Calendar

November 19 – Oct 22, 2019

Keely Bosworth Borland, soprano
Joy Schreier, pianist
Music by Piaf, Gershwin, Porter, Chaminade, Herbert
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

Benedict Kloeckner, cellist
Ryo Yanagitani, pianist
Bach: Gamba Sonata No. 3
Mendelssohn: Cello Sonata No. 2
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 3
7 p.m. Evermay

November 20

Kosciuszko Foundation
Central4 Piano Quartet
Brandon: 3 Paderewskis
Omar Crook, E. Scott Levin, Maria Dominique Lopez;
Jenni Brandon, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Irish Chamber Orchestra
Jörg Widmann, clarinetist and conductor
Claron McFadden, soprano
Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 8
Widmann: Versuch über die Fuge
Widmann: 180 beats per minute
Mozart: Adagio und Fuge in C minor
Weber: Clarinet Quintet in B-flat major
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

November 21

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Renée Fleming, soprano
Rod Gilfry, baritone
R. Strauss: Dreaming by the Fireside (Symphonic Interlude No. 2 from Intermezzo)
Puts: The Brightness of Light
R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Corcoran Music Festival
Opera Lafayette
Blow: Venus and Adonis
Ryan Brown, conductor
7 p.m. GWU-Corcoran

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Auerbach: New work (world premiere)
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 (“Classical”)
Stravinsky: Pulcinella
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

November 22

Atlantic Reed Consort
Robichaux: New work (world premiere)
Music by R. Strauss, Andriessen, Mellits
12:10 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Benedict Kloeckner, cellist
Luosha Fang, violinist and violist
Ryo Yanagitani, pianist
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No. 2
Tchaikovsky: Piano Trio in A minor
7 p.m. Evermay

Washington National Opera
Mozart: The Magic Flute
Singers from Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists program;
Eun Sun Kim, conductor
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Escher String Quartet
Jason Vieaux, guitarist
Boccherini: Guitar Quintet No. 4
Schumann: String Quartet in A Major, Op. 41, no. 3
Tárrega: Capricho árabe
Albéniz: Recuerdos de viaje (“Rumores de la Caleta”)
Jobim: A Felicidade
Wolf: Italian Serenade for String Quartet
7:30 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap

Embassy Series
Elham Fanoos, pianist
Music by Chopin, Mozart, Jaane Kahan Gaye Woh Din, Schumann
7:30 p.m. Embassy of Afghanistan

Baltimore Concert Opera
Laurie Rogers, conductor
Joy Schreier, pianist
Melanie Henley Heyn, soprano
Ron Loyd, baritone
Kate Farrar, mezzo-soprano
Jenni Bank, mezzo-soprano
Menotti: The Consul
7:30 p.m. The Engineers Club

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
R. Strauss: Dreaming by the Fireside (Symphonic Interlude No. 2 from Intermezzo)
Mozart: Symphony No. 38 (“Prague”)
R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

November 23

Washington National Opera
Mozart: The Magic Flute
David Portillo, Sydney Mancasola, Kathryn Lewek, Wei Wu;
Eun Sun Kim, conductor
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Corcoran Music Festival
Opera Lafayette
Blow: Venus and Adonis
Ryan Brown, conductor
7 p.m. GWU-Corcoran

National Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor
Renée Fleming, soprano
Rod Gilfry, baritone
R. Strauss: Dreaming by the Fireside (Symphonic Interlude No. 2 from Intermezzo)
Puts: The Brightness of Light
R. Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Leila Josefowicz, violinist
John Novacek, pianist
Stravinsky: Duo concertant
Janáček: Dumka
Janáček: Violin Sonata
Knussen: Reflection
Kurtág: Tre Pezzi
Adams: Road Movies
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

November 24

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
Auerbach: New work (world premiere)
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 1 (“Classical”)
Stravinsky: Pulcinella
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Baltimore Concert Opera
Laurie Rogers, conductor
Joy Schreier, pianist
Melanie Henley Heyn, soprano
Ron Loyd, baritone
Kate Farrar, mezzo-soprano
Jenni Bank, mezzo-soprano
Menotti: The Consul
7:30 p.m. The Engineers Club

Capital City Symphony
Tiffany Lu, conductor
James Stern, violinist
Vivaldi: Four Seasons (“Spring”)
Respighi: The Birds
Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
Wagner: Forest Murmurs
5 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center

Washington Concert Opera
Thomas: Hamlet
Jacques Imbrailo, Lisette Oropesa, Eve Gigliotti, Jonas Hacker;
Antony Walker, conductor
6 p.m. Lisner Auditorium
concertopera.org

November 25

Washington National Opera
Soloman Howard, bass
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

November 26

L’abri Trio
Music of Beethoven, Poulenc, Piazzolla
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

November 27

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

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