2004-05 Season

American Film Institute

American Film Institute

June 11 & 12, 2005
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center
Silver Spring, MD

Virgil Thompson: The Plow that Broke the Plains
Virgil Thompson: The River

Presented in association with the American Film Institute

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The Song of the Earth

The Song of the Earth

Wednesday, March 16, 2005
The Embassy of Austria
Washington, DC

Delores Ziegler, mezzo-soprano
Min Ziao-Fen, pipa
Wang Guowei, erhu
Shi Hong Aldin, actress
PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez

Mahler: Abschied from Song of the Earth (Arranged by Arnold Schoenberg)
Chinese traditional music and Chinese poetry

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Mexican Revolutionaries

Mexican Revolutionaries

November 2004 – May 2005
The Cultural Institute of Mexico
The Kreeger Museum
The Mansion at Strathmore
Washington, DC – Bethesda, MD

Works by Manuel Ponce, Carlos Chávez, and Silvestre Revueltas.

These composers were to Mexican music what Pancho Villa was to Mexican politics: revolutionaries. Their compositions built on Mexican popular music and dance, as well as village music and indigenous mestizo strains of the city streets.

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The Getty Foundation
WETA
The Washington Ballet
Washington National Cathedral
WWFM The Classical Network
Edlavitch DCJCC
American University
Artmentor Foundation
Marpat
AHMSA
Artworks
Cafritz
DCCAH
Dallas
Graham Holdings
Washington Performing Arts
Georgetown DPA
Georgetown
Indonesian Embassy
national gallery