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The concert series runs March-June 2024 with performances by Moonshine Society, James Murphy, Roz White and The Blacc Print Experience.
The beloved tribute concert celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. returns to The Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage on Sunday, February 18, 2024.
The February 6, 2024, concert features a world premiere work by Young Concert Artists Composer-in-Residence Alistair Coleman, and special guests the Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir.
Pannocchia leads the organization’s signature arts education programs, including partnerships with DC Public Schools, the Misbin Family Memorial Chamber Music Competition, and Enriching Experiences for Seniors programs.
In a special award ceremony during a Legacy Society Celebration at the residence of Spanish Ambassador His Excellency Santiago Cabana on December 12, 2023, Washington Performing Arts officially presented operatic bass and social justice advocate Soloman Howard with its 2021 Ambassador of the Arts Award.
Connection and uplift were definitely on our minds as we emerged from the challenges of thepandemic. Both were so clearly and deeply needed by our community of artists and friends. Andso, in 2022-2023, Washington Performing Arts returned to the broadest slate of live performances,in-school education programs, and special community initiatives that we had seen in […]
Free performances celebrate the holiday season Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Dec. 10 at 3 p.m., and feature The United States Air Force Concert Band Singing Sergeants, and The Washington Performing Arts Children of the Gospel Choir singing timeless renditions of holiday favorites with an additional performance from the Alexandria School […]
Washington Performing Arts announced today that Douglas H. Wheeler, PresidentEmeritus and advisor, is the recipient of the organization’s 2022 Ambassador of the Arts Award. Laudedas a visionary in the arts, Wheeler’s invaluable guidance and unwavering commitment to theWashington Performing Arts motto, “Everybody in, nobody out,” left an unparalleled legacy on theorganization, and the D.C. community.
Meiyu Tsung steps into the role with 22 years of professional experience in performing arts fundraising, donor stewardship and engagement, and event management.
Washington Performing Arts today announced the addition of eight new members to its Board of Directors, and 15 new members to its Junior Board, which comprisesyoung professionals who are enthusiastic about the arts and committed to enhancing philanthropy, leadership, and advocacy within the D.C. area.