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Fall Ticket Availability and Recent Webcasts

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Reserving your tickets for Concerts at the Library of Congress is now easier than ever, with all ticketed Fall events available at the same time. At 10am EST on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 tickets will be available through Ticketmaster for all ticketed events from the Fall lineup of Concerts from the Library of Congress. The Autumn offerings are breathtaking:

October 5, 8pm: Randy Newman

October 9, 7pm: Cameristi della Scala

October 10, 8pm: Audra McDonald

October 17, 7pm: Valentina Lisitsa

October 24, 8pm: Cuarteto Casals with Manuel Barrueco

October 25, 8pm: Henry Threadgill’s ZOOID

            October 30, 7pm: FOUNDER’S DAY—Blue Heron, Piffaro and The United States Navy Band

November 2, 2pm: The Danish String Quartet

November 8, 9pm: Orchid Bite [Tickets Available through the Atlas Performing Arts Center]

November 9, 2pm: Alan Walker and Valerie Tryon

November 23, 2pm: Alex Ross and Margaret Lattimore

December 5, 8pm: Rosanne Cash Band

December 6, 8pm:  Rosanne Cash Round Robin

December 18, 8pm: STRADIVARI ANNIVERSARY—Parker Quartet with Kikuei Ikeda

All events take place in the Coolidge Auditorium unless otherwise noted. Be sure to check out our brochure for more information, including our non-ticketed events like films and talks.


Not able to attend the concerts? Concerts from the Library of Congress is committed to bringing its programming to a global audience whenever possible. Several webcasts have recently become available, and are listed below.

How to View Webcasts

Adams, Di Castri and Chase (Pre-Concert Talk)
May 24, 2013—Room 119, Jefferson Building
John Adams, composer/conductor
Zosha di Castri, composer
Claire Chase, Artistic Director, International Contemporary Ensemble

Chaya Czernowin and David Nelson (Pre-Concert Talk)
May 3, 2013—Whittall Pavilion
Chaya Czernowin, composer
David Nelson, percussionist

Stile Antico: Helen Ashby and Andrew Griffiths (Pre-Concert Talk)
April 16, 2013—Whittall Pavilion
Helen Ashby, soprano; Stile Antico
Andrew Griffiths, tenor; Stile Antico

Danny Kaye Website Launch (Special Event)
March 19, 2013—Great Hall, Jefferson Building
Dr. James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress
Senator Christopher Dodd, Chairman/CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America
Michael Feinstein, Featured Performer
Dena Kaye, President, Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection
Daniel Walshaw, Curator, Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine Collection
Children’s Choir of Washington, Joan Gregoryk, Director
Also available on youtube

Fabio Bonizzoni (Pre-Concert Talk)
November 29, 2012—Whittall Pavilion
Fabio Bonizzoni, Artistic Director of La Risonanza
Daniel Boomhower, Head of Reader Services, Library of Congress

Founder’s Day Concert 2012 (Concert)
November 9, 2012—Coolidge Auditorium
Morton Subotnick, composer
Joan La Barbara, voice
Lillevan, live animation
Todd Reynolds, violin
Kathleen Supové, piano

Morton Subotnick (Pre-Concert Talk)
November 9, 2012—Whittall Pavilion
Morton Subotnick, composer

Barbara Heyman: Serendipitous Discoveries (American Musicological Society Lecture)
October 2, 2012—Coolidge Auditorium
Barbara Heyman, musicologist
Also available on youtube

Burt Bacharach on Composing (Interview)
May 8, 2012—Library of Congress Studio
Burt Bacharach, composer
Mark Horowitz, Senior Music Specialist, Library of Congress


Comments (2)

  1. To whom it may concern:

    I’m trying to buy tickets for Oct. 17 Valentina Lisitsa’s concert. But they are not on Ticketmaster. Could I please get more information as to where to buy the tickets?

    Thank you,


    • Thank you for your comment, and I am sorry that you were not able to get a ticket for Valentina Lisitsa. This concert is SOLD OUT. Space-available passes will be distributed beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Coolidge Lobby. Unclaimed reserved seats will be allocated to space-available pass holders sequentially beginning at 6:30 p.m. In general, if a concert has been sold out, space-available passes will be distributed 2 hours in advance of the performance. We encourage people to come, but cannot guarantee a seat.

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