EVENT: National Gallery of Art Concerts

By: Paulina Lam

For all classical-music lovers, the National Gallery of Art (NGA) will be hosting only four more performances for its 70th season of concerts for the 2011-2012 year.

The NGA concerts are open to the public, FREE, and are on a first-come, first-seated basis, with doors opening 30 minutes prior to a show. The final performances are presented in honor of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

East Garden Court, National Gallery of Art
(Photo By: Paulina Lam)

Come out to one or all of the concluding performances:

April 20 at 12:10 p.m.

Claire Huangci, pianist
West Building Ground Floor, Lecture Hall
Music by Chopin, Tchaikovsky, and other composers

April 22 at 6:30 p.m.

National Gallery of Art Orchestra
Chosei Komatsu, guest conductor
Charles Wetherbee, violinist
West Building Main Floor, West Garden Court
Music by Fujiwara, Hisaishi, and Noadira

April 25 at 12:10 p.m.

Robert Henry and Yoshikazu Nagai, pianists
West Building Ground Floor, Lecture Hall
Music by Haydn, Scarlatti, Schubert, and other composers

April 29 at 6:30 p.m.

Kioi Sinfonietta Tokyo
Thierry Fischer, conductor
Yu Kosuge, pianist
West Building Main Floor, West Garden Court
Mozart: Overture to the Marriage of Figaro; Piano Concerto no. 22
Beethoven: Symphony no. 3
(Sponsored in part by Nippon Steel Corporation)

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