Category: Music and Performing Arts

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony

Bugs Bunny at the Symphony

That “wascally wabbit” returns for two fabulous nights of film and music! The National Symphony Orchestra provides live accompaniment as everyone’s favorite bunny brings new cartoons and music to life on large screens in-house...

The Music of James Bond

The Music of James Bond

You’ll be both shaken and stirred by the powerful theme songs from classic James Bond films like Goldfinger, Casino Royale, Dr. No, and others. National Symphony Orchestra performs with Carl Davis, conductor, and Mary...

Chris Botti

Chris Botti

The largest selling jazz instrumentalist in music today, this crossover jazz trumpeter has shared the stage and screen with big names including Sting, Paul Simon, Josh Groban, and Steven Tyler. Date: August 4, 2010...

Alejandro Sanz

Alejandro Sanz

On a rare US tour, this international Latin hit-maker returns having spent nine weeks at the top of the Latin Pop chart in 2009 with his duet with Alicia Keys, “Looking for Paradise.” Date:...

Reggae 2010!

Reggae 2010!

Legendary reggae pioneers and up-and-coming artists create a festive block party filled with pulsing beats. Beres Hammond with Special Guests: Inner Circle, Kenyatta Hill of Culture, Lenya Wilks, and DJ Inferno Date: August 1,...

The Planets in HD: Emil de Cou, conductor

The Planets in HD: Emil de Cou, conductor

The mysterious music from Gustav Holst’s The Planets is complemented by beautiful HD images from NASA. You’ll be mesmerized by the sights from deep space and the ethereal sounds of the National Symphony Orchestra....

Distant Worlds

Distant Worlds

Commemorating the 20th anniversary of FINAL FANTASY®, this spectacular concert will be enhanced by state-of-the-art video and art stills shown on massive screens in-house and on the lawn, highlighting the games’ most memorable sequences....

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

Named the No. 1 Greatest Singer of All Time by Rolling Stone, this dynamic gospel-infused soul diva continues to inspire with iconic songs such as “Respect” and “Chain of Fools.” Date: July 29, 2010...

Eddie from Ohio

Eddie from Ohio

Called the “darlings of the East Coast singer/songwriter scene” by The Washington Post, this local folk-rock group artfully blends folk and pop-rock melodies. Date: July 24, 2010 Time: 8 p.m. Location: The Filene Center...