Calendar

October 20 – Sep 19, 2020

Livestream
Tzuyi Zoe Chen, pianist
Music by Liszt and Prokofiev
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Dover Quartet
Escher Quartet
Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Octet, Op. 11
Mendelssohn: Octet in E-flat major
Enescu: Octet in C major
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House

October 22

David Kalhous, pianist
Janáček: On an Overgrown Path
Beethoven: Six Variations in F Major
Scarlatti: Sonata in D Minor
Chopin: Nocturne in C-Sharp Minor
6 p.m. Embassy of the Czech Republic

Stream
Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Katelyn Aungst, soprano
Reginald Mobley, countertenor
Jacob Perry, Jr., tenor
Jonathan Woody, bass
Bach: Cantata No. 131: Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir
8 p.m. Facebook

October 23

Livestream
Conrad Tao, pianist
Caleb Teicher, tap dancer
Bach: Goldberg Variations (selections)
Bach: French Suite No. 5 (Sarabande)
Gershwin: Preludes
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Schoenberg: Five Piano Pieces, Op. 23
Noble: Cherokee
8 p.m. Library of Congress

October 24

Livestream
The Thirteen, chamber choir
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Schütz: Musikalisches Exequien
Schoenberg: Friede auf Erden
7:30 p.m. The Thirteen

Livestream
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Robert DiLutis, clarinetist
Toldrà: Vistas al mar
Coleridge-Taylor: Novelette in A Major
Perkinson: Grass, Poem for Piano, Strings & Percussion
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

October 25

Livestream
National Philharmonic
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Nurit Bar-Josef, violinist
Jonathan Carney, violinist
Beethoven: Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1
Beethoven: Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 1
2 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Stream
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
Alessio Bax, pianist
Arnaud Sussmann, violinist
Bella Hristova, violinist
Paul Neubauer, violist
Sophie Shao, cellist
Joseph Conyers, double bassist
Lucille Chung, pianist
Ian David Rosenbaum, percussionist
Ayano Kataoka, percussionist
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 14
Bartók: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion
3 p.m. Wolf Trap
wolftrap.org

Livestream
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Association
Main Street Chamber Players
Laura Kobayashi, violinist
3 p.m. The Lyceum

Stream
Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Katelyn Aungst, soprano
Reginald Mobley, countertenor
Jacob Perry, Jr., tenor
Jonathan Woody, bass
Bach: Cantata No. 131: Aus der Tiefen rufe ich, Herr, zu dir
5 p.m. YouTube

Livestream
Canzonetta Duo
Elissa Edwards, soprano
Richard Kolb, theorbo player
Music of Strozzi, Caccini
6 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

October 27

Livestream
Choong-Sik Hong, organist
Music by Bach, Vierne, Liszt
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

October 30

Stream
Washington Master Chorale
Thomas Colohan, conductor
Music by Ešenvalds, Gjeilo, Kreek, Bruckner, Harris, others
7 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Livestream
Tambuco Percussion Ensemble
Viñao: Stress and Flow
Camiruaga: Cuarteto en Chico
Tudón: Soundscape
Cardona: Rikita Kongo Yeri Kongo
Desenne: Tangramtú
Gallardo: Two Vortices and a Ghost
8 p.m. Library of Congress

Musicians of the National Symphony Orchestra
Saint-Saëns: Fantaisie for Violin and Harp
Bach: Cello Suite No. 6 (Sarabande)
Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium
Françaix: Scuola di Celli
Fauré: Pavane
Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee
Music by Piazzolla
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House

October 31

Stream
New Orchestra of Washington
Choral Arts Chamber Singers & Symphonic Chorus
Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez, conductor
Trevor Scheunemann, baritone
Laura Choi Stuart, soprano
Brian Mextorf, baritone
Brahms: Ein deutsches Requiem
7:30 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

September 19 – Jun 25, 2020

Ira Gold, Alexander Jacobsen, Charles Nilles, Jeffrey Weisner, and Alexander Jacobsen, bass players
Jamie Roberts, oboist
Paul Cigan, clarinetist
Ying Fu, violinist
Daniel Foster, violist
Prokofiev: Quintet for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola, and double bass
Music for double-bass quartet
6 and 7:30 p.m. Classical Movements

September 20

Livestream
West Shore Trio
Diana Flesner, cellist
Heather Haughn, violinist
Jay DeWire, pianist
3 p.m. Washington Philharmonic Orchestra, Lyceum

Livestream
Amit Peled, cellist
Bach: Cello Suite No. 4
Bach: Cello Suite No. 5
3 p.m. An die Musik Live

September 22

Livestream
Ronn McFarlane, lutenist
Carolyn Surrick, viola da gamba player
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

September 24

Livestream
Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Margot Rood, soprano
Matthew Loyal Smith, tenor
Jason Widney, bass
Bach: Cantata No. 140: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
8 p.m. Washington Bach Consort

September 26

Livestream
Maxim Lando, pianist
Tchaikovsky: Seasons
Kapustin: Concert Études, Op. 40
7:30 p.m. Candlelight Concert Society

Livestream
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Chee-Yun, violinist
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
Piazzolla: Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas
Walker: Lyric for strings
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro, Op. 47
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

September 27

Wolf Trap Opera Young Artists
Joseph Li, conductor
Alex Munger, Yuri Aoki, and William Woodward, pianists
Opera scenes by Puccini, Mozart, Stravinsky, Britten, others
3 p.m. Wolf Trap Online

Livestream
Benjamin Scott, violinist and pianist
3 p.m. Washington Philharmonic Orchestra, Lyceum

Livestream
Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Margot Rood, soprano
Matthew Loyal Smith, tenor
Jason Widney, bass
Bach: Cantata No. 140: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
5 p.m. Washington Bach Consort

September 29

Livestream
Daniel Aune, organist
Music by Bach, Bolcom, Bonnet, Pachelbel, Schumann
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Editor’s note – May 01, 2020

The Washington Classical Review calendar of events is on hiatus for the duration of the Covid-19 shutdown.

If you have streaming events taking place, please feel free to submit them here as a Comment. 

Stay safe, everybody.

April 30 – Mar 24, 2020

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra–CANCELLED
Marin Alsop, conductor
Olga Kern, pianist
Clyne: Restless Oceans
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Brooklyn Rider, string quartet–CANCELLED
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
8 p.m. The Clarice

March 24 – Feb 23, 2020

SHIFT Festival–CANCELLED
Jacksonville Symphony
Courtney Lewis, conductor
Anthony McGill, clarinetist
Dutilleux: Métaboles
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Ellington: Celebration
Bryan: Bridges
Stravinsky: Symphony in C
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 25

McDermott Trio–CANCELLED
Paul Neubauer, violist
7:30 p.m. National Museum of Women in the Arts
Free admission

SHIFT Festival–CANCELLED
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Cristina Pato, bagpiper
Kayhan Kalhor, kamancheh player
David Krakauer, klezmer clarinetist
Michael Ward-Bergeman, hyper-accordionist
Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choir
Price: The Oak
Golijov: Rose of the Winds
Traditional: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Traditional: Goin’ Home
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Trio Solisti–CANCELLED
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D Major (“Ghost”)
Yousufi: New work
Chausson: Piano Trio in G Minor
8 p.m. The Clarice

March 26

Spoleto Festival USA–CANCELLED
Geoff Nutall, violinist
Pedja Muzijevic, pianist
Barry Shiffman, violist
Nina Lee, cellist
Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 27
Wiancko: American Haiku
Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-flat Major
6:30 p.m. Phillips Collection

Matt Haimovitz, cellist–CANCELLED
Laura Colgate, violinist
7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore

Embassy Series–POSTPONED
Christopher Schmitt, pianist
Karen Johnson, violinist
Sheng Wang, violinist
Tam Tran, violist
Char Prescott, cellist
Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 2
Dvořák Piano Quintet No. 2
7:30 p.m. Embassy of the Czech Republic

March 27

Elliot Wuu, pianist–CANCELLED
Music by Bach, Beethoven, Schubert
12:10 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

SHIFT Festival–CANCELLED
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
University of Tennessee Symphony Brass
Aram Demirjian, conductor
Julia Bullock, soprano
R.B. Morris, speaker
Schachter: Overture to Knoxville
Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915
Copland: Orchestral Suite from The Tender Land
Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

March 28

Washington Men’s Camerata–CANCELLED
Frank Albinder, conductor
Fine: McCord’s Menagerie
Wagner: An Webers Grabe
Music by Barber, Beach, Foote, Stair
11 a.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

Choral Arts Chamber Singers–POSTPONED
Women of Choral Arts Society of Washington
Scott Tucker, conductor
Gisèle Becker, guest conductor
Barnett: Remember the Ladies
Pierson: She Was Warned
Dunphy: Wild Embers
Dunphy: Listen
Barnett: Song of Perfect Propriety
Smith Moore: Tambourines to Glory
4 and 8 p.m. Live! at 10th & G

Washington National Opera–CANCELLED
Tesori: Blue
Kenneth Kellogg, Briana Hunter, Aaron Crouch, Gordon Hawkins;
John DeMain, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Cathedra–CANCELLED
Michael McCarthy, conductor
Elicia Silverstein, violinist
Mauro Valli, cellist
Michele Pasotti, theorbist
Biber: Rosary Sonatas (selections)
Gesualdo: In Monte Oliveti
Gesualdo: Omnes amici mei
Gesualdo: Tenebrae Factae Sunt
Pärt: Sei gelobt, du Baum
7 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Smithsonian Chamber Players–CANCELLED
Vera Beths, violinist
Steven Dann, violist
Kenneth Slowik, cellist
Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 (“Rosamunde”)
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

Candlelight Concert Society–CANCELLED
Behzod Abduraimov, pianist
Chopin: 24 Preludes, Op. 28
Debussy: Children’s Corner
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition
7:30 p.m. Linehan Concert Hall, UMBC

SHIFT Festival–CANCELLED
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Classical Theater of Harlem
Mendelssohn/Tarkmann: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra–CANCELLED
Marin Alsop, conductor
David Fray, pianist
Clyne: New work (world premiere)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 (“Jeunehomme”)
Hensel: Overture in C Major
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”)
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

March 29

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra–CANCELLED
Marin Alsop, conductor
David Fray, pianist
Clyne: New work (world premiere)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 9 (“Jeunehomme”)
Hensel: Overture in C Major
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 (“Italian”)
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor–CANCELLED
Bryan Wagorn, pianist
Songs by Purcell, Britten, Spears, Poulenc, Handel, Glass
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Washington Men’s Camerata–CANCELLED
Frank Albinder, conductor
Music by Wagner, Liszt, Rheinberger, Foote, Chadwick, Fine, Copland
4 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Cathedra–CANCELLED
Michael McCarthy, conductor
Elicia Silverstein, violinist
Mauro Valli, cellist
Michele Pasotti, theorbist
Biber: Rosary Sonatas (selections)
Gesualdo: In Monte Oliveti
Gesualdo: Omnes amici mei
Gesualdo: Tenebrae Factae Sunt
Pärt: Sei gelobt, du Baum
7 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Gryphon Trio–CANCELLED
Beethoven: Piano Trio No. 1
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 1
Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1
7:30 p.m. JCCGW

Smithsonian Chamber Players–CANCELLED
Vera Beths, violinist
Steven Dann, violist
Kenneth Slowik, cellist
Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 (“Rosamunde”)
Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

March 30

Vocal Arts DC–CANCELLED
Davóne Tines, bass-baritone
Adam Nielsen, pianist
Songs by Schubert, Brahms, Eastman
Shaw: New work (world premiere)
Sorey: New work (world premiere)
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
vocalartsdc.org; 202-669-1463

March 31

A Far Cry, chamber orchestra–CANCELLED
Pärt: Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
Mozart: Serenata Notturna
Elgar: Introduction and Allegro for Strings
Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings in C major
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

New York City Ballet–CANCELLED
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
Pärt: Liturgy
Davis: Apollo
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

February 23 – Dec 18, 2019

NSO Music for Young Audiences
Music by Mozart
1:30 and 4 p.m. Kennedy Center Family Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Kennedy Center Chamber Players
Ying Fu and Jing Qiao, violinists
Daniel Foster and Tsuna Sakamoto, violists
David Hardy and James Lee, cellists
Beethoven: String Quintet in C major
Beethoven: “Kreutzer” Sonata (arranged for string quintet)
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Ballet
Washington Ballet Orchestra
Glazunov: Birthday Offering
Massenet: Méditation from Thaïs
Tchaikovsky: Allegro Brillante
Rodgers: Slaughter on Tenth Avenue
2 and 7 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

IN Series
Bizet/Nelson: Le Cabaret de Carmen
Cara Gonzalez, Brian Arreola, Kelly Curtin, Alex Albequerque;
Emily Baltzer, conductor
3 p.m. Baltimore Theatre Project

Third Coast Percussion
Hynes: Perfectly Voiceless
Lott: Quarters
Glass: Perpetulum
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Aaron Diehl, pianist
Diehl/Prokofiev: March
Satie: Gymnopédie No. 3
Monk: Four in One
Glass: Etude No. 16
Lewis: Milano
Ellington: New World A-Comin’
Ellington: Single Petal of a Rose
Debussy: Suite bergamasque (Passepied)
Dvořák/Tatum: Goin’ Home
Johnson: Concerto Jazz-A-Mine (Adagio)
Diehl: The Vagabond
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in G minor (Well-Tempered Clavier, Book 1)
Andres: How Can I Live in Your World of Ideas
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Chanticleer
5 p.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, Georgetown

Lawrence Brownlee, tenor
Myra Huang, pianist
Schumann: Dichterliebe
Sorey: Cycles of My Being
5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall

Ben Buergel, electroacoustic oboist
Gorbos: Mercurial Shadows (world premiere)
Gorbos: And They Sing This
Marshall: Dark Waters
Jacob TV: In the garden of love
7 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Elizabeth Blumenstock, violinist
Kenneth Slowik, harpsichordist and fortepianist
Bach: Keyboard Partita No. 3
Bach: Violin Sonata No. 3
Haydn: Keyboard Sonata, Hob. XVI:42
Mozart: Violin Sonata No. 27
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

February 25

Heimat Quartet
Brahms: String Quartet No. 1
Music by Bridge
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Young Concert Artists
Jonathan Swensen, cellist
TBA, pianist
Beethoven: Seven variations on “Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen”
Ligeti: Sonata for solo cello
Stravinsky: Suite Italienne
Franck: Sonata in A major
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

February 26

Opera Lafayette
Beethoven: Leonore
Nathalie Paulin, Jean-Michel Richer, Stephen Hegedus, Pascale Beaudin;
Ryan Brown, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Rush, conductor
Kelly Hall-Tompkins, violinist
Coleridge-Taylor: Le caprice de Nannette
Bologne: Violin Concerto in C Major
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
7 p.m. Murphy Fine Arts Center, Morgan State University
Free admission

February 27

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Akiko Suwanai, violinist
Barber: First Essay
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky/Stravinsky: “Bluebird” Pas de deux, Variation d’Aurore from The Sleeping Beauty
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Performing Arts
West-Eastern Divan Ensemble
Michael Barenboim, violinist and leader
Brahms: String Sextet No. 1
Attahir: Jawb for String Octet
Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-flat major
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Eric Hilton, synthesizers
Mason Bates, DJ
Hilton: Ekhodom
Music by Bates
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Studio K
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

February 28

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Akiko Suwanai, violinist
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Dvořák: Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”)
11:30 a.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Suspicious Cheese Lords
12:10 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington Bach Consort
Nigel North, lutenist
Bach: Flute Partita No. 3
Bach: Cello Suite No. 6
Bach: Lute Suite in E Minor (auf lautenwerk)
7 p.m. Live! at 10th & G

Beau Soir Ensemble
Beethoven: Serenade
Bach: Trio Sonata
del Aguila: New work
7 p.m. Athenaeum, Alexandria

Brentano String Quartet
Palestrina: Gloria Patri
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 15
Davidovsky: String Quartet No. 5 (“Dank an Op. 132”)
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 2
7:30 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap
wolftrap.org; 703-255-1868

Baltimore Concert Opera
Donizetti: Anna Bolena
Meghan Kasanders, Hannah Ludwig, Derrek Stark, Noragh Devlin;
Rachelle Jonck, conductor and pianist
7:30 p.m. The Engineers Club

Ensemble Dal Niente
Lewis: Hexis
Lemus-Hernández: II for Flute and Clarinet
Gee: Segment of the Fourth Letter
Wang Lu: After Some Remarks by CW
Wolff: Exercises
Younge/Butcher: Her Disappearance
Lewis: Mnemosis
8 p.m. The Clarice

Sphinx Virtuosi
Romero: Fuga con Pajarillo
Bartók: Divertimento for String Orchestra
Abels: Global Warming
Fine: Serious Song: A Lament for String Orchestra
Foley: For Justice and Peace
Montgomery: Source Code
Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 (Presto)
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violinist
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Adam Schoenberg: Violin Concerto (“Orchard in Fog”)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
8 p.m. Maryland Hall

February 29

Misto di Voci Ensemble
Paula Hickey, clarinetist
David Yarbrough, violinist
Erica Marie Ferguson, soprano
Ariel Francisco Dechosa, pianist
Hovhaness: Saturn
Glick: The Klezmer’s Wedding
3 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center

Washington National Opera
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Ryan McKinny, Vanessa Vasquez, Keri Alkema, Alek Shrader;
Evan Rogister, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Washington Bach Consort
Nigel North, lutenist
Bach: Flute Partita No. 3
Bach: Cello Suite No. 6
Bach: Lute Suite in E Minor (auf lautenwerk)
7 p.m. Virginia Theological Seminary

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Akiko Suwanai, violinist
Barber: First Essay
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto
Tchaikovsky/Stravinsky: “Bluebird” Pas de deux, Variation d’Aurore from The Sleeping Beauty
Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Concerto Köln
Mayumi Hirasaki, Marcus Hoffman, Shunske Sato, and Evgeny Sviridov, violinists
Handel: Concerto Grosso in F Major
Bach: Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor
Vivaldi: Concerto for Strings in A Major
Locatelli: Concerto for Four Solo Violins in F Major
Handel: Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in F Major
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in D Minor (“La Folia”)
Vivaldi: Concerto for Four Solo Violins in B minor
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

Dumbarton Concerts
Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet
Bridge: Phantasy Quartet
Elfman: Piano Quartet
R. Strauss: Piano Quartet
8 p.m. Dumbarton United Methodist Church

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violinist
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3
Adam Schoenberg: Violin Concerto (“Orchard in Fog”)
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
8 p.m. Maryland Hall

December 18 – Nov 25, 2019

Folger Consort
Emily Noël, soprano
Crossley Hawn, soprano
Joelle Monroe, trumpeter
Margaret Owens, oboist
Risa Browder, violinist
John Moran, cellist
Corelli: Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, no. 8 (“Christmas Concerto”)
A. Scarlatti, Cantata pastorale per la nascità di Nostro Signore
Vivaldi: Concerto for Trumpet and Oboe in D major
Geminiani: Concerto Grosso in E minor
Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major
7:30 p.m. Folger Shakespeare Library

Suspicious Cheese Lords
Music for Christmas
7:30 p.m. St. Mary Mother of God

Miró Quartet
Rita Sloan, pianist
Mozart: String Quartet No. 17 (“The Hunt”)
Glière: String Quartet No. 1 (Andante con variazioni)
Franck: String Quartet in D Major (Scherzo: Vivace)
Servais: Fantasie sur deux Airs Russes
Schubert: String Quartet No. 14 (“Death and the Maiden”)
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

December 19

National Symphony Orchestra
The Washington Chorus
Andrew Davis, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano
Alek Shrader, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, bass
Handel: Messiah (arr. Davis)
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Heifetz International Music Institute
Music by baroque composers
7:30 p.m. Kreeger Museum

December 20

National Symphony Orchestra
The Washington Chorus
Andrew Davis, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano
Alek Shrader, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, bass
Handel: Messiah (arr. Davis)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

December 21

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Choral Arts Youth Choir
Scott Tucker, conductor
Brandon Straub, conductor
Kristina Lewis, mezzo-soprano
Music for Christmas
1 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Cathedral Choral Society
Seraph Brass
Edward Nassor, carillonneur
George Fergus, organist
MusicianShip Washington Youth Choir
Steven Fox, conductor
Levine: New work (world premiere)
Music for Christmas
2 and 7 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

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

21st Century Consort
Christopher Kendall, conductor
Crumb: Eine Kleine Mitternacht Musik
Skrowaczewski: Music a Quattro
Chambers: Firehose Reel
Grime: Snow and Snow
Seeger: The Bells of Rhymney
Mealor: Silent Night
Froom: Violinetude (Eine Kleine Kleinmusik)
Tann: ….Slate, Blue-Gray
Mealor: Ubi Caritas
5 p.m. St. Mark’s Episcopal, Capitol Hill

National Symphony Orchestra
The Washington Chorus
Andrew Davis, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano
Alek Shrader, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, bass
Handel: Messiah (arr. Davis)
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Esther Heideman, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Hunter Enoch, baritone
Handel: Messiah
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

December 22

National Symphony Orchestra
The Washington Chorus
Andrew Davis, conductor
Andriana Chuchman, soprano
Daniela Mack, mezzo-soprano
Alek Shrader, tenor
Sidney Outlaw, bass
Handel: Messiah (arr. Davis)
1 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Philharmonic
National Philharmonic Chorale
Stan Engebretson, conductor
Esther Heideman, soprano
Magdalena Wór, mezzo-soprano
Matthew Smith, tenor
Hunter Enoch, baritone
Handel: Messiah
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Inscape Chamber Orchestra
Members of D.C. Youth Orchestra
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2
Music by Respighi, Stravinsky
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Washington Bach Consort
Dana Marsh, conductor
Elijah McCormack, soprano
Kristen Dubenion-Smith, mezzo-soprano
Rufus Müller, tenor
Steven Combs, bass
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
4 p.m. National Presbyterian Church

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

Cathedral Choral Society
Seraph Brass
Edward Nassor, carillonneur
George Fergus, organist
MusicianShip Washington Youth Choir
Steven Fox, conductor
Levine: New work (world premiere)
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Smith: The Consolation of Apollo
Music for Christmas
5 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

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

The Washington Chorus
National Capital Brass
Christopher Bell, conductor
Music for Christmas
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 24

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

Choral Arts Society of Washington
Choral Arts Youth Choir
Scott Tucker, conductor
Brandon Straub, conductor
Kristina Lewis, mezzo-soprano
Music for Christmas
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

December 29

Kiev Aniko Ballet of Ukraine
International Champion Ballroom Dancers
Alastair Willis, conductor
Peggy Steiner, soprano
Michael Heim, tenor
Music of J. Strauss
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

November 27 – Oct 22, 2019

Atlanta Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

November 28

Atlanta Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

November 29

Atlanta Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

November 30

Atlanta Ballet
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

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

October 24 – Sep 21, 2019

Musicians from Marlboro
Frank Rosenwein, oboist
Lucy Fitz Gibbon, soprano
Robyn Bollinger, David McCarroll, Stephen Tavani, and Itamar Zorman, violinists
Hélène Clément and Maiya Papach, violists
Marcy Rosen, cellist
Mozart: Oboe Quartet
Dean: Quartet no. 2 (And Once I Played Ophelia)
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 7
7:30 p.m. Freer | Sackler

October 25

Jacqueline Pollauf, harpist
Hindemith: Harp Sonata
Schafer: The Crown of Ariadne
Hind: Harper’s Ferry (world premiere)
Natra: Prayer
12:10 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Kevin Zhu, violinist
Ryo Yanagitani, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 (“Kreutzer”)
Paganini: Nel cor più non mi sento
Paganini: Cantabile
Paganini: Variations on ‘God Save the King’
Paganini: I Palpiti
7 p.m. Evermay

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Tallis: Gaude gloriosa Dei mater
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia
Shaw: Fly Away I
7:30 p.m. Virginia Theological Seminary

Embassy Series
Formosa Quartet
7:30 p.m. Twin Oaks Estate

October 26

Washington National Opera
Verdi: Otello
Russell Thomas, Leah Crocetto, George Gagnidze;
Daniele Callegari, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Lieder Weekend
Andrea Edith Moore, soprano
Ryan de Ryke, baritone
Daniel Schlosberg, pianist
Wolf: Italienisches Liederbuch
7 p.m. An die Musik Live!

Candlelight Concert Society
Paul Lewis, pianist
Haydn: Piano Sonata in E minor
Brahms: Three Intermezzi, op. 117
Beethoven: Diabelli Variations
7:30 p.m. Horowitz Performing Arts Center

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Tallis: Gaude gloriosa Dei mater
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia
Shaw: Fly Away I
7:30 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

Formosa Quartet
Peter Wiley, cellist
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major
String quartets by Wei-Chieh Lin
7:30 p.m. Freer | Sackler

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
David Danzmayr, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violinist
Webern: Six Pieces for Orchestra
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 (“Turkish”)
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)
Strauss: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Bel Cantanti Opera
Verdi: Rigoletto
Chelsea Lehnea, Gustavo Feulien, Daniel Noone;
Katerina Souvorova, conductor
8 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts

Washington Conservatory of Music
Abel Pereira, horn player
Nurit Bar-Josef, violinist
Audrey Andrist, pianist
Brahms: Horn Trio
Bozza: En Foret
Dukas:Villanelle for horn and piano
Messiaen: Des Canyons aux étoiles… (“Appel interstellaire”)
Brahms: Intermezzo in A Major
8 p.m. Westmoreland Congregational UCC Church

October 27

David Finckel, cellist
Wu Han, pianist
Bach: Gamba Sonata No. 1
Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata No. 2
Glazunov: Chant du Ménestrel
Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor
3 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
David Danzmayr, conductor
Stefan Jackiw, violinist
Webern: Six Pieces for Orchestra
Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 (“Turkish”)
Schubert: Symphony No. 8 (“Unfinished”)
Strauss: On the Beautiful Blue Danube
3 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

Inscape Chamber Orchestra
Richard Scerbo, conductor
Music by Dusman, Adolphe, Mazzoli, Srinivasan, Saariaho
3 p.m. Linehan Concert Hall

Z.E.N. Trio
Schubert: Notturno in E-flat Major
Babajanian: Piano Trio in F-sharp Minor
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

The Thirteen
Matthew Robertson, conductor
Tallis: Gaude gloriosa Dei mater
Britten: Hymn to St. Cecilia
Shaw: Fly Away I
5 p.m. Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church

Washington Master Chorale
Thomas Colohan, conductor
Dehlinger: Kohelet (world premiere)
Music by Copland, Barber, Chatman, Hogan, Parker, others
5 p.m. Church of the Epiphany

October 28

Young Concert Artists
Maxim Lando, pianist
Kapustin: Concert Etude (“Toccatina”)
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 30
Scriabin: Prelude in B Major, Op. 11, no. 11
Lyapunov: Transcendental Etude No. 2 (“Ronde des Fantômes”)
Medtner: Fairy Tale, Op. 51, no. 3
Scriabin: Etude in D-sharp Minor, Op. 8, no. 12
Liszt: Transcendental Etudes
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Gershwin: An American in Paris
8 p.m. The Anthem
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

October 29

Gaelynn Lea, violinist
Music by Lea, others
12:10 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Elizabeth G. Hill, pianist
Jason Solounia, pianist
Music by Rachmaninoff, Debussy, Corigliano
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Washington Performing Arts
Spektral Quartet
Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium
Brown: String Quartet No. 1
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16
Thorvaldsdottir: Enigma (world premiere)
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

October 30

Washington National Opera
Verdi: Otello
Russell Thomas, Leah Crocetto, George Gagnidze;
Daniele Callegari, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11
Beethoven: Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat major, Op. 97
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Quicksilver, baroque ensemble
Louise Basbas, director
Music by Weckmann, Rosenmüller, Legrenzi, Biber, others
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

October 31

National Symphony Orchestra
Krzysztof Urbański, conductor
Lise de la Salle, pianist
Bacewicz: Overture
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

September 21 – Aug 14, 2019

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


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