Calendar

December 3 – Nov 23, 2021

Embassy Series
New York Virtuosi String Quartet
Music for the holidays
7 p.m. Embassy of the Slovak Republic

Cantus, chamber choir
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Barns at Wolf Trap
wolftrap.org; 703-255-1868

IN Series
Purcell/Shakespeare: A Fairy Queen
Enrico Lagasca, Lucy Page, Aaron Sheehan, Melissa Wimbish, Claron McFadden;
Timothy Nelson, conductor
7:30 p.m. Baltimore Theatre Project
inseries.org

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Lin Ma, clarinetist
Robert Oppelt, contrabass player
Suzannah Waddington, soprano
Hannah Shea, mezzo-soprano
Duke Kim, tenor
Matthew Pearce, tenor
Christian Simmons, bass
Mozart: Overture from Die Zauberflöte
Mozart: “Per questa bella mano”
Mozart: Overture from La Clemenza di Tito
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Mozart: Kleine Freimaurer-Kantate
Mozart: Requiem
Mozart: Ave verum corpus
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

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Netherlands Chamber Choir
Concerto Köln
Peter Dijkstra, conductor
James Gilchrist, tenor
Louise Kemeny, soprano
Maarten Engeltjes, countertenor
Andreas Wolf, bass
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
8 p.m. Library of Congress

December 4

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Ballet Theatre of Maryland
Jonathan Rush, conductor
Julia Li, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker (selections)
Music from Disney’s Frozen
11 a.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Washington National Cathedral Choir
Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra
Michael McCarthy, conductor
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Rufus Müller, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass-baritone
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Handel: Messiah (selections for children)
12 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Washington National Cathedral Choir
Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra
Michael McCarthy, conductor
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Rufus Müller, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass-baritone
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Handel: Messiah
4 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

21st Century Consort
Christopher Kendall, conductor
Moe: Grand Prismatic
Davies: Small Black Stone
Froom: Shades of Red
Gardner: Electric Blue Pantsuit
Carlson: Spectra
Ruehr: Red
Mumford: amid fleeting pockets of billowing radiance
Higdon: Pale Yellow, Fiery Red
5 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

IN Series
Purcell/Shakespeare: A Fairy Queen
Enrico Lagasca, Lucy Page, Aaron Sheehan, Melissa Wimbish, Claron McFadden;
Timothy Nelson, conductor
7:30 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center
inseries.org; 202-399-7993 ext. 2

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Choir
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Lin Ma, clarinetist
Robert Oppelt, contrabass player
Suzannah Waddington, soprano
Hannah Shea, mezzo-soprano
Duke Kim, tenor
Matthew Pearce, tenor
Christian Simmons, bass
Mozart: Overture from Die Zauberflöte
Mozart: “Per questa bella mano”
Mozart: Overture from La Clemenza di Tito
Mozart: Clarinet Concerto
Mozart: Kleine Freimaurer-Kantate
Mozart: Requiem
Mozart: Ave verum corpus
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Washington Men’s Camerata
Frank Albinder, conductor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Fairlington United Methodist Church

December 5

Nina DeCesare, bass player
Katherine Needleman, oboist, English horn player, and pianist
Caccini: Amarilli, mia bella
Talbot-Howard: Fantasia Dodecaphonica
Coleman: American Vein
11 a.m. An die Musik Live

IN Series
Purcell/Shakespeare: A Fairy Queen
Enrico Lagasca, Lucy Page, Aaron Sheehan, Melissa Wimbish, Claron McFadden;
Timothy Nelson, conductor
2:30 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center
inseries.org; 202-399-7993 ext. 2

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Illuminare, women’s choir
Vera Kochanowsky, conductor
Jody Marshall, hammered dulcimer player
Music for Christmas
3 p.m. DACOR-Bacon House

Parker Ramsay, harpist
Bach: Goldberg Variations
Balter: Omolu (world premiere)
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Washington National Cathedral Choir
Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra
Michael McCarthy, conductor
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Rufus Müller, tenor
Kevin Deas, bass-baritone
Michelle DeYoung, mezzo-soprano
Handel: Messiah
4 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Washington Men’s Camerata
Frank Albinder, conductor
Music for Christmas
4 p.m. St. Columba’s Episcopal Church

Cantata Concert Choir
Victoria Gau, conductor
Music by Rutter, Hagenberg, Simon, Gjeilo, Powell
Music for string quartet and piano
5 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

Choralis
Gretchen Kuhrmann, conductor
Chilcott: In Winter’s Arms
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. National City Christian Church

Davies Concert Series
Beau Soir Ensemble
Music for flute, viola, and harp
5 p.m. Davies Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Free admission

Paul Lewis, pianist
Mendelssohn: Songs without Words (selections)
Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11
Scriabin: Five Preludes, Op. 74
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall

December 6

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
John Nothaft, organist
Bach: Cantata No. 47 (Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll eniedriget werden)
Bach: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
Bach: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
12:10 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Free admission

Carmina, men’s choir
Illuminare, women’s choir
Vera Kochanowsky, conductor
Music for Christmas
5:45 and 6:30 p.m. Willard InterContinental Washington Hotel
Free admission

December 7

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
John Nothaft, organist
Bach: Cantata No. 47 (Wer sich selbst erhöhet, der soll eniedriget werden)
Bach: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland
Bach: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Washington National Opera
Frederick Ballentine, tenor
Kunal Lahiry, pianist
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

December 8

Stream
Philip Glass Ensemble
Music by Philip Glass
7 p.m. National Museum of Asian Art

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
BSO Symphonic Chorale
Edward Polochick, conductor
Esther Heideman, soprano
Sylvia Leith, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Hill, tenor
Rob McGinness, bass
Handel: Messiah
7:30 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
Daniel Frazelle, clarinet
Meredith Riley, violinist
Sophia Kim Cook, pianist
7:30 p.m. The Lyceum

December 9

American Contemporary Music Ensemble
Bryars: The Sinking of the Titanic
Naqvi: Chukwa
Jensen: For this from that will be filled (b)
7:30 p.m. AMP at Strathmore

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Jess Gillam, saxophonist
Poulenc: Oboe Sonata
Monk/Parkin: Early Morning Melody
Howard: Dappled Light
Marcello/Harle: Oboe Concerto in D Minor
Fitkin: Gate
Dowland/Solomons: Flow My Tears
Weill/Campbell: Je ne t’aime pas
Harle: RANT!
8 p.m. Library of Congress

December 10

Maryland Opera
James Harp, pianist and conductor
Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors (selections)
Music for Christmas
7 p.m. Boordy Vineyards

Washington National Opera
Shorter: Iphigenia
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

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Imani Winds, wind quintet
Catalyst Quartet, string quartet
Santamaria/Coleman: Afro Blue
Moran: Cane
Sierra: Concierto de Cámera
8 p.m. Library of Congress

Folger Consort
Mary Springfels, medieval string player
Dan Meyers, medieval wind player
Emily Noël, soprano
Medieval music for Christmas
8 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

December 11

Washington National Opera
Shorter: Iphigenia
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

Cathedral Choral Society
Seraph Brass
Steven Fox, conductor
Tom Sheehan, organist
Music for Christmas
2 and 6 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Robin Bier, mezzo-soprano
James Reese, tenor
Enrico Lagasca, bass-baritone
Bach: Christmas Oratorio (selections)
7 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Maryland Opera
James Harp, pianist and conductor
Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors (selections)
Music for Christmas
7 p.m. Boordy Vineyards

Washington Master Chorale
Thomas Colohan, conductor
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Handel Choir of Baltimore
Brian Bartoldus, conductor
Handel: Messiah
7:30 p.m. Grace United Methodist Church, Baltimore

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Troupe Vertigo
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

December 12

Washington Performing Arts
Tiffany Poon, pianist
R. Schumann: Kinderszenen
R. Schumann: Arabeske
C. Schumann: Piano Sonata in G Minor
C. Schumann: Soirées Musicales (selections)
R. Schumann: Davidsbündlertänze
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Troupe Vertigo
Nicholas Hersh, conductor
Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

The Crossing, chamber choir
Various: Carols after a Plague
Music by Adu, Akinmusire, Berko, Leach, Shekhar, Sorey, others
3 p.m. The Clarice

Handel Choir of Baltimore
Brian Bartoldus, conductor
Handel: Messiah
3 p.m. St. Mark Church, Catonsville

Maryland Opera
James Harp, pianist and conductor
Menotti: Amahl and the Night Visitors (selections)
Music for Christmas
3 p.m. Church of the Redeemer, Baltimore

Cathedral Choral Society
Seraph Brass
Steven Fox, conductor
Tom Sheehan, organist
Music for Christmas
4 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Washington Men’s Camerata
Frank Albinder, conductor
Music for Christmas
4 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

VOCES8, chamber choir
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Georgetown

Chiarina Chamber Players
Nurit Bar-Josef, violinist
Efi Hackmey, pianist
Grieg: Lyric Pieces (selections)
Montgomery: Rhapsody No. 1
Still: Suite for Violin and Piano
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata in F Minor
7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
chiarina.org

December 14

Epiphany Choir
Jinsun Cho, conductor
Music for Christmas
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

December 16

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Chorus
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Suzannah Waddington, soprano
Katerina Burton, soprano
Rehanna Thelwell, mezzo-soprano
Duke Kim, tenor
William Meinert, bass
Bach: Magnificat
Handel: Messiah (Part I)
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Dan Tepfer, pianist
Bach: Inventions
Tepfer: Improvisations
7:30 p.m. AMP at Strathmore

The Washington Chorus
Eugene Rogers, conductor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 17

The King’s Singers
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
Ballet Nova
James Ross, conductor
Handel: “Overture” from Music for the Royal Fireworks
Handel: “Pastoral Symphony” from Messiah
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (selections)
Ellington: The Nutcracker Suite (selections)
Anderson: A Christmas Festival
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 (selections)
7:30 p.m. Schlesinger Concert Hall

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Marvin Mills, organist
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Episcopal High School, Alexandria

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Chorus
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Suzannah Waddington, soprano
Katerina Burton, soprano
Rehanna Thelwell, mezzo-soprano
Duke Kim, tenor
William Meinert, bass
Bach: Magnificat
Handel: Messiah (Part I)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

The Washington Chorus
Eugene Rogers, conductor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 18

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Children’s Concert
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Concerts at Kirkwood
Classical FX, vocal quartet
Susan Ricci Rogel, pianist
Music for Christmas
3 p.m. Kirkwood Presbyterian Church

Hannah Wardell, mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Bavani, pianist
Music by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Sviridov, Gliere, others
3 p.m. An die Musik Live

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Fairfax Ballet
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
4 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Thomas Circle Singers
James Kreger, conductor
Music for Christmas
6 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Marvin Mills, organist
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. St. Paul’s, K Street

National Chamber Ensemble
Leonid Sushansky, violinist and conductor
Sharon Christman, soprano
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra
Handel: Messiah
7:30 p.m. Colgan High School, Manassas

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Chorus
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Suzannah Waddington, soprano
Katerina Burton, soprano
Rehanna Thelwell, mezzo-soprano
Duke Kim, tenor
William Meinert, bass
Bach: Magnificat
Handel: Messiah (Part I)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

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Calidore String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in F Major, Op. 77, no. 2
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2
Brahms: String Quartet No. 2
8 p.m. Library of Congress

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Santa Tap, Centre Pointe Performing Arts
Jonathan Rush, conductor
Wordsmith, spoken word artist
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

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

December 19

National Symphony Orchestra
University of Maryland Concert Chorus
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Suzannah Waddington, soprano
Katerina Burton, soprano
Rehanna Thelwell, mezzo-soprano
Duke Kim, tenor
William Meinert, bass
Bach: Magnificat
Handel: Messiah (Part I)
1 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Santa Tap, Centre Pointe Performing Arts
Jonathan Rush, conductor
Wordsmith, spoken word artist
Music for Christmas
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

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

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Marvin Mills, organist
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

Jacqueline Pollauf, harpist
Music by Glière, Tournier, Khachaturian, Tchaikovsky
7 p.m. An die Musik Live

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
James Ross, conductor
Handel: “Overture” from Music for the Royal Fireworks
Handel: “Pastoral Symphony” from Messiah
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (selections)
Ellington: The Nutcracker Suite (selections)
Anderson: A Christmas Festival
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 3 (selections)
7:30 p.m. George Washington Masonic Memorial

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Fairfax Ballet
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
4 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

Castleton Chamber Players
Beethoven: String Quintet in C Major (“Storm”)
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major
4 p.m. Castleton Festival

The Washington Chorus
Eugene Rogers, conductor
Music for Christmas
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 20

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Scott Tucker, conductor
Esther Heideman, soprano
Music for Christmas
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 21

Ensemble Galilei
James Oxley, tenor
Ronn Mcfarlane, lutenist
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. An die Musik Live

The Washington Chorus
Eugene Rogers, conductor
Music for Christmas
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 22

The Washington Chorus
Eugene Rogers, conductor
Music for Christmas
3 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 23

The Washington Chorus
Eugene Rogers, conductor
Music for Christmas
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Suzanne Karpov, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Brandon Hendrickson, baritone
Handel: Messiah
7:30 p.m. Capital One Hall

December 24

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Children’s Concert
Music for Christmas
11 a.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

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

 

November 23 – Oct 25, 2021

Catherine Lan, pianist
Tao Lin, pianist
Debussy: Petite Suite
Poulenc: Melancholy
Bizet: Jeux d’Enfants
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

November 24

Miami City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House

November 26

Miami City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House

November 27

Miami City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House

November 28

Miami City Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House

November 30

Tzuyi Zoe Chen, pianist
Liszt: Valse oubliée
Liszt: Bénédiction de Dieu dans la solitude
Liszt: Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

October 28 – Sep 23, 2021

National Symphony Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Bizet: L’Arlésienne, Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (selections)
Negrón: En otra noche, en otro mundo
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

October 29

Pan American Symphony Orchestra
Sergio Alessandro Buslje, conductor
Rodolfo Zanetti, bandoneon player
Pablo Estigarribia, pianist
Music by Piazzolla
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Opera Bel Cantanti
Verdi: La Traviata (selections)
Danielle Talamantes, Han Jeong Wook, Kerry Wilkerson;
Katerina Souvorova, pianist and conductor
7:30 p.m. JCCGW

National Symphony Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Bizet: L’Arlésienne, Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (selections)
Negrón: En otra noche, en otro mundo
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

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Leif Ove Andsnes, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8 (“Pathétique”)
Grieg: Lyric Pieces (selections)
Dvořák: Poetic Tone Pictures (selections)
8 p.m. Library of Congress

IN Series
Bohème in the Heights
Film Screening with live music
Alex Alburqueque, Louis Riva, Melissa Wimbish, Judy Yannini;
Carlos C. Rodríguez, pianist and conductor
8 p.m. Patterson Theater, Baltimore
inseries.org

October 29 to November 9

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Vocal Arts DC
Luca Pisaroni, bass-baritone
Maciej Pikulski, pianist
Music by Bellini, Puccini, Donizetti, Gounod, Saint-Saëns
vocalartsdc.org; 202-669-1463

October 30

Classical Movements
David Kim, violinist
Jeffrey DeVault, pianist
Handel: Violin Sonata in D major
Prokofiev: Violin Sonata No. 2
Williams: Theme from Schindler’s List
Kreisler: Preludium and Allegro
5 and 6:30 p.m. Secret Garden, The Rectory

Russian Chamber Art Society
Timothy Mix, baritone
Vera Danchenko-Stern, pianist
Sviridov: Petersburg
6 p.m. Private residence

Chantry, chamber choir
David Taylor, conductor
Victoria: Missa O quam gloriosum
Byrd: All Saints Propers
Motets by Lassus and Palestrina
7 p.m. St. Bernadette Church

Choral Arts Symphonic Chorus
Scott Tucker, conductor
Elizabeth Bishop, mezzo-soprano
Copland: In the Beginning
7 p.m. Schlesinger Concert Hall

Candlelight Concert Society
East Coast Chamber Orchestra
Shai Wosner, pianist
Bach: Keyboard Concerto in F Minor
Dean: Approach: Prelude to a Canon
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6
Norman: Gran Turismo
Bach: Bourée from English Suite in A Minor
Wiancko: Blue Bourée
Bach: Keyboard Concerto in D Major
7:30 p.m. St. Louis Catholic Church

IN Series
Bohème in the Heights
Film Screening with live music
Alex Alburqueque, Louis Riva, Melissa Wimbish, Judy Yannini;
Carlos C. Rodríguez, pianist and conductor
7:30 p.m. GALA Hispanic Theatre
inseries.org

Opera Bel Cantanti
Verdi: La Traviata (selections)
Danielle Talamantes, Han Jeong Wook, Kerry Wilkerson;
Katerina Souvorova, pianist and conductor
7:30 p.m. JCCGW

National Symphony Orchestra
Yan Pascal Tortelier, conductor
Bizet: L’Arlésienne, Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (selections)
Negrón: En otra noche, en otro mundo
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Steve Hackman, conductor
Dukas: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Holst: “Mars” from The Planets
Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 (last movement)
Music by Post Malone, Muse, Drake, West
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

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Third Coast Percussion
Glass/TCP: Aquas da Amazonia: Metamorphosis
Jlin: Perspective: Obscure; Dissonance
Glass/TCP: Aquas de Amazonia: Amazon River
Jlin: Perspective: Paradigm
Braxton: Sunny X
Jlin: Perspective: Embryo; Fourth Perspective; Duality; Derivative
Peacocke: The threshold we cross with closed eyes (world premiere)
8 p.m. Library of Congress

October 31

IN Series
Bohème in the Heights
Film Screening with live music
Alex Alburqueque, Louis Riva, Melissa Wimbish, Judy Yannini;
Carlos C. Rodríguez, pianist and conductor
2 p.m. GALA Hispanic Theatre
inseries.org

NSO Family Concert
Lefrak: Sleepover at the Museum
2 and 4 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Livestream
Aaron Diehl, pianist
Tyshawn Sorey, multi-instrumentalist
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Choralis
Gretchen Kuhrmann, conductor
Suzanne Karpov-Seigart, soprano
Roger Isaacs, countertenor
Jacob Perry, tenor
James Shaffran, bass
Todd Fickley, pianist
Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23
Mozart: Requiem
5 p.m. Schlesinger Concert Hall

September 23 – Aug 21, 2021

IN Series
Gluck: Orpheus and Eurydice
Film screening
7:30 p.m. Miracle Theater, Eastern Market
inseries.org; 202-204-7763

September 24

IN Series
Film Screening: Pieces of a Last Act
Wagner: Tristan and Isolde (Act III)
Songs by Wagner
Maribeth Diggle, soprano
Brian Arreola, tenor
7 and 8:15 p.m. Goethe-Institut
inseries.org; 202-204-7763

Through September 28

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Vocal Arts DC
Golda Schultz, soprano
Jonathan Ware, pianist
Tagg: This be her verse
Music by C. Schumann, Clarke, Mayer, Boulanger
vocalartsdc.org; 202-669-1463

September 25

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Simon: The Block
Ginastera: Estancia – Four Dances
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

IN Series
Elizabeth Mondragon, mezzo-soprano
Robert Ainsley, pianist
Schumann: Frauenliebe und -leben
7 and 8:30 p.m. Edlavitch DCJCC
inseries.org; 202-204-7763

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Randall Goosby, violinist
Tarrodi: Wildwood
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

September 26

Thomas Sheehan, organist
Music by Papadakos, Crawford, Silas, Reubke
2 p.m. Washington National Cathedral
Free admission

Brooklyn Rider, string quartet
Shaw: Schisma
Frank: Kanto Kechua No. 2
Du Yun: i am my own achilles’ heel, a form that would never shape
Roberts: borderlands…
Esmail: Zeher (Poison)
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15
3 p.m. The Clarice

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Dalia Stasevska, conductor
Randall Goosby, violinist
Tarrodi: Wildwood
Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1
Sibelius: Symphony No. 2
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Capitol Early Music
Nota Bene, viol consort
Mark Rimple, lutenist
Music of the Renaissance
3 p.m. Saint George’s Episcopal Church, Arlington

IN Series
Teresa Ferrara, soprano
Melissa Wimbish, soprano
Judy Yannini, soprano
Elizabeth Mondragon, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Moody, countertenor
Robert Chafin, tenor
Carl DuPont, baritone
Hui-Chuan Chen, conductor and pianist
Mozart: Requiem (excerpts)
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus
Bernstein: Symphony No. 3 (“Kaddish”) (excerpts)
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms (excerpts)
Bernstein: West Side Story (excerpts)
4 p.m. 6th & I
inseries.org; 202-204-7763

Eric Silberger, violinist
Orion Weiss, pianist
Music by Grieg, Ravel, Debussy, Beethoven
4 p.m. Castleton Festival

Amadeus Orchestra Strings
A. Scott Wood, conductor
4 p.m. Saint Luke Catholic Church, McLean

Washington Performing Arts
U.S. Air Force Band
Col. Don Schofield, conductor
Luther Adams: Sila: The Breath of the World
5 p.m. Kennedy Center Reach
Free admission

Chiarina Chamber Players
Mozart: String Quintet No. 3
Tchaikovsky: String Sextet in D minor (“Souvenir de Florence”)
7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

September 28

Mandy Brown, soprano
Patrick O’Donnell, pianist
Songs on Shakesperean texts
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

September 29

Embassy Series
Nikita Borisevich, violinist
Luke Wedge, violinist
Adjela Lindsay, violist
Jacques-Pierre Malan, cellist
Mozart: String Quartet No. 21
Dvořák: String Quartet No. 12 (“American”)
5 p.m. Embassy of the Czech Republic

Ceylon Mitchell, flutist
8:30 p.m. Strathmore Patio Stage

September 30

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violinist
Brahms: Violin Concerto
Price: Symphony No. 3
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

August 22 – Jun 26, 2021

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association
Michael De Sapio, violinist
John Armato, lutenist
3 p.m. The Lyceum
Free admission

Cooper Kendall, tenor
Pierre-Nicolas Colombat, pianist
Beethoven: An die ferne Geliebte
Beethoven: Bagatelles, Op. 119
Poulenc: Banalités
Poulenc: Soirées de Nazelles (selections)
De Falla: Siete Canciones Populares Españolas
Songs by Brahms, Schubert, Schumann
3 p.m. An die Musik Live

August 26

U.S. Army Brass
Music for brass ensemble
6 p.m. National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Free admission

August 29

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association
Laura Ibrahim, violist
Hai Jin, pianist
3 p.m. The Lyceum
Free admission

Classical Movements
Marissa Regni, violinist
Derek Powell, violinist
Mahoko Eguchi, violist
Rachel Young, cellist
Haydn: String Quartet in D Major (“Lark”)
Shaw: The Orangery
Simon: Warmth from Other Suns
Piazzolla: Oblivion
Piazzolla: Libertango
5:30 and 7 p.m. The Rectory

June 26 – May 29, 2021

Classical Movements
Gala Opera Arias Concert
Musicians from the Prague Summer Nights Young Artists Program
Music by Mozart, Donizetti, Strauss, Gounod, Offenbach
4:30 p.m. The Rectory

Classical Movements
Musicians from Prague Summer Nights Young Artists Program
Mozart: The Magic Flute
7 p.m. The Rectory

June 27

United States Marine Band (“”The President’s Own”)
8 p.m. Wolf Trap
Free admission
wolftrap.org

June 29

Livestream
Jacques-Pierre Malan, cellist
Allison Freeman, pianist
Music by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff, Saint-Saëns, others
12:15 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

May 29 – Apr 25, 2021

Livestream
Matthew Robertson, organist
Music by Sweelinck, Frescobaldi, Cabanilles, Brahms, Bach
7:30 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

Stream
National Chamber Ensemble
Leonid Sushansky, conductor
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
7:30 p.m. National Chamber Ensemble

 

April 27 – Mar 25, 2021

Stream
George Fergus, organist
Buxtehude: Prelude, Fugue and Chaconne
Bach: Fantasia and Fugue in G Minor
Eben: Hommage à Dietrich Buxtehude (Toccatenfuge)
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Through April 29

Stream
Washington Performing Arts
András Schiff, pianist
Mozart: Adagio in B Minor
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 15 (“Pastoral”)
Schubert: PIano Sonata No. 17

April 30

Stream
Mahan Esfahani, harpsichordist
Bach: Six Little Preludes
Bach: Overture in the French Style
Martinů: Deux Pièces
Andriessen: Overture to Orpheus
Fischer: Passacaglia in D Minor
8 p.m. Library of Congress

March events – Feb 24, 2021

Through March 30

Stream
Vocal Arts DC
Lise Davidsen, soprano
James Baillieu, pianist
Schumann: Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart
Sibelius: Luonnotar
Songs by Brahms, Grieg, R. Strauss
vocalartsdc.org

March 25

[CANCELLED]
Aizuri Quartet
Alberga: String Quartet No. 1
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 12
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House Stage

Stream
Wade Davis, cellist
Bach: Solo Cello Suite No. 5
Bach: Solo Cello Suite No. 3
8 p.m. Washington Bach Consort

March 26 to April 1

Stream
Washington Performing Arts
J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano
Lester Green, pianist
Music by Simon, Okpebholo, Danielpour, Price, Bonds, Brahms, others

March 26

Stream
Dudok Quartet Amsterdam
Webern: Langsamer Satz
Webern: String Quartet
Ligeti: String Quartet No. 2
Brahms/Dudok: Intermezzo in B minor
Brahms: String Quartet No. 3
8 p.m. Library of Congress

March 27

Classical Movements
Marissa Regni, violinist
Angelia Cho, violinist
Peiming Lin, violinist
Andrew Eng, violist
Britton Riley, cellist
Music by Vivaldi, Mozart, Glass
2:30 and 4 p.m. The Rectory

Livestream
The Thirteen, chamber choir
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Matthew Hill, tenor
Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone
Bach: St. John Passion
7:30 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

March 28

Stream
Opera Lafayette
Laetitia Grimaldi, soprano
Stephanie Houtzeel, mezzo-soprano
Ammeil Bushakevitz, pianist
Charles Brink, flutist
Music by Rameau, Roussel, others
2 p.m. Opera Lafayette

Livestream
National Philharmonic
Nicolette Oppelt, flutist
Mark Hill, oboist
Michael Hall, horn player
Erich Heckscher, bassoonist
Cheryl Hill, clarinetist
Laura Colgate, violinist
Gino Madrid, violinist
Stephanie Knutsen, violist
Kerry van Laanen, cellist
Coleman: Umoja
Price: Five Folksongs in Counterpoint
Barber: Summer Music
Beach: Pastorale for Woodwind Quintet
Tate: Pisachi (Reveal)
Gershwin: Lullaby
2 p.m. National Philharmonic

Stream
Louis Lortie, pianist
Quatuor Adorno, string quartet
Fauré: Piano Quintet No. 2
Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 2
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 11 (“Serioso”)
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Stream
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Elissa Edwards, soprano
William Sims, lutenist
Thomas Sheehan, organist
Loren Ludwig, viola da gambist
Couperin: Leçons de ténèbres
6 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

March 31

Stream
McDermott Trio
Paul Neubauer, violist
7:30 p.m. National Museum of Women in the Arts

Streaming events – Jan 27, 2021

Through February 28

Stream
Daniil Trifonov, pianist
Debussy: Pour le piano
Prokofiev: Sarcasms
Brahms: Piano Sonata No. 3
Shriver Hall

February 23

Livestream
JJ Mitchell, organist
Music by Buxtehude, Bach, others
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

February 26-March 9

Stream
Vocal Arts DC
Rod Gilfry, baritone
Peter Walsh, pianist
Mahler: Kindertotenlieder
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (selections)
Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn (selections)
vocalartsdc.org

February 27

Stream
Handel Choir of Baltimore
Brian Bartoldus, conductor
Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil
7:30 p.m. Handel Choir of Baltimore

Livestream
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Janice Chandler-Eteme, soprano
Mendelssohn: Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage Overture
Strauss: Four Last Songs
Price: Mississippi River Suite
Copland: Billy the Kid
8 p.m. Maryland Hall

February 28

Livestream
Laura Colgate, violinist
Elizabeth Hill, pianist
Willie Clark, tuba player
Cheryl Hill, clarinetist
Schumann: Fantasiestücke for clarinet and piano
Saint-Saëns: Danse Macabre
York: Four Paintings by Grant Wood
Price: Adoration
2 p.m. National Philharmonic

Livestream
Columbia String Quartet
Mozart: String Quartet No. 19 (“Dissonance”)
Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 (“Rosamunde”)
3 p.m. The Lyceum (Alexandria, Va.)

Livestream
Stella Chen, violinist
Albert Cano Smit, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 3
Saint-Saëns: Caprice d’après l’étude en forme de valse
Strauss: Violin Sonata in E-flat Major
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Livestream
Chiarina Chamber Players
Adria Sternstein Foster, flutist
Daniel Foster, violist
Susan Robinson, harpist
Efi Hackmey, pianist
Schumann: Märchenbilder
Debussy: Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp
Tailleferre: Sonata for Harp
Poulenc: Sonata for Flute and Piano
7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

February 28 to March 14

Stream
Opera Lafayette
Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone
Reginald Mobley, countertenor
Yulia van Doren, pianist
Aaron Sheehan, tenor
Woody: Nigra Sum Sed Formosa: A Fantasia on Microaggressions
Music by 17th-century Italian composers


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