The Stravinsky Project

The Stravinsky Project April 8 – 10, 2011 The  Music Center at Strathmore National Gallery of Art Washington, DC – Bethesda, MD Rediscover the music that changed everything, shocking audiences of the early 20th century and continuing to shape the course of the art through the 1960s. In this program you will hear Stravinsky’s searing […]

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Sublime Confluence: The Music of Lou Harrison

Sublime Confluence: The Music of Lou Harrison February 26 – March 6, 2011 The George Washington University National Gallery of Art Embassy of Indonesia Washington, DC Lou Harrison (1917-2003) is a great California composer whose music is little heard in the Eastern United States. Drawing on the fragrant poetry of Indonesian gamelan music, he achieved […]

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The Gershwin Project

The Gershwin Project September 21 – 24, 2010 Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center University of Maryland College Park, MD No other American composer straddles as many musical worlds. In the realm of popular song and jazz, Gershwin’s genius has long been celebrated. In the world of classical music, he was long marginalized as a “pops” […]

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