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Masterworks of Five Centuries 2018-2019 Saturday Concert Series

Evening Performance

View this year's Masterworks Saturday concerts!

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Concert: 7:30 p.m. (no pre-concert lecture)
Code: 1P0649

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.

Please note this concert does not feature a pre-concert lecture by Kenneth Slowik.

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


In mid-November, Dutch actress Katja Herbers—well known to American audiences for her television appearances in “Manhattan,” “The Americans,” and “Westworld”—interprets the evocative texts of of Reinbert de Leeuw’s Im wunderschönen Monat Mai.

Reinbert de Leeuw: Im wunderschönen Monat Mai: Three times seven Lieder after Schumann and Schubert (2004)

The Smithsonian Chamber PlayersKatja Herbers, actress; Kenneth Slowik, piano & direction

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.

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