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Masterworks of Five Centuries (Saturday/Sunday series)

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society In-Person Concert

Weekend Performance

Sunday, January 28, 2024 - 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. ET
Code: 1P0823
St. Mark's Capitol Hill
301 A St SE, Washington, DC
Metro: Capitol South
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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 and on Sundays. The season presents three chamber program dyads, plus a chamber orchestra concert. The Smithsonian Consort of Viols makes two appearances.

Concert Program

The January chamber orchestra concert honors the 150th anniversary of Arnold Schönberg's birth. Note this program does not include a pre-concert lecture and is held at St. Mark’s Capitol Hill, 301 A St. SE, Washington, DC (Metro: Capitol South).

Béla Bartók: Rumanian Folk DancesSz.56 
Florence Price: Andante moderato
Ludwig van Beethoven, arr. Gustav Mahler: Quartetto serioso, Op. 95 
Arnold Schönberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 

The Smithsonian Chamber Orchestra 
Kenneth Slowik, conductor 

Additional Masterworks of Five Centuries Series Concerts

Other Smithsonian Chamber Music Society Performances

General Information

  • Advance registration for this concert will end by 4 p.m. ET on Friday, January 26, 2024. Tickets will 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.