Charles Ives: A Life in Music

Thursday, November 3, 2011 @ 8:00 pm The Music Center at Strathmore 5301 Tuckerman Lane Bethesda, MD Tickets $15-25 [button link=”http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=7147″]Buy Tickets Now[/button] This one-of-a-kind theatrical presentation, with actors and lighting design, traces Ives’s life —including his passionate courtship, his fierce Transcendentalism, and his cranky politics— through music, letters, and essays. The repertoire —for voice, […]

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Flamenco as Cultural Expression

Friday, May 9, 2003 The Library of Congress Washington, DC

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American Film Institute*

June 11 & 12, 2005 AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center Silver Spring, MD Presented in association with the American Film Institute Floyd King, [highlight3]narrator[/highlight3] Charles Fussell, [highlight3]composer[/highlight3] George Stoney, [highlight3]filmmaker, panelist[/highlight3] PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez Program Virgil Thomson: [highlight3]The Plow That Broke the Plains[/highlight3] (Film with Thomson’s score in live performance) Virgil Thomson: [highlight3]The River[/highlight3] (Film with Thomson’s score […]

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Encounters: Mario Lavista

November 9, 2006 @ 8:00 pm GALA Hispanic Theatre Washington, DC A portrait of one of Latin America ’s foremost living composers, who also takes part as commentator.  Presented in collaboration with the Cultural Institute of Mexico. Mario Lavista, [highlight3]composer & commentator[highlight3] Wes Nichols, [highlight3]oboe[/highlight3] Evelyn Elsing, [highlight3]violoncello[/highlight3] Naoko Takao, [highlight3]piano[/highlight3] David Lonkevich, [highlight3]flute[/highlight3] PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez […]

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Mexican Revolutionaries

May 19, 2005, 7:30pm The Mansion at Strathmore Bethesda, MD Omar Herrera-Arizmendi, [highlight3]piano[/highlight3] PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez Program Silvestre Revueltas: [highlight3]Planos[/highlight3] Manuel M. Ponce: [highlight3]Selected piano works[/highlight3] Carlos Chavez: [highlight3]String quartet No.1[/highlight3] Silvestre Revueltas: [highlight3]String Quartet No. 4[/highlight3] (Musica de Feria) To read the complete program, click here>

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Csárdás!

February 5, 2004, 7:00pm Georgetown University – Gaston Hall Washington, DC Presented in collaboration with Georgetown University’s Program for Performing Arts and the Hungarian Cultural Center. Gázsa Folk Band of Budapest Alexander Shtarkman & Maria Strezova, [highlight3]piano[/highlight3] PostClassical Ensemble conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez Program Pre-concert talk with The Gázsa Folk Band and Joseph Horowitz Franz Schubert: [highlight3]Divertissement a […]

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Ives Masterclass with Jeremy Denk

Thursday, November 3, 2011 @ 4:00 pm The Music Center at Strathmore Bethesda, MD Free Admission [button link=”http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=7348″]Reserve Your Seat Now![/button]

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Ives Plays Ives

Thursday, November 3, 2011 @ 5:30 pm The Music Center at Strathmore Bethesda, MD Free Admission [button link=”http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=7351″]Reserve Your Seat Now![/button] Jeremy Denk and PostClassical Ensemble Artistic Director Joseph Horowitz audition rare recordings of Charles Ives playing and singing his own compositions.

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Beethoven and Ives

Friday, November 4, 2011 @ 8:00 pm The Music Center at Strathmore 5301 Tuckerman Lane Bethesda, MD Tickets $15-45 [button link=”http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=7150″]Buy Tickets Now![/button] Hailed as its 1939 premiere as “exceptionally great music—the greatest music composed by an American, and the most deeply and essentially American in impulse and implication,” Ives epic Concord Sonata is one man’s definition […]

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Interpreting Ives

Saturday, November 5, 2011 @ 3:30 – 6:40 pm The Music Center at Strathmore Bethesda, MD Tickets $15 [button link=”http://www.strathmore.org/eventstickets/calendar/view.asp?id=7354″]Buy Tickets Now![/button] An intimate Ives immersion experience – mingle with artists, scholars and music lovers, with Joseph Horowitz on Ives and the 21st Century; Jeremy Denk on Ives and Beethoven (lecture/performance), Tom Owens on Ives’ letters, and William […]

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