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    Randy Newman, Audra McDonald to Perform in Library of Congress Free Concert Series

    Randy Newman will open the 2013–2014 season of free concerts from the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. His performance in the Thomas Jefferson Building's Coolidge Auditorium in this, the Library's 88th concert season, will take place on Saturday, October 5, and will be followed by a conversation with the Library of Congress Music Division’s Mark Horowitz about the art of songwriting.

    Audra McDonald, who recorded Newman's classic tune "I Think It's Going to Rain Today" on her 2006 Nonesuch album Build a Bridge, will perform songs from her new album, Go Back Home, in Coolidge Auditorium on Thursday, October 10, spotlighting the riches of the Library’s American musical theater collections, including songs by Stephen Sondheim, Michael LaChiusa, and others. Prior to the concert, in the Whittall Pavilion, Music Division curator Raymond White will discuss the Library’s musical theater holdings.

    Free tickets for these and all of the 2013 concerts will be available starting September 4. For additional details and a complete list of the upcoming Library of Congress concert season, visit loc.gov. For more on upcoming performances from Randy Newman, Audra McDonald, and their fellow Nonesuch artists, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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Randy Newman will open the 2013–2014 season of free concerts from the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. His performance in the Thomas Jefferson Building's Coolidge Auditorium will take place on Saturday, October 5, followed by a conversation with the Music Division’s Mark Horowitz about the art of songwriting. Audra McDonald will spotlight songs from the Library’s American musical theater collections in her October 10 Coolidge Auditorium concert. Tickets will be available starting September 4.

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Randy Newman will open the 2013–2014 season of free concerts from the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. His performance in the Thomas Jefferson Building's Coolidge Auditorium in this, the Library's 88th concert season, will take place on Saturday, October 5, and will be followed by a conversation with the Library of Congress Music Division’s Mark Horowitz about the art of songwriting.

Audra McDonald, who recorded Newman's classic tune "I Think It's Going to Rain Today" on her 2006 Nonesuch album Build a Bridge, will perform songs from her new album, Go Back Home, in Coolidge Auditorium on Thursday, October 10, spotlighting the riches of the Library’s American musical theater collections, including songs by Stephen Sondheim, Michael LaChiusa, and others. Prior to the concert, in the Whittall Pavilion, Music Division curator Raymond White will discuss the Library’s musical theater holdings.

Free tickets for these and all of the 2013 concerts will be available starting September 4. For additional details and a complete list of the upcoming Library of Congress concert season, visit loc.gov. For more on upcoming performances from Randy Newman, Audra McDonald, and their fellow Nonesuch artists, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.

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