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    Jeremy Denk, Kronos Quartet, Rhiannon Giddens Featured in Washington Performing Arts 2018-19 Season

    Washington Performing Arts has announced its 2018–19 concert season, and among the performers the organization will present at various venues in the Washington, DC, area next season are three Nonesuch artists: Jeremy Denk, Kronos Quartet, and Rhiannon Giddens.

    Pianist Jeremy Denk will be presented twice in the season, first giving a solo recital of works by John Adams, Beethoven, Bizet, Mendelssohn, and Schumann in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. He returns to the area to join violinist Joshua Bell and cellist Steven Isserlis in a performance of trios by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, and Ravel at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Maryland, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

    Kronos Quartet takes part in year four of its five-year residency with Washington Performing Arts with a concert at Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, DC, on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The program, titled Music for Change: The Banned Countries, features music from the seven largely Muslim-majority countries originally included on the 2017 Executive Orders limiting travel to the US: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.

    Rhiannon Giddens will also perform at Sixth & I, as the special guest of pianist Lara Downes, on Saturday, February 23. The program includes music by Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Meredith Monk, and others.

    Among the other artists performing next season are cellist Yo-Yo Ma and bassist Edgar Meyer, who released the album Bach Trios with Chris Thile on Nonesuch in 2017. Ma performs the complete Bach Suites at the Washington National Cathedral on November 29, 2018, and Meyer joins Zakir Hussain and Béla Fleck in concert at GW Lisner Auditorium on November 10.

    Subscription tickets for the Washington Performing Arts 2018–19 season are on sale now. Single tickets will go on sale in late summer. For more information on these and other performances in the season, visit washingtonperformingarts.org.

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Washington Performing Arts has announced its 2018–19 concert season, and among the performers the organization will present at various venues in the Washington, DC, area next season are Jeremy Denk (Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, January 29; Strathmore with Joshua Bell and Steven Isserlis, May 1), Kronos Quartet (Sixth & I, March 2), and Rhiannon Giddens (Sixth & I with Lara Downes, February 23).

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Washington Performing Arts has announced its 2018–19 concert season, and among the performers the organization will present at various venues in the Washington, DC, area next season are three Nonesuch artists: Jeremy Denk, Kronos Quartet, and Rhiannon Giddens.

Pianist Jeremy Denk will be presented twice in the season, first giving a solo recital of works by John Adams, Beethoven, Bizet, Mendelssohn, and Schumann in the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. He returns to the area to join violinist Joshua Bell and cellist Steven Isserlis in a performance of trios by Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, and Ravel at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Maryland, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

Kronos Quartet takes part in year four of its five-year residency with Washington Performing Arts with a concert at Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington, DC, on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The program, titled Music for Change: The Banned Countries, features music from the seven largely Muslim-majority countries originally included on the 2017 Executive Orders limiting travel to the US: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.

Rhiannon Giddens will also perform at Sixth & I, as the special guest of pianist Lara Downes, on Saturday, February 23. The program includes music by Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, Meredith Monk, and others.

Among the other artists performing next season are cellist Yo-Yo Ma and bassist Edgar Meyer, who released the album Bach Trios with Chris Thile on Nonesuch in 2017. Ma performs the complete Bach Suites at the Washington National Cathedral on November 29, 2018, and Meyer joins Zakir Hussain and Béla Fleck in concert at GW Lisner Auditorium on November 10.

Subscription tickets for the Washington Performing Arts 2018–19 season are on sale now. Single tickets will go on sale in late summer. For more information on these and other performances in the season, visit washingtonperformingarts.org.

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