A Carpe Diem-Revels Community Sing will take place in Silver Spring in Silver Spring on September 21.The two organizations celebrate diverse cultures through song & welcome all ages. Participants bring songs and refreshments to share. The themes in September are Hispanic and African Heritage Months, plus Fall Equinox, Harvest and Labor Songs. Image at left below: Carpe Diem-Revels
Jubilee Voices will join the Talbot Avenue Bridge Centennialto celebrate the 100th birthday of this wood-and-steel bridge, which connected the historically African-American community of Lyttonsville with the rest of Silver Spring, on September 22.The Voices will perform music from across the spectrum of the African-American experience, from 19th-century shouts and spirituals to anthems of the Civil Rights movement. Image at right below: Jubilee Voices
Washington Conservatory of Music will present pianist Stanislav Khristenko in a Celebration of Chopin on September 8 at Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church in Bethesda, MD. The venue is on the border between Maryland & DC. Khristenko has won top prizes at some of the world's most prestigious piano competitions & has performed with some of the world’s most esteemed orchestras.He has performed solo concerts at Carnegie Hall & other distinguished venues.
Khristenko's all-Chopin concert will mark his appointment as 2018-19 Artist-in-Residence at the Washington Conservatory.
Image below:Stanislav Khristenko
Washington Conservatory of Music will present the Pressenda Chamber Players, the Conservatory's Ensemble-in-Residence, on October 6.They will perform piano gems by Ravel and Tchaikovsky.
Glen Echo Park is offering free concerts at the Bumper Car Pavilion every Thursday, thru August 30. Visitors can "order your special picnic from Pralineat Glen Echo Park while you enjoy an evening of great music." Dancers are welcomed! The schedule is:
August 23: James Bazen Big Band August 30: Texas Chainsaw Horns
The Thirteen, the esteemed all-star professional choir known for inspired and powerful live performances, will perform concerts titled i write your nameon October 20 & 21.The concerts, accompanied by organist Jeremy Filsell, will commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I. The concert on October 20 will take place at the Church of the Epiphany in DC.The concert on October 21 will take place at Bradley Hill Church in Bethesda, MD. The program will feature two works inspired by conflict: Maurice Duruflé’s touching Requiemand Francis Poulenc’s technically-demanding Figure Humaine. Image below:The Thirteen
Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club in the historic Bethesda Theater on Wisconsin Avenue offers live music performed by leading musicians nearly every evening - plus a select supper menu, beverages and more.
The Club has a public parking garage in the building and is near the Bethesda Metro Subway Station.
Images below: Exterior & Interior Views of the Supper Club