ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE 3–4 p.m. St. Stephen’s and the Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1525 Newton St.

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NSO trombonists Craig Mulcahy and Barry Hearn are joined by guest trombonists Lee Rogers and Dave Murray to play classical works.

For more information regarding the NSO in Your Neighborhood: Columbia Heights activities, visit kennedy-center.org/ nsoneighborhood, email wgwilliams@ kennedy-center.org, or call (202) 416-8112.

HIP HOP AND CLASSICAL MUSIC COLLABORATION 7–8 p.m. BloomBars, 3222 11th St., NW
NSO musicians Alexandra Osborne and Joel Fuller, violins; Mahoko Eguchi, viola; and Rachel Young, cello, participate in an artistic exchange with Peabody Award–winning hip hop artist Asheru and rising jazz/R&B vocalist Tamika Love Jones. The collaboration celebrates the music of Afro-French composer and violin virtuoso Chevalier de SaintGeorges, also referred to as “The Black Mozart.”

MONDAY, JANUARY 9
CHAMBER MUSIC 5:30–6:30 p.m. Washington DC Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St., NW
NSO musicians Natasha Bogachek, violin; Zino Bogachek, violin; Eric DeWaardt, viola; and Yvonne Caruthers, cello, play classical works. This event is a part of the Washington, DC Jewish Community Center’s Open House and Locally Grown Festival.

DANCE AND MUSIC COLLABORATION 5:30–6:30 p.m. The Dance Institute of Washington, 3400 14th St., NW
Students from the Dance Institute of Washington perform alongside NSO musicians Glenn Donnellan, violin; Ruth Wicker Schaaf, viola; David Teie, cello; and Jeffrey Weisner, bass. The performance is followed by a question and answer session. David and Alice Rubenstein are the Presenting Underwriters of the NSO. The NSO’s Community Engagement Program is made possible through the generosity of Mrs. Irene Pollin. Additional support is provided by The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation and Linda and Tobia Mercuro.

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4
CHAMBER MUSIC 7–9 p.m. Acre 121, 1400 Irving St., NW
NSO musicians Glenn Donnellan, violin; Ruth Wicker Schaaf, viola; David Teie, cello; and Jeffrey Weisner, bass, play works featuring a variety of classical composers, eras of music, and styles.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 8
KINDERKONZERT: Follow That Fiddle! 10:15–11 a.m. BloomBars, 3222 11th St., NW
Almost anything can become a musical instrument when you look at it the right way. In this special Kinderkonzert, NSO member Glenn Donnellan plays multiple fiddles, including his Electric Slugger™—a violin made from a baseball bat! This performance is designed for age 4 & up.

CHAMBER MUSIC 7–9 p.m. Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St., NW
NSO musicians Alexandra Osborne and Joel Fuller, violins; Mahoko Eguchi, viola; Rachel Young, cello; and Anthony Manzo, bass, play classical works.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 6
ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE: Viva Violins 4–5 p.m. Sitar Arts Center, 1700 Kalorama Rd., NW
NSO violinists Elisabeth Adkins, Holly Hamilton, Jane Bowyer Stewart, and Linda Schroeder play classical works for children, youth, and families.

CHAMBER MUSIC 1–3 p.m. All Souls Church, 2835 16th St., NW
NSO musicians Heather LeDoux Green, violin; Daniel Foster, viola; and Lisa Emenheiser, piano, play classical works. This event is free but tickets are required. To reserve tickets, email wgwilliams@kennedy-center.org or call (202) 416-8112.

FULL ORCHESTRA CONCERT: A World of Music 7–9 p.m. Columbia Heights Educational Campus, 3101 16th St., NW

ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE 2–3:30 p.m. GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St., NW
NSO trombonists kick off GALA Hispanic Theatre’s traditional community celebration, Fiesta de los tres reyes magos (Three Kings Day), the most popular holiday event in the Latino community.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 5
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION 10–11:30 a.m. Sitar Arts Center, 1700 Kalorama Rd., NW
Professional arts administrators from the greater Washington region participate in a roundtable discussion addressing the topic of fundraising for arts education. To register, visit www.sitarartscenter.org or call (202) 797-2145.

The National Symphony Orchestra conducted by NSO Assistant Conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl plays classical works highlighting artistic and cultural influences from around the world. Program to include: DVOŘÁK: Carnival Overture DEBUSSY: Clair de lune COPLAND: El salón México VIVALDI: “Winter” from The Four Seasons BRAHMS: Tragic Overture WALKER: Lyric for Strings MÁRQUEZ: Danzón No. 2 GRIEG: Peer Gynt Suite No. 1

DANCE AND MUSIC COLLABORATION 2–3:30 p.m. The Wonderland Ballroom, 1101 Kenyon St., NW
NSO violinist Glenn Donnellan and additional NSO colleagues play alongside dancers Kelly Moss Southall, Maura Gahan, and Gregg Corbino.

This event is free but tickets are required. To reserve tickets, email wgwilliams@kennedy-center.org or call (202) 416-8112.