Concerts from the Library of Congress go on location at the new Atlas Performing Arts Center at the heart of the H Street Corridor, which runs from 12th to 15th Streets, NE, now known as the Atlas District—Washington’s newest arts and entertainment neighborhood. For ticket information, directions, parking, free shuttle service, restaurants, and other information, go to www.atlasarts.org.
Atlas Performing Arts Center <view map>
1333 H Street, NE - Washington, DC 20002
Administrative Office: 202-399-7993
Box Office: 202-399-7993
West African harmonies and jazz rhythms are seamlessly blended by guitarist/singer/composer Loueke with Massimo Biolcati on bass and Ferenc Nemeth on drums.
6:15 pm – Atlas Center for the Performing
Arts (no tickets required)
Pre-concert presentation: Host of WPFW's "Sound of Surprise" Larry Appelbaum, Music Division, interviews Lionel Loueke
Uniting Broadway with the Art of Chanson
John Bell, music director / piano
Sue Mathys has gained critical and popular success in Europe and in the United States as an actor, concert singer and recording artist for the wide spectrum of her repertory, including leading roles in such musicals as Sunset Boulevard, Gypsy, Cabaret, Sweeney Todd, Candide and as Maria Callas in Master Class. www.suemat/hys.com
Music for the Twenty-first Century
A unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, electric guitar, double bass, and piano brings a fresh sound and a new perspective to the classical tradition, infused with a blend of musical influences that reflect the diverse backgrounds and interests of its members, including three composers.
Founded by composer/pianist Missy Mazzoli—one of the hottest voices in the indie classical movement— the new all-star, all-female chamber‑rock quintet of winds, strings, keyboards, and lo‑fi electronics, performs Mazzoli's “distinct blend of dreamy post rock, quirky minimalism, and rich romanticism.”
6:15 pm – Atlas Performing Arts Center (no
Pre-concert presentation: Conversation with composers Judd Greenstein and Missy Mazzoli
Roots of the American Songbook
Chamber musicians from the United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" (Colonel Thomas Rotondi, Jr., Leader and Commander) will perform American works from the Library's collections.
(no tickets required)