Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2017-2018

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018 at 2:00 PM

Photo: Vienna Piano Trio

Coolidge Auditorium

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(tickets available 12/13/2017, beginning at 10 AM)

The renowned Vienna Piano Trio returns to the Library of Congress to play a program of works by three generations of composers known for their relationships with Vienna: Haydn as part of the “first Viennese school,” Brahms as a prominent resident of Vienna, and Schoenberg as the patriarch of the “second Viennese school.” On display will be some of the Library’s source materials for the Brahms and Steuermann’s trio transcription of Verklärte Nacht.


Piano Trio in B-flat major, Hob.XV:20


Verklärte Nacht


Piano Trio no. 2 in C major, op. 87

12:30 PM - Whittall Pavilion (no tickets required)

David Plylar, PhD, Library of Congress, Music Division