Calendar

March 24 – Mar 20, 2019

Washington National Opera
Gounod: Faust
Erin Wall, Marcelo Puente, Joshua Hopkins, Raymond Aceto;
Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor;
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Virginia Opera
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Danielle Pastin, Matthew Vickers, Kristen Choi;
Adam Turner, conductor
2 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Ikuko Kawai, violinist
Tomoka Nagasu, biwa and shakuhachi player
Miho Yoshiba, koto player
Toshihiko Kato, percussionist
Hisanobu Notsu, keyboardist
Kawai: Tale of Genji
2 p.m. Freer|Sackler
Free admission

Sitkovetsky Trio
Sean Lee, violinist
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major (“Ghost”)
Schubert: Fantasy in C Major for Violin and Piano
Korngold: Suite for two violins, cello and piano left hand
3 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap
wolftrap.org/032419; 703-255-1900

Chantry
David Taylor, conductor
Handl: Opus Musicum (selections)
3 p.m. St. Bernadette Church

Natalie Clein, cellist
Music by N. Boulanger, Bridge, Clarke, Lutyens.
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Andreas Staier, fortepianist
C.P.E. Bach, Fantasia in F-sharp minor (“Emfindungen”)
Haydn: Keyboard Sonata in E-flat Major
Haydn: Variations in F minor
Mozart: Fantasia in C minor
Mozart: Keyboard Sonata No. 15
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

6821 Quintet
Djupstrom: Songs of Spring
Hirai: Portraits of Sakura – our memories of bloom
Murai: Sakura on the Potomac
Newman: Cherry Blossom Fantasy
4 p.m. Evermay

Hagen Quartet
Jörg Widmann, clarinetist
Dvořák: Cypresses (selections)
Widmann: Clarinet Quintet
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet
5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall

Washington Performing Arts
Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianists
Schubert: Lebensstürme
Poulenc: Sonata for Four Hands
Schoenfield: Five Days in the Life of a Manic Depressive
Debussy: En Blanc et Noir
Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 25

Washington National Opera
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Anna Nechaeva, Lindsay Ammann, Alexey Dolgov, Igor Golovatenko;
Robert Trevino, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Morgenstern Trio
Martin: Trio on Irish Folk Tunes
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1
Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 26

Andrew Carpenter, saxophonist
Teodora Adzharova, pianist
Music by Rorem, Gershwin, Albright
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Embassy Series
Lobkowicz Trio
Kvěch:  Trio for violin, cello and piano
Martinů: Piano Trio No. 2
Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 3
7:30 p.m. Embassy of the Czech Republic

March 27

Direct Current Festival
Mary Halvorson, guitarist
María Grand, saxophonist
5:30 p.m. Phillips Collection
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington National Opera
Gounod: Faust
Erin Wall, Marcelo Puente, Joshua Hopkins, Raymond Aceto;
Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor;
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Direct Current Festival
Gabriel Kahane, pianist and singer
Kahane: Book of Travelers: 8980
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
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March 28

National Symphony Orchestra
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Teddy Abrams, conductor
Dvořák: In Nature’s Realm
Sibelius: The Oceanides
Bates: Sea-Blue Circuitry
Glass: Itaipu
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Markus Stenz, conductor
Lars Vogt, pianist
Schoenberg: Pelléas und Mélisande
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

March 29

Washington National Opera
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Anna Nechaeva, Lindsay Ammann, Alexey Dolgov, Igor Golovatenko;
Robert Trevino, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Embassy Series
Julian Schwarz, cellist
Marika Bournaki, pianist
Beethoven: Variations on Mozart’s Magic Flute
Webern: Two Early Pieces
Webern: Three Little Pieces
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Danzi: Variations on Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Schumann: “Rhapsody” from Faschingschwank aus Wien
Korngold:  Much ado about Nothing
Schwarz: Fantasy on themes from Die Fledermaus
7:30 p.m. Embassy of Austria
embassyseries.org

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Markus Stenz, conductor
Lars Vogt, pianist
Schoenberg: Pelléas und Mélisande
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Folger Consort
Piffaro, renaissance band
Jessica Beebe, soprano
Music from 16th-century Spain and Italy
8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Aaron Smith, conductor
Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano
Stacey Rishoi, alto
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Philip Cutlip, baritone
Whitacre: Deep Field
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
8 p.m. Maryland Hall

Direct Current Festival
Amanda Gookin, cellist
Music by Adu, Negrón, Feery, Loggins-Hull, others
9 p.m. Dupont Underground
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 30

Folger Consort
Piffaro, renaissance band
Jessica Beebe, soprano
Music from 16th-century Spain and Italy
4 and 8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Washington National Opera
Gounod: Faust
Erin Wall, Marcelo Puente, Joshua Hopkins, Raymond Aceto;
Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor;
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Monteverdi: Cantate Domino
Tallis: Videte miraculum
Palestrina: Magnificat primi toni a8
Byrd: Laudibus in sanctis
Lotti: Crucifixus a8
Humfrey: Hear, o heavens
Purcell: Jehovah, quam multi sunt
Wesley: Blessed be the God and Father
Parry: My soul there is a country
Naylor: Vox dicentis, clama
Britten: Praised be the God of love
Howells: Like as the hart
Berkeley: The Lord is my shepherd
Vaughan Williams: Valiant-for-truth
7:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Handel: Dixit Dominus
Bach: Lobet den Herrn
Steffani: Stabat Mater
7:30 p.m. Live at 10th & G

National Symphony Orchestra
Teddy Abrams, conductor
Lera Auerbach, pianist
Dvořák: In Nature’s Realm
Sibelius: The Oceanides
Bates: Sea-Blue Circuitry
Auerbach: ARCTICA (world premiere)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Markus Stenz, conductor
Lars Vogt, pianist
Schoenberg: Pelléas und Mélisande
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Dumbarton Concerts
Harlem Quartet
Rodgers: My Funny Valentine
Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor
Gillespie: A Night in Tunisia
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Bartók: String Quartet No. 1
8 p.m. Dumbarton United Methodist Church

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Aaron Smith, conductor
Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano
Stacey Rishoi, alto
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Philip Cutlip, baritone
Whitacre: Deep Field
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
8 p.m. Maryland Hall

March 31

Folger Consort
Piffaro, renaissance band
Jessica Beebe, soprano
Music from 16th-century Spain and Italy
2 and 5 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Aaron Smith, conductor
Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano
Stacey Rishoi, alto
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Philip Cutlip, baritone
Whitacre: Deep Field
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Candlelight Concert Society
Italian Saxophone Quartet
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 (Aria)
D. Scarlatti: Tre Pezzi
Rota: Fellini Suite
Françaix: Petit Quatuor
Iturraide: Suite Helénica
Joplin: The Easy Winners
Ros: Cycles
Morricone: Film Suite
Piazzolla: Oblivion, Libertango
3 p.m. Horowitz Performing Arts Center

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
Cecilia Cho, pianist
Paul Cigan, clarinetist
Eric deWaardt, violist
Schumann: Märchenerzählungen
Bruch: Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano
Mozart: Kegelstatt Trio in E-flat Major
3 p.m. The Lyceum, Alexandria

Fauré Quartett
Music by Fauré, Mahler, Bridge
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Carolin Widmann, violinist
Gloria Chien, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 6
Stravinsky: Divertimento for Violin and Piano from Le baiser de la fée
J. Widmann: Paraphrase über Mendelssohns Hochzeitsmarsch for Violin                               
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Peabody Peled Cello Gang
Amit Peled, cellist
Boccherini: Sonata in C Major for Two Cellos
Werner: Elegy for Four Cellos
Bruch: Kol Nidrei
Piazzolla: Liebertango
Haydn:  Concerto No. 1 in C Major
Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody
4 p.m. Providence Presbyterian Church, Fairfax

Direct Current Festival
Peabody Modern Orchestra
Joseph Young, conductor
Helga Davis and Ali Sethi, vocalists
Shayna Dunkelman, percussion
Du Yun: Where We Lost Our Shadows
Montgomery: Starburst
Wolfe: Four Marys
5 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Handel: Dixit Dominus
Bach: Lobet den Herrn
Steffani: Stabat Mater
5 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

April 1

Washington Bach Consort
Leon Schelhase, harpsichordist
Bach: Toccata in F-sharp minor
Bach: Cantata No. 84: Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke
12:10 p.m. St. Peter’s, Capitol Hill
Free admission

Brooklyn Youth Chorus
International Contemporary Ensemble
Music by Muhly, Dessner, Prestini, Negrón, Lang, Shaw
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

The Knights
Kinan Azmeh, clarinetist
Music by Azmeh, Adès, Shaw
8 p.m. Dumbarton Oaks

April 2

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, organist
Bach: Toccata, Adagio, and Fugue in C
Bach: Cantata No. 84: Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Foss: Three American Pieces
Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 2
Bizet: Symphony in C
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Chanticleer
Bates: Sirens
Music by Rorem, Stucky, Mercury
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Family Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

April 3

Tom Maloy, percussionist
Michael Lodico, organist
Music for percussion and organ
12:10 p.m. St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square
Free admission

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Foss: Three American Pieces
Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 2
Bizet: Symphony in C
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

April 4

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Music by Bernstein, Chopin, others
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Jasper Quartet
Nishimura: Spring (world premiere)
Nishimura: String Quartet No. 2 (“Pulse of Light”)
Haydn: String Quartet No. 52
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 3
7:30 p.m. Freer | Sackler
Free admission

April 5

Washington Concert Opera
Rossini: Zelmira
Silvia Tro Santafé, Lawrence Brownlee, Vivica Genaux;
Antony Walker, conductor
7 p.m. Lisner Auditorium
concertopera.org; 202-364-5826

Washington Bach Consort
Colin St-Martin, flutist
Leon Schelhase, harpsichordist
Music by Bach and Telemann
7 p.m. Live! at 10th & G

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Music by Bernstein, Chopin, others
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Concert Opera
Wang: Scalia/Ginsburg
Sullivan: Trial by Jury
Ben Lowe, Anaïs Naharro Murphy, Jennifer Zetlan, Brian Cheney;
Sara Jobin, conductor
7:30 p.m. The Engineers Club

Choral Arts Chamber Singers
Choral Arts Youth Choir
New Orchestra of Washington
Aeolus Quartet
Scott Tucker, conductor
Reich: Different Trains
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Tucker: New Work (world premiere)
8 p.m. Dupont Underground

Caroline Shaw, composer
Music by Shaw
9 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Gallery
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

April 6

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Music by Bernstein, Chopin, others
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Roomful of Teeth
Brad Wells, conductor
Alicia Hall Moran, mezzo-soprano
Isaiah Robinson, tenor
Dessner: Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Choral Arts Chamber Singers
Choral Arts Youth Choir
New Orchestra of Washington
Aeolus Quartet
Scott Tucker, conductor
Reich: Different Trains
Barber: Adagio for Strings
Tucker: New Work (world premiere)
8 p.m. Dupont Underground

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
James Ross, conductor
Marianna Prjevalskaya, pianist
Reznicek: Overture to Donna Diana
Schumann: Symphony No. 1 (″Spring”)
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
8 p.m. Schlesinger Concert Hall

April 7

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Foss: Three American Pieces
Hindemith: Kammermusik No. 2
Bizet: Symphony in C
Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1
1:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Symphony Orchestra
Mostel: Return to the Land of the Elephants
2 and 4 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Calidore String Quartet
Juho Pohjonen, pianist
Haydn: String Quartet in G Major, Op. 77, no. 1
Mozart: Quartet in D Major (“Prussian”)
Beethoven: Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 1, no. 2
3 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap
wolftrap.org; 703-255-1900

Inscape Chamber Orchestra
Finnis: in situ
Stucky: Ad Parnassum
Martinu: Musique de Chambre No. 1
​Gibson: Night eats color (world premiere)
3 p.m. Linehan Hall, UMBC

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
James Ross, conductor
Marianna Prjevalskaya, pianist
Reznicek: Overture to Donna Diana
Schumann: Symphony No. 1 (″Spring”)
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
3 p.m. George Washington Masonic Memorial

Budapest Gypsy Virtuosi
Zoltán Mága, violinist
Music by Bartók, Liszt, Kodály, Monti, Brahms
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Baltimore Concert Opera
Wang: Scalia/Ginsburg
Sullivan: Trial by Jury
Ben Lowe, Anaïs Naharro Murphy, Jennifer Zetlan, Brian Cheney;
Sara Jobin, conductor
3 p.m. The Engineers Club

 

Apollo Orchestra
Peter Orth, pianist
Wagner: Overture to The Flying Dutchman
Britten: Passacaglia and Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
4 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission
apolloorchestra.com

Castalian Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in D minor (“Fifths”)
Britten: String Quartet No. 2
Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 (“Rosamunde”)
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Illuminare
Vera Kochanowsky, conductor
Music by Hildegard von Bingen, Dufay, Brumel, Guerrero, Monteverdi
4 p.m. Church of the Little Flower

Georgetown Concert Series
Skylark, vocal ensemble
4 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Georgetown

Amadeus Concerts
Fairfax Choral Society
Amadeus Orchestra
A. Scott Wood, conductor
Jenkins: The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace
4 p.m. Saint Luke Catholic Church, McLean

Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra
5 p.m. St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square

Members of Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6
Gershwin: Lullaby
Dvořák: String Quartet No. 12 (“American”)
5 p.m. Annapolis Maritime Museum

Piotr Anderszewski, pianist
Bach: Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II (selections)
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations
5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall

April 8

István Várdai, cellist
Roman Rabinovich, pianist
Beethoven: Twelve Variations on “Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen”
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G Minor
7 p.m. Evermay

Embassy Series
Bruno Monteiro, violinist
Nuno Marques, pianist
Music of Brahms, Franck, Branco, Barbosa, Saint-Saëns
7:30 p.m. Residence of Portuguese Ambassador

April 9

Kate Kayaian, cellist
Music by Bach, Hovhaness, Crumb, Gianopoulos
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Adam: Le Corsaire
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Young Concert Artists
Zlatomir Fung, cellist
Tengku Irfan, pianist
Dall’Abaco: Three Caprices for solo cello
Bloch: Baal Shem
Berio: Sequenza XIV
Balch: Premiere TBA (world premiere)
Brahms: Cello Sonata No. 1
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 10

Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Adam: Le Corsaire
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Aletheia Piano Trio
Mozart: Piano Trio No. 2
Fanny Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in D minor
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2
7:30 p.m. National Museum of Women in the Arts
Free admission

April 11

National Symphony Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Ravel: Shéhérazade
Boulanger: D’un soir triste
Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Debussy: La mer
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Adam: Le Corsaire
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Vocal Arts DC
Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
Myra Huang, pianist
Schumann: Dichterliebe
Sorey: Cycles of My Being
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Carolina Eyck, thereminist
Sun-A Park, pianist
7:30 p.m. The Mansion at Strathmore

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Morgan State University Choir
Marin Alsop, conductor
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

April 12

Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Adam: Le Corsaire
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Opera Bel Cantanti
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
Francesca Aguado, Chelsea Lehnea, Robin Steitz;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
7:30 p.m. Silver Spring Black Box Theater

Russian Chamber Art Society
Zhanna Alkhazova, soprano
Anastasiia Sidorova, mezzo-soprano
Grigory Soloviov, bass
Vera Danchenko-Stern, pianist
Songs by Balakirev, Borodin, Cui, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rubinstein
7:30 p.m. Embassy of France

Embassy Series
Jesús Rodolfo Rodríguez, violist
Edvinas Minkstimas, pianist
Music by Liszt, Ciurlionis, Rachmaninoff
7:30 p.m. Embassy of Lithuania

National Symphony Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Ravel: Shéhérazade
Boulanger: D’un soir triste
Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Debussy: La mer
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Jerusalem Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet in A major, Op. 18, no. 5
Ravel: String Quartet in F major
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

Pei-Shan Lee, pianist
Ayano Ninomiya, violinist
Paul Katz, cellist
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1
Janáček: Violin Sonata
Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 4 (“Dumky”)
8 p.m. Kreeger Museum

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Morgan State University Choir
Marin Alsop, conductor
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

April 13

Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Adam: Le Corsaire
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Performing Arts
Dénes Várjon, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28
Brahms: Six Piano Pieces, Op. 118
Kurtág: Games (selections)
Schumann: Symphonic Études, Op.13
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

21st Century Consort
Music from the Vietnam War Era
5 p.m. Smithsonian American Art Museum

Candlelight Concert Society
East Coast Chamber Orchestra
Bach: Chaconne
Frank: Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout
Nelson: Renaissance Suite
Purcell: Chacony for Strings
Britten: “Chaconne” from Quartet No. 2
7 p.m. Linehan Concert Hall, UMBC

Opera Bel Cantanti
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
Francesca Aguado, Chelsea Lehnea, Robin Steitz;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
7:30 p.m. Silver Spring Black Box Theater

National Symphony Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales
Ravel: Shéhérazade
Boulanger: D’un soir triste
Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Debussy: La mer
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Morgan State University Choir
Marin Alsop, conductor
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Dumbarton Concerts
Camerata RCO
Mahler: Piano Quartet in A Minor
Brahms: Trio in E-flat Major for Horn, Violin, and Piano
Dohnányi: Sextet in C Major
8 p.m. Dumbarton United Methodist Church

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Danielle Talamantes, soprano
Margaret Lattimore, mezzo-soprano
Zach Borichevsky, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass
Verdi: Messa da Requiem
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

April 14

Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Adam: Le Corsaire
1:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Loeffler: Two Rhapsodies for Oboe, Viola, and Piano
Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano
Brahms: Piano Quartet in C minor
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Morgan State University Choir
Marin Alsop, conductor
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Opera Bel Cantanti
Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice
Francesca Aguado, Chelsea Lehnea, Robin Steitz;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
3 p.m. Silver Spring Black Box Theater

East Coast Chamber Orchestra
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Daniel Hope, violinist
Vanessa Perez, pianist
Enescu: Impromptu concertant for violin and piano
Bach: Violin Sonata No. 4
Mendelssohn: Violin Sonata in F Major
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
Ravel: Kaddish (from Two Hebrew Melodies)
Walton:  Sonata for Violin and Piano
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Washington National Cathedral Choir and Baroque Orchestra
Michael McCarthy, conductor
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Hannah Hagarty, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Richard Giarusso, baritone
Steven Combs, bass/baritone
Howells: Requiem
Music by Bach
Mozart: Requiem
4 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Miró Quartet
Schubert: Quartettsatz in C Minor
Schubert: String Quartet No. 10
Schubert: String Quartet No. 15
7:30 p.m. JCCGW

April 17

Members of Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Schubert: Octet
6 p.m. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Free admission
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

April 18

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2
Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Burleigh: Southland Sketches
Ives: Selected Songs
Harrison: Suite for Percussion
Cowell: The Aeolian Harp
Cowell: The Banshee
Copland: Selections from Old American Songs
Antheil: Sonata No. 2 for violin, piano and drums
Crumb: Kronos-Kryptos for percussion quintet
8 p.m. Library of Congress

April 19

Members of National Symphony Orchestra
Chamber music by various composers
6 p.m. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Free admission
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Ori Kam, violist
Yu Kosuge, pianist
Brahms: Viola Sonata No. 1
Brahms: Viola Sonata No. 2
Brahms: Songs (selected)
7 p.m. Evermay

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2
Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

April 20

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2
Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

April 21

Opera Lafayette
Heartbeat Opera
Stradella: La Susanna
Lucía Martín Cartón, Sara Couden, Ariana Douglas;
Ryan Brown, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 22

U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” Chamber Players
Music by Auric, Honegger, Milhaud, Poulenc, Tailleferre
6 p.m. Millennium Stage
Free admission
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Opera Lafayette
Heartbeat Opera
Stradella: La Susanna
Lucía Martín Cartón, Sara Couden, Ariana Douglas;
Ryan Brown, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 23

Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano
Howard Bass, lutenist
Music inspired by Shakespeare
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Washington Performing Arts
Yevgeny Kutik, violinist
Anna Polonsky, pianist
Stravinsky: Divertimento from The Fairy’s Kiss
Schnittke: Violin Sonata No. 1
Prokofiev: Waltz from Cinderella
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 2
Rubenstein: Romance in E-flat Major
Correia: Litania
Razaz: Cadenza for the Once Young
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

April 25

Members of Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
6 p.m. Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Free admission
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Seong-Jin Cho, pianist
Franck: The Accursed Huntsman
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

April 26

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Seong-Jin Cho, pianist
Franck: The Accursed Huntsman
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)
11:30 a.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Yu Kosuge, pianist
Liszt/Stark: Symphonic Poem No. 5 (“Prometheus”)
Debussy: Feux d’artifice
Scriabin: Poeme Satanique
Scriabin: Vers la Flamme
Falla: El Amor Brujo
Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite
7 p.m. Evermay

Wu Han, pianist
Gloria Chien, pianist
Gilles Vonsattel, pianist
Mozart: Andante and 5 Variations in G major
Schubert: Fantasy in F minor for piano, four hands
Mendelssohn: Andante e Allegro Brilliant
Debussy: Petite Suite
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring
7:30 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap
wolftrap.org; 703-255-1900

28 Chairs
Claudio Rado, violinist
Alberto Busettini, harpsichordist
Music by Corelli, Veracini, Geminiani
8 p.m. Athenaeum, Alexandria

April 27

28 Chairs
Claudio Rado, violinist
Alberto Busettini, harpsichordist
Music by Corelli, Veracini, Geminiani
6 p.m. Aberfoyle Place

Inscape Chamber Orchestra
Evan Ross Solomon, clarinetist
Barber: Capricorn Concerto
Finzi: Clarinet Concerto
Britten: Sinfonietta
7:30 p.m. Episcopal Church of the Redeemer

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Seong-Jin Cho, pianist
Franck: The Accursed Huntsman
Ravel: Piano Concerto in G
Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Fairfax County All-Stars Youth Orchestra
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Leshnoff: Starburst
Smetna: “The Moldau” and “Sarka” from Ma Vlast
Holst: The Planets
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

April 28

Washington Performing Arts
Itzhak Perlman, violinist
Evgeny Kissin, pianist
Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 (“Kreutzer”)
4 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Quatuor Danel
Weinberg: String Quartet No. 1
Weinberg: String Quartet No. 2
Weinberg: String Quartet No. 3
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

April 30

Jessica Krash, pianist
Emily Noel, soprano
Krash: Sulpicia’s Songs
Krash: The Cantigas de Amigo de Martin Codax
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

 

March 20 – Feb 17, 2019

Washington National Opera
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Anna Nechaeva, Lindsay Ammann, Alexey Dolgov, Igor Golovatenko;
Robert Trevino, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 21

Benjamin Beilman, violinist
Orion Weiss, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 1
Bartók: Violin Sonata No. 2
Rzewski: Demons
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 10
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Musicians from Marlboro
Anna Lee and Alexi Kenney, violinists
Luosha Fang, violinist and violist
Hsin-Yun Huang, violist
Sujin Lee and Judith Serkin, cellists
Purcell: Chacony in G Minor
Britten: String Quartet No. 2
Haydn: Divertimento in G Major
Dvořák: String Sextet
7:30 p.m. Freer|Sackler
Free admission

March 22

Eya, vocal trio
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington National Opera
Gounod: Faust
Erin Wall, Marcelo Puente, Joshua Hopkins, Raymond Aceto;
Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor;
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Lura Johnson, pianist
Bach: Preludes and Fugues (selected)
Shostakovich: Preludes and Fugues (selected)
7:30 p.m. Peabody Institute of Music

Borodin Quartet
Myaskovsky: String Quartet No. 13
Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 13
Borodin: String Quartet No. 2
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

March 23

Washington National Opera
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Anna Nechaeva, Lindsay Ammann, Alexey Dolgov, Igor Golovatenko;
Robert Trevino, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Jamie Barton, mezzo-soprano
Kathleen Kelly, pianist
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Chamber Ensemble
Haydn: Piano Trio No.39 (“Gypsy”)
Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 32
Beethoven: Piano Trio, Op. 70, no. 1 (“Ghost”)
7:30 p.m. Gunston Arts Center

Washington Performing Arts
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violinist
Tilson Thomas            : Agnegram
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Virginia Opera
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Danielle Pastin, Matthew Vickers, Kristen Choi;
Adam Turner, conductor
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Chantry
David Taylor, conductor
Handl: Opus Musicum (selections)
8 p.m. St. Mary Mother of God

Aaron Diehl, pianist
Cervantes: Six Cuban Dances
Johnson: Blue Moods, Sex
Gershwin: Three Preludes
Gottschalk: Danza, op. 33
Morton: The Crave
Morton: New Orleans Blues
Handy: St. Louis Blues
Bolcom: Estela: Rag Latino
Waller: Viper’s Drag
Williams: Roll ’Em
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

March 24

Washington National Opera
Gounod: Faust
Erin Wall, Marcelo Puente, Joshua Hopkins, Raymond Aceto;
Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor;
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Virginia Opera
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Danielle Pastin, Matthew Vickers, Kristen Choi;
Adam Turner, conductor
2 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Ikuko Kawai, violinist
Tomoka Nagasu, biwa and shakuhachi player
Miho Yoshiba, koto player
Toshihiko Kato, percussionist
Hisanobu Notsu, keyboardist
Kawai: Tale of Genji
2 p.m. Freer|Sackler
Free admission

Sitkovetsky Trio
Sean Lee, violinist
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major (“Ghost”)
Schubert: Fantasy in C Major for Violin and Piano
Korngold: Suite for two violins, cello and piano left hand
3 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap
wolftrap.org/032419; 703-255-1900

Chantry
David Taylor, conductor
Handl: Opus Musicum (selections)
3 p.m. St. Bernadette Church

Natalie Clein, cellist
Music by N. Boulanger, Bridge, Clarke, Lutyens.
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Andreas Staier, fortepianist
C.P.E. Bach, Fantasia in F-sharp minor (“Emfindungen”)
Haydn: Keyboard Sonata in E-flat Major
Haydn: Variations in F minor
Mozart: Fantasia in C minor
Mozart: Keyboard Sonata No. 15
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

6821 Quintet
Djupstrom: Songs of Spring
Hirai: Portraits of Sakura – our memories of bloom
Murai: Sakura on the Potomac
Newman: Cherry Blossom Fantasy
4 p.m. Evermay

Hagen Quartet
Jörg Widmann, clarinetist
Dvořák: Cypresses (selections)
Widmann: Clarinet Quintet
Mozart: Clarinet Quintet
5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall

Washington Performing Arts
Christina and Michelle Naughton, pianists
Schubert: Lebensstürme
Poulenc: Sonata for Four Hands
Schoenfield: Five Days in the Life of a Manic Depressive
Debussy: En Blanc et Noir
Rachmaninoff: Suite No. 2
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

March 25

Washington National Opera
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Anna Nechaeva, Lindsay Ammann, Alexey Dolgov, Igor Golovatenko;
Robert Trevino, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Morgenstern Trio
Martin: Trio on Irish Folk Tunes
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1
Schubert: Piano Trio No. 2
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 26

Andrew Carpenter, saxophonist
Teodora Adzharova, pianist
Music by Rorem, Gershwin, Albright
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Embassy Series
Lobkowicz Trio
Kvěch:  Trio for violin, cello and piano
Martinů: Piano Trio No. 2
Dvořák: Piano Trio No. 3
7:30 p.m. Embassy of the Czech Republic

March 27

Direct Current Festival
Mary Halvorson, guitarist
María Grand, saxophonist
5:30 p.m. Phillips Collection
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington National Opera
Gounod: Faust
Erin Wall, Marcelo Puente, Joshua Hopkins, Raymond Aceto;
Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor;
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Direct Current Festival
Gabriel Kahane, pianist and singer
Kahane: Book of Travelers: 8980
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 28

National Symphony Orchestra
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Teddy Abrams, conductor
Dvořák: In Nature’s Realm
Sibelius: The Oceanides
Bates: Sea-Blue Circuitry
Glass: Itaipu
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Markus Stenz, conductor
Lars Vogt, pianist
Schoenberg: Pelléas und Mélisande
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

March 29

Washington National Opera
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Anna Nechaeva, Lindsay Ammann, Alexey Dolgov, Igor Golovatenko;
Robert Trevino, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Embassy Series
Julian Schwarz, cellist
Marika Bournaki, pianist
Beethoven: Variations on Mozart’s Magic Flute
Webern: Two Early Pieces
Webern: Three Little Pieces
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Danzi: Variations on Mozart’s Don Giovanni
Schumann: “Rhapsody” from Faschingschwank aus Wien
Korngold:  Much ado about Nothing
Schwarz: Fantasy on themes from Die Fledermaus
7:30 p.m. Embassy of Austria
embassyseries.org

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Markus Stenz, conductor
Lars Vogt, pianist
Schoenberg: Pelléas und Mélisande
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Folger Consort
Piffaro, renaissance band
Jessica Beebe, soprano
Music from 16th-century Spain and Italy
8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Aaron Smith, conductor
Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano
Stacey Rishoi, alto
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Philip Cutlip, baritone
Whitacre: Deep Field
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
8 p.m. Maryland Hall

Direct Current Festival
Amanda Gookin, cellist
Music by Adu, Negrón, Feery, Loggins-Hull, others
9 p.m. Dupont Underground
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 30

Folger Consort
Piffaro, renaissance band
Jessica Beebe, soprano
Music from 16th-century Spain and Italy
4 and 8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Washington National Opera
Gounod: Faust
Erin Wall, Marcelo Puente, Joshua Hopkins, Raymond Aceto;
Keri-Lynn Wilson, conductor;
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Choir of King’s College, Cambridge
Stephen Cleobury, conductor
Monteverdi: Cantate Domino
Tallis: Videte miraculum
Palestrina: Magnificat primi toni a8
Byrd: Laudibus in sanctis
Lotti: Crucifixus a8
Humfrey: Hear, o heavens
Purcell: Jehovah, quam multi sunt
Wesley: Blessed be the God and Father
Parry: My soul there is a country
Naylor: Vox dicentis, clama
Britten: Praised be the God of love
Howells: Like as the hart
Berkeley: The Lord is my shepherd
Vaughan Williams: Valiant-for-truth
7:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Handel: Dixit Dominus
Bach: Lobet den Herrn
Steffani: Stabat Mater
7:30 p.m. Live at 10th & G

National Symphony Orchestra
Teddy Abrams, conductor
Lera Auerbach, pianist
Dvořák: In Nature’s Realm
Sibelius: The Oceanides
Bates: Sea-Blue Circuitry
Auerbach: ARCTICA (world premiere)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Markus Stenz, conductor
Lars Vogt, pianist
Schoenberg: Pelléas und Mélisande
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Dumbarton Concerts
Harlem Quartet
Rodgers: My Funny Valentine
Debussy: String Quartet in G Minor
Gillespie: A Night in Tunisia
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Bartók: String Quartet No. 1
8 p.m. Dumbarton United Methodist Church

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Aaron Smith, conductor
Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano
Stacey Rishoi, alto
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Philip Cutlip, baritone
Whitacre: Deep Field
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
8 p.m. Maryland Hall

March 31

Folger Consort
Piffaro, renaissance band
Jessica Beebe, soprano
Music from 16th-century Spain and Italy
2 and 5 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Aaron Smith, conductor
Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano
Stacey Rishoi, alto
John Matthew Myers, tenor
Philip Cutlip, baritone
Whitacre: Deep Field
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Candlelight Concert Society
Italian Saxophone Quartet
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 (Aria)
D. Scarlatti: Tre Pezzi
Rota: Fellini Suite
Françaix: Petit Quatuor
Iturraide: Suite Helénica
Joplin: The Easy Winners
Ros: Cycles
Morricone: Film Suite
Piazzolla: Oblivion, Libertango
3 p.m. Horowitz Performing Arts Center

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
Cecilia Cho, pianist
Paul Cigan, clarinetist
Eric deWaardt, violist
Schumann: Märchenerzählungen
Bruch: Eight Pieces for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano
Mozart: Kegelstatt Trio in E-flat Major
3 p.m. The Lyceum, Alexandria

Fauré Quartett
Music by Fauré, Mahler, Bridge
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Carolin Widmann, violinist
Gloria Chien, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 6
Stravinsky: Divertimento for Violin and Piano from Le baiser de la fée
J. Widmann: Paraphrase über Mendelssohns Hochzeitsmarsch for Violin                               
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 1
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Peabody Peled Cello Gang
Amit Peled, cellist
Boccherini: Sonata in C Major for Two Cellos
Werner: Elegy for Four Cellos
Bruch: Kol Nidrei
Piazzolla: Liebertango
Haydn:  Concerto No. 1 in C Major
Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody
4 p.m. Providence Presbyterian Church, Fairfax

Direct Current Festival
Peabody Modern Orchestra
Joseph Young, conductor
Helga Davis and Ali Sethi, vocalists
Shayna Dunkelman, percussion
Du Yun: Where We Lost Our Shadows
Montgomery: Starburst
Wolfe: Four Marys
5 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Handel: Dixit Dominus
Bach: Lobet den Herrn
Steffani: Stabat Mater
5 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

April 5

Washington Concert Opera
Rossini: Zelmira
Lawrence Brownlee, Silvia Tro Santafé, Vivica Genaux;
Antony Walker, conductor
7 p.m. Lisner Auditorium
concertopera.org; 202-364-5826

February 17 – Jan 28, 2019

Virginia Opera
Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore
Cecilia Violetta López, Carlos Enrique Santelli, Matthew Burns;
Adam Turner, conductor
2 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Baltimore Symphony Orchesftra
Mario Venzago, conductor
Conrad Tao, pianist
Berlioz: Le corsaire
Berlioz: Roman Carnival Overture
Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1
Ravel: Rhapsodie espagnole
Ravel: Bolero
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Lara St. John, violinist
Matt Herskowitz, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 (“Kreutzer”)
Paranosic: Rumelaj
Kennedy: Song of the Moon
Ravel: Tzigane
Gershwin/Herskowitz: I Got Rhythm and Someone to Watch Over Me
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Alban Gerhardt, cellist
Cecile Licad, pianist
Bach: Cello Suite No. 5
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 2
Rachmaninoff: Danse Orientale
Rachmaninoff: Cello Sonata in G minor
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

New Orchestra of Washington
Ryo Yanagitani, pianist
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”)
7 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Smithsonian Chamber Players
Mark Fewer, violinist
Kenneth Slowik, harpsichordist and fortepianist
Bach: English Suite No. 4
Bach: Violin Sonata No. 5
Haydn: Keyboard Sonata No. 40
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 32
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

February 19

Renaud Capuçon, violinist
Guillaume Bellom, pianist
Debussy: Sonata for violin and piano
Ravel: Sonata for violin and piano
Franck Sonata for violin and piano
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

Pamela Frank, violinist
Stephen Prutsman, pianist
Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1
Bach: Violin Sonata No. 3
Music by Fritz Kreisler
8 p.m. The Clarice

February 21

Mayumi Sakamoto, pianist
Mozart: Fantasie in D Minor
Chopin: Fantaisie in F Minor
Liszt: Après une lecture du Dante-Fantasia quasi sonata
Schumann: Fantasie in C major
7 p.m. Evermay

Verona Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet in F Major (“Prussian”)
Gilbertson: Quartet
Janáček: String Quartet No. 2 (“Intimate Letters”)
7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Narek Hakhnazaryan, cellist
Debussy: “Rondes de printemps” from Images                               
Elgar: Cello Concerto                               
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

February 22

Armonia Nova
12:10 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Music of Italian madrigals
7 p.m. Live! at 10th & G

Wu Han, pianist
Philip Setzer, violinist
Paul Neubauer, violist
David Finckel, cellist
Joseph Conyers, bassist
Michael Sumuel, baritone
Anonymous: Se Solen Junker
Schubert: Piano Trio in E-flat Major
Schubert: Die Forelle
Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major
7:30 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap
wolftrap.org/022219; 703-255-1900

February 23

Apollo Orchestra
Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
Mozart: Misero, o sogno
Strauss: Prelude and Scenes from Der Rosenkavalier
Strauss:: Duet from Arabella
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 (“Pathétique”)
5 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission
apollorchestra.com

Candlelight Concert Society
Doric Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 33, no. 4
Britten: String Quartet No. 3
Mendelssohn: String Quartet in E Minor, Op. 44, no. 2
7 p.m. Horowitz Performing Arts Center
candlelightconcerts.org

Czech National Symphony Orchestra
John Mauceri, conductor
Isabel Leonard, mezzo-soprano
Music by Bernstein
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Dumbarton Concerts
Delphi Trio
8 p.m. Dumbarton United Methodist Church

National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Zuill Bailey, cellist
Roberto Diaz, violist
Schumann: Manfred Overture
Rózsa: Theme, Variations and Finale, Op. 13
Strauss: Don Quixote
Wagner: Prelude to Die Meistersinger
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

February 24

NSO Family Concert
Emil de Cou, conductor
Anthony Walker, pianist
Strauss: Fanfare from Also sprach Zarathustra
Michael Giacchino: Voyage
Michael Giacchino: Star Trek Suite
Debussy: Clair de Lune
Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 (first movement)
Williams: Zodiac Suite (Gemini and Libra)
Bates: Gemini in the Solar Wind from The B-Sides
Saint-Saëns: Finale from Organ Symphony
2 and 4 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Narek Hakhnazaryan, cellist
Debussy: “Rondes de printemps” from Images                               
Elgar: Cello Concerto                               
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Curtis Opera Theatre Vocal Quartet
Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Ana Vidović, guitarist
Bach: Flute Partita in A minor
Giuliani: Gran Sonata Eroica
Tarrega: Recuerdos de la Alhambra
Mangore: La Catedral
Scarlatti: Sonata in D minor, K. 213
Scarlatti: Sonata in D minor, K. 1, L. 366
Piazzolla: Four Pieces
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Cantate Chamber Singers
Gisèle Becker, conductor
Rachel Barham, soprano
Joan McFarland, soprano
Roger Isaacs, countertenor
Adam Apostoli, tenor
Kevin Frey, baritone
James Rogers, baritone
Handel: Israel in Egypt
4 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church
cantate.org

February 26

Tzuyi Zoe Chen and LanIn Winnie Yang, pianists
Mozart/Busoni: Duettino Concertante
Brahms: Sonata in F Minor
Lutoslawski: Paganini Variations
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

February 27

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Magic Circle Mime Company
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Von Suppé: Light Cavalry Overture
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
11:30 a.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Washington Ballet
Washington Ballet Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

February 28

National Symphony Orchestra
Lionel Bringuier, conductor
Gil Shaham, violinist
Roussel: The Spider’s Feast—symphonic fragments
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5
Stravinsky: Petrushka
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Ballet
Washington Ballet Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

The Clarice
Sirius Quartet
Harman: More Than We Are
Fung Chern Hwei: Get in Line and Ceili
Songs by Radiohead, The Beatles
Huebner: New World, Nov. 9th, 2016
Harman: Heal
Harman: Paths Become Lines
8 p.m. MilkBoy ArtHouse

January 29 – Dec 18, 2018

American Ballet Theatre
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Drigo: Harlequinade
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Performing Arts
Jeremy Denk, pianist
Music by Beethoven, Adams, Bizet, Mendelssohn
Schumann: Fantasy in C Major
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

January 30

American Ballet Theatre
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Drigo: Harlequinade
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Imani Winds
Scott: Startin Sumthin
Harbison: Quintet for Winds
Schifrin: La Nouvelle Orleans
Threadgill: New Work
Esmail: The Light Is the Same
Coleman: Tzigane
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

January 31

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

American Ballet Theatre
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Drigo: Harlequinade
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Colin Currie, percussionist
Higdon: Low Brass Concerto
Grime: Percussion Concerto
Respighi: Brazilian Impressions
Respighi: Pines of Rome
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

February 1

American Ballet Theatre
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Drigo: Harlequinade
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

St. Lawrence String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet No. 32
Mozart: String Quartet No. 15
Brahms: String Quartet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap
wolftrap.org; 703-255-1868

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Colin Currie, percussionist
Higdon: Low Brass Concerto
Grime: Percussion Concerto
Respighi: Brazilian Impressions
Respighi: Pines of Rome
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

February 2

American Ballet Theatre
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Drigo: Harlequinade
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Candlelight Concert Society
Nikolai Lugansky, pianist
Debussy: Suite Bergamasque
Debussy: Images (selections)
Debussy: L’Isle joyeuse
Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 3
Rachmaninoff: Preludes (selected)
3 p.m. Horowitz Performing Arts Center

Smithsonian Chamber Players
Marilyn McDonald, violinist
Kenneth Slowik, harpsichordist and fortepianist
Bach: English Suite No. 3
Bach: Violin Sonata No. 5
Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 40
Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 22
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

Roderick Demmings, Jr., organist
Karl Van Richards, pianist
7:30 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Daniil Trifonov, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”)
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 6
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Colin Currie, percussionist
Higdon: Low Brass Concerto
Grime: Percussion Concerto
Respighi: Brazilian Impressions
Respighi: Pines of Rome
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Chee Yun, violinist
Mendelssohn: Hebrides Overture
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Schumann: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Brian Ganz, pianist
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Chopin: Songs (selected)
Chopin: Mazurkas (selected)
Chopin: Polonaise in B-flat minor, Op. Posth.
Chopin: Polonaise in E-flat minor, Op. 26, No. 2
Chopin: Etude in E major, Op. 10, No. 3
Chopin: Allegro de Concert, Op. 46
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

February 3

American Ballet Theatre
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Drigo: Harlequinade
1:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Hindemith: Sonata for Viola and Piano
Respighi: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Lutosławski: Bucolics for Viola and Cello
Schubert: String Trio in B-flat major
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Trio Valtorna
Harbison: Twilight Music for Horn, Piano, and Violin
Ravel: Violin Sonata No. 2
Brahms: Horn Trio in E-flat Major
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Jess Gillam, saxophonist
Thomas Weaver, pianist
Iturralde: Pequeña Czarda
Britten: Temporal Variations
Ravel: Pièce en forme de Habanera
Wiedoeft: Valse Vanité
Nyman: “If” (from The Diary of Anne Frank)
Milhaud: Scaramouche
Marcello: Oboe Concerto in D minor
Williams: Escapades from Catch Me If You Can
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
Harle: Rant
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

December 18 – Nov 18, 2018

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

New York Concert Artists & Associates
Jiaxin Tian, pianist
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Brentano Quartet
Hsin-Yun Huang, violist
Mozart: String Quintet in C minor
Brahms: String Quintet No. 1
Mendelssohn: String Quintet No. 2
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

December 19

Vocal Arts DC
Angel Blue, soprano
Catherine Miller, pianist
Music by Mozart, Strauss, Rachmaninoff, Heggie, Adolphe
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
vocalartsdc.org

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
Kathy Ceasar-Spall, oboist
Kathy Mulcahy, clarinetist
Jihea Choi, cellist
Sophia Kim Cook, pianist
7:30 p.m. Metro Stage

December 20

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yulia van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
William Berger, baritone
Handel: Messiah
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Washington Master Chorale
Thomas Colohan, conductor
Holst: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
Moore: Annua Gaudia
Warlock: Bethlehem Down
Center: Three Nativity Carols
MacMillan: O Radiant Dawn
Turrin: Magnificat
7:30 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Washington Chorus
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 21

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yulia van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
William Berger, baritone
Handel: Messiah
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Washington Chorus
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 22

Washington Chorus
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
4 and 8 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

King’s Singers
Willaert: Ave virgo sponsa Dei – Inviolata est
Chilcott: The Shepherd’s Carol
Hession: Master of Music
Pärt: Bogoróditse Djévo
Warlock: Bethlehem Down
Chilcott: We Are
7:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yulia van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
William Berger, baritone
Handel: Messiah
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Suzanne Karpov, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Trevor Scheunemann, bass
Handel: Messiah
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 23

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Yulia van Doren, soprano
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Miles Mykkanen, tenor
William Berger, baritone
Handel: Messiah
1 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

Folger Consort
Webb Wiggins, organist
Rick Foucheux, actor
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Suzanne Karpov, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Trevor Scheunemann, bass
Handel: Messiah
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Daniel Schlosberg, pianist
Jessica Aszodi, soprano
Russell Rolen, cellist
Weill: Seven Deadly Sins (excerpts)
Weill: Cello Sonata
Weill: Intermezzo for Piano
Poulenc: Les Soirées de Nazelles
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington Master Chorale
Thomas Colohan, conductor
Holst: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence
Moore: Annua Gaudia
Warlock: Bethlehem Down
Center: Three Nativity Carols
MacMillan: O Radiant Dawn
Turrin: Magnificat
5 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

December 24

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Children’s concert
Scott Tucker, conductor
Music for Christmas
11 a.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Scott Tucker and Brandon Straub, conductors
Esther Heideman, soprano
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 29

Bel Cantanti Opera
Olney Ballet
von Suppé: My Beautiful Galatea
Max Zander, Kelly Curtin, Joseph Baker;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor and pianist
7:30 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

December 30

Mount Vernon Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra
Amit Peled, conductor
Grieg: Holberg Suite
Tchaikovsky: Valse from Serenade for Strings
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
2 p.m. JCCGW

Strauss Symphony of America
Christoph Campestrini, conductor
Iva Schell, soprano
Martin Piskorski, tenor
Strauss: Waltzes
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Bel Cantanti Opera
Olney Ballet
von Suppé: My Beautiful Galatea
Max Zander, Kelly Curtin, Joseph Baker;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor and pianist
3 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

Suchertorte Chamber Ensemble
Jeffrey Schindler, conductor
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

November 20 – Oct 17, 2018

Washington National Opera
Puts: Silent Night
Raquel González, Alexander McKissick, Kenneth Kellogg;
Nicole Paiement, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
kennedy-center.org

November 23

Washington National Opera
Puts: Silent Night
Raquel González, Alexander McKissick, Kenneth Kellogg;
Nicole Paiement, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
kennedy-center.org

November 25

Washington National Opera
Puts: Silent Night
Raquel González, Alexander McKissick, Kenneth Kellogg;
Nicole Paiement, conductor
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
kennedy-center.org

Youlan Ji, pianist
Spears: Toccata
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

November 27

Mark Willey, organist
Rebecca Kellerman, soprano
Jeffrey Thurston, violinist
Karg-Elert: Symphonic Chorale for soprano, violin, and organ
Karg-Elert: Nun ruhen alle Wälder
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

November 28

In Series
Operetta excerpts by Herbert
7:30 p.m. D.C. Scottish Rite Temple

November 29

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Karina Flores, soprano
Ian Bostridge, tenor
Matthias Goerne, baritone
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Children’s Chorus of Washington
Britten: War Requiem
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

Washington Performing Arts
Yo-Yo Ma, cellist
Bach: Solo Cello Suites (complete)
8 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Malta Philharmonic Orchestra
Sergey Smbatyan, conductor
Ingolf Wunder, pianist
Vella: Rebbieħa
Shor: Travel Notebook
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore
strathmore.org

November 30

Vocal Arts DC
Simon Keenlyside, baritone
Malcolm Martineau, pianist
Songs by Schubert, Wolf, Fauré, Poulenc, Grainger, others
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
vocalartsdc.org

Embassy Series
Elham Fanoos, pianist
7:30 p.m. Afghan Ambassador’s Residence

Jenny Lin, pianist
Marlissa Hudson, soprano
Cornelius Dufallo, violinist
Schnabel: Drei Fantasiestücke
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in D minor (“Tempest”)
Schnabel: Selections from Sonata for Piano
Schnabel: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Brahms: Three Songs
Schnabel: Three Songs
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Cristian Măcelaru, conductor
Joshua Bell, violinist
Rimsky-Korsakov: May Night Overture
Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 4
Dvořák: Violin Concerto
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

 

August 10 – Jun 19, 2018

Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival
Anna Marsh, dulcianist
William Simms, theorbist
Jeffrey Cohan, renaissance flutist
Music by Merula, Cima, Frescobaldi, others
7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

August 14

Chengcheng Yao, pianist
Schubert: Piano Sonata in B-flat Major, D. 960
Beethoven: Piano Sonata, Op. 111
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival
Marlisa del Cid Woods, violinist
Risa Browder, violist
Anna Marsh, dulcianist
Jeffrey Cohan, baroque flutist
Music by Biurni, Ardemanio, Crecquillon, others
7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

August 17

Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival
Jeffrey Cohan, baroque flutist
Marlisa Woods, baroque violinist
William Simms, theorbist
Music by Dornel, Mattheson, Locatelli, others
7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

August 19

Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival
Jeffrey Cohan, 8-keyed flutist
Risa Browder, violinist
John Moran, cellist
Music by Florio, Tacet, others
7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

August 21

Leonard Sanderman, organist
Music by Lindberg, Franck, Bach
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

June 19 – May 24, 2018

Atlantic Reed Consort
Jeremy Filsell, pianist
Poulenc: Sextet for piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and French horn
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

June 21

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
De Mey: Table Music
Yun: Tattooed in Snow
Visconti: Black Bend
Golijov: Mariel
Macmillan: The Exorcism of Rio Sumpul
8 p.m. Peabody Conservatory

June 22

Wolf Trap Opera Company
Mozart: Idomeneo
Madison Leonard, Megan Mikailovna Samarin, Yelena Dyachek, Ian Koziara;
Geoffrey McDonald, conductor
7:30 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap

June 23

Wolf Trap Opera Company
Halcyon’s By the People
Hong Kong Ballet
Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins
Annie Rosen, Ye Feifei,- Piotr Buszewski, Nicholas Nestorak;
Joseph Li, conductor
8 p.m. Dock 5 at Union Market

In Series
Ullmann: The Emperor of Atlantis
Stravinsky: The Soldier’s Tale
Stanley Thurston, conductor
8 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Katherine Needleman, oboist
Yun: Slow Portraits
Puts: Oboe Concerto (“Moonlight”)
Visconti: Low Country Haze
Macmillan: Woman of the Apocalypse
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Free admission

June 24

Friday Morning Music Club Foundation
Washington International Competition for Strings Finals
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
Free admission

Wolf Trap Opera Company
Halcyon’s By the People
Hong Kong Ballet
Weill: The Seven Deadly Sins
Annie Rosen, Ye Feifei,- Piotr Buszewski, Nicholas Nestorak;
Joseph Li, conductor
2 p.m. Dock 5 at Union Market

In Series
Ullmann: The Emperor of Atlantis
Stravinsky: The Soldier’s Tale
Stanley Thurston, conductor
2:30 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center

Wolf Trap Opera Company
Mozart: Idomeneo
Madison Leonard, Megan Mikailovna Samarin, Yelena Dyachek, Ian Koziara;
Geoffrey McDonald, conductor
3 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap

Tim Kidder, violinist
Jacob Kidder, pianist
Joan Kidder, cellist
Britten: Three Pieces from Suite, Op. 6
Messiaen: Theme and Variations for Violin and Piano
Stravinsky: Suite Italienne for Violin and Piano
Honegger: Sonatine for Violin and Cello
3 p.m. The Lyceum, Alexandria
Free admission

June 25

New York Concert Artists & Associates
Jayoung Hong, pianist
Grieg: Holberg Suite
Grieg: Piano Sonata in E minor
Couperin: Rondeau—Les Baricades Misterieuses
Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme of Corelli
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

June 27

Wolf Trap Opera Company
Mozart: Idomeneo
Madison Leonard, Megan Mikailovna Samarin, Yelena Dyachek, Ian Koziara;
Geoffrey McDonald, conductor
7:30 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap

June 28

Mané Galoyan, soprano
Thomas Glass, baritone
Patrick Guetti, bass
Nathan Raskin, pianist
6:30 Phillips Collection

June 30

Wolf Trap Opera Company
Mozart: Idomeneo
Madison Leonard, Megan Mikailovna Samarin, Yelena Dyachek, Ian Koziara;
Geoffrey McDonald, conductor
3 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap

Irvine School of Music
Pianist Recital Showcase
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Family Theater

May 24 – Mar 22, 2018

Washington National Opera
Bernstein: Candide
Alek Shrader, Kathryn Lewek, Denyce Graves, Wynn Harmon;
Nicole Paiement, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

May 26

Washington National Opera
Bernstein: Candide
Alek Shrader, Kathryn Lewek, Denyce Graves, Wynn Harmon;
Nicole Paiement, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Opera Bel Cantanti
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Mizuho Takeshita, James Kil, Rob McGinness, Kwang Kyu Lee;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
7:30 p.m. Randolph Rd. Theater

May 27

Opera Bel Cantanti
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Mizuho Takeshita, James Kil, Rob McGinness, Kwang Kyu Lee;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
3 p.m. Randolph Rd. Theater

Phillips Music
Stephen Kovacevich, pianist
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp minor (Book I, Well-Tempered Clavier)
Beethoven: Bagatelles No. 1, 2, 4, and 6, Op. 126
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30
4 p.m. International Student House of Washington DC

May 29

Brooke Evers, soprano
Jeremy Filsell, pianist
Songs by Ireland, Lili Boulanger, Rachmaninoff
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Ballet Nacional de Cuba
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Minkus: Don Quixote
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

May 30

Ballet Nacional de Cuba
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Minkus: Don Quixote
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Performing Arts
Emily Daggett Smith, violinist
Tanya Gabrielian, pianist
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

May 31

Ballet Nacional de Cuba
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Adam: Giselle
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Men’s Camerata
Frank Albinder, conductor
Thompson: The Testament of Freedom
Music by Copland, Bartholomew, Davison, Adler, Kohn
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Kirill Gerstein, pianist
Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird
Gershwin: Concerto in F
Schumann: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

March 22 – Feb 20, 2018

National Symphony Orchestra
Choral Arts Society of Washington
The Washington Chorus
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Leah Crocetto, soprano
Russell Thomas, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Verdi: Requiem
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Performing Arts
Boris Berezovsky, pianist
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 8
Scriabin: Sonata No. 5
Scriabin: Études
Rachmaninoff: Sonata No. 2
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Mark Morris Dance Group
Silk Road Ensemble
Hajibeyli: Layla and Majnun
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 23

Mark Morris Dance Group
Silk Road Ensemble
Hajibeyli: Layla and Majnun
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Opera Bel Cantanti
Rachmaninoff: Sadko
Patrick Cook, Viktoria Vita Koreneva, Katie Manukyan, Megan Heavner;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
7:30 p.m. Randolph Rd. Theater

National Symphony Orchestra
Choral Arts Society of Washington
The Washington Chorus
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Leah Crocetto, soprano
Russell Thomas, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Verdi: Requiem
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
YaoGuang Zhai, clarinetist
Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead
Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

March 24

Mark Morris Dance Group
Silk Road Ensemble
Hajibeyli: Layla and Majnun
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Performing Arts
Roman Rabinovich, pianist
Haydn: Piano Sonata in E-flat major
Rabinovich: Memory Box
Rachmaninoff: Variations on a Theme of Corelli
Chopin: Four Ballades
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

National Chamber Ensemble
Brahms: String Sextet No. 2
Mendelssohn: Octet in E-Flat Major
7:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

Colin Currie, percussionist
Nicolas Hodges, pianist
Stockhausen: Klavierstück V, from Work No. 4
Birtwistle: Variations from the Golden Mountain
Feldman: The King of Denmark
Birtwistle: Intrada for piano and percussion
Stockhausen: Kontakte, Work No. 12˝
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

National Symphony Orchestra
Choral Arts Society of Washington
The Washington Chorus
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Leah Crocetto, soprano
Russell Thomas, tenor
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Verdi: Requiem
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
YaoGuang Zhai, clarinetist
Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead
Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

March 25

Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Beethoven: Duo with Two Obbligato Eyeglasses for Viola and Cello
Mozart: String Quintet in G minor
Franck: Piano Quintet in F minor
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
YaoGuang Zhai, clarinetist
Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead
Weber: Clarinet Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 2
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Opera Bel Cantanti
Rachmaninoff: Sadko
Patrick Cook, Viktoria Vita Koreneva, Katie Manukyan, Megan Heavner;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
3 p.m. Randolph Rd. Theater

Benedetto Lupo, pianist
Music by Debussy
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington National Cathedral Choir
Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra
Michael McCarthy, conductor
Handel: Israel in Egypt
4 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Apollo Orchestra
Little Flower Choir
Stephen Czarkowski, conductor
Leah Hawkins, soprano
Madison Leonard, soprano
Michael Hewitt, baritone
Wagner: Prelude and Good Friday Spell from Parsifal
Strauss: Four Last Songs
Fauré: Requiem
4 p.m. Church of the Little Flower
Free admission
apolloorchestra.com

Shriver Hall Concert Series
Eric Owens, bass-baritone
Myra Huang, pianist
Music by Mozart, Schubert, Brahms, Duparc, Ravel
5:30 p.m. Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
shriverconcerts.org

March 27

Videntes Schola Cantorum and Viol Consort
Amy Domingues, viola da gambist
Buxtehude: Membra Jesu Nostri
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Mozart: Divertimento No. 15
Stravinsky: Pulcinella Variations
Tchaikovsky: Symphony in Three Movements
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 28

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Mozart: Divertimento No. 15
Stravinsky: Pulcinella Variations
Tchaikovsky: Symphony in Three Movements
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

GMU Symphony Orchestra
Virginia Chamber Orchestra
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

March 29

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Mozart: Divertimento No. 15
Stravinsky: Pulcinella Variations
Tchaikovsky: Symphony in Three Movements
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Embassy Series
Narek Arutyunian, clarinetist
7:30 p.m. Embassy of Armenia

March 30

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Glass: Glass Pieces
Bernstein: Fancy Free
Verdi: The Four Seasons
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

PostClassical Ensemble
Angel Gil-Ordóńez, conductor
Shostakovich: The New Babylon
8:30 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre

Spektral Quartet
Winston Choi, pianist
Zorn: Le Mômo
Smith: Quartet No. 9
Lewis: String Quartet 1.5: Experiments in Living
9 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

March 31

New York City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Glass: Glass Pieces
Bernstein: Fancy Free
Verdi: The Four Seasons
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Spektral Quartet
Winston Choi, pianist
Babbitt: The Joy of More Sextets
Schoenberg: String Quartet no. 3
Babbitt: An Encore for Violin and Piano
Schoenberg: String Quartet no. 1
2 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

PostClassical Ensemble
Angel Gil-Ordóńez, conductor
Shostakovich: The New Babylon
2 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre