Release Date: January 29, 2014

The Seventy-second Season of Concerts at the National Gallery of Art
February–June 2014

Sunday evenings at 6:30 pm, West Building, West Garden Court (unless otherwise indicated)
Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC

Under the direction of Stephen Ackert

FEBRUARY

2
Wolfgang Holzmair, baritone
Russell Ryan, pianist

Schubert: Schwanengesang

9
Fine Arts Quartet
Music by Kreisler, Zymbalist, and other composers

16
Aron Zelkowicz, cellist
Ryo Yanagitani, pianist

Music by Chopin, Mendelssohn, Putz, and Rachmaninoff

23
Louise Toppin, soprano
Leon Bates, pianist

Spirituals and other music by African American composers
Observing the 75th anniversary of Marian Anderson’s 1939 concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial
Sunday, 6:30 p.m.
East Building Auditorium

MARCH

2
Peter Vinograde, pianist
with the National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble

Music by J. S. Bach
In collaboration with the Phillips Collection Concerts

9
Sara Davis Buechner, pianist
Music by Arensky, Gershwin, Mozart, Stravinsky, and Suesse

16
Irina Mozyleva, soprano
Magdalena Wor, mezzo-soprano
with Vera Danchenko-Stern, pianist

An Evening of Russian Song

23
Poulenc Trio
Music by Kaminsky and other women composers
in honor of Women’s History Month

30
Naoko Takada, marimbist
Music by Bach, Lin, Pereira, and Takada
in connection with the Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival

APRIL

2
Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano
with Gwendolyn Toth, harpsichordist, and Daniel Swenberg, theorbist

Music by Von Mecklenburg
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building Lecture Hall

6
Great Noise Ensemble
Armando Bayolo, director

with Third Practice and the American Youth Chorus
Andriessen: La Commedia

9
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Music by Jacquet de La Guerre
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building Lecture Hall

13
Auryn String Quartet
Music by Beethoven, Haydn, and Mendelssohn

16
Rosa Lamoreaux, soprano
Stan Engebretson, pianist

Music by Lang
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building Lecture Hall

23
Alessandra Marc, soprano
David Chapman, pianist

Music by Maria Bach
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building, West Garden Court

27
Eliot Fisk and Paco Peña, guitarists
Classical and Flamenco repertoire for two guitars

30
Ann Schein, pianist
Music by Chopin, Debussy, and Ravel

Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building Lecture Hall

MAY

4
Paul Galbraith, guitarist
Music by J. S. Bach
Sponsored by the Gottesman Fund in memory of Milton M. Gottesman
in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

11
Henschel String Quartet
Music by German composers
in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

14
Edvinas Minkstimas, pianist
Music by Lithuanian composers
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building, West Garden Court
in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

18
Winners of the Misbin Family Memorial Chamber Music Competition
Sunday, 4:00 p.m.
West Building, West Garden Court
in collaboration with the Washington Performing Arts Society

18
Mícéal O’Rourke, pianist
Music by Field and other composers
in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

21
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble
Music by Monteverdi
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building, West Garden Court
in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute and the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

25
Robin Verheyen, saxophonist
Marc Copland, pianist

Jazz Concert
Sunday, 4:00 p.m.
West Building, West Garden Court
Sponsored by the Embassy of Belgium
in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

28
National Gallery of Art Chamber Players
Music by Slovenian and Portuguese composers
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building, West Garden Court
in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to the United States

JUNE

1
Emmanuel Ceysson, harpist
Music by 19th-century French composers
In honor of Degas/Cassatt
Sponsored in part by Safran USA

5
U.S. Army Chorus and Saint Alban’s School Chorale
Music by Bibel, Thompson, and Wilhousky
Thursday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building, West Garden Court

8
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble
Music by Fauré, Saint-Saëns, and other French composers
In honor of Degas/Cassatt
Sponsored in part by Safran USA

15
Caceres/Ramos-Santana Duo
Puerto Rico in 176 Keys
Music by Puerto Rican composers for two pianos four hands

19
Cathedra
Michael McCarthy, director

Music by Herbert Howells
Thursday, 12:10 pm
West Building, West Garden Court
in collaboration with the Anglican Association of Musicians

22
Philippe Entremont, pianist
Music by French composers
In honor of Degas/Cassatt

26
Gen Tomuro, pianist
Music by French composers

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