Premieres Spring 2023

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Let My Children Hear Mingus

The Kennedy Center celebrates jazz icon and social activist Charles Mingus at 100.

  • Original10/14/2022
A Joni Mitchell Songbook

The timeless work of Joni Mitchell is celebrated with an all-star lineup at the Kennedy Center.

  • Original11/18/2022
The Roots Residency

Hip Hop legends The Roots perform and reach beyond the stage to mentor, inspire and learn.

  • Original1/27/2023
  • 103
Continuum: Jason Moran & Christian McBride

Jason Moran & Christian McBride perform as they elevate and uphold the jazz tradition.

  • Original4/21/2023
  • 105
Robert Glasper’s Black Radio

Robert Glasper, Grammy Award-winning musician, invites friends to celebrate his iconic album Black Radio.

  • Original10/13/2023
  • 201
Embracing Duality: Modern Indigenous Cultures

Performing artists with indigenous heritage intertwine tradition with contemporary music and dance.

  • Original10/20/2023
  • 202
Cynthia Erivo & Friends: A New Year’s Eve Celebration

Cynthia Erivo invites you to a musical New Year's Eve with Ben Platt and Joaquina Kalukango.

  • Original12/31/2023
  • 203
Ben Folds Presents DECLASSIFIED

Ben Folds invites the virtuosic Jacob Collier, rising jazz superstar Laufey, and chart-topping English singer-songwriter dodie, to join him and the National Symphony Orchestra to reimagine their music through an orchestral lens.

  • Original4/12/2024
Joshua Redman, where are we

Renowned jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman performs songs from his new album, where are we, as he explores the myths and realities of life in America. He is accompanied on this journey by soulful vocalist Gabrielle Cavassa and an all-star ensemble featuring Aaron Parks (piano), Joe Sanders (bass), and Brian Blade (drums).

  • Original4/19/2024
  • 205