Anna Geniushene

Anna Geniushene, piano

Hayes Piano Series
Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Silver Medalist (2022) Anna Geniushene brings powerful sound, technical precision, emotional depth, yet a notably carefree ease belying the immense difficulty of her programs. Her Hayes Piano Series debut features an intriguing program of Opus One–the very first–works by Schumann, Clementi, Chopin, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Schumann, Berg, and Weinberg.

Saturday, April 27, 2024, 2:00 PM

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Terrace Theater

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Tregaron Meadow Concert, Photo: Jennifer Packard

Tregaron Meadow Concert

Mars Arts D.C.
April 13, 3:00 p.m.
Tregaron Conservancy

Experience the harmonious blend of nature and music at the enchanting meadow concert hosted at Tregaron Conservatory. Whether you’re a passionate music enthusiast or simply seeking tranquility, the meadow concert at Tregaron Conservatory promises an unforgettable sensory experience.

Fire Shut Up In My Bones

Terence Blanchard
Fire Shut Up in My Bones

Opera Suite in Concert
April 26, 8:00 p.m.
Strathmore

Based on the best-selling 2014 memoir of New York Times journalist Charles M. Blow, with a libretto by Kasi Lemmons, the opera explores Blow’s struggles to transcend and overcome a cycle of violence in his life and family. This dynamic concert production features Terence Blanchard and the E-Collective, David Balakrishnan and his Turtle Island Quartet, visual artist Andrew F. Scott, and two guest singers.

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Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

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Children of the Gospel Choir performs at the opening of The Kennedy Center's Reach.

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