Events at the Library of Congress

Friday October 30, 2020

Friday November 13, 2020

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Ensemble Dal Niente Friday
    November 13, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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    Dal Niente performs music by leading Latin American composers, including Nur Slim’s Humming Between Branches, in which the singer’s voice dances within widely varying instrumental textures, which shimmer, dive, and groan with kaleidoscopic virtuosity.
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Thursday November 19, 2020

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Jennifer Koh Digital Residency Thursday
    November 19, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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    Jennifer Koh, violin & Thomas Sauer, piano. Fearless and virtuosic, recognized for intense, commanding performances, Jennifer Koh is “a prodigious builder of bridges,” (LA Times). She is a charismatic leader in the world of new music, engaged in a mission to create projects presenting many compositional voices.
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Friday November 20, 2020

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    Takács Quartet Friday
    November 20, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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    Now in its 45th year, the eminent Takács Quartet holds an undisputed place at the very peak of the profession. To open our ‘20-‘21 season—and this special run of virtual performances—the artists perform from their home ground in Boulder, Colorado.
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Thursday December 3, 2020

Friday December 4, 2020

Saturday December 5, 2020

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Borromeo String Quartet with Nicholas Cords, Viola Saturday
    December 5, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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    Explore musical relationships in Beethoven’s late works with the preeminent Borromeo String Quartet, featuring his op. 130 string quartet and the legendary Grosse Fuge, labelled by Stravinsky as “an absolutely contemporary piece of music that will be contemporary forever.”
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Thursday December 10, 2020

Friday December 11, 2020

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Beethoven's "Hammerklavier" Sonata: Two Visions Friday
    December 11, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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    Pianist Adam Golka and the Verona Quartet present an intensive focus on Beethoven’s “Hammerklavier” sonata: two visions of the work in back-to-back performances, with David Plylar’s transcription for string quartet followed by the composer’s original version for piano.
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Saturday December 12, 2020

Thursday December 17, 2020

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Christopher Taylor, Piano Thursday
    December 17, 2020
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EST
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    It takes extraordinary skill as an orchestrator to condense an entire Beethoven symphony into a version for a solo instrument, but that is just what Franz Liszt accomplished in his piano transcriptions.
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Friday December 18, 2020