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Masterworks of Four Centuries 2015-2016 Saturday Concert Series

Evening Performance

View this year's Masterworks Saturday concerts!

Evening Performance

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1P0484
Smithsonian Castle
The Commons
1000 Jefferson Dr SW
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The 39th season of the Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 20th century, played on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments in this six-concert series. Featured ensembles are as follows: The Smithsonian Chamber Players, Smithsonian Consort of Viols, and the Castle Trio. This concert series is also offered on Sunday dates.

One hour prior to each program Kenneth Slowik, SCMS artistic director, continues his popular pre-concert lectures, shedding light on the lives and times of the featured composers and their glorious music.

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



The season opens with Kenneth Slowik and Robert Mealy (Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra concertmaster and Juilliard Historical Performance graduate program director) completing their survey of Bach sonatas for violin and obbligato keyboard.

Sat., Dec. 5
J.S. Bach and C.P.E. Bach: Sonatas for violin and harpsichord
The Smithsonian Chamber Players
Robert Mealy, violin; Kenneth Slowik, harpsichord


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.