Artists include Wanda Sykes, Ledisi, Gipsy Kings, and Sarah Brightman
Director of Communications
(North Bethesda, MD)- Today, Strathmore announces its fall and winter performances in the Music Center. Patrons can now purchase tickets to see artists including Wanda Sykes, Gipsy Kings, and Sarah Brightman.
Additional shows include the D.C.-area premiere of Drumfolk by Step Afrika! and Montgomery County Student Ensemble Winter Concerts.
To view a complete schedule, visit here.
MY BLUEGRASS HEART
Wed, Sept 22
Béla Fleck’s bluegrass roots are on full display in his latest project, My Bluegrass Heart.
FEATURING NICOLAS REYES WITH SHUTTERDOG
Fri, Oct 15
The Grammy-winning band behind “Bamboléo” celebrates more than 25 years of flamenco, salsa, and pop fusion perfection in the party-starting spirit of the south of France.
THE WILD CARD TOUR
WITH KENYON DIXON
Tue, Oct 26
R&B star Ledisi has earned countless awards for her virtuosic vocals featured on stage and screen with praise from icons like Prince and Patti LaBelle.
Side-Eye with James Francies & Joe Dyson
Sat, Nov 13
Pat Metheny presents his latest project, Side Eye, where he shares the stage with some new and upcoming musicians including pianist James Francies and drummer Joe Dyson.
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS
By Chip Davis
Sat, Dec 4, 2 shows
A holiday tradition for 35 years, this show by Grammy-winner Davis combines Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller with dazzling multimedia effects.
A CHRISTMAS SYMPHONY
Mon & Tue, Dec 6 & 7
Accompanied by orchestra and a choir, soprano Sarah Brightman decks the halls with renditions of classics from the Christmas canon, her personal holiday favorites, and greatest hits.
THE HIP HOP NUTCRACKER
with Guest MC Kurtis Blow
Mon, Tue & Wed, Dec 20, 21 & 22
The Hip Hop Nutcracker reimagines this timeless story by combining Tchaikovsky’s classic score with explosive hip-hop choreography.
Fri, Jan 7, 2022
Sykes brings the genius behind her smart-witted comedy specials and her hilarious characters on Blackish, Snatched, and Bad Moms for an evening of laugh out loud stories.
DINOSAUR WORLD LIVE
Sun, Jan 9, 2022
Experience a prehistoric safari and get up-close and personal with remarkably life-life dinosaurs and an after the show meet and greet with the scaly giants.
DC Area Premiere!
Thu & Fri, March 3 & 4, 2022
The DC-area premiere of Drumfolk is the newest work from Step Afrika! The production reveals the hidden histories and resounding African rhythms that transformed America.
OCTAVIA E. BUTLER’S
PARABLE OF THE SOWER
Created by Toshi Reagon & Bernice Johnson Reagon
Directed by Eric Ting
Co-presented by Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Based on the novels Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler
Thu & Fri, April 28 & 29, 2022
Parable of the Sower is a fully-staged opera that brings together over 30 original anthems drawn from 200 years of Black music to recreate Butler’s sci-fi, Afrofuturist masterpiece live on stage.
Student Ensemble Winter Concerts
STRATHMORE CHILDREN’S CHORUS (SCC)
Fri, Dec 3, 2021
SCC’s six ensembles perform music of hope, representing native American, Hebrew, South American, and African American composers and arrangements.
MARYLAND CLASSIC YOUTH ORCHESTRAS (MCYO)
Wed, Dec 8 & 15
Experience the musical passion of the area's most talented young orchestral musicians as MCYO kicks off their 75th Anniversary Celebration.
Strathmore is a Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accredited facility that presents and produces exemplary visual and performing arts programs for diverse audiences; creates dynamic arts education experiences; and nurtures creative ideas and conversations that advance the future of the arts.
Proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, and facemasks are required to attend any performance or event inside any of its buildings.
For further information or tickets, call (301) 581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.