Calendar

January 24 – Dec 18, 2018

Yael Weiss, pianist
Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major (“The Hunt”)
Jandali: The Hunt for Peace
Haddad: Nuages funèbres
Essilfie: Hope for the Shackled
Beethoven: Sonata in C-sharp minor (“Moonlight”), first movement
Sukarlan: No More Moonlight Over Jakarta
Boquiren: Unheard Voices
Shirazi: Après
Beethoven: Sonata in E-flat Major (“Les Adieux”)
7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore

Maryland Lyric Opera
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Maeve Höglund, SeungHyeon Baek, Yi Li;
Louis Salemno, conductor
7:30 p.m. The Clarice
mdlo.org

January 25

Christel Lee, violinist
David Fung, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 2
Dvořák: Romantic Pieces
Saint-Saëns: Violin Sonata No. 1
7 p.m. Evermay

Maryland Lyric Opera
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Nayoung Ban, Daniel Scofield, Yongxi Chen;
Louis Salemno, conductor
7:30 p.m. The Clarice
mdlo.org

January 26

Maryland Lyric Opera
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Maeve Höglund, SeungHyeon Baek, Yi Li;
Louis Salemno, conductor
2 p.m. The Clarice
mdlo.org

18th Street Singers
Benjamin Olinsky, conductor
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia
Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses
Dunphy: Together
Teng: Hymn to the Acxiom
7:30 p.m. First Trinity Lutheran Church

National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Haochen Zhang, pianist
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

January 27

National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Haochen Zhang, pianist
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 5
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Inscape Chamber Orchestra
Richard Scerbo, conductor
Music by Hindemith
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Trio Solisti
Schubert: Notturno in E-flat Major
Dvořák: Piano Trio in G minor
Brahms: Piano Trio in C Major
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Shriver Hall Concert Series
Jennifer Koh, violinist
Shai Wosner, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 1
Iyer: Bridgetower Fantasy
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 (“Kreutzer”)
5:30 p.m. Baltimore Hebrew Congregation

18th Street Singers
Benjamin Olinsky, conductor
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia
Lauridsen: Les Chansons des Roses
Dunphy: Together
Teng: Hymn to the Acxiom
5:30 p.m. First Trinity Lutheran Church

Chiarina Chamber Players
Boulanger: D’un matin de printemps
Vasks: Castillo Interior
Debussy: Violin Sonata in G minor
Schubert: Piano Trio No. 1
7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Church

January 29

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

February 21 – Jan 23, 2018

Washington Performing Arts
Mitsuko Uchida, pianist
Schubert: Sonata in C minor, D. 958
Schubert: Sonata in A Major, D. 664
Schubert: Sonata in G Major, D. 894
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

February 22

National Symphony Orchestra
Marek Janowski, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violinist
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Ashley Bathgate, cellist
Bach/Sleeping Giant: Bach Unwound
7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Branford Marsalis, saxophonist
Clyne: Abstractions
Ibert: Concertino da camera
Milhaud: Scaramouche
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

February 23

National Symphony Orchestra
Marek Janowski, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violinist
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
11:30 a.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Andrew Fouts, violinist
Leon Schelhase, harpsichordist
Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier (selections:
Bach: Violin Partita No. 2
Bach: Violin Sonata No. 6
7 p.m. Live! At 10th and G

Natalie Conte, soprano
Timothy Mix, baritone
Kevin Wetzel, baritone
Vera Danchenko-Stern, pianist
Songs by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff
Sviridov: Russia Cast Adrift
7:30 p.m. Embassy of France

Washington Performing Arts
Emanuel Ax, pianist
Leonidas Kavakos, violinist
Yo-Yo Ma, cellist
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1
Schubert: Piano Trio No. 1
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor and lecturer (Off the Cuff)
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring
8:15 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

February 24

Vienna Piano Trio
Haydn: Piano Trio in B-flat major, Hob.XV:20
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 2
2 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

28 Chairs
Ignacio Prego, harpsichordist
Tim Pabon, reader
Music by Cabezon, Cabanilles, Martin i Coll
6:30 p.m. Aberfoyle Place

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor and lecturer (Off the Cuff)
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring
7 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Vocal Arts DC
Christoph Prégardien, tenor
Julius Drake, pianist
Songs by Schubert
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Symphony Orchestra
Marek Janowski, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violinist
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Brahms: Symphony No. 1
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Kevin Deas, Marlissa Hudson, Michael Redding, Chauncey Packer;
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Washington Performing Arts
PUBLIQuartet
Music by Montgomery, Monk, Shaw, Kim, others
8 p.m. Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

Dumbarton Concerts
Leon Bates and Michelle Cann, pianists
Copland: Danzon Cubana
Gershwin: An American in Paris
Bernstein: Symphonic Dances
8 p.m. Dumbarton Church

February 25

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Branford Marsalis, saxophonist
Clyne: Abstractions
Ibert: Concertino da camera
Milhaud: Scaramouche
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Narek Hakhnazaryan, cellist
Noreen Polera, pianist
Music by Brahms, Cassado, Ligeti, Massenet, Schedrin, others
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Phillips Music
Smetana Trio
Zemlinsky: Piano Trio, op. 3
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 1
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1
4 p.m. Venue TBD

28 Chairs
Ignacio Prego, harpsichordist
Tim Pabon, reader
Music by Cabezon, Cabanilles, Martin i Coll
4 p.m. Aberfoyle Place

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Kenneth Slowik, cellist and harpsichordist
Bach: Cello Suite in E-flat Major
Bach: “English” Suite in E Minor
Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

February 27

Jeremy Lyons, guitarist
Stephen Ray, flutist
Peter Kibbie, cellist
Cabaret songs by Bernstein, Bolcom, Weill, Schoenberg.
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

March 3

Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington DC
Breanna Sinclaire, soloist
Durufle: Requiem
8 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
gmcw.org; 202-293-1548

December 30 – Nov 21, 2017

Strauss Symphony of America
Bernhard Schneider, conductor
Micaëla Oeste, soprano
Tilmann Unger, tenor
Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine
International Champion Ballroom Dancers
Music from Vienna
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Opera Bel Cantanti
P. Viardot/Chopin: Cinderella
Melissa Chavez, Eric Gramatges, Joanna Jones, Kelly Curtin;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor and pianist
7:30 p.m. Concord St. Andrews United Methodist Church

November 22 – Oct 25, 2017

Kansas City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedycenter.org; 202-467-4600

November 24

Kansas City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedycenter.org; 202-467-4600

Living Art Collective Ensemble
Music by Boccherini, Mozart, Brillon
2 and 4 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

November 25

Kansas City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedycenter.org; 202-467-4600

Living Art Collective Ensemble
Music by Boccherini, Mozart, Brillon
2 and 4 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Chanticleer
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

November 26

Kansas City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedycenter.org; 202-467-4600

New York Opera Society
Music by Rossini, Mozart, Raquel Barbieri Vidal, Gisle Kverndokk
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

November 28

Jennifer Ries, violist
David Lonkevich, flutist
Michelle Lundy, harpist
Bach: Trio Sonata, BWV 1038
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

November 30

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Yuja Wang, pianist
Britten: Matinées musicales after Rossini
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 5
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedycenter.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Marin Alsop, conductor
Alisa Jordheim, soprano
Diana Moore, alto
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Michael Dean, bass
Rouse: Berceuse Infinie
Mozart: Requiem
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
bsomusic.org