StageFree 2.6: District 5

JUNE 20, 2019 . 7:30PM


For the final concert of the season, StageFree partners with local powerhouse wind quintet District 5 in a place you've never likely attended a concert: a furniture store! 

StageFree 2.5: Call for Scores

May 24, 2019 . 8PM

Dupont Underground | Dupont Circle, DC

This concert is programmed largely with music from StageFree's 2018 call for scores. It is truly local music like you've never heard before! Music by Michael Bratt, Joshua Fishbein, Bradley Green, Andy Herring, Robert Pound, Carrie Rose, and Michael Fili.

StageFree 2.4: Bytes and Brushes

February 22, 2019 . 7:30PM

Studio Gallery | Dupont Circle, DC

Music for computer processed instruments and fixed media paired with exciting local visual art. David Le, flute, plays Poison Mushroom by Day Fujikura, Shari Feldman, soprano, sings Adiantum Capillus-Ventris I by Chaya Czernowin, and StageFree vet Patti Wang, violin, returns for another performance of local composer Armando Bayolo’s Tusch. Local composers Ashi Day and Chris Newman share fixed media pieces, and there will be premieres by Duncan Boatright, Bradley Green, and Chuck Perryman. Local artists exhibiting at Studio Gallery during 2.4 are Jean Jinho Kim, Pam Frederick, Nicole Fossi, and J. Herbert.

StageFree 2.3: Martin Jones 

November 5, 2018 . 7PM

John Kendall Recital Hall at Potter Violins | Silver Spring, MD

Acclaimed British pianist Martin Jones brings the 4th installment of his PnOVA American Piano Music Series to Washington, DC. This excellent program includes music by Ingrid Arauco (Pennsylvania), Kent Holiday (Virginia), Timothy Melbinger (Pennsylvania), and Jonathan Newmark (Virginia), in addition to more familiar music from the repertoire.

StageFree MasterClass with Martin Jones

November 6, 2018 . 12:30PM

The Clarice, Room 2170 | University of Maryland, MD

StageFree partners with the University of Maryland School of Music Composers' Colloquium to present Martin Jones in a free master-class for composers, pianists, and anyone else interested in creating new music for the piano.

Free and open to the public

StageFree 2.2: Witches, Bitches, and Brews

October 13, 2018 . 4PM

B Chord Brewing | Round Hill, VA

Katherine Fili returns to sing favorite arias for mezzo-soprano, this time joined by Ross Tamaccio and StageFree veterans Katie Baughman and David Miranda for classic opera drinking songs. 

Spend the day in Virginia Wine Country, and finish up tasting excellent beer and listening to the most casual performance of opera you can imagine!

StageFree 2.1: Music from Latin America

September 22, 2018 . 7PM

Gala House Concert | Chevy Chase, DC

Heyni Solera gives a lecture/performance on the bandoneon, David Miranda sings Central American art songs, Sam Post plays his own Tango!, Patti Wang plays Armando Bayolo's Tusch, and StageFree premieres a new work for bandoneon, tenor, violin, and piano by Dominic Ellis.

Listen to the StageFree Podcast about 2.1, featuring Heyni Solera and Dominic Ellis.

Concert 1.2: Witches, Bitches, and Boys

Friday, June 22, 2018 . 7PM

John Kendall Recital Hall at Potter Violins

The mezzo-soprano's lament: always the sorceress, never the heroine; always the bitch, never the ingénue; always a boy.... Featuring mezzo-soprano Katherine Fili and pianist Thomas Hunter, this recital explores the roles into which mezzos have been typecast throughout opera history. The music will include classic hits and arias from lesser known works. Also featured will be arias from DC based opera composers Michael Oberhauser and Matthew Arling Samson.

Concert 1.1

Saturday, August 26, 2017 . 8:00PM

Northwest DC

Music by Michael Cantor Ceurvorst, Michael Fili, Teddy Niedermaier, Chuck Perryman, Matthew Samson, and Lizzie Tyree.