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Hylton Presents

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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.

August 2021

Hylton Presents

The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday, Feb 05, 2022 8:00pm

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Lech Walesa Freedom Tour
Wojciech Rodek, conductor
Tomasz Ritter, pianist

Lutoslawski: Mala Suite
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C major, The Great

Traveling far from the thriving cultural hotspot in Gdansk on the Baltic Sea, the Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orche... Read more

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Ballet Hispánico

Saturday, Feb 19, 2022 8:00pm

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Artists-in-Residence
Noche de Oro: A Celebration of 50 Years

Founded 50 years ago by National Medal of Arts recipient, Tina Ramírez, Ballet Hispánico is a renowned Latinx dance organization recently recognized by the Ford Foundation as one of America’s Cultural Treasures. Ballet Hispánic... Read more

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Velocity Irish Dance

Sunday, Mar 06, 2022 4:00pm

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Get ready for the next generation of Irish tap, Velocity Irish Dance, in a high-octane celebration of the past, present, and—most especially—future of Irish dance. This expressive, fast-paced performance, featuring two dancing wunderkinds—David Geaney (five-time World Champion Irish danc... Read more

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Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Storytelling in Tones

Sunday, Mar 27, 2022 2:00pm

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Become a classical music insider with virtuoso pianist Jeffrey Siegel. Popular with classical music lovers and newcomers alike, his unique “concerts with commentary” format gives the story behind the music. In this concert, you’ll hear the vibrant works of Scott Joplin, Aaron Copland, Ma... Read more

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Acrobuffos

Sunday, Apr 24, 2022 4:00pm

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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 comedy tr... Read more

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Saturday, Apr 30, 2022 8:00pm

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Known globally for his Tony Award-winning performance as Aaron Burr in the hit musical Hamilton, Broadway superstar Leslie Odom, Jr. presents a thrilling concert for the Hylton Center's 12th Anniversary Gala! Odom, Jr. is a multifaceted performer whose career spans theater, television, ... Read more

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American Festival Pops Orchestra: Broadway’s Best

Saturday, May 14, 2022 8:00pm

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Featuring Lisa Vroman

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The American Festival Pops Orchestra presents a musical tribute to Broadway in an evening of popular melodies, timeless ballads, and ... Read more

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An Evening with Norm Lewis

Sunday, Sep 18, 2022 7:00pm

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Welcome trailblazing Broadway legend Norm Lewis for an unforgettable evening of stories and songs that highlight his career on stage, including leading turns in Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, and Sweeney Todd. This Emmy, Tony, and SAG Award nominee... Read more

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Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Music for the Young and Youthful

Sunday, Oct 02, 2022 2:00pm

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For the young and young at heart! This Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel concert is something the whole family can enjoy. Experience some of the most familiar, playful tunes in the piano repertoire, including Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Flight of the Bumblebee”, Chopin’s “Cat Waltz”, and ... Read more

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Mummenschanz

Sunday, Oct 23, 2022 7:00pm

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50 Years

Spectacular large-scale masks, clever puppetry, and inventive use of shadow and light delight the whole family in Mummenschanz’s “50 Years.” The Swiss troupe creatively cuts through cultural and language boundaries in a performance of wordless poetry and whimsical theater. Mummens... Read more

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Aida Cuevas

Saturday, Oct 29, 2022 8:00pm

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45th Anniversary - Yo Creo Que Es Tiempo

All hail the “Queen of Ranchera Music,” Aida Cuevas! In her debut at the Hylton Center, this GRAMMY and Latin GRAMMY winner will fill Merchant Hall with lively mariachi music, the powerful energy of her stage presence, and the rich effervescence of ... Read more

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Farruquito

Sunday, Oct 30, 2022 7:00pm

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Intimate Farruquito

International flamenco megastar, Farruquito, ignites the stage with raw emotion, extraordinary artistry, and captivating energy. Heralded as “the greatest flamenco dancer of this new century” by The New York Times, Farruquito shares his personal journey through traditio... Read more

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Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: Salute to the Military

Saturday, Nov 12, 2022 8:00pm

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Darden Purcell, vocals

Celebrate Veterans Day week with Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra’s “Salute to the Military.” Vocalist Darden Purcell, Mason Director of Jazz Studies and Jazz Voice, joins Artistic Director and virtuoso saxophonist Jim Carroll and his Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra for an un... Read more

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Chanticleer

Sunday, Nov 27, 2022 4:00pm

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A Chanticleer Christmas

Join us in our tradition of ushering in the holiday season with peace, joy and a cappella! Chanticleer’s 12 male voices, from soprano to bass, blend together perfectly in spellbinding harmony. This concert features the group’s signature blend of Renaissance music, G... Read more

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Soweto Gospel Choir

Friday, Dec 02, 2022 8:00pm

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HOPE: It’s Been a Long Time Coming

Direct from South Africa, welcome the three-time GRAMMY Award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir for an exuberant night of African Gospel, spirituals, reggae, contemporary pop, and holiday music. For more than 20 years, Soweto’s awe-inspiring 20-member ensemble ... Read more

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American Festival Pops Orchestra

Friday, Dec 09, 2022 8:00pm

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Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season

Just hear those sleigh bells jingling. Ring ting tingling too. Come out to the Hylton Center for timeless holiday favorites with the American Festival Pops Orchestra. This beloved tradition celebrates the season with treasured classics that warm the heart... Read more

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A Celtic Christmas with Seán Heely

Sunday, Dec 11, 2022 4:00pm

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Seán Heely, U.S. National Scottish fiddle champion and folk singer, returns for an encore performance to celebrate the holiday season with Celtic Christmas music. Take a magical winter tour through the Scottish Highlands and across the rugged Irish coast with Gaelic carols and songs, tucke... Read more

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Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra

Sunday, Jan 22, 2023 2:00pm

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András Keller, conductor
Zoltán Fejérvári, piano

Franz Lehár: Overture to The Merry Widow
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 1
Dvorák: Symphony No. 9 in E minor “From the New World”, Op. 95

Enjoy a radiant concert of masterpieces performed by the Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra... Read more

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Machine de Cirque

Saturday, Feb 04, 2023 8:00pm
Sunday, Feb 05, 2023 2:00pm

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La Galerie

What happens when a well-intentioned circus invades a serious, monochromatic museum exhibit? Hilarious, high-flying, color-filled pandemonium, of course! In La Galerie, seven zany acrobats, one electrifying musician, and plenty of popcorn transform a black and white art exhibit ... Read more

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Mark Morris Dance Group

Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 8:00pm

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Featuring the MMDG Music Ensemble

Pepperland

Legendary choreographer Mark Morris celebrates The Beatles in his critically-acclaimed Pepperland! Thanks to Morris’s distinctive wit, musicality, and inventiveness, Pepperland transforms The Beatles’ music into a performance that fills the stag... Read more

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Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom

Sunday, Feb 26, 2023 4:00pm

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L.A. Theatre Works

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... Read more

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents

Sunday, Mar 05, 2023 4:00pm

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Songs We Love

You don’t have to take a train to New York City to indulge in the polished brass, spirited improvisation, and syncopated rhythms of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Trumpeter Riley Mulherkar, the “youngster to keep an eye on” (The Wall Street Journal), leads an all-star band made up o... Read more

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Dervish

Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 4:00pm

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Take a musical journey along Ireland’s rugged and wild coastline with traditional Irish music icons, Dervish. For more than 30 years, the sextet from the Emerald Isle has reigned as one of the leading names in traditional Irish music. The internationally-acclaimed ensemble includes some of... Read more

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Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Chopin and Grieg – A Musical Friendship

Sunday, Apr 23, 2023 2:00pm

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Romance is in the air in this Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel concert. From Chopin’s stirring Polonaises and dreamy Nocturnes to Grieg’s enchanting and humorous Lyric Pieces, be swept away by the music and the histories of these two beloved Romantic composers. Jeffrey Siegel’s ... Read more

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CAMMO Voices

Saturday, May 13, 2023 8:00pm

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CAMMO Voices joins with George Mason University’s Veterans and the Arts Initiative to present a concert that honors our servicemembers, their spouses, and families. The evening-length celebration includes music honoring Mother’s Day from the American Military Spouses Choir, made up of mili... Read more

August 2021