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Hylton Presents

Series Prices: $624.00, $532.00, $375.00, for 18 events
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Hylton Presents offers another season of performing arts at the Hylton Center with an unbeatable showcase of talent from renowned national and international artists.

September 2019

CANCELLED: The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

Friday, Jan 31, 2020 8:00pm

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this performance has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be contacted by the Hylton Performing Arts Center Ticket Office.


 


Direct from Krasnoyarsk, Russia


Vladimir Lande, Music Director and Chief Conductor
Pavel Milyukov, violin


Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture to The T...Read More


Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 8:00pm

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Ellington, Basie, and Bird


Travel back to the swinging Big Band era with Northern Virginia’s favorite jazz ensemble as they celebrate the jazz greats of the 20th century in a high energy concert. In Ellington, Basie, and Bird, Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra performs a pro...Read More


National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 2:00pm

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Volodymyr Sirenko, conductor
Volodymyr Vynnytsky, piano


Berezovsky: “The First Ukrainian Symphony” in C major
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70


Celebrating their Jubilee 100th concert season, the National Sy...Read More


Russian National Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Friday, Mar 06, 2020 8:00pm

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Experience the pageantry and elegance of classical ballet with the Russian National Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty. The whole family will be charmed by this age-old tale of the redemptive power of true love. When the evil fairy Carabosse isn’t invited to t...Read More


MILOS

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 4:00pm

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The Voice of the Guitar 
With members of 12 Ensemble


Chart topping, classical guitar phenom MILOŠ makes his debut at the Hylton Center in a thrilling concert that charts the guitar’s evolution and its impact on music for the past 300 years. With his unsurpassed technica...Read More


CANCELLED: Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 2:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.


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This joyous company comes direct from Mexico to share its c...Read More


CANCELLED: Broadway Princess Party

Sunday, Mar 29, 2020 4:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.


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Starring Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, and Christy Altomare


Dust ...Read More


CANCELLED: Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: The Joyous Music of Beethoven

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 2:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.


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Enjoy the classics with Jeffrey Siegel, virtuoso pianist an...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


Charm City Junction

Sunday, Oct 04, 2020 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Hylton on the Hill

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From dance inducing Old Time rhythms and foot stomping Irish melodies to hard-driving Bluegrass, Baltimore-based acoustic roots quartet Charm City Junction creates a fresh soundscape that keeps listeners on the edge of their seats wondering where they'll go next. Featuring fid...Read More


Ranky Tanky

Sunday, Oct 11, 2020 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Hylton on the Hill

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Charleston-based quintet Ranky Tanky is about to bring an outdoor concert to the Hylton Center that’s part folk, part funk, and totally fearless. With a sound that’s both playful and spiritual, 2020 Grammy® Award-winning Ranky Tanky specializes in jazz-influenced arrangements ...Read More


The Queen’s Cartoonists

Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Hylton on the Hill

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With virtuosic musicianship, multi-instrumental mayhem, and large doses of comedy, The Queen’s Cartoonists will change the way your family sees (and hears) the Sunday funnies. Join them for a live outdoor concert on the Hylton on the Hill and hear this fun-loving sextet from Q...Read More


Israel Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, Jan 30, 2021 8:00pm

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Boguslaw Dawidow, conductor


All Beethoven Program:
Overture to Egmont, Op. 84
Piano Concerto No. 5, Op. 73, “Emperor”
Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67


Happy 250th birthday Beethoven! The Israel Symphony Orchestra of Haifa joins in a worldwide celebration of the legendary composer. Unde...Read More


Pilobolus

Friday, Feb 19, 2021 8:00pm

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BIG FIVE-OH! A 50th Anniversary Celebration


They’ve been knocking down artistic barriers for half a century, and to celebrate the Big Five-Oh!Pilobolus brings a program of trailblazing classics and new work to the stage. This innovative modern dance company effortlessly blends the...Read More


L.A. Theatre Works: Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom

Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 8:00pm

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Susan Albert Loewenberg, Producing Director
By Gregg Oppenheimer


Lucy's biggest scheme ever? Persuading the CBS studio heads to air I Love Lucy in the first place! Stroll down memory lane in this behind-the-scenes look at one of America’s best-loved TV shows of all time. From 1951 to...Read More


Acrobuffos

Friday, Mar 05, 2021 8:00pm

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Air Play


Umbrellas fly, fabrics soar over the audience, giant balloons swallow people, and snow swirls, filling the stage with a spectacle the whole family will enjoy! Without words, the Acrobuffos enrapture audiences with a beautiful visualization of air itself. This physical come...Read More


Velocity Irish Dance

Sunday, Mar 07, 2021 2:00pm

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Get ready for Velocity Irish Dance, a high-octane celebration of the past, the present, and—most especially—the future of Irish dance. In their exhilarating performance, two dancing wunderkinds—James Devine (the Guinness World Record holder for the Fastest Feet in the World) and Da...Read More


Broadway Princess Party

Friday, Mar 26, 2021 8:00pm

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Starring Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, Courtney Reed, and Christy Altomare


Dust off your tiaras and head for this charming concert in which three of Broadway’s original and most beloved princesses perform their signature songs as well as many other treasured musical theater numbers. Two-...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel

Sunday, Apr 11, 2021 2:00pm

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The Romantic Connection – Chopin, Schumann, and Liszt


This “concert with commentary” is perfect for classical music lovers and those who want to be. Virtuoso pianist Jeffrey Siegel plays works by important piano composers of the Romantic period and shares fascinating stories about e...Read More


The Romeros with Isabel Leonard

Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 8:00pm

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60th Anniversary Tour


Welcome the “Royal Family of Guitar,” the Romeros, for their 60th Anniversary tour. This quartet of Spanish guitarists encompasses three generations of virtuosos in one incredible family. The world-renowned ensemble has performed with nearly every major symphon...Read More


The Capitol Steps

Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 8:00pm

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Putting the “mock” in democracy for more than 30 years, Washington’s premier political satire troupe, the Capitol Steps, returns to Merchant Hall for another roasting. No one on the political spectrum is safe from their clever parodies, hilarious skits, and tongue-in-cheek musical ...Read More


Leslie Odom, Jr.

Sunday, May 02, 2021 7:00pm

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The Hylton Center 11th Anniversary Gala presents Broadway superstar Leslie Odom, Jr. for a sensational benefit performance in Merchant Hall.  Odom is a multifaceted Tony and Grammy ® Award-winning performer, best known for his breakout role as Aaron Burr in the Broadway phenomenon ...Read More


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