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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 seriesThis concert features music by J.S. Bach, Haydn, and Mozart.

Event date Saturday, March 2, 2019
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.

The Emerson String Quartet continues to delight audiences at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., for its 40th season with a 5-concert series. This concert features music by Walker, Verdi, and Beethoven.

Event date Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 6:00 p.m.

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 seriesThis concert features music by Beethoven and Schubert.

Event date Saturday, March 16, 2019
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.

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 seriesThis concert features music by Beethoven and Schubert.

Event date Sunday, March 17, 2019
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.

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 seriesThis concert features music by Schumann and Bruckner.

Event date Saturday, April 6, 2019
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.

The Emerson String Quartet continues to delight audiences at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., for its 40th season with a 5-concert series. This concert features music by Mozart, Wernick, and Shostakovich.

Event date Sunday, April 7, 2019 - 6:00 p.m.

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 seriesThis concert features music by Schumann and Bruckner.

Event date Sunday, April 7, 2019
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.

If you love rock and roll, and want to sing some of the greatest hits of all time, join the Boomers Rock ’n’ Roll Chorus, a program geared for people ages 55 and above who love to sing—and there’s no experience required.

Event date Rehearsals: Tuesday, April 9 to May 28, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Performance: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 6:45 p.m.

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. This concert features music by J.S. Bach.

Event date Saturday, May 4, 2019
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.

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. This concert features music by J.S. Bach.

Event date Sunday, May 5, 2019
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.

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 seriesThis concert features music by J.S. Bach, Haydn, and Mozart.

Event date Saturday, May 11, 2019
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.