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Masterworks of Five Centuries 2019-2020 Sunday Concert Series

Weekend Concert

DATE: Sunday, February 23, 2020
TIMES: Pre-Concert Lecture at 6:30 p.m.
Concert at 7:30 p.m.
Code: 1P0691

The 43rd season of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features masterpieces from the late 16th to the mid-20th centuries, played on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments.

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.


This February concert features works by Bach, Haydn, and Mozart, featuring Elizabeth Blumenstock, one of the concertmasters of the Bay Area’s inventive Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.

J.S. Bach: Partita in A Minor, BWV 827
J.S. Bach: Sonata in E Major, BWV 1016
Haydn: Sonata in D Major, Hob. XVI: 42
Mozart: Sonata in G Major, K379

Smithsonian Chamber Players: Elizabeth Blumenstock, violin; Kenneth Slowik, harpsichord and fortepiano

Program, location, and artists are subject to change.

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

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