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

MAY 2 at 2:00 PM

Ryo Yanagitani, piano; Lorna McGhee, flute

Coolidge Auditorium

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LORNA MCGHEE, flute / RYO YANAGITANI, piano / with CAROL LYNN WARD-BAMFORD, Curator of Musical Instruments, Music Division

An introduction to the Library’s remarkable Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection: meet a few of the Library’s nearly 2,000 instruments in this special afternoon performance and talk. The flutist for the occasion is Pittsburgh Symphony principal Lorna McGhee. The pianist is S & R Foundation Artist-in-Residence Ryo Yanagitani, a grand-prize winner of the San Antonio and Hugo Kauder International piano competitions who has performed with the Vancouver, Montreal, and Minnesota symphony orchestras, among others. Program to be announced.

Don’t miss a rare display of items from the Miller Collection’s vast and diverse archive: images, photographs, prints, books, music, and flute-related objects from this collection—the world’s largest—will be on display for the afternoon in our Coolidge Auditorium foyer cases.

Presented in cooperation with the S & R Foundation, which offers this program as part of its Overtures series–Evermay Estate, on May 1st at 7:30pm.