Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival [Concert]
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival [Concert]

Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival [Concert]

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Coolidge Auditorium

Thomas Jefferson Building

10 First Street SE

Washington, DC 20540

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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival: Orion String Quartet; Tony Arnold, soprano; Brett Dean, viola; Juho Pohjonen, piano
This concert highlights the music of Australian composer and violist Brett Dean, who premieres a new work for viola and piano--a Library co-commission--with Juho Pohjonen. His arresting monodrama “And once I played Ophelia” features the remarkable soprano Tony Arnold as protagonist. Striking, imaginative effects in both vocal and string writing sketch a passionate figure the composer calls a “feistier” Ophelia. The manuscript for Schoenberg’s second quartet was given to the Library of Congress by Gertrude Clarke Whittall.

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Pre-Concert Conversation with the Artists
6:30 pm–Whittall Pavilion

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SCHUMANN
Märchenbilder, op. 113

DEAN
New work for viola and piano (World Premiere) - Commissioned by the Dina Koston and Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music in the Library of Congress and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
String Quartet no. 2 (“And once I played Ophelia”), for soprano and string quartet

SCHOENBERG
String Quartet no. 2 for soprano and string quartet in F-sharp minor, op. 10

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

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.

Children must be at least 7 years old for admittance to concert events.

Please request ADA accommodations at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or ada@loc.gov.

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