Renée Fleming VOICES: Billy Childs: Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro featuring Alicia Olatuja and Becca Stevens
Fri, Mar 31
Composer and pianist Billy Childs presents from his exquisite album interpreting the works of late songwriter and singer Laura Nyro. The album was recorded in conjunction with Renée Fleming and Yo-Yo Ma, both Kennedy Center Artistic Advisors.
Sat, Apr 29, 2017, 8:00 PM
With his acclaimed performances in Cabaret, CBS's The Good Wife, and scores of other diverse credits, Alan Cumming has been hailed as "a formidable all-around entertainer" by the New York Times. Join us as he makes his Kennedy Center debut as part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series in this powerful concert event featuring an appearance by the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington.
Fri, May 5
Vocalist Jane Monheit returns to the Kennedy Center as part of the Renée Fleming VOICES series with a contemporary take on Ella Fitzgerald's songbook, joined by special guest trumpeter Nicholas Payton and others.
Fri, Oct 13
Fleming pairs her radiant vocals with the iconic jazz sounds of four-time Grammy Award–winning bassist Christian McBride.
Sat, Oct 14, 2017, 8:00 PM
Following his acclaimed performance at the 2016 Kennedy Center Spring Gala, Leslie Odom Jr. returns to showcase the remarkable talent that also won him that year's Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, for his performance as Aaron Burr in the smash hit Hamilton.
Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2017
The British actress known for her inspiring Tony-winning performance as Celie in the 2015 Broadway revival of The Color Purple showcases her powerhouse voice for two remarkable evenings.
Tue, Nov 14, 2017, 7:30 PM
Barbara Hannigan is a Canadian soprano and conductor, and one of the world's leading performers of contemporary opera. She is joined for a fantastic evening of music by prolific and respected Dutch conductor, pianist, and composer Reinbert de Leeuw.
Thu, Nov 30, 2017, 8:00 PM
Angélique Kidjo is a Beninese Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter and activist, noted for her diverse musical influences and creativity. Time Magazine has called her "Africa's premier diva."
Fri, Mar 16, 2018, 8:00 PM
The German singer and actress renowned for her interpretations of the work of Kurt Weill performs a collection of songs that journey through Europe and Argentina, featuring the Vogler Quartet.
Sun, Apr 15, 2018, 2:00 PM
The acclaimed mezzo-soprano precedes her turn as Rosina in Washington National Opera's production of The Barber of Seville with an intimate concert. The Grammy-winning, operatic superstar brings her gorgeous voice to a glorious evening of story and song.
Wed, Jun 27, 2018, 8:00 PM
An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter returns for an exciting evening of jazz.
Renée Fleming VOICES is made possible through the extraordinary generosity of the Charles E. Smith Family Foundation.
Additional support is provided by the Buffy and William Cafritz Family Foundation.