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Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features a masterwork by Dvorak.
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Haydn.
Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Haydn.
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 5:00 PM
From the Podium: The Conductor's Perspective
A. Scott Wood, music director and conductor of the Arlington Philharmonic and the Amadeus Orchestra, offers a firsthand guide to what a conductor does from the first viewing of the score until the final performance’s bows. Participants also have the opportunity to sit in on an Arlington Philharmonic rehearsal a few days after the program.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:45 PM
The Axelrod String Quartet 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society audiences are privy to the unparalleled experience of hearing two magnificent quartets of instruments—one made by Antonio Stradivari, the other by his teacher Nicolo Amati—in this popular three-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Haydn, Beethoven, and Spohr.
Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Emerson String Quartet 2016-2017 Concert Series (37th Season)
The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 37th year at the Smithsonian—and its 40th anniversary season—with a 5-concert series that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek. This concert features music by Beethoven and Berg.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 6:00 PM
The Axelrod String Quartet 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
Smithsonian Chamber Music Society audiences are privy to the unparalleled experience of hearing two magnificent quartets of instruments—one made by Antonio Stradivari, the other by his teacher Nicolo Amati—in this popular three-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Haydn, Beethoven, and Spohr.
Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Rob Kapilow’s What Makes It Great?
Masterworks by Harold Arlen, Britten, Dvorak, and Schubert get the distinctive in-depth examination from composer, conductor, and commentator Rob Kapilow in the new season. Presented in partnership with Washington Performing Arts. This performance features a masterwork by Schubert.
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Johann Sebastian Bach.
Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Brahms.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Brahms.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Saturday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Saturdays. This concert features music by Haydn and Schumann.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Masterworks of Five Centuries 2016-2017 Sunday Concert Series
The Smithsonian Chamber Music Society features musical masterpieces from the 17th to the early 21st century, played by outstanding ensembles on some of the world’s most highly prized musical instruments. This is a six-concert series offered on Sundays. This concert features music by Haydn and Schumann.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Emerson String Quartet 2016-2017 Concert Series (37th Season)
The Emerson String Quartet returns for its 37th year at the Smithsonian—and its 40th anniversary season—with a 5-concert series that displays the range and unparalleled musicianship of an ensemble hailed as “the one indispensable quartet” by Newsweek. This concert features music by Mozart, Debussy, and Dvorak.
Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 6:00 PM