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14.3.05

Ionarts Concert Schedule: Late March

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

Wednesday, March 16, 8 pm
LOC: Aguavá New Music Studio [FREE]
See the review by Andrew Lindemann Malone (Washington Post, March 18)

Thursday, March 17, 8 pm
CGA: Pražák Quartet
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, March 19)

Thursday, March 17, 8 pm; Friday, March 18, 8 pm; Saturday, March 19, 8 pm; Sunday, March 20, 2 pm
Benjamin Britten, Albert Herring (student opera, directed by Michael Scarola)
Catholic University of America, Ward Recital Hall (School of Music)
See the review by Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, March 19)

Friday, March 18, 8 pm
Florin Croitoru, violin (Paganini, 24 Caprices for Solo Violin)
Embassy of Romania (1607 23rd Street NW)
See the review by Tom Huizenga (Washington Post, March 21)

Saturday, March 19, 6 pm
Emerson String Quartet (Resident Associate Program: call 202-357-3030)
National Museum of Natural History (10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW)
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, March 22)

Sunday, March 20, 3 pm
KC: Choral Arts Society of Washington: Bach, St. Matthew Passion
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, March 23)

Sunday, March 20, 4 pm
J. S. Bach, St. John Passion (Washington National Cathedral Choirs and Baroque Orchestra)
Washington National Cathedral (Wisconsin and Massachusetts Avenues NW)
See the review by Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, March 22)

Sunday, March 20, 5 pm
PC: Alon Goldstein Trio

Sunday, March 20, 6:30 pm
NGA: L'Orchestre de Chambre Français (Roussel, Magnard, et al.) [FREE]
See the review by Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, March 22)

Tuesday, March 22, 7:30 pm
TT: DaXun Zhang, double bass, and Tomoko Kashiwagi, piano
See the review by Tim Page (Washington Post, March 24)

Thursday, March 24, 6 pm
KC: Millenium Stage: Lecture panel on Maid of Orleans (with Yelena Kurdina and Ken Weiss)

Thursday, March 24, 7 pm; Friday, March 25, 8 pm; Saturday, March 26, 8 pm
KC: National Symphony Orchestra, Verdi Requiem (with Washington Chorus)
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, March 25)

Thursday, March 24, 7 pm
The Cinema of Agnès Varda: her feature film Le Bonheur (1964) and short film Les Dites Caríatides (1984)
National Museum of Women in the Arts (call 202-783-7370)

Friday, March 25, 7:30 and 9:30 pm
KC: Count Basie Orchestra, with Nnenna Freelon (100th anniversary of Count Basie's birth)
See the review by Mike Joyce (Washington Post, March 28)

Friday, March 25, 8 pm
Alexander Frey, piano, and Silvia Weiss, soprano ("Korngold: The Other Mozart") Program changed:
A Tribute to Erich Wolfgang Korngold, with Alexander Frey (piano), Monica Yunus (soprano), Cristina Nassiff (soprano), Jerome Barry (baritone), and the Mendelssohn Piano Trio
Embassy of Austria (3524 International Court NW)
See the review by Grace Jean (Washington Post, March 28)

Saturday, March 26, 2 pm
TT: Alexandre Tharaud, piano
See the review by Tim Page (Washington Post, March 28)

Saturday, March 26, 7 pm; Thursday, March 31, 7:30 pm (performances also on April 3, 5, 8, and 11)
KC: Tchaikovsky, The Maid of Orléans (Washington National Opera)
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, March 30)

Sunday, March 27, 6:30 pm
NGA: Philippe Entremont, pianist (Debussy, Ravel) [FREE]
See the review by Grace Jean (Washington Post, March 29)

Monday, March 28, 7:30 pm
TT: Voices of the Arts: John Lithgow

Tuesday, March 29, 6 pm
KC: Millenium Stage: Lecture panel on Die Zauberflöte (with Ken Weiss)

Tuesday, March 29, 7 pm
CSC: Guarneri String Quartet open rehearsal [FREE]

Tuesday, March 29, 7:30 pm
TT: Perlman/Schmidt/Bailey Trio
See the review by Joseph McLellan (Washington Post, March 31)

Wednesday, March 30, 8 pm
LOC: Musicians from Ravinia's Steans Institute [FREE]
See the review by Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, April 1)

Wednesday, March 30, 8 pm
SH: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, with Barbara Bonney, soprano
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, April 1)

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

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