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, March 11, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Evermay

(Sold Out) To open the 2016 Spring Overtures season, world-renowned musicians from the celebrated Spoleto...

Friday, March 25, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Evermay

27-year-old violinist Erzhan Kulibaev is winner of the 2014 S&R Foundation Washington Award. A prize winner of the...

Friday, April 1, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Evermay

Powerhouse of DC Jazz and incomparable pianist and composer, Allyn Johnson, brings his trio to Evermay for an evening...

Friday, April 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Evermay Estate

(Rescheduled from Fall 2015) Evermay Chamber violist Gareth Lubbe presents “The Spectral Viola,” a diverse and...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm at the Halcyon House

Recently named the second most-performed living composer, Mason Bates currently serves as the first composer-in-...