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Concert Reviews

ANDREJ GORICAR, SILENT FILM PIANIST | October 31, 2012

Gary Tischler desribes Andrej Goricar, eminent silent film composer and pianist at the showing of “Sunrise” at the Slovenian Embassy.


A TRIBUTE TO DANIEL PEARL
BY GARY TISCHLER
 | October 25, 2012

Gary Tischler has written a poignant tribute to Daniel Pearl in commemoration of the 10th year of his brutal slaying.


Songs of the Vilna Ghetto by Gary Tischler for The Georgetowner | September 22, 2012

Barry sang a powerful array of songs and prayers , some of them written during the time of the ghetto by the people who lived and died there, others by survivors, others still songs and music that are intrinsic parts of Jewish cultural and spiritual life.


Embassy of Poland- Great Singers from Poland and Hungary | June 17, 2011

Baritone Jerome Barry, Artistic Director of the Embassy Series concerts, has been the teacher of many aspiring singers in the Washington area.  He therefore has a special knowledge of the art song across cultural traditions.  Barry, who delights in welcoming audiences or performers in any one of the major European languages, had put together a brilliant concept, a concert to be offered at both the Hungarian Embassy and the Polish Embassy, on successive evenings, to showcase an important Polish-born mezzo-soprano and an emerging Hungarian tenor.


German Ambassador’s Recommendation | June 09, 2011

Thank you very much for the wonderful, high-quality concerts of the Embassy Series that we offered together at the Embassy…View the Full article here.


The Show Goes On at Hungarian Embassy Series Concert | March 25, 2011

Diplomatic Courier Spring 2011 article…View the Full article here.


Songs of the Vilna Ghetto Documentary new | March 25, 2011

Diplomatic Courier Spring 2011 article…View the Full article here.


The Wire- The National Press Club | February 01, 2011

THE WIRE- THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, February 1, 2011

Without Electricity, Hungarian Embassy Concert Relies on Candles

There was no electricity, and so the first concert that the National Press Club co-sponsored with the city’s famed Embassy Series went ahead by candlelight.


EMBASSY OF AUSTRALIA- GRAHAM ASHTON & FRIENDS | October 30, 2010

The performers were highly talented, the music was delightful, and the organization of the program conjured up the Viennese term “mit Schlag.”  It was the inevitable richness of riches


CONCERTS CROSS BOUNDARIES, PROMOTE UNDERSTANDINGTHE WASHINGTON POST | October 21, 2010

Embassy Series aims to build bridges through music                           View the Full article here.


The Washington Post | October 19, 2010

By: Charles Downey, Washington – Music Review: Fellner hit all the right notes to end Beethoven sonata cycle .. View the Full article here.


ABC News | October 05, 2010

By: Sofia Mannos, Washington – It’s the season for embassy soirees in the nation’s capital, and the public is invited to attend a series of concerts and receptions – not just for the music, but also as a way to sample the social whirl of the diplomatic set on a trip to Washington… View the Full article here.


The Senior Beacon | October 01, 2010

Jerome Barry’s Embassy Series focuses on International music in the capital. View the Full article here.


WashingtonExaminer.com | October 01, 2010

By: Sofia Mannos, Washington – It’s the season for embassy soirees in the nation’s capital, and the public is invited to attend a series of concerts and receptions – not just for the music, but also as a way to sample the social whirl of the diplomatic set on a trip to Washington… View the Full article here.


Iraqi Cultural Center Concert
by Gary Tischler for The Georgetowner
(www.georgetowner.com)
 | October 01, 2010

By Gary Tischler

That particular Friday night, Embassy Series founder and director Jerome Barry had something that vividly illustrated what he’s always said the series are meant to be—staged musical events in embassies, ambassador residences and cultural centers that doubled as cultural diplomacy.


Washington Life – Hitting A High Note | September 30, 2010

Jerome Barry’s Embassy Series focuses on International music in the capital. View the Full article here.


Lufthansa Highlights Washington | September 30, 2010

Jerome Barry’s Embassy Series focuses on International music in the capital. View the Full article here.


www.allartsreview4u.com | September 02, 2010

The Embassy Series, Washington’s public entrance into the private world of foreign embassy hospitality, opened its new season Friday at the Iraqi Cultural Center… View the Full article here.


MERI SIIRALA, SOPRANO; GEORGE PEACHEY, PIANO | April 23, 2010

The young Finnish soprano Meri Siirala has a lustrous voice supple enough for the delicate innuendos and intimate inflections of the solo song, yet also capable of projecting the dramatic vigor necessary for the opera house.


Di Wu, Piano | January 16, 2010


Gary Tischler, Lithuanian Embassy | October 05, 2009

With all the great music and musicians, the social schmoozing opportunities, and the convivial receptions, the Embassy Series exists primarily as an effective tool to conduct cultural diplomacy…


Till Fellner, piano- all-Beethoven | May 13, 2009

Till Fellner and his borrowed Steinway returned to the Austrian Embassy on Monday night for the third installment of …


Sasha Cooke, Mezzo soprano | May 04, 2009

Those who attended mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke’s Austrian Embassy recital on Monday hoping to hear a healthy dose of opera doubtless left quite satisfied…


Mendelssohn Piano Trio | March 23, 2009

The Mendelssohn Trio’s concert at the Hungarian Embassy offered Haydn in 21st-century garb…

 

Videos

 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.