Life is a Cabaret
Part of the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival 2018
Performance begins at 3:00pm.
Vocalist Flo Anito celebrates Bernstein’s centenary with jazzy covers of his songs. Also on the program, tunes from musical theatre and film by composers including George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Harold Arlen. Flo accompanies herself on piano and guitar while Seth Kibel performs on saxophone, clarinet, and flute. The duo will also perform original songs perfectly paired with the vintage numbers.
Suitable for all ages.
About Flo Anito
Having graced some of DC’s biggest stages, Strathmore, Blues Alley, & Merriweather Post Pavilion, Flo Anito embarked on her first European tour in 2014, performing solo in the UK, Switzerland, Germany, and Spain. A quirky, clever songwriter with a great big voice that is in turn, sweet, sultry, powerful, and emotive, Flo’s stage presence is undeniable. Classically trained in voice, piano, and cello, raised on the stages of summer stock musical theatre and studying music under Anthony Braxton and Alvin Lucier at Wesleyan University, Flo’s sound is a rare hybrid. A Grand Prize winner on Ourstage, with multiple Wammy nominations for Best Pop/Rock Vocalist, come see why Flo Anito is wowing audiences internationally!
About Seth Kibel
Seth Kibel is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s premier woodwind specialists. Working with some of the best bands in klezmer, jazz, swing, and more, and wowing audiences on saxophone, clarinet, and flute, Seth has made a name for himself in the Washington/Baltimore region and beyond. A featured performer with The Alexandria Kleztet, Bay Jazz Project, Music Pilgrim Trio, The Natty Beaux, and more, he is also the Winner of 28 Washington Area Music Awards (Wammies), including “Best World Music Instrumentalist” (2003-11) and “Best Jazz Instrumentalist” (2005, 2007-8, 2011-14).