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NOW Ensemble

This “smart young chamber group that straddles a line between contemporary classical music and indie rock” (WNYC) performs a world premiere work by D.C.-based composer Alexandra Gardner and music from their upcoming sophomore album. NOW’s unique instrumentation (flute, clarinet, electric guitar, double bass, piano) “imports a catchy inflection to classical forms” (Newsweek) reflecting the diverse musical influences of its members. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Chuck Berry

featuring

Daryl Davis

Friday, October 22, 2010, 8PM Music Center

With his trademark guitar licks and irresistible, often naughty, lyrics, Chuck Berry gets a crowd on their feet faster than you can say “Roll Over Beethoven.” This Rock and Roll Hall of Famer influenced every major band for decades, from The Beatles and the Rolling Stones to Bruce Springsteen. “There’s only one true king of rock ‘n’ roll. His name is Chuck Berry” (Stevie Wonder). Warming up the audience is hometown favorite Daryl Davis and his band. Tickets $38–$65 (Stars Price $34.20–$58.50)

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Ledisi

Saturday, October 2, 2010, 8PM Music Center Co-Presented with The Birchmere

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Ledisi delivers her elastic, Chaka Khan-influenced vocals in a let-it-all-go stage show. Performing hits from her Grammy-nominated albums Turn Me Loose and Lost and Found, Ledisi fuses rock, blues, classic soul, jazz, funk and hip-hop. See her on the way to fame in her first Strathmore appearance. Tickets $29–$69 (Stars Price $26.10–$62.10)

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The 2010 Kenny G Holiday Show

New Performances

Thursday, December 2, 2010, 8PM Co-Presented with AM Productions MUSIC center

The Seasons Project

Chuck Brown

with opener

Christylez Bacon

Saturday, October 30, 2010, 8PM Music Center

The Godfather of Go-Go comes to Strathmore with the hypnotically danceable genre he created right here in Washington, D.C., Go-Go. Deeply rooted in funk, jazz, Latin and soul, Go-Go’s syncopated beats and nonstop rhythms keep the crowd moving from start to finish. The Washington Post calls Chuck Brown “as important to our city as that tall monument down on the mall.” Opening is D.C. progressive hip-hop artist and 2009 Grammy nominee Christylez Bacon. Tickets $25–$38 (Stars Price $22.50–$34.20) PLEASE NOTE: For this show, Orchestra and Orchestra Tier will be unassigned General Admission tickets for standing and dancing. The Promenade, Grand Tier and Upper Tier levels will be assigned seating for those who prefer to remain seated.

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Grammy winner Kenny G brings a mellow holiday concert featuring favorites from his best-selling albums including The Greatest Holiday Classics and Miracles, which in addition to being Kenny’s first album to hit number one on the Billboard Top 200 chart, became the best-selling holiday album of all time. Tickets $38–$125 (Stars Price $34.20–$112.50)

Sunday, November 14, 2010, 7PM Music Center

PHILIP GLASS Violin Concerto No. 2 for Violin & Orchestra, “The American Four Seasons” VIVALDI “The Four Seasons” Strathmore presents the Washington premiere of “The American Four Seasons” by Philip Glass, a piece The Guardian describes as “Baroque in scale, and slyly using a synthesizer as continuo, it interweaves unaccompanied solos with formal movements of great melodic beauty.” The new work is complemented on the program by its famous counterpart—Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons.” Tickets $25–$55 (Stars Price $22.50–$49.50) Christian Steiner

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Veronika Lukasova

Robert McDuffie, violin soloist & leader The Venice Baroque Orchestra

Robert McDuffie

Philip Glass

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Gerald Clayton Trio

Thursday, December 9, 2010, 7:30PM Mansion

A rising star in the jazz world, at the young age of 26 pianist Gerald Clayton has already racked up numerous awards, performed with greats like Kenny Barron, Roy Hargrove and Clark Terry and garnered critical acclaim. DownBeat raves, “In a generation of wunderkinds, Clayton stands out for his nuanced touch, precise articulation and the way he constructs a narrative for his solos.” Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Jason Calloway

Rachel Calloway

Orsolya Korcsolan

Shoshana Telner

Shir Ami—Song of Our People

Saturday, January 22, 2011, 7:30PM Mansion

Jason Calloway, cello & artistic director Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano Orsolya Korcsolan, violin Shoshana Telner, piano Explore the rich mid-20th century musical heritage of the Jewish people. From Rimsky-Korsakov to Jewish composers who perished in the Holocaust to musicians who emigrated after the Holocaust and became cultural leaders, this moving performance recovers and rejuvenates music from this tumultuous period of history. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

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New Performances Alisa Weilerstein, cello and Gabriel Kahane, voice/piano

Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 7:30PM Mansion

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Seldom Scene

Friday, February 4, 2011, 8PM Music Center

Join the acrobats of Cirque Mechanics as they time-travel to the 1865 mining town of Rosebud, where an unlikely discovery sets off a hilarious series of events full of the lore and adventure of the Old West! Treat the whole family to an evening The New York Times calls “exceptional, evocative, eye-catching, ear-catching, and engrossingly entertaining.”  Tickets $25–$45 (Stars Price $22.50–$40.50)

Sharona Joshua, Broadwood piano Thursday, May 12, 2011, 7:30PM Mansion

A Gerald M. Woofter Memorial Concert Program This extraordinary artist channels the 19th century composer and pianist Clara Wieck Schumann (wife of Robert Schumann), recreating an 1871 concert by Clara. Performing on Strathmore’s 1850s Broadwood piano, Joshua deftly intersperses works by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, Bach and Chopin with engaging readings from Clara’s diaries and letters. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Strathmore takes a season-long look at the most influential musical instrument of the 20th century—along with its cousins: the lute, Chinese pipa, and mandolin.

Seldom Scene

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Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 8PM Music Center

Guitar Festival

Jen Snow

With a career that spans five decades, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has influenced a generation of country rockers with hits like “Mr. Bojangles,” “Dance Little Jean” and “Fishin’ in the Dark.” Opening are bluegrass favorites, Seldom Scene who pull up some chairs and start telling stories with their brilliant arrangements of tunes by Duane Allman, John Fogerty, Merle Haggard, Steve Earle, and Bob Dylan. Tickets $25–$42 (Stars Price $22.50–$37.80)

This intimate duo recital in the Mansion pairs the critically acclaimed superstar cellist Alisa Weilerstein with singer/composer/pianist Gabriel Kahane, whose music “absorbs everything from nineteen twenties neoclassicism to bluegrass and modern indie pop” (The New Yorker), in a program featuring Bach’s Suite No. 5 and solo works by Kahane. The performance culminates with the Washington premiere of a new sonata created by Kahane for cello, piano and voice which draws on the poetry of the great 20th century Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Cirque Mechanics: Boom Town

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Patti LaBelle

GREAT AMERICAN SONG

Saturday, February 5, 2011, 8PM MUSIC CENTER

Soul maven and R&B legend Patti LaBelle unleashes her powerful multi-octave range and earthquaking crescendos in the Concert Hall’s incredible acoustics, backed by a full band and back-up singers. Tickets $35–$120 (Stars Price $31.50–$108)

The Dave Brubeck Quartet and The Callaway Sisters in “BOOM!” Starring Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway Friday, October 8, 2010, 8pm Music Center

One night—two spectacularly entertaining performances! Jazz icon Dave Brubeck invites you on an up up close and personal tour of his extraordinary 70-year musical career. The Callaway sisters open the evening with songs from the ‘60s and ‘70s, including “Up, Up and Away” “Downtown” and others. Tickets $35–$95 (Stars Price $31.50–$85.50) Sponsored by

Sunday, November 14, 2010, 2pm Music Center

This witty, literary lion of American theater, who penned some of the most memorable Broadway classics from West Side Story to Sunday in the Park with George to Into the Woods has stories to tell in this intimate conversation. Please note: this event does not include musical performances. Tickets $38–$58 (Stars Price $34.20–$52.20)

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“Chances Are,” “It’s Not for Me to Say,” “Misty”—Mathis standards proudly populate pop music’s greatest hits of all time. Celebrate Johnny’s half-century of musicmaking in this Strathmore Gala performance backed by a 24-piece orchestra. Tickets $35–$125 (Stars Price $31.50–$112.50)

Newspix

Saturday, April 16, 2011, 9pm Music Center

Jeff Dunas

Peter Marks, host

Johnny Mathis

Jerry Jackson

Sunday at Strathmore with Stephen Sondheim

2011 Spring Gala at Strathmore

Mandy Patinkin “Dress Casual”

with Paul Ford on piano Thursday & Friday, June 9 & 10, 2011, 8pm Music Center

See this acclaimed actor/singer/ storyteller in his most electrifying role: concert performer. “Mandy Patinkin is in the business of showstopping,” raves The New Yorker, and that’s exactly what he does in this powerful, passionate evening of songs by Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, Harry Chapin and more. Tickets $35–$78 (Stars Price $31.50–$70.20)

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Luis Pares, piano

Michael Benabib

CLASSICS Asteria, soprano and lute duo

Sunday, January 9, 2011, 3pm Mansion

BERG Piano Sonata, Op. 1 DEBUSSY Selections from Preludes, Book 1 DE FALLA Fantasia Baetica BRAHMS Piano Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5 Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Thursday, September 23, 2010, 7:30pm* Mansion

Revel in French music from the 14th and 15th centuries in this “intimate and deeply communicative…meltingly beautiful” (The New York Times) concert. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20) *Listen & Learn! Free post-concert discussion with the artists.

Jason Vieaux, guitar

Thursday, October 14, 2010, 7:30pm* Mansion

Vieaux’s program, “eMERGE,” celebrates how new music and ideas emerge from music of masters, in compositions by Bach, Albeniz, Cuban composer Leo Brouwer and jazz pioneer Pat Metheny. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20) *Listen & Learn! Free post-concert discussion with the artist.

Paul Galbraith, classical guitar Thursday, October 7, 2010, 7:30pm Mansion

This innovative classical guitarist performs the music of Bach, Haydn and Brahms on his custom-built eight-string “Brahms guitar.” Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Borealis String Quartet

Thursday, October 28, 2010, 7:30pm Mansion

HAYDN String Quartet in G Major, Op. 76, No. 1 SHOSTAKOVICH String Quartet No. 8 in C Minor, Op. 110 GRIEG String Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 27 Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Ana Vidovic, classical guitar Anastasia Petanova, flute Thursday, November 18, 2010, 7:30pm Mansion

Soar through centuries of classical masterworks by Piazzolla, Debussy, Telemann and more with this Croatian guitarist in recital with flutist Anastasia Petanova. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Jonathan Biss, piano

Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 8pm Music Center

All Mozart Program Symphony in D Major, K. 196/121 (“La finta giardiniera”) Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K. 414 Piano Concerto No. 9 in E-flat Major, K. 271 (“Jeunehomme”) Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K. 201 Tickets $25–$65 (Stars Price $22.50–$58.50)

Friedrich Kleinhapl, cello Andreas Woyke, piano

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 7:30pm Mansion

All Beethoven Program Sonata for Cello and Piano No. 3 in A Major, Op. 69 (1807/08) Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 10 in G Major, Op. 96 (transcribed for cello) Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Jimmy Katz

Co-presented with the Embassy of Austria

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THE STRAVINSKY PROJECT

Taipei Chinese Orchestra with Wu Man, pipa Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 7:30PM Music Center

Liu Junqi

CLASSICS

Andrew Chiciak

Works by acclaimed Chinese composers Tan Dun, Wenjing Guo, Zhou Long and others are performed by this superb orchestra on traditional Chinese instruments with guest soloist Wu Man, the internationally renowned virtuoso of the pipa, the lute-like Chinese instrument with a history of more than two thousand years. Tickets $21–$42 (Stars Price $18.90–$37.80)

Hahn-Bin, violin

Thursday, March 10, 2011, 7:30pm Mansion

A protégé of Itzhak Perlman, this 22-year old violinist performs music by de Falla, Ravel, Debussy, Chopin and Cage in his first appearance at Strathmore. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

The Vertigo String Quartet

The Father Book

CORIGLIANO String Quartet No. 1, “Farewell” MENDELSSOHN String Quartet No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 44, No. 2 Original compositions by the ensemble Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

A World Premiere Strathmore Commission Thursday, May 19, 2011, 7:30pm Mansion

Thursday, April 7, 2011, 7:30pm Mansion

Aaron Grad, composer and guitar with Rob Jost, bass

Alexandria, Virginia-born Grad weaves together overlapping layers of history and memory in an evocative and moving new work about his father, a clavichordist. The program also includes music Bach and Bartók wrote for their children. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Produced in conjunction with Post-Classical Ensemble Angel Gil-Ordóñez, music director Joseph Horowitz, artistic director This city-wide festival celebrates the groundbreaking composer with concerts, educational programs and an exhibition at Strathmore as well as performances and events at Georgetown University and the National Gallery.

Stravinsky’s Russian Accent

Alexander Toradze, George Vatchnadze and Genadi Zagor, pianists Washington Bach Consort Chorus Post-Classical Ensemble, Angel Gil-Ordóñez, conductor Friday, April 8, 2011, 8pm* Music Center

Hear Stravinsky’s searing Les Noces and the Russian folk wedding songs that inspired it; his explosive Concerto for Piano and Winds; and Symphonies for Wind Instruments, which inaugurated the neo-classical era. Tickets $21–$49 (Stars Price $18.90–$44.10) *Listen & Learn! Free post-concert discussion with the artists.

Stravinsky and the Piano

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Interpreting Stravinsky

Sunday, April 10, 2011, 12–3:45pm Mansion

• Enjoy a guided tour of The Stravinsky Odyssey, an exhibition of photographs and filmed interviews by Katya Chilingiri documenting Stravinsky’s odyssey from Russia to Europe to the U.S. • Hear pianolist Rex Lawson perform the American premiere of Stravinsky’s Les Noces in its final version for mechanical piano. • Explore Stravinsky’s life and influences in a fascinating session that includes historic recordings, film, discussion and music in live performance. Tickets $15 (Stars Price $13.50)

Alexander Toradze, George Vatchnadze and Genadi Zagor, pianists Joseph Horowitz, host

Alexander Toradze

George Vatchnadze

Joseph Horowitz

Sunday, April 10, 2011, 4pm* Music Center

Hear The Rite of Spring arranged for two pianos, the Washington-area premiere of Scherzo from Sonata in F Sharp Minor, Tango Piano Sonata, and more fascinating works for keyboard by the great composer. Tickets $20–$45 (Stars Price $18–$40.50) *Listen & Learn! Free post-concert discussion with the artists.

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The Del McCoury Band

MASTER MUSICIANS

Margot MacDonald

Wednesday & Thursday, August 11 & 12, 2010, 7:30pm Music Center Produced by Bandhouse Gigs

Strathmore’s annual tribute show relives the mid-sixties takeover of the American pop charts by icons like The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Dusty Springfield, The Yardbirds, The Who, The Kinks and The Animals, to name a few, by more than 60 of the area’s finest performers. Tickets $19–$22 (Stars Price $17.10–19.80)

Stephanie Berger

Guitar Masters: Eric Johnson, Andy McKee and Peppino D’Agostino

Friday, October 15, 2010, 8pm Music Center

Guitar fans will feel like they’ve died and gone to six-string heaven in this one-night-only feast that features Eric Johnson, Andy McKee and Peppino D’Agostino. Tickets $25–$48 (Stars Price $22.50–$43.20) Andy McKee

Eric Johnson

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Peppino D’Agostino

Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile

Friday, November 12, 2010, 8pm Music Center

Mandolin pioneer Chris Thile has assembled an eclectic group of adventurous, accomplished musicians to create music that is “expanding the frontier of an emerging style of what might be called American country-classical chamber music” (The New York Times). Tickets $25–$42 (Stars Price $22.50–$37.80)

Discover the pure joy of bluegrass, performed by icon Del McCoury, and you’ll see why this Grammy winner feels as he does: “Don’t ever let it be said, darling, that what I do don’t bring me joy…I’m a guitar-picking, bluegrasssinging, never grow up boy.” Tickets $25–$48 (Stars Price $22.50–$43.20)

Los Angeles Electric 8 Bang on a Can All-Stars Play Steve Reich

Thursday, November 11, 2010, 8pm* Music Center

Music for Pieces of Wood Piano Phase/Video Phase 2x5 (U.S. Premiere) Electric Counterpoint Double Sextet Hear the U.S. premiere of Reich’s 2x5, a pulsating rock quintet that perfectly captures the spirit of this adventurous ensemble. Tickets $15–$35 (Stars Price $13.50–$31.50) *Listen & Learn! Free post-concert discussion with the artists.

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Friday, April 29, 2011, 7:30pm Mansion

An Evening with Kris Kristofferson

Saturday, November 13, 2010, 8pm Music Center

Strathmore presents the East Coast premiere of this electric guitarbased chamber ensemble, in an inspired program that explores the connections between traditional Indonesian music and American minimalist music. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

In this wonderfully intimate, strippeddown solo concert, Kristofferson sings the songs that have made him, and told us, who he is: “Help Me Make It Through the Night,” “For the Good Times,” “Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down,” and new songs from Closer to the Bone. Tickets $32–$72 (Stars Price $28.80–$64.80)

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Marina Chavez

Eric Brace

Tribute to the British Invasion

Marina Chavez

Tommy Lepson

Sunday, March 20, 2011, 7pm Music Center

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DANCE

THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires in Tango Inferno

Video Games Live

Tuesday, January 25, 2011, 8pm Music Center

Featuring members of National Philharmonic & National Philharmonic Chorale

Argentina’s most acclaimed company! Live musicians perform traditional tango music as the troupe sets “a fivealarm blaze” (Ottawa Citizen) of spectacularly sexy dance. Tickets $30–$65 (Stars Price $27–$58.50)

Saturday, February 26, 2011, 2 & 8pm Music Center

Savion Glover : SoLo iN TiME

Wednesday, February 16, 2011, 8pm Music Center

Jake Ehrenreich’s

Tony winner Savion Glover and his company of musicians and dancers blend sensuous, sinuous flamenco with the explosive, percussive force of Glover’s innovative brand of tap. Tickets $25–$55 (Stars Price $22.50–$49.50)

FAMILY Cathy & Marcy’s 25th Annual Family Music Party

with special guests Bonnie Rideout, fiddle; Cathy & Marcy’s Alumni Chorus; Ella Jenkins, children’s music icon

Playing dozens of instruments from banjos to mandolins to rockin’ electric guitar and ukulele, Grammy winners performers Cathy & Marcy and their friends sing, yodel, chicken cluck in harmony, and inspire effortless participation from audiences. Join the fun—and bring a coat, hat and/or gloves to help families in need. Tickets $15–$32 (Stars Price $13.50–$28.80)

Jason Hornick

Saturday, October 30, 2010, 1pm Music Center

Imago Theatre: ZooZoo

Sunday, March 27, 2011, 2pm* Music Center

This company conjures up a menagerie of a giant dinosaur, hungry anteaters, hitch-hiking rabbits, introverted frogs, insomniac hippos and cantankerous polar bears in a show that mixes deftly designed costumes, brilliant physical comedy, illusion and audience participation. Tickets $15–$35 (Stars Price $13.50–$31.50) *LISTEN & LEARN! Free post-concert discussion with the artists.

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A Rock’ n Roll True Story, Survivor Family…Comedy Musical?! Sunday, September 26, 2010, 3 & 7pm Music Center

This touching, poignant and hilarious musical comedy is about the search for identity and one boy’s desire to be a “regular inner-city kid.” From his family’s survival of the Holocaust, to stickball in Brooklyn, to summers in the Catskills, this show takes you on a multi-media journey. Tickets $25–$58 (Stars Price $22.50–$52.20)

Brittany App

Jim Saah

A Jew Grows in Brooklyn

Experience the power of symphonic music from your favorite games— including Halo, Mario, Zelda, Castlevania, and Final Fantasy all completely synchronized to cuttingedge visuals, lighting and special effects! Come early for pre-show game demonstrations, Guitar Hero competition and costume contest— stay after to meet and talk with the creators of this electrifying show! Tickets $35–$69 (Stars Price $31.50–$62.10) U.S. Tour Sponsor

Peking Acrobats Silver Anniversary Tour Thursday, March 3, 2011, 8pm Music Center

“’A’ is for acrobats and astounding, amusing, audacious and accomplished, accurate and attractive, and admirable, all of which describe, though not completely, The Peking Acrobats” (Variety)—this company brings new feats of daring sure to dazzle for their 25th anniversary. Tickets $25–$48 (Stars Price $22.50–$43.20)

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JAZZ/BLUES

JAZZ/BLUES

Jazz at Strathmore is supported in part by the Strathmore Jazz Society, founded with a generous contribution from Alban Inspections, Inc.

These gifted artists perform a show that blurs the edge between classical works and jazz improvisation, mingling the unique voices of such composers as Duke Ellington, Claude Debussy, Billy Strayhorn and Kurt Weill. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Sunday, January 16, 2011, 7:30pm Mansion

Strathmore welcomes one of Washington’s favorite jazz and R&B singers, the “sassy, spirited and sensuous” (The Washington Post) Julia Nixon. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

Friday, January 28, 2011, 8pm Music Center

A pair of jazz legends—premier jazz guitarist John Scofield, whose playing “drives jazz forward with optimism” (All About Jazz), and Grammy-winning composer and saxophonist Joe Lovano, “one of the greatest musicians in jazz history” (The New York Times) perform. Tickets $18–$38 (Stars Price $16.20–$34.20)

Ron Kearns

Paul Wingo

O Come Let Us Adore Him: Mormon Orchestra & Choir Of Washington, DC

Saturday, November 27, 2010, 2 & 8pm Music Center

Begin your holiday season with soaring arrangements of such traditional carols as “The First Noel,” “O Holy Night,” “See Amid the Winter’s Snow” and many more. Tickets $21–$25 (Stars Price $18.90–$22.50)

The King’s Singers: Joy to the World Wednesday, December 1, 2010, 8pm Music Center

Joe Lovano

John Scofield

An Evening of Jazz & Jobim with Ron Kearns, saxophone and Paul Wingo, guitar

Thursday, March 3, 2011, 7:30pm Mansion

A Brazilian-flavored evening of breezy, bossa nova favorites, including “The Girl from Ipanema.” Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20) SOLD OUT!

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This Philadelphia bluesman lends his touch to music from gospel to jazz and rock. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20) *Listen & Learn! Free pre-concert lecture at 6:30pm by Seth Kibel on the history of blues guitar.

HOLIDAY

Jimmy Katz

Joe Lovano & John Scofield

Thursday, February 10, 2011, 7:30pm* Mansion

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The Grammy-winning ensemble returns to Strathmore with a holiday program that takes the audience from medieval treasures to 20th century favorites, including “The Angel Gabriel,” “What Child Is This,” “Stille Nacht” and “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Tickets $25–$56 (Stars Price $22.50–$50.40)

Marco Borggreve

Thursday, September 30, 2010, 7:30pm Mansion

Signature Theatre at Strathmore: Julia Nixon, vocalist

Nick Suttle

Rachel Franklin, piano Mat Belzer, saxophone Mike Formanek, bass Scott Tiemann, percussion

Jef Lee Johnson Band, blues guitar

The Baltimore Consort

Sunday, December 19, 2010, 3 & 7:30pm Mansion

Celebrate a renaissance Christmas with this beautiful performance of traditional European carols. Tickets $28 (Stars Price $25.20)

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