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Full seating available. Masks required. Attendees will be asked to present proof of vaccination upon admission. Read the updated Safety Guidelines for more information.

$28 – $52

$28 Balcony
$52 Orchestra & Mezzanine 

Paul Schoenfield’s runaway classical hit, Café Music for piano trio, sets the tone for a celebratory re-opening. Combining elements of classical, jazz, klezmer and whimsy, Café Music is caffeine-fueled and irresistible. Claude Bolling’s musings in the Suite for Cello and Jazz Trio offer up interpolations of boogie-woogie and ragtime with Baroque underpinnings.  Gershwin is represented with his Three Preludes for Piano. With a benediction from Beethoven (his Romance No. 2 in F Major for Violin and Piano) and a cameo appearance by Christylez Bacon, the first Hip-Hop artist to be featured at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and with commissions by the Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian Institute, the season is launched.  

Michael Chertock, piano; Xiao-Dong Wang, violin; Christylez Bacon, hip hop artist; Artie Dixson, percussion; James Cammack, double bass; Yehuda Hanani, cello 

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