Lizzo Twerks While Playing James Madison’s 200-Year-Old Crystal Flute At DC Concert

Posted September 28, 2022 by with 5 comments

The Founding Fathers would’ve loved this. Via WUSA:

The renowned flutist gave Tuesday’s audience at her Capitol One Arena performance quite the treat, when she surprised everyone by performing on a historical 200-year-old crystal flute. According to the Library of Congress, a French fluter made the ornate instrument in 1813 specifically for President James Madison in honor of his second inauguration.

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden tweeted out an invitation for Lizzo to visit the world’s largest flute collection, housed at the Library of Congress in D.C.

After making a stop at the Library of the Congress to tour the collection and practice on a few instruments, Lizzo’s dream became reality when she got the chance to play the historic flute on stage Tuesday night.

U.S. Capitol Police said in a tweet that officers helped the Library of Congress to safely escort the flute to Lizzo’s concert.