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Worthwhile Diversions

Posted by: David Plylar

The Z├ęphyros Winds will be joined by Audrey Andrist tomorrow (June 15, 2024) in a concert of mid-century works featuring the music of Irving Fine, whose collection resides at the Library of Congress. As an advocate of the wind quintet medium, I am particularly excited that this program will include the premiere of a new …

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Two Weeks and Some Change: Upcoming Events at the Library of Congress

Posted by: David Plylar

You can’t beat the next two weeks of Concerts from the Library of Congress programming, during which we will offer eight musical experiences that showcase a breadth of artistry and perspectives. Here’s a quick run-down so you can make your plans: Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 7pm Montpelier Room, Madison Building “Diversity and the Birth of …

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Announcing the 2018-2019 Season of Concerts from the Library of Congress

Posted by: David Plylar

Concerts from the Library of Congress is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 season, filled with an astonishing roster of artists and speakers. Building on the world-class chamber music you love to hear in the Coolidge Auditorium—which this year includes the Emerson Quartet with David Finckel, the Brentano Quartet with Hsin-Yun Huang and the Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio, …

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This Week at the Library: “Pump Up the Volume,” Steven Isserlis & Connie Shih, “In Bach’s Hand,” “Painting Jazz,” and Steve Coleman and Five Elements

Posted by: David Plylar

This Week at the Library: Wednesday, 4/19, 7:00 pm – Bibliodiscotheque Film Screening: Pump Up the Volume (Film) Friday, 4/21, 6:30 pm – Conversation with Steven Isserlis (Interview) Friday, 4/21, 8:00 pm – Steven Isserlis and Connie Shih (Concert) Saturday, 4/22, 11:00 am – #Declassified: “In Bach’s Hand” (Lecture) Saturday, 4/22, 6:30 pm – John Szwed: “Painting …

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This Week at the Library: WWI Sheet Music, Jeannette Rankin, and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival

Posted by: David Plylar

This Week at the Library: Tuesday, 4/4, 12:00 pm – “WWI Sheet Music at the Library of Congress” (Lecture) Friday, 4/7, 6:30 pm – “Fierce Grace: Jeannette Rankin” (Concert + Panel) Saturday, 4/8, 6:30 pm – Conversation with Brett Dean (Panel) Saturday, 4/8, 8:00 pm – Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (Concert)  ***** Tuesday, April 4, 2017 …