Featuring Concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Jonathan Carney, principal cellist Dariusz Skoraczewski, and Artist-in-Residence Ryo Yanagitani, BSO musicians and S&R Award winners join forces for an evening of the very best in the chamber music repertoire. In partnership with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Praised by The Washington Post for her “lyrical playing,” cellist and 2011 S&R Grand Prize-winner Char Prescott returns to Evermay to perform masterworks from the cello repertoire. Joining Prescott is Egyptian pianist Mohamed Shams who recently made his solo debut at Carnegie hall in April, 2015, with a diverse program that mixed Eastern and Western musical cultures.
A major force in classical music today, the dynamic and musically impeccable Jerusalem String Quartet have set the gold standard of quartet playing internationally. Having performed in all of the major venues around the world, they appear in the unparalleled intimacy of Evermay for what promises to be an exceptional Overtures performance.
S&R’s newest Artist-in-Residence, violinist Machiko Ozawa from Urban Tango Trio, opens the 2015 Fall series with a vibrant program of Tango music and the sounds of South America. Ozawa is joined by Filipino-American pianist Carlos Avila, who is in-demand around the world as a soloist and collaborative musician.
Celebrating S&R Foundation's 15th anniversary and its Washington Awards, co-founders Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno reflected on past accomplishments and looked to the future.
Mayor Muriel Bowser will speak at the annual meeting of the Citizens Association Georgetown on Wednesday, May 27, at the Sea Catch Restaurant on 31st Street.
Along with its election of officers, CAG will present its annual awards for 2015.
With an exciting, critically acclaimed performance, renowned Kazakh violinist Erzhan Kulibaev, a virtuoso who loves Spain and tango, received on Saturday the Washington Award, which recognizes young talent in the United States.
S&R Foundation’s Kuno Award for Applied Science for the social good is an annual award of financial support and other resources designed to support social innovators using scientific research and principles to address a 21st Century problem.
Sheila Ohlsson Walker’s research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Arizona State University focuses on how information from the fields of neurobiology, genetics, epigenetics, and endocrinology can be applied to enhance educational outcomes, promote healthy behavior, reduce rates of chronic disease, and optimize health and learning throughout life. Dr.
The S&R Washington Awards Gala is one of the most innovative annual events in the DC area. Hosted by S&R Foundation, the evening celebrates the most recently named Washington Award winners with a program for guests which includes world-class dining, an exciting auction, and stunning performances in a historically elegant venue.