Concerts from the Library of Congress, 2010-2011

full season-at-a-glance

Use this chart to determine the ticket availability date for each event (learn more about ordering free tickets). All events take place at 8:00pm in the Coolidge Auditorium, unless otherwise noted. The On LOCation at the Atlas series takes place at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. Select the links below for a fuller description of each program. All programs subject to change without notice. Please check back regularly for the most up-to-date information.

Please note: When the ticket supply for an event, via Ticketmaster, has been exhausted, the chart below will indicate that the concert is SOLD OUT; however, there are often up to 80 empty seats available for "sold out" concerts at start time. Interested patrons are strongly encouraged to come to the Library by 6:30 p.m. on concert nights to join the standby line for no-show tickets.

2010 Events

Concert Date Artist Tickets available
Friday, October 8 Ensemble 415 SOLD OUT
Wednesday, October 13 Arcanto Quartet September 8
Thursday, October 14 The English Concert SOLD OUT
Thursday, October 21 Talich Quartet SOLD OUT
Thursday, October 28 Thomas Hampson and Craig Rutenberg SOLD OUT
Saturday, October 30 Helsinki Baroque - Founder’s Day Concert September 15
Tuesday, November 9 Gautier Capuçon, cello & Gabriela Montero, piano September 29
Saturday, November 13 (2:00pm) Man, Music, and Machine, Borromeo Quartet no tickets required
Friday, November 19 Doric Quartet October 6
Saturday, November 20 Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet October 6
Friday, December 3 Lionel Loueke Trio onLOCation at the Atlas October 20*
Saturday, December 4 Country Music Association Songwriters Series October 20
Saturday, December 11 (2:00pm) Jack Gottlieb: Lecture-concert and booksigning (2:00pm) no tickets required

2011 Events

Concert Date Artist Tickets available
Friday, February 4 Salzburg Hyperion Ensemble December 22
Friday, February 11 Utrecht String Quartet December 29
Tuesday, February 22 Quatuor Debussy with Katherine Chi, piano January 12
Friday, February 25 Eddie Daniels, clarinet & Roger Kellaway, piano
January 12
Saturday, February 26 (2:00pm) Paolo Pandolfo, viola da gamba & Thomas Boysen, theorbo
January 12
Tuesday, March 1 Brad Mehldau, piano January 19
Thursday, March 3 Schumann Trio January 19
Friday, March 4 (12:00noon) Shepherd School of Music no tickets required
Friday, March 5 (2:00pm) Shepherd School of Music no tickets required
Thursday, March 10 Wordless Music Orchestra with Tyondai Braxton January 26
Friday, March 11 Antares with Marianna Mihai-Zoeter, soprano January 26
Sat., March 26 (11:00am & 5:30pm) Tanya Tomkins, Baroque cello - CANCELED February 9
Tuesday, March 29 Trevor Pinnock, harpsichord
February 16
Friday, April 8
London Conchord Ensemble February 23
Saturday, April 9 (2:00pm) U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" - Music of Aaron Copland no tickets required
Monday, April 11 Martial Solal, piano February 23
Thursday, April 28 Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center March 16
Thursday, May 5 U.S. Army Blues - Ellington, Mingus, and Mulligan no tickets required
Friday, May 6 Colin Jacobsen, violin & Bruce Levingston, piano March 23
Saturday, May 7 Sue Mathys: Uniting Broadway with the Art of Chanson March 23
Friday, May 13 Music from Moscow with Tigran Alikhanov, piano March 30
Saturday, May 14 NOW Ensemble / Victoire - On LOCation at the Atlas March 30
Monday, May 16 (Noon) Olli Kortekangas in Conversation with Norman Scribner no tickets required
Friday, May 20 eighth blackbird April 6
Saturday, May 21 U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own” - On LOCation at the Atlas no tickets required