Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Friday, March 22, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Borodin Quartet Friday
    March 22, 2019
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
    For more than seventy years, the venerable Borodin Quartet has been celebrated for its "uncommonly rich, even tone and consoling warmth. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Saturday, March 23, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Aaron Diehl Saturday
    March 23, 2019
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
    An erudite and elegant stylist, pianist and composer Aaron Diehl takes up the enviable task of the Library’s jazz scholars: to delve deeply into our rich archives and examine a few of our treasures. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Alash Ensemble Wednesday
    March 27, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Tuvan traditional music and throat-singing trio. Whittall Pavilion (LJ-G45E)

Thursday, April 4, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    National Youth Poet Laureate Commencement Thursday
    April 4, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
    The 2019 National Youth Poet Laureate will be announced. Regional Youth Poets Laureate Kara Jackson (Chicago, IL), Haviland Nona Gai Whiting(Nashville, TN), Jackson Neal (Houston, TX) Azura Tyabji (Seattle, WA) and Maren Wright-Kerr (Baltimore, MD) will participate. Event will be hosted by award-winning poet Mahogany L. Browne and feature Washington, D.C./Prince George's County Youth Poets Laureate. Presented in partnership with Urban Word. Mumford Room (LM-649)

Friday, April 5, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Mokoomba Friday
    April 5, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Mokoomba is a six-piece band that hails from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)
  • Event | concerts and performances
    Hi Score! Introducing a Game to its Music Friday
    April 5, 2019
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
    The Coolidge Auditorium will transform into a game creation lab as a new Library commission by composer Austin Wintory gets re-spawned as part of a video game score—all while you watch! A new game is being designed just for this event, and we’ll get to see, hear and discuss how it all comes together. Program includes WINTORY (New Work Commissioned by the McKim Fund... Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Thursday, April 11, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Eva Salina and Peter Stan-Serbian and Roma music Thursday
    April 11, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    California-grown, Brooklyn-based Eva Salina is a groundbreaking interpreter of Balkan Romani songs. Whittall Pavilion (LJ-G45E)

Friday, April 12, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Jerusalem Quartet Friday
    April 12, 2019
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
    The Jerusalem Quartet deploys a strong sense of drama and a striking range of tonal color to create “an extraordinary unity of sound and purpose” (New York Times). Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Monday, April 15, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Mokoomba: Afro-Fusion Music from Zimbabwe Monday
    April 15, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Mokoomba is a six-piece band that hails from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Band members Mathias Muzaza, Trustworth Samende, Abundance Mutori, Donald Moyo, Ndaba Coster Moyo, and Miti Mugande grew up together in Chinotimba Township, Victoria Falls, and share similar cultural influences. They perform music celebrating their Zimbabwean culture and traditions interpreted for modern audiences, using several languages, including Tonga, Shona, Luvala, Ndebele, and English. Whittall Pavilion (LJ-G45E)

Thursday, April 18, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Thursday
    April 18, 2019
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
    The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is back with an all-American program covering more than a century of ground. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Saturday, April 20, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Jazzmeia Horn Quintet Saturday
    April 20, 2019
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
    “One of the most impressive new voices on the music scene today” (Huffington Post), Jazzmeia Horn captured top honors at the Sarah Vaughan and Thelonious Monk competitions. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Saturday, April 27, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Franz Liszt's Sardanapalo Saturday
    April 27, 2019
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
    It is exceptionally rare that we have the opportunity to hear a previously unknown work by a major composer, but that is precisely what the Library will offer in its presentation of the piano/vocal version of Franz Liszt’s Sardanapalo. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Saturday, May 4, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Tetzlaff-Tetzlaff-Vogt Trio Saturday
    May 4, 2019
    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
    The dynamic sibling duo of Tanja and Christian Tetzlaff is joined by pianist Lars Vogt to form a superstar trio. Coolidge Auditorium & Whittall Pavilion

Saturday, June 1, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Saturday
    June 1, 2019
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
    Wrapping up our wonderful 2018-2019 season is the excellent, standard-setting Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, performing music of Felix Mendelssohn with the young Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki. Coolidge Auditorium & Whittall Pavilion