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30.7.05

Classical Week in Washington (7/31)

Classical Week in Washington is a weekly feature that appears on Sundays. If there are concerts that 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 August with our Classical Month in Washington (August), or your summer opera listening with Opera in the Summer 2005. We warn you, however, there is not much to hear round these parts this month. We're biding our time until the fall.

Tuesday, August 2, from 2 to 6:30 pm
Wednesday, August 3, from 2 to 6:30 pm
Thursday, August 4, from 12 to 3:30 pm
Qualifying round, Rostropovich International Cello Competition (Mstislav Rostropovich himself will head the jury in Washington) [FREE, but you must make a reservation, 202-944-6090 or Culturel.WASHINGTON-AMBA@diplomatie.gouv.fr)
La Maison Française (Embassy of France)
See the review by Charles T. Downey (Ionarts, August 3)

Wednesday, August 3, 8 pm
Sounds of Slovenia: Landscapes, Dance, and Romance (works by Brina Jez and others)
Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival
St. Mark's Episcopal Church (3rd and A Streets SE)
See the review by Cecelia Porter (Washington Post, August 5)

Friday, August 5, 8 pm
Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata and Concerto (Cantata 209, B Minor Suite, other works by Haydn and Quantz)
Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival
St. Mark's Episcopal Church (3rd and A Streets SE)

Sunday, August 7, 5 pm
Anne Horsch (Grünwald, Germany), organ [FREE]
Washington National Cathedral

Sunday, August 7, 6 pm
Jin Sun Cho (South Korea), organ (music by Bruhns, Jongen, Bach, Liszt) [FREE]
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Great Upper Church

Sunday, August 7, 8 pm
Sounds of Slovenia: Pour le Temps Passé (music by Brina Jez and others)
Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival
St. Mark's Episcopal Church (3rd and A Streets SE)
See the review by Claire Marie Blaustein (Washington Post, August 9)

——» Go to last week's schedule, for the week of July 24.

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