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Gershwin Prize Broadcast & Upcoming Events

Posted by: Nicholas A. Brown-Cáceres

Tonight at 9:00pm (ET) you can catch the national PBS broadcast of Willie Nelson: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize! Check your local listings for additional broadcast times. The show features performances by Nelson, as well as Edie Brickell, Leon Bridges, Rosanne Cash, Ana Gabriel, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Raul Malo of The Mavericks, Neil …

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Upcoming Events: Anne Sofie von Otter & Apollo’s Fire

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      Tuesday, November 17, 2015 – 8:00 pm (Coolidge Auditorium) ANNE SOFIE VON OTTER, mezzo soprano JONATHAN COHEN, keyboards THOMAS DUNFORD, lutes A gleaming, radiant voice, elegant musicianship and adventurous programs—Gustav Mahler and Peter Eötvös to Elvis Costello and Brad Mehldau—have won this regal Swedish mezzo a large and growing fan base in …

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UPCOMING EVENTS: ENSEMBLE INTERCONTEMPORAIN

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    Thursday, November 12, 2015 – 7:00 pm (Pickford Theater) FILM: Pierre Boulez & the Lucerne Festival Academy: Inheriting the Future of Music Pierre Boulez and the Lucerne Festival Academy: Inheriting the Future of Music (2009) A film by Günter Atteln and Angelika Stiehler Featuring music by Stravinsky, Boulez, Adamek and Stockhausen Concert excerpts …

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Upcoming Events: NEA Chairman, Meredith Monk & Pomerium

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  Concerts from the Library of Congress Founder’s Day Weekend Friday, October 30, 2015 – 6:30pm (Whittall Pavilion) A LEADING ROLE: WOMEN IN THE MUSIC WORLD Jane Chu, Chairman, NEA Margaret Lioi, CEO, Chamber Music America Astrid Schween, Cellist, Juilliard String Quartet Anne E. McLean, Senior Producer, Library of Congress Music Division Three arts leaders …

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Upcoming Concerts: Pavel Haas Quartet & Paul Lansky Premiere

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  Concerts from the Library of Congress Upcoming Events Friday, October 23, 2015 – 8:00pm (Coolidge Auditorium) PAVEL HAAS QUARTET Throughout its history, the Library has been a destination for the world’s great string quartets. Leading off this season’s lineup is the Pavel Haas Quartet, known for bold, compelling performances with a vivid sense of …

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Upcoming Concerts: Chamber Music, Lieder & Showtunes

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Concerts from the Library of Congress Upcoming Events Friday, October 16, 2015 – 8:00pm (Coolidge Auditorium) ATOS Trio Germany’s acclaimed ATOS Trio brings impeccable musicianship and an exploratory edge to its renditions of piano trios old and new. The strings are featured in the premiere of a new Library of Congress commission by composer Michael …

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Pride Month at the Nation’s Library

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June traditionally marks LGBT Pride Month across the federal government and in many major American cities. In addition to enjoying the many events, parties, parades and street festivals, there are opportunities for you to commemorate Pride Month at the nation’s library. LGBT figures and allies in history, government, literature, law, and the arts, are represented …

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Etienne Charles’ “Creole Soul”

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The following is a guest post from Avery Boddie, an intern in the Music Division’s Concert Office. He holds a master’s degree in trumpet performance from the University of Maryland and is pursuing a master’s in library science this fall. Next Friday, May 29th, the Library of Congress closes its 2014-15 concert season with jazz …

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This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress

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This Weekend @ Concerts from the Library of Congress Friday, May 22, 2015 – 8:00 pm (Coolidge Auditorium) LIGHT AND MATTER Jennifer Koh, violin | Anssi Karttunen, cello | Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano A special collection of artists combines forces to present a new piano trio by the masterful Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, commissioned in part …