Center Stage at Wolf Trap: String Quartet No. 2 & Bagatelles
Tue, 04/28/2009 - 8:00pm
Center Stage from Wolf Trap showcases live performances from some of today's finest chamber musicians. Recorded in the acoustically superb Barns at Wolf Trap, this radio series also includes unscripted and spontaneous conversation with hosts Rich Kleinfeldt and Bill McGlaughlin. This week on Center Stage from Wolf Trap, airing Tuesday, April 28 at 8 p.m. on Classical 91.5/HD91.5-2, Takács String Quartet perfroms Janacek's String Quartet No. 2, Intimate Letters, and the Washington Sax Quartet performs McGlaughlin's Bagatelles.
The Barns at Wolf Trap, a year-round -facility hailed as "one of the best places to hear music in Washington," has become one of the D.C. area's premier venues. Consisting of two rebuilt 18th century barns, the venue serves as a theater, a concert setting for The Discovery Series, and the home to the Wolf Trap Opera Company. Located just outside of -Washington D.C., Wolf Trap presents more than 280 performances each year at its three venues. Two of Wolf Trap's venues, the Filene Center and Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts are -operated through a partnership with the National Park Service.