National Philharmonic Chamber Players (April 28th, 2019 3pm)

Episode 3: Musical Atoms – A Study of Intervals “A very important word, “interval”, because it’s the heart and soul of music. You see music is not made out of notes by themselves, but out of the intervals between one note and another. That’s why it’s so necessary for us to understand this word, interval.” This

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National Philharmonic Chamber Players (Feb. 3rd, 2019 3pm)

Episode 2: The Road to Paris “Paris, almost exactly at the beginning of the 20th Century, had become the exciting place where new things were happening in music, where you found fresh air, and great new names, and a fever of creative energy.” Bernstein gives us a look at the journeys some composers took to

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Main Street Chamber Players (Dec. 1st, 2018 7pm)

Main Street Chamber Players Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf: Sonata in E-Flat Major for Viola and Double Bass Frank Proto: String Trio for Violin, Viola and Double Bass (1974) Anton Arensky: Piano Trio No.1 in D minor, Op.32 for violin, cello and piano (1894) FREE  

StageFree with pianist Martin Jones (Nov. 5th, 2018 7:30pm)

Acclaimed British pianist Martin Jones brings the 4th installment of his American Piano Music Series to Washington, DC. This excellent program includes music by Ingrid Arauco (Pennsylvania), Kent Holiday (Virginia), Timothy Melbinger (Pennsylvania), and Jonathan Newmark (Virginia), in addition to more familiar music from the repertoire. RSVP required here. Suggested donation of $20 per ticket.

A Harpsichord Concert – The Couperin Dynasty (Nov. 3, 2018 7:30pm)

Italian keyboard artist Alberto Busettini presents this sumptuous, definitively French, Program of works by three generations of the famed Couperin family – Louis Couperin, François (“The Great”) Couperin, and Armand-Louis Couperin. These glorious works span the French Baroque to early Classical period. A meet-the-artist gathering with complimentary beverages follows the concert.   Advance on-line ticket

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National Philharmonic Chamber Players (Oct. 21st, 2018 3pm)

Episode 1: What is a Melody? “It’s the whole meal so to speak: when you think of music, you think of melody right away,” says Mr. Bernstein. On this concert, Ludwig van Beethoven’s masterpieces, both early and late works for string quartet, provide the melodic inspiration for contemporary quartets by Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw

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