Yeol Eum Son performs Chopin with Washington Chamber Orchestra at Schlesinger Center

For one very special night, an award-winning Pianist Yeol Eum Son, a double Silver medalist at the 2011 Tchaikovsky International Competition and 2009 Van Cliburn International Competition, will perform a benefit performance with the Washington Chamber Orchestra.
Concert proceeds will support the Washington Chamber Orchestra Endowment, ensuring its mission in the future, “Making Classical Music More Accessible to Everyone in the Community.”
The concert includes Chopin’s Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, the piece she played in the final round of the Van Cliburn Competition. Mozart’s delightful Symphony No. 35 “Haffner” and Serenade for Small Orchestra by Malcolm Arnold will be performed by WCO.

For tickets, visit www.thewco.org

Metropolitain School of the Arts Presents WONKA

Metropolitan School of the Arts presents “Wonka”, an original musical, June 16th-17th at the Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center on the Alexandria Campus of the Northern Virginia Community College. The show will feature hundreds of Metropolitan students in dance, music, and theater. Based on the beloved Ronald Dahl tale and the incredible Tim Burton film staring Johnny Depp, this funny and fantastical show follows young Charlie Bucket and his Grandpa Joe as they join a small group of contest winners who get to tour the magical and mysterious factory of eccentric candy maker, Willy Wonka.  Join us for a Wonka themed dance extravaganza you won’t want to miss!

U.S. Navy Band Country Current 45th Anniversary Concert May 19

The United States Navy Band Country Current is the Navy’s premier country-bluegrass ensemble. The group is nationally renowned for its versatility and “eye-popping” musicianship, performing a blend of modern country music and cutting-edge bluegrass. The Rachel M. Schlesinger Center and Concert Hall is proud to host Country Current’s 45th Anniversary Concert.

New Dominion Chorale and Orchestra Performs the Sacred Music of Mozart

 

New Dominion Chorale will conclude its 27th season with a program of Sacred Music of W. A. Mozart. The performance will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at 4 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 Campus Drive, Alexandria, Virginia, on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College.

Thomas Beveridge, Artistic Director of New Dominion Chorale, will conduct the 175-voice chorus, soloists and orchestra in a selection of Mozart’s works, ranging from the youthful “Veni, Sancte Spiritus,” written at the age of twelve, to his final masterpieces, the “Requiem” and “Ave Verum Corpus,” written just before his untimely death at the age of thirty-five. Other works to be presented are “Regina Coeli” and two works for soprano solo, “Laudate Dominum” and “Alleluia,” featuring Amy Broadbent as soloist.

Ms. Broadbent will be joined by three other soloists: mezzo-soprano Madelyn Wanner, tenor Matthew Hill and bass Karl Hempel.