• Tickets for the exciting 2015 Fall Overtures Series are now on sale!

  • A major force in classical music today, the dynamic and musically impeccable Jerusalem String Quartet have set the gold standard of quartet playing

  • May 16, 2015 at 7:30 pm

    S&R Artist-in-Residence Ryo Yanagitani serves as artistic advisor to the Overtures Concert Series as well as leading S&R's musical outreach programs.

  • Evermay Chamber is an ensemble of solo caliber artists from five continents, assembled by S&R Washington Award Grand Prize Winner Tamaki Kawakubo.

  • Born in Tokyo in 1982, Soichi Muraji received his first guitar lessons from his father Noboru Muraji at the age of 3. He may be considered one of the most prominent

About Overtures

Overtures Artist Concert Series features award-winning, world-class performing artists at legendary venues across the D.C. metro area, such as The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and S&R Foundation’s headquarters, Evermay Estate. Overtures attendees enjoy intimate music performances by talented rising stars throughout the year. S&R Foundation hosts seasonal concert series and past concerts have featured a variety of performers from around the world, such as Soprano Maki Mori from Japan, D.C.-native Cellist Char Prescott, and Pianist Ryo Yanagitani from Canada. The first Overtures Concert Series took place at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival Centennial Celebration in spring 2012. Overtures is a program of S&R Foundation, which supports talented individuals with great potential and high aspirations in the arts, sciences, and social entrepreneurship, especially those who are furthering international cultural collaboration.

Performances & News

Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the Evermay Estate

(Sold Out) S&R's principal Artist-in-Residence, Ryo Yanagitani offers a program of solo piano works by...