This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress

This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress Friday, February 20, 2015 – 8:00pm (Coolidge Auditorium) CLAREMONT TRIO & MISHA AMORY Winners of the Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson International Trio Award, twins Emily and Julia Bruskin and Andrea Lam bring their talents to the Coolidge Auditorium. “Their exuberant performance and gutsy repertoire…was the kind of fresh approach […]

Dutch Reed Smorgasbord & Schubert’s “Winterreise”

This Week @ Concerts from the Library of Congress Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – 8:00pm (Coolidge Auditorium) CALEFAX REED QUINTET After more than 25 years of touring as an ensemble, the Calefax reed quintet is known world-wide for its unique instrumentation and arrangements. Playing music ranging from early Baroque to Ellington and Gershwin, Calefax has […]

An Act of Congress: 90th Anniversary Kick-Off

On this day in 1925 President Calvin Coolidge signed into law a Joint Resolution from the 68th Congress of the United States of America “To accept the gift of Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge for the construction of an auditorium in connection with the Library of Congress, and to provide for the erection thereof…” This unique moment […]

The 80s: The Decade that Musicals Forgot

In the Muse is excited to announce our January film series, The 80s: The Decade that Musicals Forgot. The movie musical was in its death throes in the 1980s, with many of the era’s contributions to the genre considered gaudy jokes. But these films have a vibrant, colorful energy and a core optimism that contemporary musicals […]