Celebrating Don Quixote

November 19, 2005 @ 7:30pm John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Terrace Theater Washington, DC Presented by the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in collaboration with Puppetsweat Theater and the Theater Department of Wesleyan University Chris Pedro Trakas, [highlight3]baritone/reader[/highlight3] Awet Andemicael, [highlight3]soprano[/highlight3] Peter Burroughs, [highlight3]tenor[/highlight3] Puppetsweat Theater PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez […]

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THE NEW BABYLON

The Classic 1929 Soviet Silent Film With Shostakovich’s score performed live by PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez (DC area premiere) Saturday and Sunday, March 30-31, 2018/ 8:30 and 2pm American Film Institute Silver Theatre, Silver Spring This astonishing culminating achievement of the Soviet silent film era is an historical epic both whimsical and tragic, […]

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THE STAR OF ETHIOPIA

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Historic Visits to D.C. (1904-1910) Saturday, April 21 at 3 pm Pre-concert talk at 2:15 Gaston Hall | Georgetown University A PCE production in collaboration with the Georgetown University Department of Music Steven Mayer, piano Marty Lamar, baritone Members of PostClassical Ensemble Chorus of the Metropolitan AME Church Georgetown University Orchestra conducted by […]

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DEEP RIVER: The Art of the Spiritual

Wednesday, February 28, at 7:30 pm The Washington National Cathedral “Stentorian” – Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times Kevin Deas in Rehearsal at Washington National Cathedral Filmed and Produced by Behrouz Jamali, Dimension Media 2017   Kevin Deas, bass-baritone The Cathedral Choir Choristers from the Metropolitan AME Church, Woodrow Wilson High School, Eastern High School, and Howard […]

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MUSIC IN WARTIME: A Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration

Thursday, December 7, at 7:30 pm The Washington National Cathedral William Sharp, baritone Alexander Shtarkman, piano Members of PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez The Cathedral Choir conducted by Michael McCarthy Commentary by James Loeffler Hanns Eisler: Worker’s Choruses Hanns Eisler: The Hollywood Songbook (excerpts) Dmitri Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2 Arnold Schoenberg: The Ode to […]

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At Dumbarton Concerts

In 2013-14, PCE becomes ENSEMBLE-IN-RESIDENCE at Dumbarton Concerts—performing in Dumbarton Church, an intimate setting with ideal acoustics. Dumbarton Concerts 3133 Dumbarton St. NW Washington, D.C. Tickets:  $30-$35   dumbartonconcerts.org and box office at 202-965-2000.

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Tales from the Vienna Woods

Saturday, November 16, 2013, at 8 pm Dumbarton Concerts Historic Dumbarton Church 3133 Dumbarton Street, NW Washington, DC Tickets: $30-$35  dumbartonconcerts.org and box office at 202-965-2000. Johann Strauss’s most beloved waltzes in a variety of scintillating transformations—including a chamber-orchestra version of Emperor Waltz as lovingly transcribed by Arnold Schoenberg, and Adolf Schulz-Evler’s spectacular solo piano […]

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The Operetta Spirit at the Austrian Cultural Forum

A related event to our Tales From The Vienna Woods concert: The Operetta Spirit November 7, 7:30 pm Austrian Cultural Forum 3524 International Court NW Washington, DC Operetta selections with soprano Jennifer Casey Cabot and pianist Vera Danchenko-Stern, plus Ernst Lubitsch’s 1934 Hollywood film version of The Merry Widow. What do Maurice Chevalier and Jeanette MacDonald have to […]

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Scenes from Childhood

Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, at 8 pm Dumbarton Concerts Historic Dumbarton Church 3133 Dumbarton Street, NW Washington, DC Tickets: $30-$35   PURCHASE ONLINE or call  202-965-2000 PostClassical Ensemble, conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez Ben Capps, cello Washington National Cathedral’s Choir of Boys and Girls (Michael McCarthy, director) PostClassical celebrates the Wagner and Britten centenaries with a […]

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Mexico-United States Cultural Gala Dinner with Eugenia León

Mexican Festival Gala Dinner with Eugenia León and PostClassical Ensemble hosted by the Ambassador of Mexico to the United States Thursday, May 8, 2014 7 pm at the Mexican Cultural Institute 2829 16th St. NW Washington DC 20009 Sponsor tables will be available at $10,000 and $7500. Tables of 10 are also available at $5000. […]

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