Admission is always free Directions

Open today: 10:00 to 5:00

Washington, DC (Update: May 12, 2010)—Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m.
in the West Building, West Garden Court
6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC, unless otherwise indicated

* denotes concerts in the West Building Lecture Hall
** denotes concerts in the East Building Auditorium

January 10
Astrid Walschot-Stapp, harpist
Karen Johnson, flutist

Music by Glass, Godefroid, Kingma,
Ortiz, Piazzolla, and other composers

Five concerts featuring masterworks
from 1610, 1710, 1810, 1910, and 2010:

January 17
ARTEK with the National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble
Monteverdi Vespers from 1610

January 20
Stephen Ackert, organist
Anne-Marieke Evers, mezzo-soprano

Music by Johann Sebastian Bach from 1710
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
The United Church
1920 G Street NW
Washington, DC

January 24
National Gallery of Art Ensembles: String Quartet, Piano Trio, Wind Quintet
Music by Beethoven from 1810

January 27
Auryn String Quartet
Quartets by Berg and other composers from 1910
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

January 31
National Gallery of Art Orchestra, National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble,
and Great Noise Ensemble

World premieres of new works by Armando Bayolo and Carlos Carillo

February 3
New York Opera Society
With Elizabeth Young, violinist

Music by George Gershwin
Presented in honor of From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

February 7
Till Fellner, pianist
Beethoven sonatas No. 13 in E-flat Major, op. 27/1 ("Sonata quasi una fantasia"); No. 14 in C-sharp Minor, op. 27/2 ("Moonlight"); No. 22 in F Major, op. 54; No. 21 in C Major, op. 53 ("Waldstein")

February 10
Karin Paludan-Sorey, soprano
Danielle DeSwert Hahn, pianist

Songs by George Gershwin
Presented in honor of From Impressionism to Modernism:
The Chester Dale Collection

Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall
Rescheduled to June 2 due to snow closure

February 14
Ritz Chamber Players
Music by Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson and other African American composers
Presented in honor of African American History Month

February 17
Suitland High School String Orchestra
Music by Mozart and other composers
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
**East Building Auditorium

February 21
Miceal O'Rourke, pianist
Stephen Ackert, narrator

Music by Debussy
**East Building Auditorium

February 24
Harold Jones, flutist
Music by Chaminade, Perkinson, McDaniel, and other composers
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

February 28
Musica Aperta
Music by Bizet, Buononcini, Gabrielli, and other composers
Presented in honor of The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture, 1600–1700

March 3
Moscow String Quartet
Music by Gubaidulina and other composers
Presented in honor of Women's History Month
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

March 7
Roger Reynolds and Ensemble
Music by Roger Reynolds
Presented in honor of The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works
**East Building Auditorium

March 10
Oni Buchanan, pianist
Music by women composers of the 21st century
Presented in honor of Women's History Month
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

March 14
Ewa Poblocka, pianist
Music by Chopin
Presented in honor of the 200th year of Chopin's birth and in cooperation with the Embassy of Poland

March 17
AMARCORD
16th- and 17th-century German music
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.

March 21
Dan Franklin Smith, pianist
Music by Chopin, Gershwin, and Liszt

March 24
Ignacio Prego, harpsichordist
Music by Spanish composers
Presented in honor of The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture, 1600–1700
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

March 28
Stanford Chamber Chorale
With Chatham Baroque

"The Passion in Music and Art"
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach
Presented in honor of The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture, 1600–1700
Preconcert talk by David Gariff at 6:00 p.m., West Building Lecture Hall
Concert at 6:40 p.m., West Building, West Garden Court

(No concert April 4)

April 11
Del Sol String Quartet
Music by Glass, Leon, Szymanski, and Ung
Presented in honor of The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works

April 18
Virginia Virtuosi
Music by Gershwin, Gottschalk, Milhaud, and Ravel
Presented in honor of From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection

April 25
Paratore Brothers, two pianos four hands
Music by Mussorgsky and other composers

May 2
Diane Walsh, pianist
Music by Couperin, Haydn, Ravel, and Schubert

May 9
Paul Neubauer, violist
Anne McDermott, pianist

Music by Paul and Shostakovich

May 16
National Gallery of Art Piano Trio
Music by Bernstein, Copland, and Ives
Presented in honor of American Modernism: The Shein Collection

May 23
Teiber String Trio
J. S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations
Presented in honor of German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580–1900

May 26
Randall Scarlata, baritone
Thomas Bagwell, piano

Lieder by Mendelssohn, Schubert, and Schumann
Presented in honor of German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580–1900
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

June 2
Karin Paludan-Sorey, soprano
Danielle DeSwert Hahn, pianist

Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
Songs by George Gershwin
Presented in honor of From Impressionism to Modernism:
The Chester Dale Collection

*West Building Lecture Hall
Rescheduled from February 10

June 6
Joaquin Achúcarro, pianist
Music by Spanish composers
Sponsored by the Embassy of Spain

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