Concert Reviews | CD Reviews | DVD Reviews | Opera | Early Music | News | Film | Art | Books | Kids

15.2.05

Ionarts Concert Schedule: Late February

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

Tuesday, February 15, 8 pm
KC: Renée Fleming (soprano) and Hartmut Höll (piano) (WPAS/VAS)
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, February 25)

Wednesday, February 16, 7:30 pm
Christine Brewer, soprano [FREE]
National Museum of Women in the Arts
See the review by Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, February 17)

Thursday, February 17, 7 pm; Friday, February 18, 8 pm; Saturday, February 19, 8 pm
KC: National Symphony Orchestra, with Peter Serkin (piano)
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, February 18)

Saturday, February 19, 1 pm
TT: Metropolitan Opera National Council: Middle Atlantic Region Auditions

Saturday, February 19, 7:30 pm
FS: St. Petersburg Quartet, with Bright Sheng, piano [FREE]
See the review by Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, February 21)

Saturday, February 19, 8 pm
CSC: Marilyn Nonken, piano (Boulez, Ives, Jarvinen, Dench)
See review by Tim Page (Washington Post, February 21)

Saturday, February 19, 8 pm
SH: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, with violinist Hilary Hahn (Prokofiev, Violin Concerto No. 1)
See the double review by Jens Laurson and Charles Downey (Ionarts, February 21)

Sunday, February 20, 3 pm
CSC: Opera Lafayette: Lully, Acis et Galatée (see post from January 23)
See the review by Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, February 22)

Sunday, February 20, 3 pm
SH: Itzhak Perlman (violin) and Rohan DeSilva (piano) (inaugural WPAS concert in new Music Center at Strathmore Hall)
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, February 22)

Sunday, February 20, 5 pm
PC: Su Jeon, piano [FREE, with paid admission to the museum]

Wednesday, February 23, 8 pm
LOC: Sabine Meyer: Trio di Clarone with Kalle Randalu, Piano [FREE]
See the review by Gail Wein (Washington Post, February 25)

Thursday, February 24, 7:30 pm
FS: Musicians from Marlboro III: Mozart and Hindemith [FREE]
See review by Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, February 26)

Thursday, February 24, 7:30 pm
Constance Hauman, soprano, and William Vendice, piano (songs by Schreker, Schoenberg, Berg, Zemlinsky)
Embassy of Austria (3524 International Ct. NW) [FREE, with RSVP at (202) 895-6776 or rsvp@austria.org]
See review by Joe Banno (Washington Post, February 26)

Friday, February 25, 8 pm
LOC: Rebel Ensemble for Baroque Music (Jörg-Michael Schwarz & Karen Marie Marmer, Directors) [FREE]
See review by Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, February 27)

Friday, February 25, 8 pm
SH: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Gypsy Nights (Qing Li, violin, and Anna Menendez, dancer)

Saturday, February 26, 7:30 pm
Chantry and the Orchestra of the 17th Century (Requiems by Biber and Schütz)
St. Peter's Church (313 2nd Street SE)
Tickets are $50 ($25 to go to Save the Children for tsunami disaster relief)

Saturday, February 26, 8 pm
CSC: Left Bank Quartet (Korngold, Martinů, Shostakovich)

Saturday, February 26, 8 pm; Sunday, February 27, 2 pm
Rossini, L'occasione fa il ladro, Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia (sung in English)
Gunston Arts Center (Arlington, Va.)

Sunday, February 27, 4 pm
Suspicious Cheese Lords, In Heaven and in Rome (secular songs, laude, and liturgical polyphony)
Pope John Paul II Cultural Center (3900 Harewood Rd NE)

Sunday, February 27, 5 pm
PC: Nadia Shpachenko, piano [FREE, with paid admission to museum]

Sunday, February 27, 5 pm (after Evensong)
Organ Recital by Massimiliano Muzzi (from Rome, Italy) [FREE]
Washington National Cathedral

Sunday, February 27, 6:30 pm
NGA: Leila Josefowicz (violin) and John Novacek (piano), music by Los Angeles composers Salonen, Adams, Grey, and Novacek [FREE]

Monday, February 28, 8 pm
CGA: Contemporary Music Forum

——» Go to previous concert schedule, for Early February.

No comments: