Howard Shalwitz, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company's cofounder and artistic director, will speak at Georgetown Media Group’s next Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Dec. 7 at the George Town Club.
Of the interplay between orchestral and opera conducting, he remarked: “As a performer, I feed myself with opera and I try to bring the vocal element — even in symphonic repertoire, where the singer is not there — to make the instruments sing.
Among the last of the generation that founded D.C. companies in the late 1970s and 1980s, Shalwitz announced last June that he would retire at the end of the 2017-18 season.
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After its gregarious and affable owner Philip Levy died unexpectedly last October, many in Georgetown were concerned that the store they love might close.
The former Fillmore School now houses studios for Halcyon’s artist fellows; a dance studio named for Septime Webre and the “one-room” Mysa School.
Use the GEORGETOWNER55 code to order your tickets for the Thursday, March 1, performance of this attention-getting Shakespeare Theatre Company production, including a special pre-show reception.
The Michelle Obama portrait will be up through November with other recent acquisitions; the Barack Obama portrait will be on permanent display in the America’s Presidents gallery.
Chief Curator Peter L. Jakab, who spoke at this month's Cultural Leadership Breakfast, started out at the National Air and Space Museum seven years after the museum opened, during the nation’s bicentennial.