Category: Music and Performing Arts

Rogers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music

Rogers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music

Set in Salzburg, Austria in the months leading up to World War II, the musical follows the story of the rebellious novice Maria who leaves the abbey to govern the rambunctious Von Trapp children....

Donna Summer

Donna Summer

Getting her start during the disco craze in the mid-’70s, Summer surpassed the genre by continually putting out No. 1 Dance Singles for more than 3 decades, from “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff” in...

Anita Baker

Anita Baker

Eight-time Grammy Award winner, this sensual songstress took the R&B world by storm with her romantically soulful hits including “Sweet Love” and “Giving You the Best That I Got.” Date: August 26, 2010 Time:...

Great Big Sea

Great Big Sea

Rambunctious Canadian folk-rockers fire up a crowd with hard-driving songs braced with gleeful spirit and wit. Date: August 22, 2010 Time: 8 p.m. Location: The Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the...

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Carpenter received her big break after performing for years in Washington, DC clubs with friend and producer John Jennings. Their recording, Hometown Girl, was Carpenter’s debut album in 1987. Her latest album, Come Darkness,...

Al Jarreau & The George Duke Trio

Al Jarreau & The George Duke Trio

Five-time Grammy winning vocalist Jarreau and jazz pianist Duke reunite for an all-star night of crossover jazz, plus bassist Miller’s collaborative album with the legendary trumpeter. Date: August 18, 2010 Time: 8 p.m. Location:...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

This enchanting setting of Shakespeare’s tale of mischief, fickle teenage love, magic, and comedy is the most beguiling of all Britten’s operas — a work with a spellbinding atmosphere that inhabits a truly unique...

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

George Thorogood & The Destroyers

Thorogood’s rebellious blues-rock heard on “Bad to the Bone,” “I Drink Alone,” and many others, is joined by the classy, Grammy-winning guitarist Cray for a night of outstanding blues with no apologies. Date: August...