dUMBARTON cONCERTS pRESENTS
8PM, MAY 6, 2017
One of the most praised chamber ensembles in the world, the Poulenc Trio makes its Dumbarton debut. Blending piano, bassoon, and oboe in “near effortless lightness and grace,” - The Washington Post, the trio will perform works by Mikhail Glinka, Alfred Schnittke, Dimitri Shostakovich, Jean Francaix, Gioacchino Rossini and, of course, Francis Poulenc. The Trio will also be joined by poet, Lia Purpura who will read from her book, "It Shouldn't Have Been Beautiful".
Music by Candlelight
Dumbarton Concerts has presented chamber and jazz music in the heart of Georgetown for almost forty years. The acoustics of our venue, Dumbarton United Methodist Church, are the finest in the city and our intimate candlelit events are a Washington tradition.
Inner City-Inner Child:
Changing the way children think, learn, and grow
We also support early childhood education through our Arts Integration program, Inner City – Inner Child. Inner City – Inner Child targets low-income children ages 0-5, underserved families, early childhood educators and Child Development Centers in Washington, DC’s most economically disadvantaged neighborhoods. By introducing teachers and children to the power of the performing arts and literature, ICIC helps improve the quality of early childhood education in the Nation’s Capital.
our 2016-2017 season is now available!
Subscription packages go from 5 to 8 concerts.
All subscription performances are at 8pm.
For more information, please visit the membership and support page.