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Masterworks of Five Centuries (Saturday series)

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Masterworks of Five Centuries (Saturday series)

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society In-Person Concert

Weekend Performance

Saturday, February 10, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1P0824
National Museum of American History
Nicholas and Eugenia Taubman Hall of Music
14th St & Constitution Ave NW
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Smithsonian Chamber Music Society concerts are held in the intimate Nicholas and Eugenia Taubman Hall of Music, American History Museum (Photo: Hugh Talman/Smithsonian)

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The 46th season of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the late 16th century to the cusp of the 21st, played on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. Veteran musicians of the Society are joined in several of the programs by emerging artists during this 7-concert series held mostly on Saturdays. The season presents three chamber program dyads, plus a chamber orchestra concert. The Smithsonian Consort of Viols makes two appearances.

Concert Program

This concert features Catherine Manson and Rebecca Landell Reed joining the SCMS artistic director Kenneth Slowik in a second program surveying Beethoven piano trios. Note this program features a pre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m.

Piano Trios of Beethoven 
Op. 1, No. 1 in E-flat Major; Op. 1 No. 3 in C Minor; 
Op. 70, No. 1 in D Major, the Ghost 

The Smithsonian Chamber Players 
Catherine Manson, violin; Rebecca Landell Reed, cello; Kenneth Slowik, fortepiano 

Additional Masterworks of Five Centuries Saturday Series Concerts

Other Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Performances

General Information

  • Advance registration for this concert will end by 2 p.m. ET on Friday, February 9, 2024. Tickets may be available for purchase at the door. Mobile device and credit card only. No cash transactions.
  • Refer to our health and safety information for in-person programs.