at The Phillips
Mar 01 - Aug 31, 2014 / Exhibition
Made in the USA American Masters from The Phillips Collection, 1850–1970
The most comprehensive presentation of the museum’s American art collection undertaken in nearly 40 years, Made in the USA
showcases more than 200 masterpieces by over 120 artists whose new visual language made American art an international sensation.
An active recitalist and chamber musician, talented cellist Matthew Zalkind
performs masterpieces of the solo cello repertoire by Bach
, and Kodály.
Prolific percussionist Ian Rosenbaum performs a varied program of works for the marimba. Please note this concert has changed and will no longer feature the Mivos Quartet.
Mar 27, 2014 6:30 pm / Conversations with Artists
The work of this Icelandic sculptor examines the embodiment of distance and memory in architecture, cartography, and traditional landscapes.
The first British cellist in generations to win top prizes at three major international competitions, Philip Higham
has established himself as one of the most prominent young cellists in the U.K. He performs the first two solo cello suites by Bach
, and Benjamin Britten
's Cello Suite No. 2, Op. 80.
Apr 03, 2014 5–8:30 pm / Phillips after 5
Not everything about the Depression era was sad! Try your hand at popular entertainment from the time.
Celebrating the Made in the USA
exhibition at the Phillips, the International Contemporary Ensemble
performs the music of Brazilian American composers Marcos Balter
and Felipe Lara
A group with a strong international presence, the Heath Quartet perform two towering works in the string quartet repertoire: the Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 18, No. 6 by Beethoven and Schubert‘s Quartet in D minor, D. 810, Death and the Maiden.
Apr 17, 2014 6:30 pm / Performance
Soprano Natalie Conte and baritone Matthew Morris pair artworks in Made in the USA with musical excerpts evocative of similar moods.
Apr 24, 2014 6:30 pm / Conversations with Artists
Zarina Bhimji Conversations with Artists
Ugandan-born London-based multimedia artist Zarina Bhimji uses photography, film, and sound installations to explore topics like history and memory.
29-year-old Polish violinist Bartosz Woroch makes his US debut with works by Poulenc, Elgar, and Karol Szymanowski. He is joined by British pianist Sam Armstrong.
World renowned cellist and teacher Amit Peled
bring students from his cello studio at the Peabody Institute to the phillips for a performance that includes and arrangement of David Popper
, accompanied by pianist Eli Kalman
Concertmaster of the Boston Philharmonic and Berkshire Symphony, Joanna Kurkowicz
enjoys and active career as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. She is joined by pianist Gloria Chien
in a program of works by Schnittke, Lutoslawski, Pärt, and Szymanowski.
Pianist Tanya Bannister performs a unique program featuring music by Händel, Beethoven‘s Piano Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110, No. 31, and new works by composers Harold Meltzer and Sidney Corbett, which draw inspiration directly from this penultimate Beethoven sonata. Both composers will be in attendance for this performance.
Renowned harpist Bridget Kibbey
and fellow members of The Phillips Camerata
conclude the 2013/2014 season of Sunday Concerts with the Washington premiere of a new Harp Concerto by Canadian composer Vivian Fung
Renowned Estonian composer Arvo Pärt
makes a rare trip to the US to take part in the Arvo Pärt Project which appears at The Phillips Collection in a program of the composer's chamber music performed by musicians from the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra
Sep 27, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015 / Exhibition
With more than 70 paintings and works on paper this exhibition demonstrates how the neo-impressionists employed stylization and a deliberate orchestration of color to create landscapes and figures that went far beyond observed nature.
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