Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2014-2015: Beyond Labels

MARCH 21 at 2 PM

Leipzig String Quartet

Coolidge Auditorium

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Although this performance is SOLD OUT at Ticketmaster, a limited number of RUSH tickets will be available at the Library, at no cost, beginning 2 hours before each performance. Patrons are strongly encouraged to try for a RUSH ticket at the door, between 6:00 pm and concert time. Due to no-shows and returned tickets, some seats are ALWAYS available for sold out performances at curtain. RUSH tickets are offered on a space-available basis. Seats are not guaranteed.

With recent performances in Europe, Israel, Africa, Central and South America, Australia, and Asia, the Leipzig String Quartet performs time and again with passion and true artistry. Stemming from the renowned Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the group is known for its versatility and mastery, finding deep emotions in modern music as well as the standard classical quartet repertoire. With a program featuring a Romantic era classic by Borodin and favorites by Debussy and Stravinsky, they will demonstrate some of their most dramatic works, highlights from their 50 recordings.


String Quartet no. 2 in D major


Three Pieces for String Quartet


Albumblatt (für Cosima Wagner)


Premier quatuor in G minor, op. 10

Presented in association with the Wagner Society of Washington, DC