On September 30, CNN is streaming video and a news story about fluorescent sealife in the Solomon Islands. Streaming video is one of America’s best exports, especially when it is providing enriching and beautiful content that celebrates the best in our world. Recently and currently, we have access to the Pope’s American addresses, presidential candidate debates, speakers in Congress, as well as many beautiful and wonderful performances by the finest of artists in live and filmed video streams.
September 30, The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. announces live, free, and filmed streams of outstanding performances for the first week in October from its Millennium Stage. Thursday, October 1, the Alon Nechushtan Ensemble that features Todd Marcus performs in the Terrace Theater. The group presents music of the Middle East and its influence over jazz musicians in the program A Middle Eastern Odyssey of Rhythm, Harmony, & Groove, which is part of the East River Jazz Series.
Friday, October 2, violinists Alexandra Osborne and Joel Fuller, violist Mahoko Eguchi, and cellist Rachel Young, who are members of the National Symphony Orchestra, perform Haydn’s “Sunrise” String Quartet and Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 12. This program is parts of the National Symphony Orchestra’s (NSO) Prelude Series. The National Symphony Orchestra is renowned for its collective excellence but also for the artistic gifts of each member of the orchestra. Each of the members is an artist in their own right with individual preferences for composers, eras of music, and styles. Prelude Chamber Recitals on the Millennium Stage present NSO ensembles providing the best in chamber music.
Saturday, October 3, José-Luis Orozco performs. José-Luis is a bilingual educator, children’s author, recording artist, and guitarist. José-Luis Orozco has dedicated his life to creating quality bilingual music, books, and videos for children. Orozco is a prolific Cuban/Venezuelan pianist, composer and arranger with an innovative approach of fusion between Venezuelan and Cuban music with jazz. He is a world renowned performer and recording artist. His solo project is called Cesar Orozco & Kamarata Jazz.
Sunday, October 4, the Zedashe Ensemble performs. They are a vocal and dance group from Sighnaghi, Georgia (Caucasus), the ancient Christian land and part of the former Soviet republic. They combine unique musical and dance techniques while using a variety of instrumental traditions.
On its Millennium Stage, The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. presents the best in artistry from around the world to their local community and to the rest of the world with ongoing, free entertainment that is live-streamed around the globe. The Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts houses the National Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Opera, and the Susan Farrell Ballet. On its Millennium Stage, the Kennedy Center provides many free live broadcasts of performing arts events. They also provide archived, filmed videos of the performances on Kennedy Center.org. There is no cost or tickets for these performances by renowned artists from around the world.
The world is receiving gifts of live-streaming, entertainment events that are also archived in filmed videos of performances of some of the best international artists over the world-wide-web. Easily available, user-friendly technology is facilitating the ever-growing, ever-improving Renaissance of artistry and Reformation of content of beautiful, uplifting entertainment that is more and more available around the world as it shines into the darkest places. This artistic, uplifting coverage and entertainment continues to bring joy and hope to the world, as one of America’s best exports.