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

MAY 2 at 2:00 PM

Ryo Yanagitani, piano; Lorna McGhee, flute

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.

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.

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.


Sonata for flute and piano
Library of Congress Coolidge Foundation commission


Corrente, from the Partita in A minor for solo flute, BWV 1013


Les Folies d’Espagne (excerpt)




Winter Spirits


Fantaisie brillante sur Carmen, arr. Borne