Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday December 7, 2023

Wednesday December 13, 2023

  • Event | concerts and performances

    2023 American Folklife Center Mummers Holiday Play in the Great Hall

    December 13, 2023
    3:15 pm - 3:30 pm EST
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    Great Hall - 1st Floor (LJ-100)
    The American Folklife Center Mummers will present the annual mummers’ play in the Great Hall at 3:15 p.m. on December 13. This year’s play is called “Artificial Intelligence Meets Natural Stupidity: A Literary Ball Mumming.” When Artificial Intelligence tries to make writers obsolete, can St. George Eliot, Sherlock Holmes and Enola Holmes save the day? Find out in this play set at the North...

Thursday December 14, 2023

Friday December 15, 2023

  • Event | concerts and performances

    Cécile McLorin Salvant

    December 15, 2023
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EST
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Cécile the deal with a memorable night out with the incomparable vocal stylings of Cécile McLorin Salvant and her quintet, who will take us on an otherworldly journey with their “Ghost Song” program.

Monday December 18, 2023

  • Event | concerts and performances

    Stradivari Anniversary Concert: Dalí Quartet with Ricardo Morales, Clarinet

    December 18, 2023
    6:30 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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    Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
    Embark on a harmonious celebration of musical excellence as the Dali Quartet joins forces with the illustrious clarinetist Ricardo Morales in a remarkable collaboration. In honor of the Stradivari anniversary, these exceptional artists unite their talents to weave a mesmerizing tapestry of sound that pays homage to the timeless craftsmanship of Stradivarius instruments.

Thursday December 21, 2023

  • Event | concerts and performances

    Live! at the Library: Café Concert with Seán Heely

    December 21, 2023
    6:15 pm - 7:30 pm EST
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    Great Hall - 2nd Floor (LJ-200-E)
    Enjoy a spectacular performance by Seán Heely - a U.S National Scottish Fiddle Champion and an award-winning Irish fiddler, singer and harpist in the folk and Gaelic traditions of Scotland and Ireland.