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Dumbarton Concerts Presents Ensō String Quartet Nov. 11

October 18, 2017

Dumbarton Concerts presents the Grammy-nominated Ensō String Quartet on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8:00 pm.


The quartet has won numerous awards, including top prizes at the Concert Artists Guild and Banff International String Quartet competitions. Classical Voice called them, “one of the eminent string quartets of our era.” Founded at Yale University in 1999, Ensō has toured from coast to coast throughout the U.S.  The Quartet will perform Ludwig Van Beethoven's String Quartet, Op. 18, No. 3 and his String Quartet, Op. 59, No. 1 as well as Anton Webern's Six Bagatelles, Op. 9.  


Tickets ordered within 7 days of the performance will be held at the box office: please do not select the mailing option.


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Dumbarton Concerts is located at Dumbarton United Methodist Church, 3133 Dumbarton Street in Georgetown. 


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An Evening at Dumbarton Oaks Oct. 19

September 20, 2017

Enjoy current Dumbarton Oaks exhibitions with friends, explore the Byzantine and Pre-Columbian galleries, and discover the range of art and architecture, from the ornate Renaissance-inspired Music Room to the sleek modernist Philip Johnson Pavilion. This special evening is October 19, 2017 starting at 6:00 pm.


Bringing together modern and ancient art, an exhibit of Impressionist works celebrating the “new woman” of the Belle Époque resides near a special display of ancient bronzes, ranging from the prehistoric Chinese, the Egyptian, Greco-Roman and Byzantine worlds to the fifteenth-century Inka Empire. 


Admission is free, with a cash bar. Guests must be 21 years of age or older and present a valid photo ID to purchase alcohol. 


Purchase tickets here.


Dumbarton Oaks is located at 1703 32nd Street in Georgetown.



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On Faith With Sally Quinn Sept. 17

August 30, 2017

In 2017, Georgetown Ministry Center (GMC) celebrates 30 years of serving the homeless in our community. Please join them on the evening of September 17th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church at 3240 O Street in Georgetown for refreshments and an enlightening Q&A with author, longtime Washingtonian, & host of GMC's 2017 Spirit of Georgetown, Sally Quinn, as she discusses her new book, Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir


The discussion, led by esteemed intellectual, Leon Wieseltier, will touch upon how our various faiths unite us and shape our views on how to care for those less fortunate, as is GMC's mission.


Copies of Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir & tickets to the 2017 Spirit of Georgetown, GMC's annual community benefit, will be available for sale at the event.


This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here


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