Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday December 1, 2022

Friday December 2, 2022

  • Event | concerts and performances

    Benjamin Alard, Harpsichord

    Friday
    December 2, 2022
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Benjamin Alard offers a second concert, this time on the harpsichord. Alard is currently recording the entirety of Bach’s music for solo organ and harpsichord (with an occasional appearance of the clavichord), and recently released the sixth volume of this ambitious project. Join for a preconcert lecture by David Plylar, of the Library’s Music Division, at 6:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion.

Saturday December 3, 2022

  • Event | concerts and performances

    Thomas Dunford, Lute

    Saturday
    December 3, 2022
    2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Lutenist Thomas Dunford is a passionate advocate for the sound of the solo lute, and his powerful but intimate program features music by composers from England to Italy, across the span of centuries, in a survey of remarkable lute literature. Join for a preconcert conversation with the artist at 12:30 p.m. in the Whittall Pavilion.

Friday December 9, 2022

  • Event | concerts and performances

    Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Piano & Aymée Nuviola, Voice

    Friday
    December 9, 2022
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Grammy Award-winning Cuban pianist and composer Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Cuban singer Aymeé Nuviola—known as “La Sonera del Mundo”—present their album “Viento y Tiempo.” Presented in cooperation with the Revada Foundation of the Logan family.

Saturday December 17, 2022

  • Event | concerts and performances

    Stradivari Anniversary: Aizuri Quartet

    Saturday
    December 17, 2022
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Winners of the coveted Cleveland Quartet Award, the Aizuri Quartet delights with a bold program featuring a soulful, beautiful and surprising collection of songs from diverse time periods, traditions and styles, written and arranged for string quartet. The quartet draws its name from aizuri-e, a style of predominantly blue Japanese wood-block printing notable for its vibrancy and striking detail. Join for a preconcert conversation...