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Concert Schedule:

The Sixty-ninth Season of Concerts at the National Gallery of Art
September 2010-January 2011

Washington, DC—Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m. 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

September 26
Carlos Rodriguez, pianist
Music by Chavez, Lavista, Revueltes, and other Latin American composers in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

September 27
Jasmine Choi, flutist
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Telemann, and other composers
Presented in honor of German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580–1900
Monday, 12:10 and 2:00 p.m.
West Building Lobby G-37

September 29
Duo Miller Schmid
Music for cello and piano by Edvard Grieg
Presented in honor of Edvard Munch: Master Prints
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

October 3
Weiss-Kaplan-Newman Trio
Music by Beethoven, Dvořák, and Newman

October 6
Håkon Austbø
Music by Egge, Mortensen, Valen, and Wallin
Presented in honor of Edvard Munch: Master Prints and in conjunction with Norway Comes to Washington
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

October 10
Nordic Voices
Music by Lasse Thoresen and other Norwegian composers
Presented in honor of Edvard Munch: Master Prints and in conjunction with Norway Comes to Washington

October 13
Gesangverein Hofbieber
Music by Hassler, Lechner, and other Renaissance composers
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
West Building, West Garden Court

October 17
New York Opera Society
Max and Moritz: A Cartoon Opera in Seven Pranks by Gisle Kverndokk
World premiere performance, presented in honor of Edvard Munch: Master Prints and in conjunction with Norway Comes to Washington
**East Building Auditorium

October 20
Trio con Brio Copenhagen
Music by Ravel and Saint-Saëns
Presented in honor of From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

October 24
Great Noise Ensemble
Armando Bayolo, conductor
Music by Dutch composer Louis Andriessen
East Building Atrium

October 27
Fauré Piano Quartet
Music by Fauré and other composers
Presented in honor of From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

October 31
Members of the National Gallery of Art Orchestra
Gillian Anderson, guest conductor
Music by Beethoven, Mozart, Rossini, and others
Music to accompany the film Häxen, 4:00 p.m.
Concert, 6:30 p.m.
**East Building Auditorium

November 3
New York Chamber Soloists
Music by Delius, Sullivan, and Vaughan Williams
Presented in honor of The Pre-Raphaelite Lens: British Photography and Painting, 1848–1875
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

November 7
Terry Waldo, pianist
Early American Jazz
Presented in honor of American Modernism: The Shein Collection

November 10
Kate Egan, soprano
Marlene Bateman, mezzo-soprano
Juliana Osinchuk, pianist
Music by Beethoven, Schumann, and other composers
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
**East Building Auditorium

November 14
National Gallery of Art Orchestra
Stephen Simon, guest conductor
Sara Daneshpour, pianist
Music by Stamitz and other Mannheim School composers
Presented in honor of German Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1580–1900

November 17
Quaver
Music by Dalla Casa, Lasso, Ligeti, and other composers
Presented in honor of Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
*West Building Lecture Hall

November 21
Camerata Philadelphia
Stephen Framil, cellist and conductor
Music by Haydn and Shostakovich

November 24
National Gallery of Art Chamber Players
Renaissance Italian Music
Presented in honor of Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy
Wednesday, 12:10 p.m.
**East Building Auditorium

November 28
Ian Shapinsky, pianist
Music by Chopin, Ginastera, Mozart, Prokofiev, Scriabin, and Tchaikovsky

December 5
Poulenc Trio
Music by Jakov Jakoulouv and other Jewish composers

December 12
Ensemble Galilei
Stephen Ackert, narrator
Traditional Christmas Carols and the story of National Gallery of Art paintings on Christmas stamps

December 19
National Gallery of Art Vocal Ensemble and Chamber Players
Holiday Concert
Music by Johann Sebastian Bach

December 26
No Concert

January 2
American String Quartet
Music by Beethoven
First concert in a series of the complete Beethoven String Quartets

January 9
National Gallery of Art Orchestra
Bjarte Engeset, guest conductor
Norwegian-American New Year concert
Music by Grieg, Saeverud, and other composers

January 16
Bruno Nasta, violinist, and Ensemble
Music by Gershwin, Joplin, and Milhaud.
Presented in honor of From Impressionism to Modernism: The Chester Dale Collection

January 23
Verge Ensemble
Steve Antosca, artistic director
Music by Schoenberg, Ligeti, and other composers

January 30
Victor Goldberg, pianist
Music TBD
Concerts continue through June 2011

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Concert Schedule:
September 2010-January 2011
February-June 2011

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