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  • Hotels near Dumbarton Oaks — Dumbarton Oaks
    find information regarding hotels located near Dumbarton Oaks Each hotel is either within walking distance or located on the Circulator Bus route Hotels are listed in order of their proximity to Dumbarton Oaks Note Rates current as of February 2015 Georgetown Hill Inn 0 3 miles 1832 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC 20007 202 298 6021 Parking and Wi Fi included with reservation Holiday Inn Washington Georgetown 0 4 miles 2101 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC 20007 202 338 4600 15 discount available if you mention Dumbarton Oaks Georgetown Inn 0 6 miles 1310 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC 20007 202 333 8900 or 866 308 8883 Email georgetowninn yourdchotels com 15 off the best available rate if you mention Dumbarton Oaks The Graham Georgetown 1 0 mile to 1075 Thomas Jefferson St NW Washington DC 20007 202 337 0900 10 discount with online code DBO Key Low Season October to March High Season April to September 150 200 200 250 175 250 275 250 Document Actions Print this Share Navigation News Events Events Friends of Music Hotels near Dumbarton Oaks Newsletter Public Events Blogs and Social Media Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC

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  • Past Events — Dumbarton Oaks
    Perspective Dumbarton Oaks Symposium October 12 14 2012 Symposiarchs Brigitte Bedos Rezak New York University and Jeffrey F Hamburger Harvard University Document Actions Print this Share February 2016 February Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Navigation News Events Hotels near

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  • 2015–2016 Concert Series — Dumbarton Oaks
    2008 Pulitzer Prize Find out more about Third Practice here Musica Pacifica with David Greenberg December 6 7 2015 The acclaimed Baroque ensemble brings its dazzling virtuosity and warm expressiveness to this season s holiday program Frost and Fire A Scottish Christmas Celebration Traditional Scottish Gaelic tunes seasoned with a dash of Cape Breton style fiddling are interspersed with seasonal music by Henry Purcell Arcangelo Corelli and others Find out more about Musica Pacifica here Christopher Taylor January 10 11 2016 Photo by Katrin Talbot A New York Times preview article about this remarkable American artist begins Those who know the pianist Christopher Taylor tend to speak of him in the hushed reverent tones typically reserved for natural wonders if not the otherworldly Critics praise his virtuosity and his cerebral interpretations tempered by an aching tenderness The award winning musician will play compositions by J S Bach Alexander Scriabin and Johannes Brahms Find out more about Christopher Taylor here Horszowski Trio January 31 February 1 2016 Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco When the members of the Horszowski Trio played together for the first time they immediately felt the spark of a unique connection Their close friendship had created a deep trust which in turn has led to exhilarating expressive freedom Experience their powerful artistic chemistry in a program of piano trios by Ludwig van Beethoven Joan Tower and Robert Schumann Find out more about the Horszowski Trio here Dover Quartet March 6 7 2016 Photo by Lisa Marie Mazzucco The Dover Quartet catapulted to international stardom following a stunning sweep of the 2013 Banff International String Quartet Competition The New Yorker dubbed them the young American string quartet of the moment and the Strad lauded their exceptional interpretive maturity tonal refinement and taut ensemble Hear them play works by Wolfgang

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  • 2014–2015 Concert Series — Dumbarton Oaks
    the human voice The women s vocal arts ensemble Kitka has researched and discovered a treasure trove of seasonal music from a wide variety of Eastern European ethnic and spiritual traditions Wintersongs includes rousing Slavic folk carols meditative Eastern Orthodox sacred choral works pre Christian Solstice incantations ancient Georgian alilos Alleluias and heartwarming Yiddish and Sephardic songs for Hanukkah Find out more about Kitka here Gut Reaction January 25 26 2015 With a wonderful mix of passion and style Boston Musical Intelligencer Gut Reaction brings together five brilliant performers to explore the best of the Baroque on period instruments with gut strings of course In the ensemble s Washington DC debut they offer works by Biber Telemann J S Bach Vivaldi and Platti Find out more about Gut Reaction here Los Angeles Guitar Quartet LAGQ February 8 9 2015 For three decades on the concert stage the charismatic Grammy Award winning LAGQ has continually set the standard for expression and virtuosity among guitar ensembles Their critically acclaimed transcriptions of concert masterworks provide a fresh look at the music of the past while their interpretations of works from the contemporary and world music realms continually break new ground This is reflected in their program of music from Renaissance Spain to pieces by Ralph Towner Pat Metheny and Chet Atkins Find out more about LAGQ here Dominique Labelle soprano March 15 16 2015 Dominique Labelle whose voice has been called angelic silvery and vibrant could easily lay claim to the title diva Instead she simply calls herself a musician and takes greatest pride not in her rave reviews but in her work with colleagues and in her probing explorations of the repertoire from the Baroque to the contemporary Her recital includes songs by Handel Gluck Grétry Saint Saëns Ravel Barber Wyner and

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  • 2013–2014 Concert Series — Dumbarton Oaks
    originality and freshness Piffaro The Renaissance Band December 1 2 2013 A celebration in music of the various traditions of the season from the Winter Solstice to Advent and Hanukkah from English ballads to lively dances and popular tunes from across the continent all set to a wonderful array of shawms sackbuts dulcians recorders bagpipes lute and guitar The incomparable soprano Laura Heimes joins the band for this program of seasonal delights The Tempest Trio January 12 13 2014 In 2008 pianist Alon Goldstein violinist Ilya Kaler and cellist Amit Peled joined forces to form one of the most exciting trios on the international scene today The Tempest Trio combines technical mastery expressive depth and exquisite musicality as you shall hear in this program of music by Joseph Haydn Leonard Bernstein and Antonín Dvořák Ashu February 9 10 2014 The award winning concert saxophonist Ashu has established an extraordinary ability to communicate with audiences through his charismatic and moving performance style His virtuosity continues to thrill listeners and he has repeatedly defied convention by winning major competitions traditionally won by pianists and violinists In his Washington DC recital debut Ashu performs works for saxophone and piano by Ibert Rachmaninoff Creston Piazzolla Morricone and Demersseman Bax Chung Duo March 9 10 2014 Pianist Alessio Bax has been praised for creating a ravishing listening experience with his lyrical playing and dazzling facility Canadian pianist Lucille Chung has been acclaimed for her stylish and refined performances Together these two artists have become one of the best piano duos of their generation They perform works for piano four hands by Mendelssohn Stravinsky Piazzolla and Brahms REBEL April 6 7 2014 This acclaimed New York based ensemble has earned an impressive international reputation enchanting diverse audiences with its unique style and virtuosic highly expressive approach

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  • 2012–2013 Concert Series — Dumbarton Oaks
    delight with high energy and beautifully blended sonorities The nine singers perform music spanning many centuries and styles from chant to contemporary works to art song world music and of course seasonal favorites Quicksilver January 13 14 2013 In its Washington DC debut this period instrument ensemble of two violins viola da gamba dulcian theorbo and harpsichord has been praised by the Boston Globe for fresh technically assured and rewarding performances The ensemble led by violinists Robert Mealy and Julie Andrijeski explores the extravagant and virtuosic chamber music of the German seventeenth century by composers such as Johann Kaspar Kerll Matthias Weckmann David Pohle and Antonio Bertali Sérgio and Odair Assad February 10 11 2013 The distinguished classical guitarists return to the Music Room with a concert that highlights their considerable virtuosity The first half of the program focuses on European composers Fernando Sor Jean Philippe Rameau Mario Castelnuovo Tedesco and Domenico Scarlatti Composers reflecting the brothers Brazilian heritage are featured after intermission with works by Ernesto Nazareth Heitor Villa Lobos João Pernambuco Aníbal Augusto Sardinha Garoto Dilermando Reis and Baden Powell The Assads exceptional artistry amazing energy and uncanny ensemble playing promise to delight Škampa Quartet March 17 18 2013 Among the finest of Czech string quartets performing today the Škampa Quartet has represented its country in major concert halls and music festivals around the world for twenty years Mentored by the legendary Smetana Quartet this award winning ensemble will perform music by Martinů Beethoven and Smetana Ray Chen April 21 22 2013 A protégé of maestro Christoph Eschenbach and winner of the Queen Elisabeth Competition 2009 and the Yehudi Menuhin Competition 2008 Ray Chen is among the most compelling young violinists today Invited to perform at the 2012 Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm he is known for his

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  • 2011–2012 Concert Series — Dumbarton Oaks
    Music of Three Faiths Jews Christians and Muslims in Medieval Europe Through music the common roots of the great monotheistic religions are revealed in an evening that includes elements of Jewish liturgy Gregorian chant song and texts of Jewish minstrels Sephardic folksong medieval Spanish Cantigas and Judaeo Arabic music from the ancient Andalusian tradition The Boston Camerata musicians are joined by members of the Sharq Arabic Music Ensemble Program Duo Stephanie and Saar January 22 23 2012 The young artists Stephanie Ho and Saar Ahuvia share the Music Room piano bench to offer a memorable evening of virtuosic piano four hands music by J S Bach Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach and Igor Stravinsky concluding with a spectacular rendition of selections from Felix Mendelssohn s own transcription of his delightful Midsummer Night s Dream Cuarteto Latinoamericano with Daniel Binelli February 12 13 2012 This brilliant Mexican ensemble presents a two part evening that begins with rarely heard string quartets from Mexico Brazil and Uruguay and ends with sensuous tangos from Argentina when the quartet is joined by Daniel Binelli a master of the bandoneón Binelli worked closely with the celebrated composer Astor Piazzolla 1921 1992 and was a member of the composer s New Tango Sextet The evening offers music by Heitor Villa Lobos Javier Alvarez Miguel del Aguila Astor Piazzolla and Binelli Fine Arts Quartet March 11 12 2012 Celebrating its 65th anniversary year this distinguished ensemble has toured regularly worldwide and recorded more than two hundred works which have garnered numerous awards The ensemble performs a stunning program of beloved classics from the string quartet repertoire including works by Mozart Saint Saëns and Schumann A Far Cry April 22 23 2012 This self conducted group of seventeen young musicians made its Washington DC debut last season right here at

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  • News Archives — Dumbarton Oaks
    recent items Search the text or by date or tags More filters Less filters General Search General Search all items in current results Current search Δ Hide filters Show filters 0 X Remove all 1ec0cf445001e911ffbe4c6ff823e3bc Document Actions Print this Share Navigation News Events Hotels near Dumbarton Oaks Events Friends of Music Newsletter News Archives Blogs and Social Media Public Events Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW

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