Pianist Christopher O'Riley steps away from classical music in Out of My Hands, which features music by contemporary bands and solo artists.
Nov. 16: Out of My Hands
Christopher O’Riley, long-time host of NPR’s From the Top, is an acclaimed pianist who knows his way around classical scores by composers such as Beethoven, Chopin and Ravel. But tomorrow night at 8 p.m. you can head to The Alden in McLean to hear the musician take on contemporary works in Out of My Hands, a concert featuring songs by artists such as Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, The Smiths, and more.
Nov. 16-17: East to West: Dances of a Minority Mind
African and Afro-American dance styles blend with modern dance and contemporary ballet in East to West: Dances of a Minority Mind, a presentation by Dissonance Dance Theatre. Choreographer Shawn Short says his work, “demonstrates the prowess that can happen when western style meets an eastern mindset.” You can see the 90-minute dance performance tomorrow and Sunday at Joy of Motion in Northwest.
Music: “There There” by The Tallywood String Quartet