A Season of World-Class Music, Theater, Museums and Luxury in Washington, DC
First there’s A Luxurious Night for Two at The Four Seasons in Georgetown, followed by Brunch for Two at Seasons Restaurant. Then there’s nothing more thrilling than an insider’s view of the arts, especially in three of its national homes, the Kennedy Center, the Arena Stage and the Smithsonian. You’ll be handed Two Tickets to Joshua Bell in Concert with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center and after the performance, you will Meet Grammy Award-winning violinist Joshua Bell in person. Then come Two Tickets to DC’s Arena Stage to see Smokey Joe’s Café, a musical revue showcasing 39 pop standards, including rock and roll and rhythm and blues songs written by songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller plus Free Parking.
Plus there is A Private Tour for Six to the Smithsonian’s Center for American Art and Portraiture. And once your private arts season is over, you take home musical keepsake: Four Joshua Bell CDs and The Milken Archive of Jewish Music Deluxe Box Set of 50 CDs.
This package includes:
One night for two at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, DC.
Nestled amidst the historical treasures of the nation’s capital is Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC, a contemporary standout. Revel in the lavish, art-filled comfort and unparalleled service of the city’s only five-star, five-diamond luxury hotel.
A complimentary brunch for two at the hotel’s Seasons restaurant.
Under the direction of Executive Chef Doug Anderson, the Georgetown restaurant’s traditional dishes come alive with elegant twists, from the lemon ricotta pancakes to an Asian breakfast of seared sesame tuna. Tuck into a delectable mix of regional and seasonal ingredients during breakfast and Sunday brunch.
Four tickets to see 2011 Moment Magazine Creativity Award recipient Joshua Bell in concert with the National Symphony Orchestra at 7 pm on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at the Kennedy Center.
That evening’s program is Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64, Conductor: Christoph Eschenbach. After the show, meet Mr. Bell, considered one of the preeminent classical musicians in the world today. Mr. Bell is the new Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the first person to hold this title since Sir Neville Marriner formed the orchestra in 1958. His career spans over 30 years as a soloist, chamber musician, recording artist and conductor while being an outspoken advocate for classical music and keeping music education in schools. Yes, bring your camera! This prize also includes four of Mr. Bell’s acclaimed CDs.
Two tickets plus free parking to see Smokey Joe’s Café, musical revue at D.C.’s Arena Stage;
Staged by Randy Johnson, the visionary behind One Night with Janis Joplin, Smokey Joe’s Café transports us to the Golden age of Rock and Rhythm and Blues, showcasing nearly 40 popular hits from Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame legends Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Bursting with infectious tunes like “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Stand By Me,” “Love Potion #9” and “On Broadway” it’s no wonder this electrifying show received seven Tony nominations and became the longest-running musical revue in Broadway history. Get ready to raise the roof at Smokey Joe’s Café! Donated by Moment friends Andrew Ammerman and Josephine Ammerman.
Private tour for up to six people of the Smithsonian’s Donald W. Reynolds Center
for American Art and Portraiture.
Led by Diane Bolz, formerly Arts Editor of Smithsonian Magazine, now Arts Editor of Moment, the tour will take you through both the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery. The Center occupies the historic Old Patent Office Building, a 19th-century Greek Revival National Historic Landmark, which was the site of President Lincoln’s second inaugural ball.
The Milken Archive of Jewish Music Deluxe Box Set of 50 CDs.
The collection about which NPR’s Morning Edition raved,“Covering every possible variety of music you can imagine…sacred music, secular music, classical style music, just everything!” Spanning 300 years of glorious Jewish music in America, and honored at the Grammy© Awards, the Milken Archive CDs feature the best of klezmer, cantorial, orchestral and choral music, as well as popular songs from the Yiddish Theater, and much more, performed by world-famous soloists and ensembles. Lively, fascinating, ASCAP-award-winning liner notes by renowned scholar Neil Levin complete this essential collection.