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Candlelight Open Air: Historic Black Composers Feat. Scott Joplin

June 16, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:35 pm EDT

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🎫 Seating for 2 people

Seating is assigned on a first come first served basis

What You Will Enjoy
🕯️ An intimate ambience in a beautiful venue bathed in candlelight
🎻 A talented string quartet performing pieces by historic Black composers, featuring Scott Joplin
🌃 A stunning open-air experience at St. Francis Hall
✔️ A safe, comfortable and socially-distanced event

General Info
📍 Venue: St. Francis Hall in Washington, DC
📅 Date and time: various dates at 6:30pm and 9pm (select during purchase)
⏳ Duration: 65 minutes (doors open 1 hour prior to the start time and late entry is not permitted)
👤 Age requirement: 10 years old or older. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult
♿ Accessibility: this venue is ADA compliant
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Tentative Program

  • Joseph Bologne: String Quartet no. 5 in G Major
  • Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Fantasiestucke no. 1, 3, and 5
  • Florence Price: String Quartet in G Major
  • Scott Joplin: Maple Leaf Rag
  • William Grant Still: Danzas de Panama for string quartet (Tamborito and Cumbia y Congo)
  • Wynton Marsalis: At the Octoroon Balls – III. Creole Contradanzas for String Quartet 5 min
  • Duke Ellington: I’m in Another World / In a Sentimental Mood / It Don’t Mean a Thing


  • The Listeso String Quartet

Candlelight Open Air concerts create an intimate ambience under the stars, bathing the space in candlelight to provide the perfect backdrop for sublime classical sounds. In honor of Juneteenth, this special series showcases iconic African American & Black classical composers such as Scott Joplin, Joseph Bologne, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Florence Price. Sit back, relax, and join the Listeso String Quartet for a mesmerizing evening featuring some of the greatest pieces from the world of classical music.

User Reviews
💬 Anna H. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: “Well organized with lots of staff ushering. Beautiful setup inside with the candles.”
💬 Judy R. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: “What a wonderful experience, the musicians’ performance was sublime, the venue great and the ambiance beautiful”
💬 Adnan A. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐: “Amazing atmosphere. professional setup and breathtakingly talented musicians.”

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St. Francis Hall
1340 Quincy St NE
Washington, DC 20017 United States
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