque and folk music written for performance by other instruments.
One of the most influential groups of our era, the Quartet celebrates 50 years of artistic leadership with music from their legacy initiative, 50 For the Future: The Learning Repertoire, a series of commissions by composers from around the world.
Influenced by a kaleidoscope of musical traditions, this powerhouse collective of women from uniquely different backgrounds, ages, and views weaves interactive conversation segments with songs in a Nashville-style round.
Two legendary artists, Will Oldham (a.k.a. Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy) and Jon Langford (of the Mekons and Waco Brothers), recreate their exclusive pandemic live-stream performance, song for song, for a live, in-person audience.
23-year-old Destin Conrad is a sultry R&B singer hailing from Tampa, Florida. A newcomer to the music industry, Conrad got his start on Vine, amassing over 1 million followers and fostering a collaboration and friendship with Kehlani.
with Debopriya Chatterjee, bansuri , and Sabir Khan, sarangi
Indian tabla legend Zakir Hussain returns to Washington Performing Arts for an exciting evening of Indian classical music also featuring Debopriya Chatterjee, bansuri, and Sabir Khan, sarangi.
Too Chill To Kill Tour
Ruston Kelly has established himself as an essential songwriting voice, capable of transforming his unsparing and often-painful self-examination into moments of sublime catharsis. With a lyrical sensibility that constantly shifts from candid to poetic, the South Carolina-born singer-songwriter and guitarist imbues his songs with equal parts nuanced confession and punk-rock irreverence, mining inspiration from such eclectic sources as the Carter Family, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and seminal emo act Dashboard Confessional.