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2018-2019 SEASON

UPCOMING:

DISTRICT5 IN LUTHERVILLE

Sunday, May 5, 2019. 3:00pm

      Church of the Holy Comforter

130 W Seminary Ave

Lutherville, MD

Featuring the premiere of a new work by composer Jessica Krash.
 

STONEROOM CONCERT SERIES

Sunday, June 2, 2019. 5:00pm

       Falls Church Episcopal

115 E Fairfax St.

Falls Church, VA

"Quirks and Kinks" Program TBA. 

STAGEFREE

Thursday June 20, 2019. 7:00pm

       Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

1526 14th St. NW

Washington, DC

For our last concert of the season, we join StageFree for an exciting performance ina  furniture store on 14th St!

 

Program TBA

Free admission, but tickets required.


 

VIRGINIA ARTS FESTIVAL RESIDENCY

March 25-29, 2019

       Norfolk, VA

We are looking forward to a week-long education residency with the Virginia Arts Festival. 

LITTLE FLOWER CONCERT SERIES

Sunday, March 24, 2019. 4:00pm

      Little Flower Parish

5607 Massachusetts Ave

Bethesda, MD

District5 is excited to return to the Little Flower Concert Series. Join us for an afternoon of beautiful music that explores the many paths one takes to “come home.” Inspired by the incredible true stories of composers in their search for truth, family, identity, country, and life itself, District5 brings together the music and passion that binds us all together in our search for what it truly means to “come home.”

"Coming Home" Program:

Zemlinsky: Humoresque

Clara Schumann: Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann, op. 20 (trans. Plylar)

Chopin: Selections from Preludes op. 28 (trans. Plylar) 

Ruth Crawford Seeger: Suite for wind quintet

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Grieg: Lyric Pieces, op. 43 (trans. Plylar)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat, op. 81a "Les Adieux" (trans. Rumzis)

Free admission.

NEW MUSIC DC SPOTLIGHT CONCERT

Sunday, September 16, 2018. 2:00pm

      Georgetown University, New North Hall, Mcneir Auditorium

Washington, DC

District5 is excited to join the District New Music Coalition for their inaugural New Music DC Conference. Sunday's Spotlight concert will feature both D5 and the Boulanger Initiative.

In Super Ars Nova, District5 presents a fascinating program of contemporary music paired with iconic works from the 14th century Ars Nova period, culminating in a performance of their Chamber Music America commission, J.II.9 fragments, by Evis Sammoutis.

Program:

Elliott Carter: Scrivo in Vento for solo flute

Jacapo da Bologna: Fenice fu

Carlo Gesualdo/David Plylar: Fantasy transcription of Morro, lasso, al mio duolo

Francesco Landini: Non avra ma pieta questa mia Donna

Jacob Druckman: Delizie Contente Che l'Alme Beate for wind quintet and electronic tape

Guillame de Mauchaut: Agnus Dei

Evis Sammoutis: J.II.9 fragments

J.II.9 fragments has been made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program, with generous funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Chamber Music America Endowment Fund.

Register for Tickets:

$15 for Sunday concert (Sept 16) only

$25 includes full conference (Sept 15-16) and all concerts

PHANTASMS AND FANTASIES: DAVIES CONCERT SERIES

Sunday, September 23, 2018. 4:00pm

      Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church

7400 Temple Hill Road

Camp Springs, MD

Enjoy a beautiful and haunting program of works by Barber, Leclaire, Tomasi, and Chopin. This evocative program will take you through a varied selection of music that clings to memory, is haunted by mortality, or merely explores the unfettered realm of imagination. 

Program: 

Henri Tomasi: Cinq Danses Profanes et Sacrées

Samuel Barber: Summer Music

Dennis Leclaire: Fantasy for Woodwind Quintet, op. 4

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Frédéric Chopin: Selections from Preludes, op. 28 (trans. David Plylar)

Adult Tickets: $15

Students Tickets (ages 18 and under): $5

ARTS CLUB OF WASHINGTON

Friday, March 22, 2019. 12:00pm

      Arts Club of Washington 

2017 Eye St. NW

Washington, DC

Enjoy a 30-minute lunchtime performance in the heart of Washington DC.

 

District5 presents selections from "Coming Home." Inspired by the incredible true stories of composers in their search for truth, family, identity, country, and life itself, D5 brings together the music and passion that binds us all together in our search for what it truly means to “come home.”

Program:

Ruth Crawford Seeger: Suite for wind quintet

Grieg: Lyric Pieces, op. 43 (trans. Plylar)

Free admission.