WPAS Experience the Best - Washington Performing Arts Society


2011
2012
October
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Budapest Festival Orchestra Budapest Festival Orchestra
Wednesday, October 26, 8pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Encores
Schubert Impromptu op. posth. 142, No. 2
Schubert German Dances D.90 No. 5 (2nd Trio)
BartÓk Romanian Folk Dances Sz. 68, BB 76
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Gil Shaham Gil Shaham, violin
Sunday, October 30, 7pm
The Music Center at Strathmore
Encores
Schubert Sonatina in D Major D. 384 (Allergo vivace)
November
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Marouan Benabdallah Marouan Benabdallah, piano
Sunday, November 5, 2pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Encores
Bartok 5 pieces from Mikrokosmos
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Garrick Ohlsson Garrick Ohlsson, piano
Tuesday, November 8, 8pm
The Music Center at Strathmore
Encores
Chopin Grande valse brillante in E-flat Major, Op. 18
Chopin Waltz in C-sharp minor, Op. 64, No. 2
December
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Kathryn Stott Kathryn Stott, piano
Saturday, December 3, 2pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Encores
Chopin Prelude No. 4 in E minor, Opus 28
January
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Orion Weiss Orion Weiss, piano
Saturday, January 7, 2pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Encores
Jarrett Encore from 1984 Tokyo Concert
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Joshua Bell Joshua Bell, violin
Monday, January 23, 8pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Encores
Pablo de Sarasate Zigeunerweisen
February
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Leif Ove Andsnes Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Sunday, February 12, 7pm
The Music Center at Strathmore
Encores
Chopin Waltz in A-flat Major, Op. 34, No. 1
Rachmaninoff Etudes-Tableaux in C Major, Op. 33, No. 2
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Chris Botti Chris Botti
Friday, February 17, 8pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Encores
Puccini Nessun Dorma
Rodgers My Funny Valentine
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Julia Fischer Julia Fischer, violin
Saturday, February 18, 8pm
Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
Encores
YSAŸe Andante
Bloch II Nigun "3 Pictures"
Tchaikovsky Melody
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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Wednesday, February 29, 8pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Encores
J. Strauss Blue Danube Waltz
March
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Yefim Bronfman Yefim Bronfman, piano
Friday, March 2, 8pm
The Music Center at Strathmore
Encores
Chopin Étude in F Major, Op. 10 No. 8
Chopin Étude in C-sharp minor, Op. 10 No. 4
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Benajamin Grosvenor Benjamin Grosvenor, piano
Saturday, March 3, 2pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Encores
John Philip Sousa, arr. Vladimir Horowitz Stars and Stripes Forever
Abram Chasins Prelude # 14
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Vadim Repin Vadim Repin, violin
Friday, March 16, 8pm
The Music Center at Strathmore
Encores
Manuel Ponce Estrellita
Fritz Kreisler Tambourin chinois
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Murray Perahia Murray Perahia, piano
Sunday, March 18, 4pm
The Music Center at Strathmore
Encores
Schubert Impromptu No. 2 in E-Flat Major, Op. 90 D.899
Chopin Étude No. 4 in C-sharp minor, Op. 10
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Mikhail Simonyan Mikhail Simonyan, violin
Saturday, March 31, 2pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Encores
NovÁĈek Moto Perpetuo
Gershwin "It Ain't Necessarily So" from Porgy and Bess
April
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Yefim Bronfman European Union Youth Orchestra
Sunday, April 15, 4pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Encores
Bernstein "America" from West Side Story
May
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Stefan Jackiw Stefan Jackiw
Saturday, May 5, 2pm
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Encores
Stravinsky Dithyrambe (from Duo Concertante)
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James Ehnes of The Philadelphia Orchestra The Philadelphia Orchestra
Friday, May 11, 8pm
Music Center at Strathmore
Encores Performed by James Ehnes, violin
Paganini Caprice No. 24
J.S. Bach Largo from Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BMV 1005
 
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Itzhak Perlman Itzhak Perlman, violin
Monday, May 14, 8pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Encores
Kreisler Andantino
Kreisler Caprice
Kreisler Tempe di Menuendo
John Williams Theme from Schindler's List
da Falla Dance Espangnole from La Vida Breve
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