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Saturday, September 7 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
Mason Bates & Daniel Bernard Roumain (Skylight Soundscapes Activation)

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Kennedy Center Composer-in-Residence Mason Bates joins Daniel Bernard Roumain for a concert in the chill-out lounge space of the Skylight Pavilion. Roumain is a classically trained composer, performer, violinist, and bandleader noted for blending funk, rock, Hip Hop, and classical music into an energetic and experiential sonic form.

Daniel Bernard Roumain will also give a solo performance on the North Plaza from 3-4 p.m. No timed-entry passes are required to visit this area. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase.

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Daniel Bernard Roumain

Daniel Bernard Roumain’s acclaimed work as a composer, performer, educator, and activist spans more than two decades, and he has been commissioned by venerable artists and institutions worldwide. “About as omnivorous as a contemporary artist gets” (NYT), DBR is perhaps the only... Read More →
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Mason Bates

Recently named the most-performed composer of his generation and the 2018 Composer of the Year by Musical America, Mason Bates serves as the first composer-in-residence of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Championed by legendary conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Michael... Read More →

Saturday September 7, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm EDT
Skylight Pavilion