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Good Luck, Tomas!

Posted by: Pat Padua

The Music Division wishes the best of luck to Senior Concert Producer Tomas Hernandez, who retired last week after ten years in the Concert Office. In the Muse chatted with Tomas on his penultimate day in government service. What’s your favorite memory of your time at the library? There have been so many wonderful concerts! …

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Shepherding Students from Rice University

Posted by: Cait Miller

Earlier this month, the Music Division welcomed five graduate students from The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University for a week-long research experience as they scoured through our collections in hopes of developing a new concert program based on materials only available at the Library of Congress. Tracy Wu (violin), Clara Yang (cello), Makiko …

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Want to hear Radiohead played on a Stradivarius?

Posted by: Pat Padua

The Sybarite5 will bring their eclectic repertoire, which features works by Dvořák,  Mozart, Astor Piazolla and Radiohead, to the Coolidge Auditorium Saturday night, December 18th. The group will be performing on Stradivarius instruments from the Music Division’s priceless collection. Advanced tickets are no longer available, but patrons are encouraged to try for stand-by tickets starting at …