Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2014-2015: Beyond Labels

DECEMBER 5 at 8 PM

Chiara String Quartet
Simone Dinnerstein

Coolidge Auditorium

Although this performance is SOLD OUT at Ticketmaster, a limited number of RUSH tickets will be available at the Library, at no cost, beginning 2 hours before each performance. Patrons are strongly encouraged to try for a RUSH ticket at the door, between 6:00 pm and concert time. Due to no-shows and returned tickets, some seats are ALWAYS available for sold out performances at curtain. RUSH tickets are offered on a space-available basis. Seats are not guaranteed.

The GRAMMY-nominated Chiara String Quartet performs on the Library’s Stradivari instruments, joining forces with brilliant pianist Simone Dinnerstein (whose most recent CD debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts) to commemorate the centennial of American composer Irving Fine, with works by Mozart, Fine and a Library of Congress commission by Jefferson Friedman. The Chiara String Quartet is renowned for innovative approaches to chamber music masterworks and a commitment to new compositions for string quartet.

FRIEDMAN - World Premiere Event!

The Heart Wakes Into for piano quintet (Commissioned by the Verna and Irving Fine Fund in the Library of Congress)

FINE

String Quartet

W.A. MOZART

String Quartet in C major, K. 465, “Dissonance”

Presented in association with Cassaday & Company, Inc.
Irving Fine Centennial, 1914-2014

PRE-CONCERT CONVERSATION with Jefferson Friedman
6:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required)