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Hylton at Home

Hylton at Home brings you livestreamed performances and releases of previously recorded content. Learn more about the initiative. Inspired by Hylton at Home? Consider making a gift toward future performances and exhibitions.

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Fall for the Book: Everything Inside: A Conversation with Edwidge Danticat

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Personal, intimate, and brimming with wisdom, Edwidge Danticat’s collection, Everything Inside: Stories follows people on the brink of life-changing events: love is found in an unexpected place, a woman struggles to keep hope alive as she fights for her life, and a man struggles to confront his life...Read More


Hylton at Home Story Corner: "Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins"

Saturday, Oct 17, 2020 10:30am
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Hylton at Home

Written by Michelle Meadows, illustrated by Ebony Glenn, published by Henry Holt and Company


Janet Collins wanted to be a ballerina in the 1930s and 40s, a time when racial segregation was widespread in the United States. Janet pursued dance with a passion, despite being rejected from discriminatory ...Read More


Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: with Anne-Marie McDermott, piano

Sunday, Oct 25, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Front Row: National
Anne-Marie McDermott, piano


Mozart: Concerto in D minor for Piano, Flute, and Strings, K. 466
Smetana: Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 15


The Center for the Arts and Hylton Performing Arts Center are pleased to present Chamber Music Society (CMS) of Lincoln Center ...Read More


Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: featuring Michael Brown, piano

Sunday, Nov 08, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

CMS Front Row: National 
Michael Brown, piano


Barber: Souvenirs for Piano, Four Hands, Op. 28
Brown: Prelude and Dance for Cello and Piano
Mendelssohn: Sextet in D major for Piano, Violin, Two Violas, Cello, and Bass, Op. 110


The Center for the Arts and Hylton Performing Arts Center are pleased to pres...Read More


Celebrating Veterans and the Arts: A Virtual Concert

Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Hylton at Home

Featuring Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, Darden Purcell, & Voices of Service


Saturday, November 14 at 8 p.m.
Online


 


Since 2014, the Veterans and the Arts Initiative has served as an arts and community hub for our local Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and community members.  Join us on Saturday, ...Read More


Jazz 4 Justice™

Friday, Nov 20, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music

Jazz4Justice™ and Justice for Jazz. 


Established in 2001 by Fairfax, Virginia attorney Edward L. Weiner, Esq. and Founder of Mason Jazz Studies, Jim Carroll, Jazz 4 Justice is an award-winning annual concert presented by Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) and Mason Jazz Studies. This year's ...Read More


Hylton at Home Story Corner: "Because"

Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 10:30am
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Hylton at Home

Written by Mo Willems, illustrated by Amber Ren, published by Hyperion Books for Children


Because sometimes it’s the smallest moments that have the biggest impact. Mo Willems, a number one New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, composes a powerful symphony of chance, discovery, persisten...Read More


Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: David Shifrin, clarinet

Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

CMS Front Row: National 
David Shifrinclarinet 


Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581
Luigi Bassi: Concert Fantasia on Themes from Verdi’s Rigoletto
Duke Ellington: Clarinet Lament


The Center for the Arts and Hylton Performing Arts Center are pleased to present CMS Front Row, a new digital init...Read More


A Chanticleer Christmas

Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Join us in our tradition of ushering in the holiday season with peace, joy, and a cappella, with a specially recorded digital performance by Chanticleer! With their signature harmonic blend of 12 male voices ranging from soprano to bass, this festive holiday program features American hymns, Christma...Read More


At Home with Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas

Sunday, Dec 13, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

A Celtic Family Christmas


 Champion fiddlers Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Leahy, and their seven children welcome us directly into their home to experience Christmas with them like never before through a virtual performance. Join their family as they invite you into their home for Celtic music and stor...Read More


Past Events

Looking Ahead: A Conversation with the Center for the Arts

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

On June 23, Adrienne Bryant Godwin, Director of Programming, and Rick Davis, Dean of Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts shared more about the decision to suspend the presentation of traditional, live, professional performances inside the Center for the Arts’ spaces through the end of 2020...Read More


Moving Forward: A Conversation with the Hylton Center

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Adrienne Bryant Godwin, Director of Programming, and Rick Davis, Executive Director and Dean of Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts shared more about the decision to suspend the presentation of traditional, live, professional performances inside the Hylton Center’s spaces through the end o...Read More


Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Concert

Wednesday, Jul 01, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Ladysmith Black Mambazo shares a performance full of moving and intricate rhythms and harmonies of native South African musical traditions. Their music is inspired by isicathamiya, which is a traditional form of music developed in the mines of South Africa. Working to ensure the preservation of musi...Read More


A Manassas Chorale Musical Salute & Live Chat

Thursday, Jul 09, 2020 7:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

This LIVE discussion with performance clips will take place on the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Facebook and YouTube pages on Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. Hosted by Becky Verner, Artistic Director.  

Becky Verner has been the Artistic Director of the Manassas Chorale since 1997 and is a treasure t...Read More


Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas: Homegrown Concerts from the Library of Congress

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

Homegrown Concerts from the Library of Congress presents Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas for an afternoon of Scottish Music for fiddle and cello. Alasdair Fraser has long been regarded as one of the greatest Scottish fiddlers playing today. His duo with Californian cellist Natalie Haas has helped r...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra Presents Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Thursday, Jul 23, 2020 5:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

This concert excerpt will premiere on the Hylton Performing Arts Facebook and YouTube pages on Thursday, July 23 at 5 p.m.  

The Manassas Symphony Orchestra (MSO), under the baton of Music Director James Villani, is the winner of the 2015 American Prize for Orchestral Performance and is one of the ...Read More


Hope@Home - On Tour!

Saturday, Jul 25, 2020 12:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

This LIVE performance will take place as part of Daniel Hope@Home – On Tour! web series Saturday, July 25 at noon.

Following the success of his Hope@Home series this spring, Daniel Hope, virtuosic violinist and Music Director of the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, and specially invited guest artists are ...Read More


Behind the Scenes with Chanticleer

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Join us right here on this webpage, July 29 at noon for a behind the scenes chat with Chor Leoni's Artistic Director, Erick Lichte, and Chanticleer's Gerrod Pagenkopf and Logan Shields to take a look at a day in the life of a Chanticleer singer. A Center for the Arts and Hylton Performing Arts Cente...Read More


Musical Story Time with Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra

Thursday, Aug 06, 2020 10:30am
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra is an all-volunteer ensemble established in 1998 by musicians dedicated to providing stirring, low cost or free, classical concerts in the greater Prince William area. Kick off your day with this local musical treasure and a virtual performance on August 6 at 10:30 a.m. ...Read More


Listening Parties with Mark Morris and Colin Fowler: Music of the 1920s

Thursday, Aug 13, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Join Mark Morris Dance Group for one of their upcoming livestreamed Listening Parties with Mark Morris and MMDG Music Director Colin Fowler as they delve into music of different genres and eras. Click here for more information about how to tune into the August 13 livestream at 8 pm. Registration wil...Read More


Build a Ballet: The Coppélia Project

Thursday, Aug 20, 2020 7:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

This discussion will premiere on both the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Facebook page and YouTube channel on Thursday, August 20 at 7:00pm.

Jasmine Nikitenko and Yuri Nikitenko, founders and Artistic Directors of Northern Virginia Ballet/Academy of Russian Ballet  will discuss what it takes to cr...Read More


10th Anniversary Season Announcement

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Hylton Performing Arts Center

The time has come to unveil the Hylton Center’s 10th Anniversary Season! Join Director of Programming Adrienne Bryant Godwin and Executive Director Rick Davis for this live, virtual event to learn about exciting in-person performances on the grounds of the Hylton Center as well as fall programming o...Read More


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