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5.6.05

Classical Week in Washington (6/6)

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.

Thursday, June 9, 7 pm; Friday, June 10, 7 pm; Saturday, June 11, 7 pm
National Symphony Orchestra Composer Portraits - Johannes Brahms (first symphony)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
See the review by Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, June 10)

Thursday, June 9, 7 pm
Mia Karlsson, soprano, with Jonas Olsson, piano
"Jenny Lind" Scholarship Winner Concert and Reception
Corcoran Gallery of Art

Thursday, June 9, 8 pm
Sequeira Costa, piano (Embassy Series)
Portuguese Ambassador's Residence (2125 Kalorama Road NW)

Friday, June 10, 7:30 pm
Camerata Trajectina, The Perfect and Well-Equipped Ship (Washington Early Music Festival)
St. Joseph's on Capitol Hill (Second and C Streets NE)

Friday, June 10, 7:30 pm
The Kreeger Museum June Chamber Festival: American Chamber Players (Miles Hoffman, artistic director)
The Kreeger Museum (2401 Foxhall Road)
See the review by Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, June 13)

Friday, June 10, 7:30 pm; Saturday, June 11, 5 pm
French-American Contemporary Music Festival
Charles Rosen (piano), composer Pascal Dusapin, Diotima String Quartet
La Maison Française (4101 Reservoir Road NW)
See the review by Jens F. Laurson (Ionarts, June 14)

Saturday, June 11, 7:30 pm
Palestrina Choir, A Spaniard in Rome: Sacred Music of Tomás Luis de Victoria (Washington Early Music Festival)
St. Joseph's on Capitol Hill (Second and C Streets NE)
See the review by Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, June 14)

Saturday, June 11, 7:30 pm
In His Temple: Music of Edward Elgar
Choir of St. Paul's, directed by Graham Elliott with Neil Weston, organ
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish
Rock Creek Festival
See the review by Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, June 13)

Sunday, June 12, 3 pm
Modern Musick (John Moran and Risa Browder, directors), 'Una Tarde en la Casa de la Duquesa de Benavente-Osuna' (Luigi Boccherini program) (Washington Early Music Festival)
St. Mary Mother of God Catholic Church (727 5th Street NW)
See the review by Andrew Lindemann Malone (Washington Post, June 14)

Sunday, June 12, 4 pm
Mei-Ting Sun, piano (winner of Chopin Competition plays Bartók etudes, Chopin preludes, and Beethoven's Hammerklavier sonata)
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
See the review by Daniel Ginsberg (Washington Post, June 14)

Sunday, June 12, 4 pm
Festival Evensong (music by William McKie, David Hogan, Hubert Parry)
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Rock Creek Parish
Rock Creek Festival

Sunday, June 12, 6:30 pm
Carlos César Rodríguez, pianist (Guastavino, Albéniz, Debussy, and Balakirev)
National Gallery of Art

——» Go to last week's schedule, for the week of May 30.

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