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Metro DC'S Performing Arts Centers present concerts, theatre, dance, opera, symphony and more. Check CultureCapital for schedules, descriptions and tickets.

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Anne-Sophie Mutter & The Mutter Virtuosi
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Sun, November 23
Anne-Sophie Mutter performs with her 14-member string ensemble, launched in 2011, which comprises the talented recipients of the Mutter Foundation scholarships.
Guitar Passions: Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan & Romero Lubambo
Strathmore
Sun, November 23
Grammy Award winner Sharon Isbin explores music from across centuries and around the world in this evening with jazz guitarist Stanley Jordan.
Bella Gaia/Beautiful Earth
Strathmore
Fri, November 28
This award-winning, immersive, live multimedia performance combines high-fidelity images of Earth and stirring live performances of music and dance from around the world.
NSO Pops: An Evening with Sutton Foster / Steven Reineke, conductor
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Fri, November 28 thru Sat, November 29
Thanksgiving weekend, two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster--"the musical theater dynamo with the long legs and cheery smile" (Washington Post)--performs music from her Broadway hits Anything Goes, Thoroughly Modern Millie, and more.
Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas
Strathmore
Sat, November 29
Journey to a strange and fascinating place where birds grow 16 feet tall, cats battle with light sabers, and an unlikely hero emerges from the darkness.
Little Dancer
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Sun, November 30
With direction and choreography by five-time Tony winner Susan Stroman, this brand-new Kennedy Center musical is inspired by the story of a young ballerina immortalized by Edgar Degas in his famous sculpture at the National Gallery of Art.
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Fri, November 28 thru Sun, November 30
The Suzanne Farrell Ballet returns to the Opera House with three Balanchine works (1951 version of Swan Lake, Allegro Brillante, Monumentum & Movements) and Robbins's The Concert (or The Perils of Everybody).
Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour
Strathmore
Tue, December 9
Grammy-winning saxophonist Dave Koz returns with his high-energy holiday tour, which celebrates its 17th anniversary this year.
NPR's A Jazz Piano Christmas
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Fri, December 12
Join the Kennedy Center and NPR as top jazz pianists perform their favorite holiday songs with master Harold Mabern, newcomer Kris Davis, and Washington, D.C. favorites Lynne Arriale and Cyrus Chestnut.
The Temptations & The Four Tops
Strathmore
Fri, December 12
Get your holiday groove on as the Temps and Tops lend their trademark harmonies and signature moves to your holiday favorites.
NSO Pops: Happy Holidays! with Cirque de la Symphonie / Steven Reineke, conductor
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thu, December 11 thru Sat, December 13
Back by popular demand for the holidays--with new acts and returning favorites! Aerialists, jugglers, illusionists, and more bring the circus to the Concert Hall. "Dazzling and elegant, if not death-defying!" says the San Francisco Examiner.
Mannheim Steamroller
Strathmore
Sat, December 13
Filled with spectacular video images, magnificent music and a monumental sound that only Mannheim Steamroller can create, theirs is the holiday show to thrill audiences of all ages.
Ballet West: The Nutcracker
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Wed, December 10 thru Sun, December 14
Ballet West returns to the Kennedy Center with Willam Christensen's beloved production of The Nutcracker danced to Tchaikovsky's timeless score.
The Gift of Nothing
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Thru Sun, December 28
In this Kennedy Center world premiere musical starring characters from the comic strip MUTTS, a charming cat searches for a special gift for his best friend, a lovable pup. Join Mooch and Earl for this heartwarming adventure!
Highlights
John Eaton
Fri, November 28
The Barns at Wolf Trap
Seraphic Fire Christmas: Carols by Candlelight
Sat, November 29
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Stephen Kellogg featuring Hailey Steele
Sat, November 29
The Barns at Wolf Trap
Over The Rhine with special guest Dom Flemons
Fri, December 5
The Barns at Wolf Trap
Virginia Opera: H.M.S. Pinafore
Fri, December 5 thru Sat, December 6
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Wolf Trap Holiday Sing-A-Long
Sat, December 6
The Barns at Wolf Trap
American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season
Fri, December 12
Hylton Performing Arts Center
Holiday Celebration with The 5 Browns
Fri, December 12
George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Shear Madness
Thru Thursday, December 31, 2015
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts