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  • At our opening concert for the spring season on March 17th , we had a wonderful jazz concert with Hanka G., Jazz Soul Singer and 3 great musicians at the Slovak Embassy. Pictured here are H.E. Peter Kmec, Ambassador of Slovakia, Anthony Wonsey, Kris Funn, John R. Lamkin and Jerome Barry, Director/Founder of The Embassy Series.

  • Pianist Víkingur Ólaffson, played magnificently at the Icelandic Ambassador’s Residence on April 9th a program of J.S. Bach, Philip Glass and Ludwig van Beethoven. The young pianist just signed an exclusive contract with Deutsche Grammaphon Gesellschaft and plays with the Los Angeles Symphony soon. With the artist are H.E. Geir H. Haarde and his wife, Mrs. Inga Jona Thordardóttir.

  • The Embassy Series hosted 196 high schools musicians from the Homestead Spartan Alliance Band from Fort Wayne, Indiana, at the Russian Embassy on April 4th . A number of young Russian students are seated next to Cultural Attaché Natalia Dementieva. Standing ovations for the Russian, Ukrainian & American artists participating.

  • Cimbalom artists, Kálmán Balogh and Miklós Lukács, played a rare program, consisting of two cimbaloms in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Uprising and Fight for Freedom at the Hungarian Embassy on Wednesday, October 26th. The exciting program was followed by a sumptuous Hungarian buffet. A fascinating exhibit in the Embassy Hall gave great insight into the courage of the Hungarian people.

  • The Embassy Series was very proud to welcome students and alumni from the University of Georgia, as well students from the Armenian Student Association at American University at the Armenian Embassy on November 2nd. Levon Armbatsumian, violin and Evgeny Rivkin, piano, performed marvelously to a capacity audience.

  • The Embassy Series was hosted by the Uzbek Embassy on November 11th in their magnificent embassy and residence. Violinist Nadir Khashimov and pianist Barno Nishnova performed brilliantly. Also pictured are the Deputy Chief of Mission Said Rustamov and Director/Founder Jerome Barry.

  • The Embassy Series welcomed students from American University and The International Student House to a great concert with Itamar Zorman, violin and Amy Yang, piano at the Embassy of Israel on Thursday, December 1. We are proud to have attracted many young, future leaders unto our midst in our desire to perpetuate musical diplomacy.

  • The Codetta Choir from Northern Ireland, under the able director, Dónal Doherty, gave an amazing performance at the Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The program was received with great enthusiasm and these young people mingled with our audience marvelously and it turned out to be an extremely exhilarating evening.

  • The Embassy Series was proud to host HBA at the Embassy of Slovenia on May 24th. The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association is a global nonprofit organization comprised of individuals and organizations from across the healthcare industry. The HBA’s purpose is to further the advancement and impact of women in the business of healthcare.

  • The concert at the Nicaraguan Embassy on November 18th was a great success, with brilliant performances of the Noguera Jazz Trio. Pictured here are E.J. Stickland, percussionist, Darwin Noguera, jazz pianist, and Tamir Shmerling, bassist. The audience was thrilled with the program and Ambassador and Mrs. Francisco Campbell were great hosts. The program was dedication to the Fabretto Children’s Foundation and was an unqualified success.

  • The Brazilian Ambassador, H.E. Luíz Alberto Figueiredo Machado, Ambassador from Brazil to the United States of America and his wife, Ms. Angelika Maria Ikeda together with virtuoso pianist, Rolando Rolim and Director Jerome Barry at a most exciting and well-received concert at the Brazilian Residence on June 3rd.

  • Jerome Barry, Director, The Embassy Series with violinist, Laufey Sigurðardóttir, Violin and Beth Levin, Piano with Icelandic Ambassador Geir H. Haarde. A very successful and enjoyable event took place on May 21st at the Icelandic Ambassador’s Residence.

  • At the Portuguese Ambassador’s Residence on June 23rd, pianist Júlio Resende performed beautifully a program of improvisation in the fado style. Pictured above are Congressman Jim Costa, Ambassador Vital, the artist, Director Jerome Barry and Congressman David Valadao.

  • The Embassy Series continued its mini-series of great musical programs and artists at the International Student House on November 19th with a full house of aficionados. The young people here are all studying at major universities and are the future leaders in their respective countries. Pianist Christopher Schmitt gave a magnificent performance of works by Schubert, Beethoven and Chopin.


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“The Embassy Series has advanced the business connections with the Ambassadors and staff in a cultural setting that quickly establishes potential follow-up opportunities.”
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 From December 2, 2015 at the Embassy of France, a stirring dedication to the victims of the terrorist acts in Paris.

The Embassy Series Presents, Pianist Nikolay Khozyainov at the Russian Ambassador's Residence.