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


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)


String Quartet


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)