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12.6.05

Classical Week in Washington (6/13)

Classical Week in Washington is a weekly feature that appears on Mondays. If there are concerts you would like to see included on our schedule, send your suggestions by e-mail (praecentor at yahoo dot com). Plan your concert schedule for the entire month of June with our Classical Month in Washington (June), or your summer opera listening with Opera in the Summer 2005.

Monday, June 13, 2:30 pm
Workshop on Baroque Dance, directed by Cheryl Stafford
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (St Paul's Center), Rock Creek Parish
Rock Creek Festival

Monday, June 13, 7:30 pm
Con Ecos de Esplendor: Music of 16th & 17th century Spain
Barbara Hollinshead (mezzo-soprano), Howard Bass (lute), Douglas Wolters (viols), Cheryl Stafford (dance), Constance Whiteside (harp), Atsuko Ikedo (harpsichord)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish
Rock Creek Festival
See the review by Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, June 15)

Monday, June 13, 10 pm
The Countertop Quartet: Baroque music for high voices
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish
Rock Creek Festival

Tuesday, June 14, throughout the afternoon
Open rehearsals with composer John Rutter
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Great Hall), Rock Creek Parish
Rock Creek Festival

Tuesday, June 13, 7:30 pm
John Rutter in Concert (music of Rutter and Vivaldi)
Choir and Orchestra of Columbia Union College, and the Choir of St. Paul's
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Great Hall), Rock Creek Parish
Rock Creek Festival
See the review by Joan Reinthaler (Washington Post, June 16)

Tuesday, June 14, 7:30 pm
The Kreeger Museum June Chamber Festival: American Chamber Players (Miles Hoffman, artistic director)
The Kreeger Museum (2401 Foxhall Road)

Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 pm
Organ Recital: John Scott (St Thomas, Fifth Avenue, New York)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish
Rock Creek Festival

Wednesday, June 15, 7:30 pm; Friday, June 17, 7:30 pm; Sunday, June 19, 2:30 pm
Massenet, Cendrillon
Summer Opera Theatre Company
See the review by Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, June 16)

Thursday, June 16, 7 pm; Friday, June 17, 8 pm; Saturday, June 18, 8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra with violinists Mark O'Connor and Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
See the review by Robert R. Reilly (Ionarts, June 17)

Thursday, June 16, 7:30 pm
Piano Concert: Students and Faculty, The Duke Ellington School of the Arts
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Great Hall), Rock Creek Parish
Rock Creek Festival

Friday, June 17, 7:30 pm
Viola da gamba recital with Jérôme Hantaï and Kaori Uemura
Corcoran Gallery of Art (sponsored by La Maison Française)

Friday, June 17, 7:30 pm
The Kreeger Museum June Chamber Festival: American Chamber Players (Miles Hoffman, artistic director)
The Kreeger Museum (2401 Foxhall Road)

Friday, June 17, 7:30 pm
Czech Festival Recital: Eva Urbanová (soprano), Pavel Sporcl (violin), Petr Jirikovsky (piano), David Švec (piano) in selections by Czech composers
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Saturday, June 18, 10 am to 8 pm; Sunday, June 19, 12 to 7 pm
Summer Nights Festival (concerts by the National Symphony Orchestra's string quartet)
Opera Vivente will perform on Saturday, at 1, 2:30, and 4 pm; and Sunday, at 1:30, 3, and 4:30pm; program includes Stravinsky's Renard and arias by Rachmaninov and Rimsky-Korsakov)
Hillwood Museum and Gardens

Saturday, June 18, 7:30 pm
The Countertop Quartet, Early Spanish Music for High Voices (Victoria, Morales, Guerrero, Marín) (Washington Early Music Festival)
Church of the Epiphany (1317 G Street NW)

Saturday, June 18, 8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (conducted by James Judd) with Vadim Repin, violin (Tchaikovsky, Violin Concerto, Brewbaker violin concerto premiere, Respighi)
Music Center at Strathmore
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, June 17)

Sunday, June 19, 2 pm; Sunday, June 26, 2 pm
Donizetti, Mary Stuart (Maria Stuarda, sung in English)
Debra Lawrence, soprano (Mary Stuart); John Day, tenor (Earl of Leicester)
Opera Bel Canto (Mount Vernon Place, 900 Massachusetts Avenue NW)

Sunday, June 19, 6:30 pm
The National Gallery Chamber Players String Quartet (Mozart, Kivrak, and Dvořák)
National Gallery of Art

——» Go to last week's schedule, for the week of June 6.

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