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Masterworks of Five Centuries 2018-2019 Saturday Concert Series

Evening Performance

View this year's Masterworks Saturday concerts!

Saturday, February 2, 2019
Pre-concert lecture: 6:30 p.m.
Concert: 7:30 p.m.
Code: 1P0643
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The 42nd season of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society (SCMS) features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments.

This concert series is also offered on Sunday dates.

Kenneth Slowik, SCMS artistic director and recipient of the Smithsonian Distinguished Scholar Award, again curates a series of pre-concert talks one hour prior to each concert.

To learn more about the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society, click here.


CONCERT PROGRAM

This concert features works of Bach, Haydn, and Mozart, in which either a veteran SCMS violinist or exceptional player of the younger generation dialogues with keyboardist Kenneth Slowik.

J. S. Bach: Suite in G Minor, BWV 808
J. S. Bach: Sonata in B Minor, BWV 1014
Joseph Haydn: Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI: 50
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata in A Major, K305/293d

The Smithsonian Chamber Players: Marilyn McDonald, violin; Kenneth Slowik, harpsichord and fortepiano

 

Program, location, and artists are subject to change.

To view other concerts in this Saturday classical concert series, click here. This concert series also is offered on Sunday dates.

Smithsonian Year of Music

Location
National Museum of American History
Nicholas and Eugenia Taubman Hall of Music
14th St & Constitution Ave NW