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

OCTOBER 29 at 8 PM

Mavis Staples.
Pedja Muzijevic

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.

Winner of the 2012 Gramophone Recording of the Year & Baroque Vocal Award, Belgian ensemble Vox Luminis has taken the early music scene by storm with scintillating recordings and live performances. Since its founding in 2004 the ensemble has become a mainstay at music festivals throughout Europe, and has recently appeared in the United States at the Berkeley Festival. For its Washington, DC debut Vox Luminis offers a celebration of the Italian Baroque, featuring works by Claudio Monteverdi and Domenico Scarlatti.
Photo credit: Ola Renska.

ANONYMOUS–12TH CENTURY

Lamentation de la Vierge au Croix

MONTEVERDI

Vorrei Baciarto, o Fili
Alcun non mi consigli
Lamento della ninfa

A. DELLA CIAIA

Lamentatio Virginis in Depositione Filii de Cruce

D. SCARLATTI

Stabat Mater a 10

Presented in association with the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute, Washington, DC

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE
6:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required)
“Saving Mary: Stabat Mater Settings from Pergolesi to Poulenc,” with Nicholas Alexander Brown, Music Division