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Masterworks of Four Centuries 2014-2015 Saturday Concert Series

Evening Performance

View this year's Masterworks Saturday concerts!

Sat., May 16, 2015
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Code: 1P0429

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The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society celebrates its 38th season with musical masterpieces from the Elizabethan period to late 19th century. This is part of a six-concert series offered on Saturdays.

One hour prior to each program Kenneth Slowik, SCMS artistic director, continues his popular pre-concert lectures, shedding light on the lives and times of the featured composers and their glorious music.

The season concludes in mid-May with music from Shakespeare’s time. The program is built around the sensuous sounds of the broken consort, which includes a woodwind, two bowed stringed instruments, the gut-strung lute, and the wire-strung cittern and bandora.

To learn more about the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society, click here.

 


CONCERT PROGRAM

Sat., May 16
English Music from Shakespeare’s Time
Christopher Krueger, Renaissance flute; Kenneth Slowik, treble viol; Catherine Slowik, bass viol; Lucas Harris, lute; David Walker, cittern; Daniel Swenberg, bandora

 

Program, location, and artists are subject to change.

To view other concerts in this Saturday classical concert series, click here. This concert series also is offered on Sunday dates.

 

Location
National Museum of American History
Warner Bros. Theater
Constitution Ave NW b/w 12th & 14th Sts
Metro: Federal Triangle or Smithsonian