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February Performance Tours
|Thursday, Feb. 1||Anthony Walker, classical and jazz|
|Saturday, Feb. 3||Deena Gift, classical and popular|
|Thursday, Feb. 8||Howard Breitbart, popular|
|Saturday, Feb. 10||Mari Paz, music of many nations|
|Thursday, Feb. 15||Liz Donaldson, traditional|
|Saturday, Feb. 17||Thomas Mastroianni, classical|
|Thursday, Feb. 22||Carlos César Rodríguez, classical|
|Saturday, Feb. 24||Rubén Peláez, classical|
Designed for visitors who are blind or have low vision, the tour features tactile and audio components, including a wall of piano parts, action models demonstrating the mechanics of the piano, and a demonstration of several of the 26 keyboards on display. First-come, first-served reservations required. Call 202-357-1481.
|Gallery Talk |
Storytellers and Crooners: Male Jazz Vocalists
James Zimmerman, executive director of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, highlights the careers and showcases the styles of male vocalists Eddie Jefferson, Jon Hendricks, Johnny Hartman, and others. With Aaron Graves, piano; James King, bass; and Ken Kimery, drums.
"Music of the White House" Concert
A Tribute to Marian Anderson, with Carmen Balthrop, soprano, and pianist Helen Yorke. Art songs, opera arias, and spirituals in tribute to the great American soprano who performed several times at the White House. Pre-concert discussion at 6 p.m. by historian Ira Berlin in Carmichael Auditorium, NMAH. Hall of Musical Instruments, NMAH.
Highlights from the White House. Hall of Musical Instruments, NMAH.
Music of the White House is cosponsored by The Smithsonian Associates. *Tickets required. Call 202-357-3030 or visit www.ResidentAssociates.si.edu.
Liederabend: Songs of Franz Schubert
|Smithsonian Chamber Music Society|
Max van Egmond, baritone, and Kenneth Slowik, fortepiano, perform Schubert's Schwanegesang and other favorite lieder. Hall of Musical Instruments, NMAH. *Tickets required. Call 202-357-3030 or visit www.ResidentAssociates.si.edu.
Sarah Cahill, piano
|At the Freer Gallery of Art|
The program includes the world premieres of two works commissioned for this concert: a Balinese gamelan-inspired piece by Evan Ziporyn and a work by Kui Dong based on the five elements of Chinese cosmology. Also on the program are works by Hyo-Shin Na, Ushio Torikai, John Cage, and Lou Harrison. Reserved tickets are available to all of these events by contacting TicketMaster at (202) 432-7328 or
www.ticketmaster.com the second Monday before the concert (event code EFG0223E). Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Auditorium.
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