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31.1.05

Ionarts Concert Schedule: Early February

Performances in bold are considered to be particularly noteworthy. Abbreviations used here are:

Tuesday, February 1, 12:10 pm
Washington Bach Consort Noontime Cantata Series [FREE]
Jesu, nun sei gepreiset, BWV 41, and Paul Skevington, organist
The Church of the Epiphany (13th and G Streets NW)

Thursday, February 3, 7 pm; Friday, February 4, and Saturday, February 5, 8 pm
KC: National Symphony Orchestra, with Leonidas Kavakos, violin
See the review by Tim Page (Washington Post, February 4)

Friday, February 4, 8 pm
Divas on the Edge: Women on the brink of a nervous breakdown, with Christine Antenbring and Lyubov Petrova, accompanied Mikhail Hallak, piano
La Maison Française (4101 Reservoir Road NW)
See Ionarts double review (February 7)

Friday, February 4, 8 pm
LOC: Danilo Pérez Trio [FREE]

Saturday, February 5, 8 pm
CSC: Washington Bach Consort: Hallelujah Handel
See the review by Joseph McLellan (Washington Post, February 7)

Sunday, February 6, 5 pm
PC: Verdehr Trio (violin, clarinet, and piano, from my alma mater, Michigan State University) [FREE, but only with paid admission to the museum]
See the review by Gail Wein (Washington Post, February 8)

Sunday, February 6, 6:30 pm
NGA: National Gallery Vocal Arts Ensemble and Smithsonian Chamber Players (Johann Thiele, Saint Matthew Passion, 1637) [FREE]

Tuesday, February 8, 7:30 pm
TT: Fine Arts Quartet with Sara Wolfensohn, piano
See the review by Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, February 11)

Thursday, February 10, 8 pm
LOC: Aviv String Quartet [FREE]
See review by Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, February 12)

Thursday, February 10, 7 pm; Friday, February 11, 8 pm; Saturday, February 12, 8 pm
KC: National Symphony Orchestra, with Lynn Harrell, cello
See review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, February 11)

Friday, February 11, 7 pm
Vanessa Pérez, piano (music by Albeniz, Ravel, Chopin, and Arturo Sandoval) [FREE]
Embassy of Venezuela (2443 Massachusetts Avenue NW)

Friday, February 11, 8 pm
CGA: Jupiter Quartet

Friday, February 11, 8 pm; Saturday, February 12, 8 pm; Sunday, February 13, 3 pm
CSC: Mozart, The Impresario, François Loup (piano accompaniment)
See the review by Joseph McLellan (Washington Post, February 13)

Friday, February 11, 8 pm; Sunday, February 13, 2 pm
Wagner, Tristan und Isolde, Virginia Opera
George Mason Center for the Arts (Fairfax, Va.)
See the review by Tim Page (Washington Post, February 11)

Saturday, February 12, 2 pm
TT: Paul Lewis, piano, all-Beethoven program (WPAS)
See the review by Tim Page (Washington Post, February 14)

Saturday, February 12, 4:30 pm
KC: King's Singers (WPAS)
See the review by Joan Reinthaler (Washington Post, February 13)

Saturday, February 12, 8 pm
Woodley Ensemble, Music for a New Age (Pärt, Tavener, Gorecki, Macmillan)
St. Columba's Episcopal Church, Tenleytown

Sunday, February 13, 2 pm
TT: Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Brahms/Beethoven

Sunday, February 13, 4 pm
KC: Prague Symphony Orchestra, all-Dvořák program (WPAS)
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, February 15) and the review by Joseph McLellan (Washington Post, February 14)

Sunday, February 13, 5 pm
PC: Contrasts (chamber ensemble) [FREE, with paid admission to museum]
See the review by Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, February 14)

Sunday, February 13, 6:30 pm
NGA: Thomas Hrynkiw, pianist [FREE]

Tuesday, February 15, 8 pm
KC: Renée Fleming (soprano) and Hartmut Höll (piano) (WPAS/VAS)

——» Go to previous concert schedule, for Late January.

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