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This Week @ Concerts from the Library of Congress: FLUTES!

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This Week @ Concerts from the Library of Congress

Saturday, May 2, 2015 – 2:00pm (Coolidge Auditorium)
Lorna McGhee, flute
Ryo Yanagitani, piano
Carol Lynn Ward-Bamford, Curator of Musical Instruments, Library of Congress

An introduction to the Library’s remarkable Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection: meet a few of the Library’s nearly 2,000 instruments in this special afternoon performance and talk. The flutist for the occasion is Pittsburgh Symphony principal Lorna McGhee. The pianist is S & R Foundation artist-in-residence Ryo Yanagitani, a grand-prize winner of the San Antonio and Hugo Kauder International piano competitions who has performed with the Vancouver, Montreal, and Minnesota symphony orchestras, among others. Free, tickets required.

Presented in cooperation with S&R Foundation, which offers this program as part of its Overtures Concert Series at Evermay in Georgetown, on May 1st at 7:30pm.

POULENC Sonata for flute and piano (Commissioned by the Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge Foundation)
J.S. BACH Corrente from Partita in A minor, BWV 1013
M. MARAIS Excerpt from Les folies d’Espagne
HOOVER Winter Spirits
BIZET Fantaisie brillante sur Carmen

Program Booklet

Flutes from the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection (Library of Congress, Music Division, Photo by Michael Zirkle)
Flutes from the Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection (Library of Congress, Music Division, Photo by Michael Zirkle)

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