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Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:30 PM

The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra’s (SJMO) artists bring the legacy of jazz to life, spotlighting the sounds of the greatest composers and performers of the past and present. Enjoy Billy Strayhorn’s imaginative rearrangement of music from The Nutcracker, as well as the rarely performed Queen’s Suite by Duke Ellington and Strayhorn, written as a gift to Queen Elizabeth II.

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 7:30 PM

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

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 6:00 PM

The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 35th year at the Smithsonian with a five-concert series that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble that has been hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek. The program will feature music by Bach and Beethoven. This is part of a five-concert series.

Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 7:30 PM

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

Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 6:00 PM

A masterwork by Copland gets the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 6:00 PM

The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 35th year at the Smithsonian with a five-concert series that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble that has been hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek. The program will feature music by Haydn, Shostakovich, and Ravel. This is part of a five-concert series.

Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:30 PM

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

Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 7:30 PM

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

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Spend Wednesday mornings in song and in good company. Under conductor Jeanne Kelly, the Encore Chorale for singers 55 and older begins a series of 15 weekly rehearsals leading to a performance.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Spend Wednesday evenings in song and in good company. Under conductor Jeffrey Dokken, the Encore Chorale for singers 55 and older begins a series of 15 weekly rehearsals leading to a performance.

Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society audiences are privy to the unparalleled experience of hearing two magnificent quartets of instruments—one made by Antonio Stradivari, the other by his teacher Nicolo Amati—in this popular three-concert series offered on Saturdays.

Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society audiences are privy to the unparalleled experience of hearing two magnificent quartets of instruments—one made by Antonio Stradivari, the other by his teacher Nicolo Amati—in this popular three-concert series offered on Sundays.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM

The Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra’s (SJMO) artists bring the legacy of jazz to life, spotlighting the sounds of the greatest composers and performers of the past and present. Sax legend John Coltrane gets a salute in a program that surveys his work as a musician and composer during his years with Miles Davis in the late 1950s.

Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society audiences are privy to the unparalleled experience of hearing two magnificent quartets of instruments—one made by Antonio Stradivari, the other by his teacher Nicolo Amati—in this popular three-concert series offered on Saturdays.

Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 7:30 PM

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society audiences are privy to the unparalleled experience of hearing two magnificent quartets of instruments—one made by Antonio Stradivari, the other by his teacher Nicolo Amati—in this popular three-concert series offered on Sundays.

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 7:30 PM

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

Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 6:00 PM

A masterwork by Mozart gets the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts.

Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 7:30 PM

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

Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 7:30 PM

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

Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 7:30 PM

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

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 6:00 PM

The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 35th year at the Smithsonian with a five-concert series that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble that has been hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek. The program will feature music by Haydn, Berg, and Beethoven. This is part of a five-concert series.

Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 6:00 PM

Masterworks by Sondheim get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts.

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 6:00 PM

The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 35th year at the Smithsonian with a five-concert series that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble that has been hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek. The program features music by Mozart, Lowell Liebermann, and Tchaikovsky. This is part of a five-concert series.

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM

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

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 7:30 PM

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



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