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Musicians from Marlboro III

This talented group of performers plays Haydn’s String Quartet in B-Flat Major, op. 50, no. 1; Berg’s Lyric Suite—Piano Quintet in A Major, op. 81; and Dvořák’s Piano Quintet in A Major, op. 81. Categories: After Five. Performances. Venue: Freer Gallery. Event Location: Meyer Auditorium. Cost: Free tickets required. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7:30 PM.

Ralph van Raat, piano

Following his debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Dutch virtuoso Ralph van Raat performs music by the late Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu and wide-ranging composer Tan Dun. Categories: After Five. Performances. Venue: Freer Gallery. Event Location: Meyer Auditorium. Cost: Free tickets required. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7:30 PM.

Western Music in Kiyochika’s Japan

Gilles Vonsattel, piano Vonsattel is a member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the winner of a prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant. The Swiss-born pianist performs works by three German Romantic composers who deeply influenced Japanese music in the late nineteenth century: Bach (three Preludes and Fugues); Beethoven (Bagatelles op. 126 and Moonlight Sonata); and Schumann (Arabeske in C Major, op. 18, and Fantasy in C Major, op. 17). Categories: After Five. Performances. Venue: Freer Gallery. Event Location: Meyer Auditorium. Cost: Free tickets required. Related Exhibition: Kiyochika: Master of the Night. Thursday, June 5, 2014, 7:30 PM.