Events at the Library of Congress

Wednesday March 10, 2021

Friday March 12, 2021

  • Event | concerts and performances
    New World Symphony Friday
    March 12, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
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    Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas introduces a special Library mini-residency project for The New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy (NWS). Admired as a creative laboratory for the way music is taught, presented and experienced, NWS brings together brilliant young musicians for a fellowship program offering in-depth exposure to traditional and modern repertoire and professional development training.
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Friday March 19, 2021

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Steven Osborne, Piano Friday
    March 19, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
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    Brilliant Scottish pianist Steven Osborne offers a program of fragments and forgotten images illuminated by a classic evocation of moonlight. The music of Debussy and Rachmaninoff, two specialties of the pianist, shines in this special concert that includes works held in the Library’s collection.
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Wednesday March 24, 2021

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Homegrown: Ialoni Wednesday
    March 24, 2021
    12:00 pm - 12:30 pm EDT
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    Women’s ensemble Ialoni was formed in 2009 in Tbilisi in the Republic of Georgia. Their repertoire draws from all three branches of traditional Georgian vocal polyphony: ecclesiastical, folk and city music. The group selects its repertoire from archival records and manuscripts, field recordings, and published transcriptions, with a special emphasis on reviving relatively unusual, original and complex songs.
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  • Event | concerts and performances
    Homegrown: Ranina Quartet Wednesday
    March 24, 2021
    12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
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    The Ranina quartet is a new music ensemble from the Republic of Georgia, created out of a love for Georgian traditional music, including urban songs, folk songs, and chants. They have been singing since they were little children, and individual members have performed in many ensembles including such well known groups as Erisioni, Sakhioba, Didgori, Lasharela, Ertoba, Orbeli, Aghsavali of Mamadaviti church, the state...
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Friday March 26, 2021

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Dudok String Quartet Amsterdam Friday
    March 26, 2021
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
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    Dudok Quartet Amsterdam comes to the virtual stage with a program connecting Brahms with Webern and Ligeti. With its recordings garnering enthusiastic praise from publications like Gramophone, The Guardian and The Strad, the quartet is establishing a reputation as a dynamic ensemble with thoughtful programs that include their own transcriptions.
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