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Asko|Schönberg Ensemble Concert I [CONCERT]

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Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress

Thomas Jefferson Building

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Asko|Schönberg Ensemble Concert I

Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor
Katrien Baerts, soprano
Hiromi Kikuchi and Joseph Puglia, violin
Ken Hakii, viola


ABOUT THIS CONCERT
Asko|Schönberg, one of the finest new music ensembles in Europe, comes to the Library for a rare visit to the United States. Presenting two varied programs under the helm of Reinbert de Leeuw and with the assistance of vocalists Katrien Baerts and Gerrie de Vries, Asko|Schönberg will offer classics of 20th-century literature alongside recent works by living composers. Dutch composer Martijn Padding will be present on January 31 to speak about his piece, and we will have the first opportunity in the Coolidge to hear selections from Mauricio Kagel’s multi-directional work for chamber orchestra, Die Stücke der Windrose, on February 1. Let the “parts of the compass” guide you to the Library for these sensational works.

Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.



Pre-Concert

Conversation with the Artists
Whittall Pavilion, 6:30 pm



PROGRAM

GYÖRGY LIGETI
Chamber Concerto

MARTIJN PADDING
White Eagle

GYÖRGY KURTÁG
...concertante..., op. 42

CLAUDE VIVIER
Bouchara



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Reserved seats not claimed by five minutes before the scheduled start of the event will be distributed to waiting RUSH patrons. For more information about RUSH please visit www.loc.gov/concerts/tickets.html

For patrons unable to obtain a reservation, we strongly encourage attendance anyway—while there is no guarantee of seating due to the intimate size of some spaces, patrons are almost always accommodated, especially if they collect a RUSH Space Available pass two hours in advance of the show's start time. In over 99% of cases, all guests are able to be seated, and some seats are ALWAYS available for sold-out performances due to returns and no-shows.

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