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April 18 Tuesday Talk features Leslie Luxemburg of Friday Morning Music Club & The Ashton Trio. Free & in person, CP Library @7pm
Mark your calendars for the April 18th Tuesday Talk with singer Leslie Luxemburg, President of the Friday Morning Music Club, who will present an introduction to the Club, founded in 1886. The club is dedicated to presenting classical music, and not just on Fridays. It supports a full orchestra, a chorale, a composer’s group, at-home music groups, and outreach programs to retirement and nursing homes. The Club was one of 5 organizations/individuals to give $5,000 to found the National Symphony Orchestra in 1931.
As part of the event, The Ashton Trio — Laura Benning, flute, Marion Richter, violin, and Valerie Matthews, cello — will perform London Trio #1 by Joseph Haydn and Maombi Asante by Valerie Coleman.
Seating is limited, so register early at: www.TuesdayTalksDC.com. You can find out more about this talk, upcoming speakers, and restaurant discounts at this website.
Leslie spent her entire career as a professional singer, first with the New York City Opera during the Beverly Sills era, subsequently with the Washington National Opera, Wolf Trap Opera, and a variety of other local companies. She maintained an active vocal studio for many years. She does occasional film and commercial work, and especially enjoys sharing programs of songs she loves in retirement homes and similar group settings.
Masks are strongly encouraged.
Please consider supporting your local restaurants by getting a meal to enjoy before or after the event.
The Tuesday Talks series is brought to you by Cleveland Park Main Street, the Cleveland and Woodley Park Village, and the Woodley Park Main Street, in collaboration with the DC Public Library. Tuesday Talks is a DC Public Library Know Your Neighborhood Program.
Cleveland Park Listserv Sponsor
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