Calendar

January 21 – Dec 18, 2019

Patricia Kopatchinskaja, violinist
Jay Campbell, cellist
Anonymous: Alleluia from Winchester Troper
Widmann: 24 Duos for Violin and Violoncello (selections)
Gibbons: Fantasia
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Violoncello
Xenakis: Dhipli Zyia Duo for Violin and Violoncello
Machaut: Balade 4 (Biauté qui)
Ligeti: Hommage à Hilding Rosenberg
Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
Paul Bagley, violist
Amy Horn and James Ross, horn players
Sophia Kim Cook, pianist
7:30 p.m. The Lyceum, Alexandria

January 22

Ryuji Ueno Foundation
Rosamunde Quartet
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6
Puts: Credo
Schubert: String Quartet No. 13 (“Rosamunde”)
7 p.m. Evermay

Washington Performing Arts
Kian Soltani, cellist
Julio Elizalde, pianist
Stravinsky: Suite Italienne
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 5
Pärt: Fratres
Franck: Violin Sonata in A major
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

National Symphony Orchestra
Holst: The Planets
8 p.m. The Anthem
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Paul Galbraith, guitarist
Antonio Meneses, cellist
7:30 p.m. Mansion at Strathmore

January 23

Beau Soir Ensemble
Music by Angulo, Bach, Debussy
del Anguila: Submerged
6:45 p.m. Mexican Cultural Institute
Free admission

January 24

Washington National Opera
Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
Robert Ainsley, pianist
12:10 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

18th Street Singers
Benjamin Olinsky, conductor
Howells: Requiem
Howells: Take Him Earth For Cherishing
Music by Ben Folds, Dolly Parton
7:30 p.m. First Trinity Lutheran Church

National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violinist
Dvořák: Carnival Overture
Dvořák: Violin Concert
Schumann: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
John Storgårds, conductor
Gil Shaham, violinist
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Haydn: Symphony No. 103 (“Drumroll”)
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

January 25

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Axelrod String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 50, no. 6 (“The Frog”)
Britten: String Quartet No. 2
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 7
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

Candlelight Concert Society
Poulenc Trio
Alexander Fiterstein, clarinetist
Poulenc: Trio
Poulenc: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
Glinka: Trio Pathétique
Cuong: Explain Yourself! (world premiere)
Previn: Trio
Rossini: Fantasy on L’Italiana in Algieri
7:30 p.m. Horowitz Performing Arts Center

18th Street Singers
Benjamin Olinsky, conductor
Howells: Requiem
Howells: Take Him Earth For Cherishing
Music by Ben Folds, Dolly Parton
7:30 p.m. First Trinity Lutheran Church

Washington Performing Arts
Midori, violinist
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 2
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 3
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 9 (“Kreutzer”)
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

National Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violinist
Dvořák: Carnival Overture
Dvořák: Violin Concert
Schumann: Symphony No. 2
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
John Storgårds, conductor
Gil Shaham, violinist
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Haydn: Symphony No. 103 (“Drumroll”)
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

January 26

NSO Music for Young Audiences
Marissa Regni, violinist
Eric Shin, percussionist
1:30 and 4 p.m. Kennedy Center Family Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Richard Egarr, harpsichordist
Rowan Pierce, soprano
William Carter, theorbist
Music by Purcell, Blow, Handel, Corbetta, Kerll
2 p.m. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
John Storgårds, conductor
Gil Shaham, violinist
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto
Haydn: Symphony No. 103 (“Drumroll”)
3 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Eclipse Chamber Orchestra
Last Stand Quartet
Alexandra Osborne and Joel Fuller, violinists
Mahoko Eguchi, violist
Rachel Young, cellist
3 p.m. The Lyceum, Alexandria

Minguet Quartett
Andreas Klein, pianist
Music by Bach, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Dorman
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

St. Lawrence String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 20, no. 4
Adams: String Quartet No. 2
Golijov: Yiddishbbuk
Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, Op. 20, no. 2
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Amadeus Orchestra
A. Scott Wood, conductor
Sivan Silver, pianist
Saint-Saëns: Rigaudon
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1
Gounod: Symphony No. 1
4 p.m. Saint Luke Catholic Church, McLean

Midori, violinist
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, pianist
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 4
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 8
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 7
5:30 p.m. Shriver Hall

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Axelrod String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, Op. 50, no. 6 (“The Frog”)
Britten: String Quartet No. 2
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 7
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

January 28

Bridge Ensemble
Lang: the little match girl passion
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

National Ballet of Canada
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 (last movement)
Willems: Approximate Sonata 2016
Music by Mozart, Shostakovich
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

January 29

Beau Soir Ensemble
7 p.m. Fairfax County Library
Free admission

National Ballet of Canada
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 (last movement)
Willems: Approximate Sonata 2016
Music by Mozart, Shostakovich
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

January 30

National Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, pianist
Bates: Resurrexit
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Ballet of Canada
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Maryland Lyric Opera
Massenet: Thaïs
Sarah Joy Miller, Louis Otey, Joseph Michael Brent, Hunter Enoch;
Louis Salemno, conductor
7:30 p.m. The Clarice
mdlo.org

Dunedin Consort
John Butt, conductor
Meg Bragle, mezzo-soprano
Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2
Bach: Cantata No. 54 (“Widerstehe doch der Sünde”)
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4
Bach: Cantata No. 170 (“Wergnügte Ruh, beliebte Seelenlust”)
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cellist
Price: The Oak
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

January 31

National Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, pianist
Bates: Resurrexit
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
11:30 a.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

National Ballet of Canada
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Asko|Schönberg
Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor
Katrien Baerts, soprano
Hiromi Kikuchi and Joseph Puglia, violinists
Ken Hakii, violist
Ligeti: Chamber Concerto
Padding: White Eagle
Kurtág: …concertante…
Vivier: Bouchara
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cellist
Price: The Oak
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

February 1

National Ballet of Canada
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Maryland Lyric Opera
Massenet: Thaïs
Sarah Joy Miller, Louis Otey, Joseph Michael Brent, Hunter Enoch;
Louis Salemno, conductor
2 p.m. The Clarice
mdlo.org

Washington Performing Arts
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violinist
Lambert Orkis, pianist
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 4
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 5 (“Spring”)
Beethoven: Violin Sonata No. 9 (“Kreutzer”)
3 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Smithsonian Chamber Players
Ian Swensen, violinist
Kenneth Slowik, harpsichordist
Haydn: Keyboard Sonata in B Minor, Hob. XVI: 32
Bach: Keyboard Partita No. 4
Bach: Violin Sonata No. 5
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

National Symphony Orchestra
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Nikolai Lugansky, pianist
Bates: Resurrexit
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24
Dvořák: Symphony No. 8
8 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor
Sheku Kanneh-Mason, cellist
Price: The Oak
Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7
8 p.m. Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

National Philharmonic
Brian Ganz, pianist
Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie
Chopin: Funeral March
Chopin: Waltzes, Op. 34
Chopin: Nocturnes, Op. 27
8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore

Asko|Schönberg
Katrien Baerts, soprano
Hiromi Kikuchi and Joseph Puglia, violinists
Ken Hakii, violist
Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor
Kagel: Die Stücke der Windrose (selections)
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

February 2

Mount Vernon Virtuosi
Amit Peled, cellist
Bloch: From Jewish Life (selections)
Bach: Solo Cello Suite No. 1
Bach: Solo Cello Suite No. 4
Bach: Solo Cello Suite No. 5
11 a.m. and 2 p.m. JCCGW

National Ballet of Canada
Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra
Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty
1:30 p.m. Kennedy Center Opera House
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Capitol Early Music
Ensemble Gentil Galant
Debra Nagy, wind player and singer
Mark Rimple, lutenist and singer
Sarah Cunningham, viol player and singer
Music by Josquin, Isaac, Obrecht, Ockeghem
3 p.m. St. George’s Episcopal Church, Arlington

Diane Monroe, violinist
PUBLIQuartet, string quartet
Yacouba Sissoko, percussionist
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Bridget Kibbey, harpist
Alexi Kenney, violinist
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Smithsonian Chamber Music Society
Smithsonian Chamber Players
Ian Swensen, violinist
Kenneth Slowik, harpsichordist
Haydn: Keyboard Sonata in B Minor, Hob. XVI: 32
Bach: Keyboard Partita No. 4
Bach: Violin Sonata No. 5
Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 5
7:30 p.m. National Museum of American History

February 4

Barbara Hollinshead, mezzo-soprano
Howard Bass, lutenist
Music of Dowland, others
12:10 p.m. Church of the Epiphany
Free admission

February 5

Skride Piano Quartet
Schubert: Adagio and Rondo Concertante in F major
Mendelssohn: Piano Quartet No. 3
Enescu: Piano Quartet No. 1
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

February 6

National Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner, conductor
Nicolas Altstaedt, cellist
Grieg: Lyric Suite
Dvořák: Cello Concerto
Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 (“Inextinguishable”)
7 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

February 7

Russian Chamber Art Society
Susana Poretsky, mezzo-soprano
Genadi Zagor, pianist
Rafael Javadov, violinist
7:30 p.m. Embassy of France

Folger Consort
Stile Antico
Tesserae Baroque
Webb Wiggins, organist
Music by Palestrina, A. Gabrieli, G. Gabrieli
8 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Phaeton Trio
Beethoven/Kissine: Trio Fragment
Beethoven: Piano Trio in D major, Op. 70, no. 1
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1
8 p.m. Library of Congress
Free admission

February 8

Shriver Hall Concert Series
Christan Paquette, flutist
Hosokawa: Lied for Flute and Piano
Schubert: Introduction and Variations on “Trockne Blumen”
Dubin: Haven for Flute, Soprano, and Baritone
Clarke: Viola Sonata (arr. C. Paquette)
Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy (arr. C. Paquette)
3 p.m. Baltimore Museum of Art
Free admission

Alice Teyssier, soprano
Ryan Muncy, saxophonist
Rebekah Heller, bassoonist
Ross Kame, percussionist
Campbell MacDonald, clarinetist
Christa Robinson, oboist
Joshua Rubin, clarinetist
Shirazi: ephemera 
Abbasi: Seven Impressions
Shariatzadeh: Sitting on a Broken Periphery
Nourbakhsh: Firing Squad
7:30 p.m. National Museum of Asian Art
Free admission

Folger Consort
Stile Antico
Tesserae Baroque
Webb Wiggins, organist
Music by Palestrina, A. Gabrieli, G. Gabrieli
8 p.m. Washington National Cathedral

Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Simone Porter, violinist
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Piazzolla: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
8 p.m. GMU Center for the Arts

February 9

National Symphony Orchestra
Edward Gardner, conductor
Nicolas Altstaedt, cellist
Grieg: Lyric Suite
Dvořák: Cello Concerto
Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 (“Inextinguishable”)
3 p.m. Kennedy Center Concert Hall
kennedy-center.org; 202-467-4600

Nordic Voices
Music from the time of Charles V
3:30 p.m. National Gallery of Art
Free admission

Doric String Quartet
Haydn: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, no. 2 (“Joke”)
Britten: String Quartet No. 3
Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13
Beethoven: Große Fuge, Op. 133
4 p.m. Phillips Collection

Ēchos, chamber choir
Gretchen Kuhrmann, conductor
5 p.m. Falls Church Episcopal Church

Eva-Maria Zimmermann and Keisuke Nakagoshi, duo pianists
Music by Casella, Stravinsky, Debussy, Dukas, others
7 p.m. Dumbarton Oaks

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

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