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Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Penderecki, Barber, and Schoenberg.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Penderecki, Barber, and Schoenberg.
Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 7:30 PM
An Evening of Indian Classical Music
Harsh Narayan, a rising young virtuoso of the traditional stringed sarangi, and accompanist Aditya Kalyanpur on the tabla offer a concert drawn from one of the world’s great musical traditions, the classical ragas of India.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features pieces by Harold Arlen.
Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Emerson String Quartet 2016-2017 Concert Series (37th Season)
The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 37th year at the Smithsonian—and its 40th anniversary season—with a 5-concert series that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 6:00 PM
The Axelrod String Quartet 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
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. This concert features music by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features a masterwork by Britten.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 6:00 PM
The Axelrod String Quartet 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
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. This concert features music by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Radio City Music Hall: Front and Center for the Christmas Spectacular
All-Day Tour
There’s no more iconic holiday performance in New York than Radio City Music Hall’s famed Christmas Spectacular. And there’s no better way to see the precision dancing of the Rockettes than from prime orchestra seats in the fabulous art deco theater where the show has been a tradition since 1933. A behind-the-scenes tour of the Music Hall adds to the experience.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:45 AM
Make the Season Brighter!
Exclusively for Circle of Support Members (Resident Advocate level and above): Discovery Theater’s signature production Seasons of Light illuminates the history and customs of a variety of global celebrations in a delightful interactive show that bridges communities and cultures. Special performances include post-show art activities and seasonal refreshments.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Make the Season Brighter!
Exclusively for Circle of Support Members (Resident Advocate level and above): Discovery Theater’s signature production Seasons of Light illuminates the history and customs of a variety of global celebrations in a delightful interactive show that bridges communities and cultures. Special performances include post-show art activities and seasonal refreshments.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 1:30 PM
Musicians From Marlboro
Virtuoso young artists from the venerable Marlboro Music Festival perform music by Schubert, Haydn, Reger, and Schumann in a concert presented jointly by the Freer and Sackler Galleries and Smithsonian Associates.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features English Consort Music of the Elizabethan and Jacobean Eras.
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features English Consort Music of the Elizabethan and Jacobean Eras.
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 7:30 PM
The Axelrod String Quartet 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
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. This concert features music by Haydn, Webern, and Brahms.
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 7:30 PM
The Axelrod String Quartet 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
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. This concert features music by Haydn, Webern, and Brahms.
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features a masterwork by Dvorak.
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Haydn.
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Haydn.
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 7:30 PM
The Axelrod String Quartet 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
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. This concert features music by Haydn, Beethoven, and Spohr.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 7:30 PM
The Axelrod String Quartet 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
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. This concert features music by Haydn, Beethoven, and Spohr.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features a masterwork by Schubert.
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Brahms.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Brahms.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Haydn and Schumann.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Haydn and Schumann.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 7:30 PM