RESTON, VA — Reston Community Center (RCC) kicks off the second half of its 2012-2013 Professional Touring Artist Series this February at the CenterStage. Performances continue through May with a lineup that includes diverse music, side-splitting theatre and contemporary dance that will help you jump into spring with an extra spring in your step.
Featured performances in the spring series include:
- Gerald Clayton Trio, February 16: Award-winning composer and pianist Gerald Clayton leads this trio in performing intricate, swinging pieces that are steeped in tradition while always facing the future.
- The Left Bank Quartet, March 3: Violinists David Salness and Sally McLain, violist Katherine Murdock, and cellist Evelyn Elsing bring their diverse backgrounds together to weave a rich and varied tapestry of musical magic.
- Lúnasa, March 6: Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, one of the hottest Irish acts around returns to CenterStage with Celtic music that is full of intelligence, innovation, virtuosity and passion that Reston audiences have come to love. SOLD-OUT; Ticket Wait List at 6:00 p.m. on the night of the concert.
- American Contemporary Music Ensemble, March 27 (Rescheduled from October 31 due to Superstorm Sandy): Known among both classical and rock music crowds for their dedication to cutting-edge contemporary music, ACME, led by artistic director and cellist Clarice Jensen, performs masterworks from the 20th and 21st centuries.
- Kyle Abraham, April 3: Listed in Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch” in 2009, Kyle Abraham performs with a commitment to movement and vivid emotional output that make him one of the best and brightest emerging creative talents.
- It’s Vaudeville! by Mark Brutsché, April 7: Mark Brutsché returns to the CenterStage as his alter ego, Buddy Silver, who finds himself hosting a complete Vaudeville show with no help…unless the audience gets involved.
- Keepin’ It Moving: The Hip Hop Tap Color Map, April 13: Keepin’ It Moving explores the evolution of Black dance through hip-hop theater, blending rhymed narration, a live DJ and MC, audience response and colorful footwork to create a time-travelling dance map across the stage.
- Trout Fishing in America, April 27: Playing music together since the 1970s, now 15 albums and four GRAMMY nominations later, Keith Grimwood and Ezra Idlet’s infectious mix of folk/pop and family music is enriched by the diverse influences of reggae, Latin, blues, jazz and classical music.
- Paris Combo, May 1: With a worldwide fan base of ardent admirers, Paris Combo mixes jazz, French pop, cabaret, gypsy, Latino, and Middle Eastern rhythms in a fun-loving performance.
All performances take place at the CenterStage, located at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods. See additional information about these performances here.
Tickets are available at the Reston Community Center Box Office, online at www.restoncommunitycenter.com, and via telephone at 703-476-4500. Box Office Business Hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; and two hours prior to curtain time for each performance.