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Arturo Sandoval Live at Blues Alley

November 15, 2017

Enjoy an evening with 10X Grammy Winning legend of Latin Jazz Arturo Sandoval at Blues Alley November 30 through December 3, 2017.


Granted political asylum in July 1990 and US citizenship in 1999, Sandoval and his family now call Miami, Florida home. A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Sandoval was born in Artemisa, a small town in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, on November 6, 1949, just two years after Gillespie became the first musician to bring Latin influences into American Jazz. Sandoval began studying classical trumpet at the age of twelve, but it didn’t take him long to catch the excitement of the jazz world. He has since evolved into one of the World’s most acknowledged guardians of jazz trumpet and flugel horn, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer.


Arturo Sandoval is fluent in at least four musical languages. He can burn through an Afro-Cuban groove, tear up a bebop tune, soar over a Mozart concerto and sooth you with a luscious ballad; with equal power and grace.


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Blues Alley is located at 1073 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

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Dumbarton Concerts Presents Ensō String Quartet Nov. 11

October 18, 2017

Dumbarton Concerts presents the Grammy-nominated Ensō String Quartet on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8:00 pm.


The quartet has won numerous awards, including top prizes at the Concert Artists Guild and Banff International String Quartet competitions. Classical Voice called them, “one of the eminent string quartets of our era.” Founded at Yale University in 1999, Ensō has toured from coast to coast throughout the U.S.  The Quartet will perform Ludwig Van Beethoven's String Quartet, Op. 18, No. 3 and his String Quartet, Op. 59, No. 1 as well as Anton Webern's Six Bagatelles, Op. 9.  


Tickets ordered within 7 days of the performance will be held at the box office: please do not select the mailing option.


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Dumbarton Concerts is located at Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton Street in Georgetown. 


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An Evening at Dumbarton Oaks Oct. 19

September 20, 2017

Enjoy current Dumbarton Oaks exhibitions with friends, explore the Byzantine and Pre-Columbian galleries, and discover the range of art and architecture, from the ornate Renaissance-inspired Music Room to the sleek modernist Philip Johnson Pavilion. This special evening is October 19, 2017 starting at 6:00 pm.


Bringing together modern and ancient art, an exhibit of Impressionist works celebrating the “new woman” of the Belle Époque resides near a special display of ancient bronzes, ranging from the prehistoric Chinese, the Egyptian, Greco-Roman and Byzantine worlds to the fifteenth-century Inka Empire. 


Admission is free, with a cash bar. Guests must be 21 years of age or older and present a valid photo ID to purchase alcohol. 


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Dumbarton Oaks is located at 1703 32nd Street in Georgetown.



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