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Library of Congress Holds Free Online Concert Series

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The Library of Congress is preparing to host the 2021-2022 season of its free annual concert series that will kick off on Friday, October 8.

The fall season features A Fiddler’s Tale by Wynton Marsalis; Tchaikovsky songs performed by Alice Coote and Christian Blackshaw, with narration by Ralph Fiennes; Daymé Arocena; Leif Ove Andsnes; Augustin Hadelich; Zuill Bailey; the Netherlands Chamber Choir; the Calidore Quartet; the Imani Winds; Grammy-winning groups Third Coast Percussion and the Catalyst Quartet, and more.

The fall 2021 season will take place virtually, and include conversations, lectures, and programs about music, in addition to concerts. There will be in-person events beginning in the spring, along with ongoing virtual presentations.

The online events can be live-streamed on the website of the Library of Congress, as well as its Facebook and YouTube pages starting at 8 pm on each premiere date. If you miss the premieres, you can still access the videos of some events through the same platforms.

To view the full schedule of the concert series, click here.

The Library is also currently offering the visitors of its website the “Pick of the Week,” which is a weekly playlist of previously recorded programs that are curated by Music Division specialists.

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