Calendar

August 27 – Aug 14, 2019

Barclay Brass
12:10 Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

September 1

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Music by Beethoven, others
5:30 p.m. Quiet Waters Park
Free admission

September 5

Diderot String Quartet
Avi Stein, organist and harpsichordist
Castello: Sonata Decima Sesta
Biber: Fidicinium sacro-profanum: Sonata No. 6
Krieger: Sonata in F major
Muffat: Passacaglia: Grave
Gabrielli: Cello Sonata in G major
Durante: Concerto No. 2 in G minor
Bach: Orchestral Suite in A minor (excerpts)
7:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Maribeth Diggle, Elizabeth Mondragon, Nelson Ebu;
Jessica Krash, pianist and leader
8 p.m. Source Theatre

September 6

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Amanda Palmera, Brian Arreola, Elizabeth Mondragon;
Jessica Krash, pianist
8 p.m. Source Theatre

September 7

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Maribeth Diggle, Elizabeth Mondragon, Nelson Ebu;
Jessica Krash, pianist and leader
8 p.m. Source Theatre

September 8

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Amanda Palmera, Brian Arreola, Elizabeth Mondragon;
Jessica Krash, pianist
3 p.m. Source Theatre

September 12

Seth Parker Woods, cellist
Andrew Rosenblum, pianist
Joachim: Dam Mwen Yo for Cello and Tape
Walker: Cello Sonata
Perkinson: Lamentations: Black/Folk Song Suite for Solo Cello
Joachim: New Work for Solo Cello (world premiere)
Singleton: Argoru II for solo cello
León: New Work for Solo Cello (world premiere)
6:30 p.m. Phillips Collection

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Amanda Palmera, Brian Arreola, Elizabeth Mondragon;
Jessica Krash, pianist
8 p.m. Source Theatre

September 13

Embassy Series
Irina Muresanu, violinist
Music by Romanian composers, others
7:30 p.m. Embassy of Romania

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Maribeth Diggle, Elizabeth Mondragon, Nelson Ebu;
Jessica Krash, pianist and leader
8 p.m. Source Theatre

September 14

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Maribeth Diggle, Elizabeth Mondragon, Nelson Ebu;
Jessica Krash, pianist and leader
3 and 8 p.m. Source Theatre

Apollo Orchestra
Stephen Czarkowski, conductor
Chris Gekker, trumpeter
Handel: Overture to Solomon
Smetana: The Moldau
Arutiunian: Trumpet Concerto
Mozart: Symphony No. 39
4 p.m. Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School
Free admission
apolloorchestra.com

New Orchestra of Washington
Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, conductor
Ryo Yanagitani, pianist
Chris Carrillo, trumpeter
Grieg: From Holberg’s Time
Bacewicz: Concerto for String Orchestra
Herrmann: Psycho Suite for Strings
Shostakovich: Concerto for Piano, Trumpet, and Strings
4 p.m. Live! at 10th & G

Maryland Lyric Opera
Puccini: Il Tabarro
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana
Susan Bullock, Jill Gardner, Mark Delavan, Jonathan Burton;
Louis Salemno, conductor
7:30 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore
mdlo.org

Bel Cantanti Opera
Jessica Adkins Acosta, soprano
Marie Marquis, soprano
Victoria Koreneva, mezzo soprano
Allan Chan, tenor
Igor Zubkovsky, cellist
Eugeny Sidorov, oboist
Katerina Souvorova, pianist
Songs by Alma Mahler, Clara Schumann, Pauline Viardot-Garcia, Fanny Mendelssohn
7:30 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

September 15

Vocal Arts DC
Brenda Rae, soprano
Jonathan Ware, pianist
Argento: Elizabeth‘s Songs
Liebermann: New work (world premiere)
Songs by R. Strauss, Fanny Mendelssohn, Liszt
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
vocalartsdc.org; 202-669-1463

Maryland Lyric Opera
Puccini: Il Tabarro
Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana
Susan Bullock, Jill Gardner, Mark Delavan, Jonathan Burton;
Louis Salemno, conductor
2 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore
mdlo.org

Bel Cantanti Opera
Jessica Adkins Acosta, soprano
Marie Marquis, soprano
Victoria Koreneva, mezzo soprano
Allan Chan, tenor
Igor Zubkovsky, cellist
Eugeny Sidorov, oboist
Katerina Souvorova, pianist
Songs by Alma Mahler, Clara Schumann, Pauline Viardot-Garcia, Fanny Mendelssohn
3 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Maribeth Diggle, Elizabeth Mondragon, Nelson Ebu;
Jessica Krash, pianist and leader
3 and 7 p.m. Source Theatre

United States Army Band (“Pershing’s Own”)
Ran: Under the Sun’s Gaze: Concerto da Camera III
Mettens: Without Air
Higdon: Zaka
Currier: Flow
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Bach in Baltimore
Handel: Water Music
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Mozart: Symphony No. 41 (“Jupiter”)
4 p.m. Church of the Redeemer

September 17

Embassy Series
Roman Rabinovich, pianist
7:30 p.m. Embassy of Uzbekistan

September 19

Calidore String Quartet
Shaw: Three Essays
Music by Ravel, Schumann
7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Maribeth Diggle, Elizabeth Mondragon, Nelson Ebu;
Jessica Krash, pianist and leader
8 p.m. Source Theatre

September 20

Baltimore Concert Opera
Rachelle Jonck, conductor and pianist
Christine Lyons, soprano
Cameron Schutza, tenor
Kelsey Robertson, mezzo-soprano
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
7:30 p.m. The Engineers Club

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Maribeth Diggle, Elizabeth Mondragon, Nelson Ebu;
Jessica Krash, pianist and leader
8 p.m. Source Theatre

September 21

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Maribeth Diggle, Elizabeth Mondragon, Nelson Ebu;
Jessica Krash, pianist and leader
3 and 8 p.m. Source Theatre

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Janet Sung, violinist
Lunn: Downton Abbey Suite
Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1
Vaughan Williams: Lark Ascending
Ravel: Tzigane
Elgar: Enigma Variations
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Eroica Trio
Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C Major
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

September 22

National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Eroica Trio
Beethoven: Triple Concerto in C Major
Beethoven: Symphony No. 3
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Baltimore Concert Opera
Rachelle Jonck, conductor and pianist
Christine Lyons, soprano
Cameron Schutza, tenor
Kelsey Robertson, mezzo-soprano
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
3 p.m. The Engineers Club

In Series
Puccini/Nelson: Butterfly
Maribeth Diggle, Elizabeth Mondragon, Nelson Ebu;
Jessica Krash, pianist and leader
3 and 7 p.m. Source Theatre

wild Up, chamber orchestra
Eastman: Joy Boy
Eastman: Femenine
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Margot Rood, soprano
Sarah Davis Issaelkhoury, alto
Aaron Sheehan, tenor
Jonathan Woody, bass
Bach: Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit (Actus Tragicus), BWV 106
Bach: Laß, Fürstin, laß noch einen Strahl (Trauerode), BWV 198
Handel: Coronation Anthems
4 p.m. National Presbyterian Church

Parker Quartet
Boston Symphony Orchestra Quartet
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 6
Szymanowski: String Quartet No. 2
Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-Flat Major
7:30 p.m. JCCGW

September 24

Capriccio Baroque
Anastasia Antonova and Anna Kiskachi, harpsichordists
Music by Lully, Royer, Handel, Ligeti, Saint-Saëns, others
7:30 p.m. Woodend Mansion

September 27

New York Opera Society
Music by Rodrigo, Falla, Llorca
12:10 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Luosha Fang, violinist and violist
Ryo Yanagitani, pianist
Bach: Chaconne in D minor
Schubert: Fantasy in C Major
Hubay: Carmen Fantasy
Nishimura: Song of Birds
Schubert: Sonata for Arpeggione and Piano in A minor
Paganini: Sonata per la Grand Viola
7 p.m. Evermay

Folger Consort
Larry Lipnik, violinist
Mark Rimple, lutenist
Mary Springfels, viol player
Emily Noël, soprano
Music by Machiavelli, Bendusi, Josquin, Isaac
8 p.m. St. Mark’s, Capitol Hill

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Stewart Goodyear, pianist
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Gershwin: Concerto in F
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3
8 p.m. Maryland Hall

September 28

Folger Consort
Larry Lipnik, violinist
Mark Rimple, lutenist
Mary Springfels, viol player
Emily Noël, soprano
Music by Machiavelli, Bendusi, Josquin, Isaac
4 and 8 p.m. St. Mark’s, Capitol Hill

Washington National Cathedral Choristers
Cathedra Camerata
Michael McCarthy, conductor
Elicia Silverstein, violinist
Margot Rood, soprano
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Kristen Dubenion-Smith, alto
Roger Isaacs, countertenor
Vivaldi: Four Seasons
Berio: Corale
Vivaldi: Gloria
5 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Yuja Wang, pianist
Lucienne Renaudin Vary, trumpeter
Bernstein: Divertimento
Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 1
Stravinsky: Circus Polka
Stravinsky: Scherzo à la Russe
Shostakovich: Jazz Suite No. 2
Gershwin: An American in Paris
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Brian Ganz, pianist
Michael Tolaydo, actor
Debussy: Preludes (selections)
Debussy: Images (selections)
Debussy: Estampes (selections)
Music by Ravel, Stravinsky, Evans, Crumb
7:30 p.m. Freer|Sackler

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Conrad Tao, pianist
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Scriabin: Piano Concerto
Bartók: The Wooden Prince
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Stewart Goodyear, pianist
Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Gershwin: Concerto in F
Rachmaninoff: Symphony No. 3
8 p.m. Maryland Hall

September 29

Folger Consort
Larry Lipnik, violinist
Mark Rimple, lutenist
Mary Springfels, viol player
Emily Noël, soprano
Music by Machiavelli, Bendusi, Josquin, Isaac
2 p.m. St. Mark’s, Capitol Hill

Victory Hall Opera
Brenda Patterson, mezzo-soprano
Will Ferguson, tenor
Carlton Ford, baritone
Renate Rohlfing and Timothy McReynolds, pianists
Music by Beach, Brahms, Chopin, Foster, Jacobs-Bond, George F. Root, others
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

September 30

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Bach: Ich glaube, lieber Herr, hilf meinem Unglauben, BWV 109
12:10 p.m. St. Peter’s Church, Capitol Hill
Free admission

August 22 – Jun 25, 2019

PostClassical Ensemble
Washington National Cathedral Choir
Angel Gil-Ordóñez, conductor
Kevin Deas, bass-baritone
Joseph Horowitz, pianist
Spiritual arrangements by Harry Burleigh and Nathaniel Dett
6:30 p.m. Phillips Collection

August 27

Barclay Brass
12:10 Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

June 26 – May 18, 2019

Wolf Trap Opera
Gluck: Merlin’s Island
Ullmann: The Emperor of Atlantis
Conor McDonald, Ben Edquist, Anthony Robin Schneider;
Geoffrey McDonald, conductor
7:30 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap

June 27

Austrian Cultural Forum
Johannes Fleischmann, violinist
Oscar Micaelsson, pianist
Korngold: Violin Sonata
Zeisl: Brandeis Sonata
7:30 p.m. Embassy of Austria

June 28

Wolf Trap Opera
Gluck: Merlin’s Island
Ullmann: The Emperor of Atlantis
Conor McDonald, Ben Edquist, Anthony Robin Schneider;
Geoffrey McDonald, conductor
7:30 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap

June 30

Wolf Trap Opera
Gluck: Merlin’s Island
Ullmann: The Emperor of Atlantis
Conor McDonald, Ben Edquist, Anthony Robin Schneider;
Geoffrey McDonald, conductor
3 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap

ChorSymphonica
Richard Allen Roe, conductor
Melissa Jean Chávez, soprano
Janna Elesia Critz, mezzo-soprano
Joseph Regan, tenor
William Heim, bass-baritone
Wes Nichols, oboist
Regino Madrid, violinist
Christopher Moehlenkamp, cellist
Bach: Bereitet die Wege, bereitet die Bahn!, BWV 132
3 p.m. St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Church

May 18 – Apr 22, 2019

Cantate Chamber Singers
Gisèle Becker, conductor
Fine: The Hour Glass Suite
Simpson: New Work (world premiere)
Saylor: New Work (world premiere)
5 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Norwood Parish
cantate.org

Thomas Circle Singers
Sowash: The Harvest of a Quiet Eye
Fili: City of Shadows (world premiere)
Fishbein: New work (world premiere)
Music by Forrest, Paulus, Henson, Bussewitz-Quarm, others
5 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Washington National Opera
Evan Rogister, conductor
Christine Goerke, soprano
Soloman Howard, bass
Opera arias and duets
6 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Maryland Lyric Opera
Louis Salemno, conductor
Javier Arrey, baritone
Nayoung Ban, soprano
Marco Cammarota, tenor
Yongxi Chen, tenor
Daryl Freedman; mezzo-soprano
Raquel González, soprano
Verdi: Il Trovatore (excerpts)
Verdi: La Traviata (excerpts)
Verdi: Rigoletto (excerpts)
7:30 p.m. The Clarice
mdlo.org; 301-405-2787

Bowen McCauley Dance Company
National Chamber Ensemble
Logan Castro, cellist
Daniel Smith, pianist
Nikola Paskalov, pianist
Stravinsky: Suite Italienne
Liszt: Années de Pèlerinage (selections)
Key: Lissajous
Castro: At the Seams
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Opera Bel Cantanti
Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tsar’s Bride
Asmik Arutiuniants, Rob McGinness, Viktoriya Koreneva;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
7:30 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

Prince George’s Philharmonic
Jesus Manuel Berard, conductor
Rita Sloan, pianist
Haydn: Introduction to The Creation
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23
Holst: The Planets
7:30 p.m. The Clarice

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jonathan Carney, violinist
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 (“The Year 1905”)
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

May 19

Washington National Opera
Puccini: Tosca
Latonia Moore, Robert Watson, Alan Held;
Speranza Scappucci, conductor
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Maryland Lyric Opera
Louis Salemno, conductor
Javier Arrey, baritone
Nayoung Ban, soprano
Marco Cammarota, tenor
Yongxi Chen, tenor
Daryl Freedman; mezzo-soprano
Raquel González, soprano
Verdi: Il Trovatore (excerpts)
Verdi: La Traviata (excerpts)
Verdi: Rigoletto (excerpts)
2 p.m. The Clarice
mdlo.org; 301-405-2787

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jonathan Carney, violinist
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 11 (“The Year 1905”)
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Opera Bel Cantanti
Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tsar’s Bride
Asmik Arutiuniants, Rob McGinness, Viktoriya Koreneva;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
3 p.m. Randolph Road Theater

Washington Piano Society
3 p.m. Calvary Lutheran Church, Silver Spring
Free admission

Cathedral Choral Society
Steven Fox, conductor
Lauren Snouffer, soprano
Jesse Blumberg, baritone
Poulenc: Gloria
Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem
4 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Choral Arts Orchestra
Scott Tucker, conductor
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Alexandria Shiner, soprano
Trevor Scheunemann, baritone
Fauré: Requiem
Schmitt: Psalm 47
L. Boulanger: Psalm 24
5 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

City Choir of Washington
Robert Shafer, conductor
Crossley Danielle Hawn, soprano
Kristen Dubenion-Smith, mezzo-soprano
Norman Shankle, tenor
Kerry Wilkerson, bass
Gabrieli: Viva la musica
Schütz: Magnificat (Uppsala)
Handel: Messiah (excerpts)
Mozart: Requiem
5 p.m. National Presbyterian Church

May 20

Washington National Opera
Puccini: Tosca
Keri Alkema, Riccardo Massi, Alan Held;
Speranza Scappucci, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

May 21

Kara Huber, pianist
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Gershwin: Preludes for Solo Piano
Music by William Bolcom
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Washington Performing Arts
Evgeny Kissin, pianist
Chopin: Nocturne, Op. 55, no. 1
Chopin: Nocturne, Op. 37, no. 2
Chopin: Nocturne, Op. 62, no. 2
Schumann: Piano Sonata No. 3
Debussy: Preludes, Book I (selections)
Scriabin: Piano Sonata No. 4
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

May 22

Washington National Opera
Puccini: Tosca
Keri Alkema, Riccardo Massi, Alan Held;
Speranza Scappucci, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Spektral Quartet
Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein, composers
Dixon/Stein: Music from Stranger Things
Music of Jóhannsson with the Spektral Quartet
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
Verdi: Falstaff (selections)
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

May 24

Embassy Series
I-Jung Huang, violinist
Peter Fang, pianist
Vitali: Chaconne
Schubert: Duo Sonata for Piano and Violin in A Major
Lutosławski: Subito for Violin and Piano
Franck: Violin Sonata in A major
7 p.m. Anderson House

Washington National Opera
Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
Verdi: Falstaff (Act I)
Excerpts from comic operas
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

May 25

Washington National Opera
Puccini: Tosca
Keri Alkema, Riccardo Massi, Alan Held;
Speranza Scappucci, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

May 28

Naho Bessho, pianist
Music by Mendelssohn, Ravel, Lyapunov, Scriabin
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Glinka: Valse-Fantasie
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

May 29

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Glinka: Valse-Fantasie
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

May 30

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Francesco Piemontesi, pianist
Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances (Suite No. 2)
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Casella: Symphony No. 2
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Glinka: Valse-Fantasie
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
André Watts, pianist
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 (“Emperor”)
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

May 31

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde
Saint-Saëns: Organ Symphony (slow movement)
Holst: The Planets (“Venus”)
Debussy: Clair de lune
Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances (Suite No. 2)
7 p.m. Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Free admission
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Dance Theatre of Harlem
Miami City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Gounod: Walpurgisnacht Ballet
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

April 22 – Mar 20, 2019

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