Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2019-2020

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2020 at 8:00 PM

Miranda Cuckson(Photo credit: John Rogers)
Stephen Gosling

Sophie Shao (Photo credit: Neda Navaee)
Daniel Panner (Photo credit: Daniel D'Ottavio)

Coolidge Auditorium

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Miranda Cuckson, violin  |  Daniel Panner, viola
Sophie Shao, cello  |  Stephen Gosling, piano

Miranda Cuckson leads a special program honoring violinist Leonora Jackson McKim, whose Stradivari violin will be loaned to the Library for this special evening. Mrs. McKim was one of the Library’s great patrons, whose gift has commissioned dozens of works for violin and piano. Featured on this program is a variety of works featuring strings from solo violin to piano quartet, including the Finale of Beethoven’s early string trio, op. 3—the manuscript of which resides at the Library.


String Trio in E-flat major, op. 3: Finale


Intermezzo for string trio


Dhipli zyia


Kreisleriana (Commissioned by the McKim Fund in the Library of Congress)


New work for solo violin


Piano Quartet in E-flat major, op. 47

PRE-CONCERT LECTURE: “The Life and Legacy of Leonora Jackson McKim,” Alessandra Barabaschi
6:30 pm – Whittall Pavilion