The 6821 Quintet is Arriving!

Happy Leap Day! While flowers blossom, so will the music.

As promised, we’re keeping you in the loop with all of the exciting things happening at the Festival this year!


Sponsored by The Ryuji Ueno Foundation, The 6821 Quintet has been specifically created for the National Cherry Blossom Festival this year!

The number “6821” represents the mileage between Japan and Washington, D.C. And to celebrate the Japanese/DC relationship, the public will be treated to Pop- Up Performances of a combination of both classical and well known songs throughout the area during the Festival!


There are FOUR performances as followings:

Performance I:

  • National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony
  • Date: March 26, 2016 (Sat)
  • Time: 5:00PM ~ 7:00PM
  • Location: Warner Theatre

Performance II:

  • DC City Center (Easter Sunday Performance)
  • Date: March 27, 2016 (Sun)
  • Time: 1:30PM ~ 2:30PM
  • Location: DC City Center

Performance III:

  • Union Station (Lunchtime Performance)
  • Date: March 28, 2016 (Mon)
  • Time: 12:00PM ~ 1:00PM
  • Location: Union Station

Performance IV:

  • Reagan National Airport (Evening Rush Hour Performance)
  • Date: March 28, 2016 (Mon)
  • Time: 4:00PM ~ 5:00PM
  • Location: Reagan National Airport


Want to Volunteer and enjoy a front row seat? We still have availability at the 3/28 Pop Up Performance at Reagan National Airport at 3 PM. Sign up here on the Volunteer Calendar HERE!

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