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Performance Tours at the International Gallery
Thursdays and Saturdays, noon, within the exhibition. Tours begin at exhibition entrance.
Professional pianists specializing in various musical genres -- classical, jazz, traditional, gospel, and popular -- lead visitors through the exhibitions, talking about and performing on some of the historic pianos.
|Thursday, May 4||José Cáceres, classical, Latin American|
|Saturday, May 6||Deena Gift, classical and contemporary|
|Thursday, May 11||Barbara Wing, classical|
|Saturday, May 13||Carlos César Rodríguez, classical|
|Thursday, May 18||Burnett Thompson, jazz|
|Saturday, May 20||Marc Glickman, traditional|
|Thursday, May 25||Joseph Holt, classical and popular|
|Saturday, May 27||Marcia Daft, classical|
Special Events and Concerts
Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra and
Band Members' page
Mary Lou Williams: Her Life and Work
Sunday, May 7, 2 p.m.
|Pianist Geri Allen and Father Peter O’Brien, who was Mary Lou Williams’s manager, will appear in conversation with David Baker, director of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. Free and open to the public.|
| *The Music of Mary Lou Williams
Sunday, May 7
Monday, May 8, 8:30 p.m
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Presented by NMAH and the Kennedy Center. Free reserved seating tickets given away starting at 10 a.m. on April 18, at the Kennedy Center Box Office or by calling 202-467-4600. *A convenience fee of $2 per ticket is charged for each phone order.
Friday, May 19, noon
|Images of the Piano in Impressionist Painting and 19th-Century French Popular Art|
Charlotte Eyerman, art history professor from Union College, Schenectady, New York, looks at images both satirical and serious of virtuosi and amateur pianists (generally women).
Saturday, May 13, 7:30 p.m.
Baird Auditorium, National Museum of Natural History
Five-time Grammy winner and Latin American jazz piano luminary and his nine-piece band.
* This TSA-sponsored events require ticket purchase. Call 202-357-3030 for more information
| Shahin and Sapehr
Friday, May 26, 7 p.m.
The Iranian-American guitar and keyboard duo and ensemble blend Middle Eastern, Spanish, and African musical styles.|
Free and open to the public.
Piano Programs in the Washington Area
Please also visit
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
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