Starting Strong at DCPL Shepard Park, Arts Enables, and the Smithsonian Freer Sachler Gallery
NSO SMI musicians played community concerts at DCPL Shepard Park, Arts Enables, and the Smithsonian Freer Sachler Gallery in hopes of sharing chamber music around Washington D.C.
Bellachorda's Nicole Fang, Chloe Kim, Kayra Hyatt, Brenton Zhang, Daniel Hwang, Josh Liu, Jessica Na, and Callie Wen played the Mendelssohn Octet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20 at the District of Columbia Public Library.
Bellachorda's Carolina Ramirez brought her quartet to Arts Enables, playing the lovely Smetana String Quartet No. 1 in E minor.
Bellachorda's Piper Suk and Gabby Cioca brought their string quartet to the Smithsonian Freer Sachler Gallery, playing Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8 in C minor Op. 110.
Listeners around the three locations were delighted to hear the sound of string instruments blend in engaging harmonies.