The Embassy Series
March 28, 2016 - June 9, 2016

Guy Mintus Trio 
Monday March 28, 2016  Get Tickets

IN COOPERATION WITH THE EMBASSY OF ISRAEL-- VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED- GUY MINTUS JAZZ TRIO -Monday, March 28, 2016- Reception at 6:30pm; concert starts at 7:30pm. Guy Mintus’s recent awards include 'Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award' and the “Fran Morgenstren Davis Scholarship” - by ASCAP as well as two 'Down Beat Magazine Student Awards' for Outstanding Jazz Performance and Arrangement. winner. Inc. reception $70

Vassily Primakov 
Friday April 1, 2016  Get Tickets

RESIDENCE OF THE RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR -1125 16TH STREET, NW- VASSILY PRIMAKOV, PIANO- Friday, April 1, 2016 at 7:30pm- In recent years, Vassily Primakov has been hailed as a pianist of world class importance. Gramophone wrote that “Primakov’s empathy with Chopin’s spirit could hardly be more complete,” and the American Record Guide stated: “Since Gilels, how many pianists have the right touch? In Chopin, no one currently playing sounds as good as this! This is a great Chopin pianist.” Program: Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov. Buffet reception inc/black tie optional/$160/valet parking.

Esterhazy Trio 
Tuesday April 12, 2016  Get Tickets

EMBASSY OF HUNGARY- 2950 SPRING OF FREEDOM, NW- ESTERHÁZY TRIO- Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7:30pm- The group has, for more than 15 years now, specialized on the music for Barytone (Viola di bordone) at the court of Esterházy. Concerts at festivals (mainly the “original places” at Esterháza Castles in Hun-gary and Eisenstadt, Austria), Radio – and TV – productions ORF, Arte, 3 SAT, NHK Tokyo and others) and 30 CDs with Brilliant Classics, CPO/SWR and Cavalli Records show the accep-tance of these efforts The complete recording of all works written by Joseph Haydn for the barytone (21 CDs) was published 2009. Program: Haydn, Tomasini, Abel. Buffet reception- $90/Ample parking on street.

Edgar Moreau, cello 
Friday May 6, 2016  Get Tickets

BELMONT MANSION(NEW VENUE)-1618 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVE., NW EDGAR MOREAU, CELLO; JESSICA OSBORNE, PIANO Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:30pm- “The rising star of the French cello,” 21-year-old cellist Edgar Moreau consistently captivates audiences with his effortless virtuosity and dynamic performances (Le Figaro Magazine). He was awarded six concert prizes at the YCA Auditions and is recipient of the Florence Gould Foundation Fellowship of YCA. His album of Baroque concertos is set for a November 2015 release on Warner Classics label. Program: Bach, Franck, Schnittke, Chopin. Artist’s reception- $150/valet parking

Laufey Sigurdardottir, violin 
Saturday May 21, 2016  Get Tickets

RESIDENCE OF THE ICELANDIC AMBASSADOR-2443 KALORAMA ROAD, NW- LAUFEY SIGUR?ARDÓTTIR, VIOLIN- BETH LEVIN, PIANO- Saturday, May 21, 2016, 7:30pm- Laufey Sigurðardóttir was born and raised in Reykjavik Iceland. Later she received a state grant from the Italian government to study in Rome. Laufey has appeared as a recitalist and chamber musician in all of the Scandinavian countries, The Netherlands, Spain and Russia and premiered a number of pieces written especially for her. Laufey is a permanent member of the Icelandic Symphony Orcestra and teaches violin at the Reykjavik Conservatory as well as being an artistic director of a Mozart festival in Reykjavik and an annual music festival held in the north of Iceland. Program: Schubert, Grieg, Beethoven. Buffet reception: $110/ample parking on street.

Juan Vasle, bass-baritone 
Tuesday May 24, 2016  Get Tickets

Embassy of Slovenia:  Juan Vasle, bass-baritone- Fabulous baritone, buffet, music and hospitality. He was a finalist at the Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition in Philadelphia. Since 1990, he is a member of the solo ensamble of the SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana, where he has performed a long line of important bass roles: Zahari, Lindorf, Coppelius, Dappertuto, Miracle, don Alfonso, Ferrando, Escamillo, Martin Krpan, St. Bris, Ramfis... He also took part in guest appearances in Australia, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Italy, Canada, Kosovo, Peru, Uruguay, and elsewhere. Program: Operatic Arias, Lieder and Slovenian Folksongs. Buffet reception- $90/ample parking on street.

Kauder Trio 
Friday May 27, 2016  Get Tickets

EMBASSY OF SLOVAKIA; 3523 INTERNATIONAL CT., NW; KAUDER TRIO- Friday, May 27, 2016- 7:30pm-- In addition to the qualities of the music itself, the unexpected spectrum of timbres in the rare combination of oboe, viola and piano plays a vital role, as well as the immaculate ensemble playing of the three musicians, also active as soloists, which has frequently been critically acclaimed. Ivan Danko (Oboe), Róbert Lakatos (Viola) and Ladislav Fanzowitz (Klavier) have been friends for many years. The ensemble’s first CD (Kauder, Klughardt, Kahn) was released in 2010. Program: „Jewels from Eastern Europe“- Kauder, Dvo?ák, Kupkovi?, Tschaikowsky, Scharwenka. $80/buffet reception, ample parking on street.

Ronaldo Rolim, piano 
Friday June 3, 2016  Get Tickets

RESIDENCE OF THE BRAZILIAN AMBASSADOR; 3006 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, NW; WASHINGTON, DC 20008- Friday, June 3, 2016- 7:30pm Limited Seating- Described by newspaper El Norte (Monterrey, Mexico) as an artist “especially capable of moving an audience through his interpretations,” Brazilian pianist RONALDO ROLIM is a prominent figure among the newest generation of outstanding musicians. He was a winner of more than 30 prizes in competitions around the globe. Ronaldo has performed extensively in his native Brazil, as well as in the United States, Mexico, South Korea, Portugal, Spain, France, United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy and Austria. Program: Guarnieri, Chopin, Granados, Villa-Lobos- $125/reception/valet parking.

Veronika Bohmova 
Thursday June 9, 2016  Get Tickets

EMBASSY OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC 3900 SPRING OF FREEDOM, NW VERONIKA BÖHMOVÁ, PIANO Thursday, June 9, 2016- 7:30pm Veronika has performed her recitals for audiences in the Czech Republic (Prague Spring and Prague Autumn festivals), Belgium, Germany, Austria, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania, France, Spain and Italy. Veronika's repertoire features solo and chamber pieces and she has performed a number of piano concerts with conductors J. B?lohlávek, P. Berman, P. Goodwin, J. Hr?ša, K. Kawamoto, O. Kukal, and others. Buffet reception- $95/ample parking on street.

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