The Folger Consort will present a concert titled An English Garden: Music from the Age of Shakespeare in the Folger Theatre, September 22- 24.Robert Eisenstein, Viol, Violin, Christopher Kendall, Lute, Daniel Meyers and Mary Springfels will be joined by soprano EmilyNoël.
The concert will feature popular ballads and art songs from the theatre—some associated with Shakespeare and his company and some from later works from the stage— paired in a concert with lively instrumental pieces, "fit for nobles and groundlings alike."
The 29th Annual DC Blues Festival will take place at Carter Barron Amphitheater on Labor Day, Saturday, September 2.The festival is sponsored by the DC Blues Society ~ National Park Service ~ WPFW 89.3 FM.
The National Gallery of Art’s Jazz in the Garden Seriesis in progress thru August 25. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening from 5:00 to 8:30 in the Gallery's Sculpture Garden.
Click on the image below to see a video about the Jazz in the Garden Series
The Embassy Series schedule is available thru December 16, 2017. The concerts will take place at Embassies and the Residences of Ambassadors, and each concert is followed by an elegant reception featuring the cuisine of the host embassy.
Concerts are scheduled on:
October 11 at the Embassy of Bangladesh
October 19 at the Embassy of South Africa
October 27 at the Residence of the Colombian Ambassador
November 7 at the Mexican Cultural Institute
November 30 at the Embassy of Jordan
December 8 at the Residence of the Peruvian Ambassador