Calendar

February 22 – Jan 29, 2017

Mason Bates’s KC Jukebox
Music and Instruments of Victor Gama
Mason Bates: Difficult Bamboo
Caroline Shaw: Valencia
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
kennedy-center.org

February 23

BSO Pulse: Lake Street Dive
Mason Bates: The Rise of Exotic Computing
Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Nicholas Hersh: Scheherezade, Mvt. 2
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore

February 24

Washington Bach Consort
Kate Vetter Cain, soprano
Mark Duer, bass
Meg Owens, oboist
Colin St. Martin, flutist
Bradley Tatum, horn player
Todd Fickley, harpsichordist
Bach: Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten
Bach: Capriccio on the departure of a beloved brother
Bach: Peasant Cantata: Mer hahn en neue Oberkeet, BWV 212
7 p.m. 10th & G

Russian Chamber Art Society
Jennifer Gliere, soprano
Kevin Wetzel, baritone
Emil Chudnovsky, violinist
Vera Danchenko-Stern, piano
Music by Rachmaninoff, Glière, Medtner
7:30 p.m. La Maison Française

Baltimore Concert Opera
Robert Wood, conductor
Colleen Daly, Ben Wager, Steven Sanders
Carlisle Floyd: Susannah
7:30 p.m. Engineers Club, Baltimore

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Henning Kraggerud, violinist
Rameau: Suite from Dardanus
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3
Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”)
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore

Mark Morris Dance Group
MMDG Music Ensemble
Lou Harrison: Serenade for Guitar and Percussion
Haydn: Piano Trio No. 44
Pure Dance Items (music by Terry Riley)
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Morgan State University Choir
Choral Arts Society of Washington
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis: All Rise
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Soli Vocal Ensemble
Ode to Shakespeare
Music by Purcell, Arne, Finzi, Argento
8 p.m. Atlas Center

February 25

Washington National Opera
Heggie: Dead Man Walking
Kate Lindsey, Michael Mayes, Susan Graham
Michael Christie, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Kenneth Slowik, fortepianist
Katherine Kyme, violinist
William Skeen, cellist
Haydn: Piano Trios of the 1780s
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Henning Kraggerud, violinist
Rameau: Suite from Dardanus
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3
Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”)
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Mark Morris Dance Group
MMDG Music Ensemble
Lou Harrison: Serenade for Guitar and Percussion
Haydn: Piano Trio No. 44
Pure Dance Items (music by Terry Riley)
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Candlelight Concert Society
Edgar Moreau, cellist
Jessica Xylina Osborne, pianist
Beethoven: Sonata No. 2 in G minor
Poulenc: Sonata for Cello and Piano
Tanguy: Spirales
Brahms: Sonata No. 1
8 p.m. Horowitz Center, Columbia

February 26

Candlelight Concert Society
Akropolis Reed Quintet: Unraveled
2 and 4 p.m. Horowitz Center, Columbia

David Salness, violinist
Sally McLain, violinist
Katherine Murdock, violist
Eric Kutz, cellist
Evelyn Elsing, cellist
Larissa Dedova, pianist
Colette Valentine, pianist
Beethoven at the Threshold – Opuses 95, 96, and 97
3 p.m. Clarice Smith Center
Free admission

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Henning Kraggerud, violinist
Rameau: Suite from Dardanus
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 3
Schubert: Overture in the Italian Style
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”)
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore

Baltimore Concert Opera
Robert Wood, conductor
Colleen Daly, Ben Wager, Steven Sanders
Carlisle Floyd: Susannah
3 p.m. Engineers Club, Baltimore

New York Opera Society
American Inspiration, Norwegian Innovation
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Dennis Russell Davies and Maki Namekawa, pianists
Shostakovich: Concertino for Two Pianos in a minor
Stravinsky: Le Sacre du printemps
Kurt Schwertsik: Incidental music to Macbeth
Glass: Four Movements for Two Pianos
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Dima Tkachenko, violinist
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Stravinsky: Suite from The Firebird
4 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Morgan State University Choir
Choral Arts Society of Washington
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Wynton Marsalis: All Rise
4 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

The Washington Chorus
Thomas Colohan, conductor
New Music for a New Age
Music by Julian Wachner
5 p.m. National Presbyterian Church

Brentano String Quartet
Jonathan Biss, pianist
Bach: Art of the Fugue (selections)
György Kurtág: Selections from Játékok, Vol. VII for Piano
Britten: String Quartet NO. 3
Beethoven: Piano Sonata, op. 111
5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall, Baltimore
shriverconcerts.org

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Kenneth Slowik, fortepianist
Katherine Kyme, violinist
William Skeen, cellist
Haydn: Piano Trios of the 1780s
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

February 27

Washington National Opera
Heggie: Dead Man Walking
Kate Lindsey, Michael Mayes, Susan Graham
Michael Christie, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org

CUA Symphony Orchestra
Simeone Tartaglione, conductor
Anthony McGill, clarinetist
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
7:30 p.m. Catholic University, Ward Recital Hall

Washington Performing Arts
St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, pianist
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org

January 29 – Jan 26, 2017

Stephen Dumaine, tubaist
Eric Shin, percussion
NSO Music for Young Audiences: Catch the Vibe
1:30 and 4 p.m. Kennedy Center Family Theater
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRKKA

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake 
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSE

National Philharmonic
Haochen Zhang, pianist
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Opera Bel Cantanti
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
Rimsky-Korsakopv: Mozart and Salieri
Poulenc: La voix humaine
3 p.m. Randolph Rd. Theater

Brian Ganz, pianist
Chopin: various pieces
3 and 4:30 p.m. JCCGW, Rockville
Free admission

Cuarteto Latinoamericano
Dan Roman: Montuno Fever
Gershwin: Lullaby
Leo Brouwer: Quartet No. 3
Copland: Two Pieces for String Quartet
Ginastera: String Quartet No. 2
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Jean-Guihen Queyras, cellist
Bach: Solo cello suites
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Musicians from Curtis Institute of Music
Rob Kapilow, lecturer
Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2
6 p.m. National Museum of Natural History

Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Mozart: Variations on “Ah vous dirai-je, Maman”
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Martinů: Madrigals for Violin and Viola
Beethoven: String Trio in D major, Op. 9/2
7 p.m. Sixth and I Synagogue
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRCMB

January 30

KC Jukebox: Ravishment
Mason Bates, composer
John Adams: String Quartet
Gabriella Smith: Carrot Revolution
Lisa Bielawa: Ravishment and Drama / Self Pity
Chris Cerrone: The Night Mare
David Hertzberg: Ellébore
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Atrium
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/MRCPB

Violin students of Professor David Salness
Works for violin
8 p.m. Clarice Smith Center
Free admission

January 31

Rodion Shchedrin: The Little Humpbacked Horse
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSG

January 26 – Dec 27, 2016

National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Gidon Kremer, violinist
Weinberg: Violin Concerto in G minor
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRCSH

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake 
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSE

Edward and Stephanie Neeman, pianists
Washington International Piano Series
8 p.m. Catholic University School of Music

January 27

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (chor. Kevin McKenzie)
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSE

National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Gidon Kremer, violinist
Weinberg: Violin Concerto in G minor
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRCSH

January 28

Stephen Dumaine, tubaist
Eric Shin, percussion
NSO Music for Young Audiences: Catch the Vibe
11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Family Theater
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRKKA

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSE

National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Gidon Kremer, violinist
Weinberg: Violin Concerto in G minor
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRCSH

Jonathan Carney, violinist
Dariusz Skorazewski, cellist
Ryo Yanagitani, pianist
Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2
8 p.m. Dumbarton Concerts

National Philharmonic
Haochen Zhang, pianist
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Company Wayne McGregor: Atomos
Music: A Winged Victory for the Sullen
8 p.m. Clarice Smith Center

January 29

Stephen Dumaine, tubaist
Eric Shin, percussion
NSO Music for Young Audiences: Catch the Vibe
1:30 and 4 p.m. Kennedy Center Family Theater
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRKKA

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake 
American Ballet Theater
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSE

National Philharmonic
Haochen Zhang, pianist
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Opera Bel Cantanti
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
Rimsky-Korsakopv: Mozart and Salieri
Poulenc: La voix humaine
3 p.m. Randolph Rd. Theater

Brian Ganz, pianist
Chopin: various pieces
3 and 4:30 p.m. JCCGW, Rockville
Free admission

Cuarteto Latinoamericano
Dan Roman: Montuno Fever
Gershwin: Lullaby
Leo Brouwer: Quartet No. 3
Copland: Two Pieces for String Quartet
Ginastera: String Quartet No. 2
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Jean-Guihen Queyras, cellist
Bach: Solo cello suites
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Musicians from Curtis Institute of Music
Rob Kapilow, lecturer
Dvořák: Piano Quintet No. 2
6 p.m. National Museum of Natural History

Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Mozart: Variations on “Ah vous dirai-je, Maman”
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Martinů: Madrigals for Violin and Viola
Beethoven: String Trio in D major, Op. 9/2
7 p.m. Sixth and I Synagogue
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRCMB

January 30

KC Jukebox: Ravishment
Mason Bates, composer
John Adams: String Quartet
Gabriella Smith: Carrot Revolution
Lisa Bielawa: Ravishment and Drama / Self Pity
Chris Cerrone: The Night Mare
David Hertzberg: Ellébore
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Atrium
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/MRCPB

Violin students of Professor David Salness
Works for violin
8 p.m. Clarice Smith Center
Free admission

January 31

Rodion Shchedrin: The Little Humpbacked Horse
Mariinsky Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSG

December 29 – Nov 25, 2016

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Star Trek into Darkness (film screeninig with live music)
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore

December 30

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Star Trek into Darkness (film screeninig with live music)
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore

November 25 – Oct 24, 2016

Cincinnati Ballet
Tchaikovsky:
The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSC

November 26

Cincinnati Ballet
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSC

Eliot Fisk, guitar
Bach: Cello Suites
3 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

November 27

Cincinnati Ballet
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSC

Folger Consort
Second Shepherds’ Play
2 and 7 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Eliot Fisk, guitarist
Bach: Cello Suites (arr.)
3 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Aristo Sham, pianist
Villa-Lobos: A Prole do bebé
Mozart: Sonata in F Major
Liebermann: Two Impromptus
Schumann: Fantasie in C Major
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

November 28

TEMPO
Boulez: Messagesquisse for 7 cellos
Dutilleux: 3 Strophes on the Name of SACHER
8 p.m. Clarice Smith Center

November 29

James Rogers, baritone
Michael Shepherd, pianist
Music by Britten, Wolf, Duparc
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Mahler: Symphony No. 5
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/WRWAB

New Music at Maryland
8 p.m. Clarice Smith Center
Free admission

October 24 – Sep 27, 2016
 
Mason Bates’s KC Jukebox: Mercury Soul
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Atrium
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/MRCPA
 
Henschel Quartett
Music by Haydn, Beethoven, and Christopher Theofanidis
8 p.m. Dumbarton Oaks
 
October 25
 
The Thirteen Chamber Choir
Matthew Robertson, director
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
 
Miriam Fried, violinist
8 p.m. Clarice Smith Center
 
October 26
 
San Francisco Ballet
Christopher Wheeldon: Cinderella
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSI
 
Kristian Bezuidenhout, fortepianist
Music by Beethoven and Haydn
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission
 
Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra
Music by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Dvorák
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/RRXAA
 
October 27
 
National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Nicola Benedetti, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Wynton Marsalis: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 “Polish”
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRCSB
 
San Francisco Ballet
Christopher Wheeldon: Cinderella
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSI
 
U.S. Air Force Strings
Music for string quartet
7:30 p.m. The Lyceum (Alexandria)
Free admission
 
October 28
 
San Francisco Ballet
Christopher Wheeldon: Cinderella
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSI
 
Wu Han, pianist
Philip Setzer, violinist
David Finckel, cellist
7:30 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap
 
Hilary Hahn, violinist
Robert Levin, pianist
Bach: Violin Sonata No. 6 in G Major
Abril: Partitas 4-6 from Six Partitas for Solo Violin
Turk: Träume
Mozart: Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, K. 481
Schubert: Rondo in B minor
Washington Performing Arts
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
https://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/WRWAA
 
University of Maryland Wind Ensemble
8 p.m. Clarice Smith Center
 
October 29
 
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Halloween Concert
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
John Williams: Selections from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Mussorgsky: Night on Bald Mountain 
11 a.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore
 
San Francisco Ballet
Christopher Wheeldon: Cinderella
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSI
 
Llyr Williams, pianist
Music by Beethoven, Debussy, Scriabin, Chopin
Washington Performing Arts
2 p.m. UDC Theater of the Arts
 
Byron Jones, tenor
Elizabeth Mondragon, mezzo-soprano
Carla Hübner, pianist
Schumann: Dichterliebe
In Series
2:30 p.m. Source Theater
 
David Trio
Music by Shostakovich, Schubert, Haydn
4 p.m. St. Francis Episcopal Church (Great Falls)
http://amadeusconcerts.com/calendar/concert-the-david-trio/
 
National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach. conductor
Nicola Benedetti, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from Eugene Onegin
Wynton Marsalis: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 3 “Polish”
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRCSB
 
Founder’s Day Concert
Argento Chamber Ensemble
Sciarrino: Introduzione all’oscuro
Cleare: eyam i (it takes an ocean not to), eyam ii (taking apart your universe)
Galante: Flicker
Mahler/Galante: Symphony no. 10
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission
 
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Elfman: The Nightmare Before Christmas
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore
 
Behzod Abduraimov, pianist
Vivaldi/Bach/Cortot: Siciliana in D minor
Bach/Busoni: Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Schubert: Moments Musicaux, No. 2 and No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 23 (“Appassionata”
Prokofiev: Piano Sonata No. 6
Balakirev: Islamey
8 p.m. Candlelight Concert Society (Columbia, Md.)
 
October 30
 
San Francisco Ballet
Christopher Wheeldon: Cinderella
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/BRBSI
 
Jerusalem Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet No. 53 in D Major (“Lark”), Op. 64/5
Prokofiev: String Quartet No. 1
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 7 in F Major, Op. 59/1 (“Rasumovsky No. 1”)
3 p.m. Clarice Smith Center
 
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor
Elfman: The Nightmare Before Christmas
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore
 
Apollo Orchestra
Washington National Opera
Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (excerpts)
3 p.m. Sidwell Friends Upper School
Free admission
 
Anderson & Roe Piano Duo
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission
 
Heath Quartet
Music by Tippett, Haydn, Dvořák
4 p.m. Phillips Collection
 
Denis Matsuev, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31
Schumann: Sinfonische Etüden
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz
Tchaikovsky: Meditation
Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7
7 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore
 
Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Lambert Orkis, pianist
Marissa Regni, violinist
David Hardy, cellist
Music by Beethoven
7 p.m. Sixth and I Historic Synagogue
http://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/NRCMA