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Performances

The Axelrod String Quartet 2019-2020 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 on Saturdays. This concert features music by Haydn, Britten, and Beethoven.

Date of event
DATE: Saturday, January 25, 2020
TIMES: Pre-Concert Lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.

The Axelrod String Quartet 2019-2020 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 on Sundays. This concert features music by Haydn, Britten, and Beethoven.

Date of event
DATE: Sunday, January 26, 2020
TIMES: Pre-Concert Lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.

Masterworks of Five Centuries 2019-2020 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 an eight-concert series on Sundays. This concert features music by J.S. Bach, Haydn, and Mozart.

Date of event
DATE: Sunday, February 23, 2020
TIMES: Pre-Concert Lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.

Jewish Music: Many Languages, One Heart

What is Jewish music? In this 3-part series, the answers will surprise you as cantor and choral director Ramón Tasat leads discussions about this intriguing history, which segue into live performances. This program focuses on French and Jewish musical traditions.

Date of event
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 4:00 p.m.

Masterworks of Five Centuries 2019-2020 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 an eight-concert series on Sundays. This concert features music by J.S. Bach, Haydn, and Mozart.

Date of event
DATE: Sunday, April 19, 2020
TIMES: Pre-Concert Lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.

Jewish Music: Many Languages, One Heart

What is Jewish music? In this 3-part series, the answers will surprise you as cantor and choral director Ramón Tasat leads discussions about this intriguing history, which segue into live performances. This program focuses on the Jewish choral heritage in England.

Date of event
Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 4:00 p.m.

The Axelrod String Quartet 2019-2020 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 on Saturdays. This concert features music by Haydn, Bartok, and Mendelssohn.

Date of event
DATE: Saturday, May 9, 2020
TIMES: Pre-Concert Lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.

The Axelrod String Quartet 2019-2020 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 on Sundays. This concert features music by Haydn, Bartok, and Mendelssohn.

Date of event
DATE: Sunday, May 10, 2020
TIMES: Pre-Concert Lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.

Jewish Music: Many Languages, One Heart

What is Jewish music? In this 3-part series, the answers will surprise you as cantor and choral director Ramón Tasat leads discussions about this intriguing history, which segue into live performances. This program focuses on the history of Jewish music in Italy.

Date of event
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 4:00 p.m.