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Franz Liszt’s Sardanapalo [CONCERT]

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Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress

Thomas Jefferson Building

10 First Street SE

Washington, DC 20540

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Franz Liszt’s Sardanapalo
David Trippett, pianist and director; Alexandria Shiner, soprano; Joshua Blue, tenor; Timothy J. Bruno, bass-baritone; Washington Master Chorale, Thomas Colohan, director


ABOUT THIS CONCERT
It is exceptionally rare that we have the opportunity to hear a previously unknown work by a major composer, but that is precisely what the Library will offer in its presentation of the piano/vocal version of Franz Liszt’s Sardanapalo. Scholar and pianist David Trippett has reconstructed one act of an opera composed by Franz Liszt that the composer abandoned in 1852. He will speak about the process of making a performable version of the piece, and then will be joined by singers from the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists Program of the Washington National Opera and the Washington Master Chorale for a performance of this beautiful and exciting work.

This event was made possible through the generosity of an anonymous donor from our audience

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Pre-Concert Conversation

A conversation with David Rosen, PhD, Professor emeritus of Music, Cornell University
12:30 pm–Whittall Pavilion



PROGRAM

LISZT/TRIPPETT
Sardanapalo, concert piano/vocal version (U.S. Premiere)




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For patrons unable to obtain a reservation, we still encourage attendance—while there is no guarantee of seating due to the intimate size of some spaces, patrons are almost always able to be accommodated.

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