Concerts from the Library of Congress
Sundays @ 7PM

Concerts from the Library of Congress is now in its 90th year of broadcasts from historic Coolidge Auditorium.  Host Bill McGlaughlin delves into the Library's music collections, rediscovering manuscripts, instruments and artifacts that tell the stories behind the music.  This season's outstanding performers include the St. Lawrence Quartet, mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter, Apollo's Fire and the Handel and Haydn Society.

8/12

Handel and Haydn Society
Harry Christophers, conductor

Works by William Byrd, Thomas Linley and Johann Sebastian Bach
Gabriela Lena Frank:  My angel, his name is freedom

8/19

Ensemble Intercontemporain
Matthias Pintscher, conductor

Alban Berg:  Chamber Concerto for piano, violin and 13 winds

8/26

Calefax Wind Quintet

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:  Serenade in B-flat Major, K. 361 "Gran Partita"
Dmitri Shostakovich:  Excerpts from Preludes and Fugues, Op. 87
Conlon Nancarrow (arr. Raaf Hekkema):  Excerpts from Selected Studies for Player Piano
Cesar Franck (arr. Jelte Althuis):   Prélude, fugue et variation, Op. 18
Johannes Ockeghem (arr. Raaf Hekkema):  Mort, tu as navré de ton dart
Richard Strauss (arr. Olivier Boekhoorn):  Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Op. 28

9/2

Claude Debussy:  Sonata for Violin and Piano
Jennifer Koh, violin and Ieva Jokubaviciute, piano

Antonin Dvorak:  String Quartet in F Major, Op. 96 "American"
Pavel Haas Quartet