Great deals on world-class performances this weekend

Murray PerahiaIn town and bored this week? WPAS has you covered with more $10 student tickets!

Vadim Repin, violin

Itamar Golan, piano
Friday, March 16, 2012 at 8PM
The Music Center at Strathmore

Janáček Sonata
Ravel Sonata N o. 2 in G Major
Grieg Sonata No. 2 in G Major
Chausson Poème
Ravel Tzigane

“Repin is one of the best we’ve got in the solo violin world. Like his great Russian predecessors, he can convey intensity and passion without forcing his tone.” ~ Los Angeles Times

Zakir Hussain

and the Masters of Percussion
Saturday, March 17, 2012 at 3PM
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Classical tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain is an international phenomenon both in the field of percussion and in the music world at large. Widely considered a chief architect of the contemporary world music movement, Zakir’s unique contribution to world music has featured historic collaborations, including recordings and performances with artists as diverse as George Harrison, Yo-Yo Ma, Joe Henderson, Van Morrison, Airto Moreira, Pharoah Sanders, Billy Cobham, Mark Morris, Rennie Harris, and the Kodo Drummers. His music and extraordinary contribution to the music world were honored in 2009 with four widely-heralded and sold-out concerts in Carnegie Hall’s Perspectives series.

Fazal Qureshi, tabla & kanjira
Rakesh Chaurasia, bansuri
THV Umashankar, ghatam
Dilshad Khan, sarangi
Navin Sharma, dholak
Abbos Kosimov, doyra
Meitei Pung Cholom, dancing drummer of Manipur

Murray Perahia, piano

Sunday, March 18, 2012 at 4PM
The Music Center at Strathmore

Bach French Suite No. 5 in G Major, BWV 816
Beethoven Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90
Brahms Klavierstücke, Op. 119
Schubert Sonata in A Major, D.664
Chopin Polonaise in C-sharp minor, Op. 26
Prelude No. 8 in F-sharp minor, Op. 28
Mazurka No. 4 in C-sharp minor, Op. 30
Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp minor, Op. 39

“One of the most satisfying, illuminating, and all-around impressive pianists of any generation.” ~ Los Angeles Times

Call WPAS Ticket Services at (202) 785-WPAS. You do not need any codes.

  • Student ticket sales end at 10am the same day of a weekday performance, and Friday at 10am for a weekend performance
  • You can order a MAXIMUM of 2 tickets per student ID
  • Pick up your tickets the night of the performance at the WPAS table (NOT the regular box office – hint: look for banners, brochures, and badges that say WPAS)
  • Student IDs WILL BE CHECKED at the table, and we will strictly adhere to the policy of 2 tickets per 1 student ID