Events at Evermay
As part of the Georgetown community, our Georgetown neighbors are important to us and we want to keep you informed about upcoming events at Evermay.
Washington DC-based classical guitarist Soichi Muraji is a 2013 S&R Washington Award winner. A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, where he was awarded the prestigious ‘Andreas Segovia Prize,’ Soichi Muraji is a versatile performer who returns to Evermay with a diverse program featuring the World Premiere of a new work for guitar by Dai Fujikara entitled Chance Monsoon. Muraji also performs music by Toru Takemitsu and Frederic Mompou.
The gardens at the Historic Evermay Estate will be open for an afternoon of festive spring fun, including crafts, visit from some Easter friends, and of course, an expansive egg hunt.
Also included in each session is a special musical rendition of the Teddy Bear Picnic in partnership with Imagination Stage. Join the bunnies and teddy bears in the gardens at Evermay with your family to welcome spring!
Praised by Martha Argerich for her “strong musical personality,” violinist Alissa Margulis has collaborated with such artists as Gidon Kremer, Misha Maisky, and Alexandre Tharaud. Margulis is a member of the Evermay Chamber Orchestra and appears in recital at Evermay with her brother, Jura Margulis, an internationally renowned pianist, pedagogue, and artistic director based in the US.
American Mezzo-Soprano Annie Rosen joins S&R Artist-in-Residence Ryo Yanagitani for a program of 20th Century cabaret and musical theater. Rosen and Yanagitani will chart a course from the songs of Kurt Weill and Edith Piaf to the very best of contemporary American musical theater.
In a special collaboration with the Library of Congress, principal flutist for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Lorna McGhee, curator of musical instruments Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford, and pianist Ryo Yanagitani, take us on a journey through the ancient history of the flute. McGhee will perform on some of the Library’s rare instruments from the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection.
LORNA MCGHEE, flute / RYO YANAGITANI, piano / with CAROL LYNN WARD-BAMFORD, Curator of Musical Instruments, Music Division, Library of Congress
Named as a Strathmore Artist in Residence for the 2014/2015 season, Mark Meadows is a Jazz pianist, bandleader, composer, and teacher at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Meadows infuses Jazz, R&B and gospel into a unique style and is joined by saxophonist Elijah Jamal Balbed, bassist Romeir Mendez, and drummer Billy Williams for a soulful spring evening of Jazz at Evermay.
Featuring Elijah Jamal Balbed, Billy Williams Jr. and Romeir Mendez.
The supremely gifted violinist Sayaka Shoji is in demand throughout the world as a concerto soloist, and has performed with the world’s leading conductors, including Sir Colin Davis, Charles Dutoit, Mariss Jansons, and Lorin Maazel. Shoji also maintains a busy and varied schedule of chamber music, and returns to Evermay in a performance of works for violin and piano by Mozart, Ravel, and Stravinsky. She is joined by pianist Ryo Yanagitani.
S&R Artist-in-Residence Ryo Yanigatani closes the 2015 spring season with a recital of solo piano music.