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Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 10:30 AM

Spend Wednesdays in song and in good company with the Encore Chorale. Now in its ninth year, this Encore Chorale daytime option has weekly rehearsals under the direction of conductor Jeanne Kelly.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 at 6:45 PM

Spend Wednesdays in song and in good company with the Encore Chorale. Now in its ninth year, this Encore Chorale evening option has weekly rehearsals under the direction of conductor Jeffrey Dokken.

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 6:30 PM

Chicago’s legendary comedy theater returns with satire that’s got all the bells and whistles, combining classic material and brand-new songs, sketches, and improv.

Friday, September 18, 2015 at 9:00 PM

Chicago’s legendary comedy theater returns with satire that’s got all the bells and whistles, combining classic material and brand-new songs, sketches, and improv.

Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 6:00 PM

The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 36th 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.

Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 6:00 PM

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

Saturday, November 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, November 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, December 5, 2015 at 7:30 PM

The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 20th century, played on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays.

Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 7:30 PM

The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 20th century, played on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays.

Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 6:00 PM

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

Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 6:00 PM

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

Sunday, March 13, 2016 at 6:00 PM

Music by Cole Porter gets the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts.



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