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Chamber Concert with Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Sunday, March 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra - Violin Section. Photo Credit: Neda Navaee

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In partnership with Hill Center and Washington Performing Arts, musicians from the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra present a chamber concert inspired by Shakespeare and other works of poetry and theater. Orpheus was formed in 1972 by a group of young artists who made history by creating an orchestra without a conductor in which musicians led themselves democratically. An essential part of New York City’s cultural landscape, Orpheus presents annual series at Carnegie Hall and 92Y.

As part of SHIFT: A Festival of American OrchestrasOrpheus will perform “A Harlem Dream,” an original collaboration with the Classical Theatre of Harlem, co-presented by the John. F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington Performing Arts.

CAPITOL HILL COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONThis chamber concert is made possible by support from the Capitol Hill Community Foundation.

Co-presented by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts & Washington Performing Arts in collaboration with the League of American Orchestras as part of #SHIFTmusic:

About SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras
SHIFT celebrates the vitality, identity, and extraordinary artistry of orchestras and chamber orchestras in an immersive festival experience in the nation’s capital. The week-long festival is composed of mini-residencies, with each participating orchestra presenting education and community events in venues around Washington, DC, along with full-orchestra performances in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.



Sunday, March 29, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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