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Hear both industry icons and artists-on-the-rise in the intimate setting of the beautiful Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center.

Igor Levit

Igor Levit, piano
Thu, Oct 20, 7:30pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Witness the long-awaited return of the celebrated Igor Levit—an artist “like no other pianist” (New Yorker)—in an inspired program of Robert Schumann, Wagner, Liszt, and Fred Hersch.


Midori, violin
Sun, Oct 30, 7:30pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
In this perfect marriage of artist, repertoire, and venue, violinist Midori performs solo standards by J.S. Bach and works by contemporary composers (TBA) in the intimate Terrace Theater.

Leif Ove Andsnes

Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Tue, Jan 24, 7:30pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Effortless virtuosity, penetrating insight, and emotional nuance from Norwegian piano luminary Andsnes.

Damien Sneed

Our Song, Our Story
Damien Sneed and Justin Austin
Sphinx Quartet
Fri, Feb 10, 7:30pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
A salute to African American operatic pioneers Marian Anderson and Jessye Norman, featuring rising-star vocalists of today.


John E. Dowell, Damien Geter, Denyce Graves, Justin Austin, Laura Ward
Tue, Feb 28, 7:30pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
The legendary Denyce Graves joins a multi-disciplinary team of creators for this powerful new song cycle connecting African American ancestors and their heirs of today.

Yefim Bronfman

Yefim Bronfman, piano
Tue, Apr 4, 7:30pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
A legendary pianist celebrated equally for his commanding technique are refined lyricism, Yefim Bronfman offers a recital of rare intimacy.

Danish String Quartet

Danish String Quartet
Fri, Apr 21, 7:30pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Washington Performing Arts audience favorites, the DSQ return with a fascinating program balancing Schubert classics with a new work by Iceland’s Anna Thorvaldsdottir.

Geneva Lewis

Geneva Lewis, violin
Evren Ozel, piano
Sun, May 14, 2pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
The Washington Performing Arts debut of a rising-star violinist from New Zealand, in a centuries-spanning program celebrating the concept of “home.”