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Concert Schedule

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Miriam Grotte
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Release Date: September 12, 2013

72nd Season of Concerts at National Gallery of Art

Sunday evenings at 6:30 pm in the West Building, West Garden Court, unless otherwise indicated. Please enter at 6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW.
 
* denotes concerts in the West Building Lecture Hall
** denotes concerts in the East Building Auditorium

Concert Schedule
 
SEPTEMBER   

22
Forough-Kim-Lipman Trio
Music by Schubert and Vali 
 
29
National Gallery of Art New Music Ensemble
Music by Antosca, Belkot, Benadon, Simpson, and Subotnik
Sunday, 6:30 pm
**East Building Auditorium

OCTOBER

6
Caceres/Ramos-Santana Duo
Music for piano four hands by Hispanic composers
Presented in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

13
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble and Chamber Players
Lectures by Laura Benedetti and Peter Lukehart
Music by Monteverdi
Presented in conjunction with the Italian Cultural Institute in celebration of the Year of Italian Culture
**Lecture at 6:30 pm, East Building Auditorium
Music begins at 7:30 in the West Garden Court

20
National Gallery Orchestra
Claudia Chudacoff, leader
Music by Grieg, Handel, Schoenberg, and Schubert

27
Cappella Romana
Music based on Byzantine Chant
In honor of Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections

NOVEMBER

3
Maryland Sinfonietta
Michael Jacko, guest conductor
Andrew McLaughlin, baritone
Music by Cage, Copland, and Ives
First concert of the 65th American Music Festival
Presented in honor of Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial

6
CutTime Simfonica
Music by Rick Robinson and other American composers
Presented in honor of Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial
Wednesday, 12:10 pm
**East Building Auditorium

10
National Gallery of Art New Music Ensemble
Music by Antosca
Sunday, 6:30 pm
East Building Atrium

13
Lea Gilmore
Music by American composers
Presented in honor of Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial
Wednesday, 12:10 pm
**East Building Auditorium

17
New Music Raleigh
Music by Supko
Fifth and final concert of the 65th American Music Festival

20
Lucidarium
Music by medieval and Renaissance composers played on period instruments
Wednesday, 12:10 pm
West Garden Court

24
Mak Grgić and Nejc Kuhar, guitarists
With Jeremiah Campbell, cellist
Music by Bach and Slovenian composers

DECEMBER

1
National Gallery of Art Piano Trio
Music by Jewish composers
Hanukkah Concert

8
United States Navy Band Commodores
Music by Ellington
Christmas Concert
Sunday, 6:30 pm
**East Building Auditorium

15
New York Opera Society
World premiere of a new opera by Gisle Kverndokk
Sunday, 6:30 pm
**East Building Auditorium
Sponsored in part by the Royal Norwegian Embassy

22
Ensemble Galilei
Music by medieval and Renaissance composers played on period instruments

29
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble
New Year Concert
Music by Lehár, Strauss, and other composers

JANUARY 2014

5
National Gallery of Art Orchestra
Vladimir Lande, guest conductor
Xiayin Wang, pianist
Russian-American New Year Concert
Music by Rachmaninoff, Tchaikovsky, and other Russian composers

12
Ciné-concert
The General (Buster Keaton) – world premiere of a new restoration
Members of the National Gallery Orchestra
Andrew Simpson, guest conductor
World premiere of a new score by Simpson
Presented in honor of Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial
Sunday, 6:30 pm
**East Building Auditorium

19
David Geringas, cellist
Music by Bach and Slovenian composers

26
Dalí String Quartet
Music by Efrain Amaya and other composers

General Information

The National Gallery of Art and its Sculpture Garden are at all times free to the public. They are located on the National Mall between 3rd and 9th Streets at Constitution Avenue NW, and are open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The Gallery is closed on December 25 and January 1. With the exception of the atrium and library, the galleries in the East Building will remain closed until late fall 2016 for Master Facilities Plan and renovations. For information call (202) 737-4215 or visit the Gallery's Web site at www.nga.gov. Follow the Gallery on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NationalGalleryofArt, Twitter at www.twitter.com/ngadc, and Instagram at http://instagram.com/ngadc.

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