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8.10.05

Classical Week in Washington (10/9)

Classical Week in Washington is a weekly feature that appears on Sundays, in conjunction with my Classical Music Agenda at DCist. If there are concerts that you would like to see included on our schedule, send your suggestions by e-mail (ionarts at gmail dot com). Plan your fall concert schedule with our Highlights of the Concert Season, Fall 2005, and Classical Month in Washington (October), or your fall opera listening with our Opera Preview, 2005–2006.

Wednesday, October 12, 7:30 pm
Orion String Quartet with Peter Serkin, piano
Kennedy Center, Terrace Theater

Thursday, October 13, 8 pm; Friday, October 14, 8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra with Barry Douglas, piano
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

Thursday, October 13, 8 pm; Friday, October 14, 8 pm; Saturday, October 15, 8 pm
China National Peking Opera Company
Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater

Thursday, October 13, 7 pm; Friday, October 14, 8 pm; Saturday, October 15, 8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra, with Pinchas Zukerman, violin and viola (Berg's violin concerto)
Kennedy Center, Concert Hall

Friday, October 14, 7 pm (also October 15, 4 pm, at the National Museum of the American Indian) [FREE]
Tonana (Claudia Martínez), Mystic Songs of Ancient México (Zapotec and Maya melodies)
Programs cosponsored by National Museum of Women in the Arts
Cultural Institute of Mexico (2829 16th Street NW), for reservations call (202) 728-1675

Friday, October 14, 8 pm; Sunday, October 16, 2 pm
Verdi, La Traviata
Virginia Opera
George Mason University Center for the Arts (Fairfax, Va.)

Friday, October 14, 8 pm
Vermeer Quartet with pianist Edmund Battersby (Haydn, op. 76, no. 1; Janáček, second quartet, "Intimate Letters"; Dohnányi, Piano Quintet no. 1 in C minor, op. 1) [FREE]
Library of Congress

Friday, October 14, 8 pm; Saturday, October 15, 8 pm; Sunday, October 16, 8 pm
Manuel Barrueco, guitar
Dumbarton Oaks, Friends of Music Concerts

Friday, October 14, 8 pm; Saturday, October 15, 8 pm
Juana Zayas, piano
Cuban Interests Section (2630 16th Street NW)
Embassy Series

Friday, October 14, 8 pm
Cypress String Quartet (Shostakovich, Cotton, Bloch, Beethoven)
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center (College Park, Md.)

Saturday, October 15, 2 pm
Severin von Eckardstein, piano
Kennedy Center, Terrace Theater

Saturday, October 15, 8 pm (plus free master class at 1 pm)
Biava String Quartet, with cellist Paul Katz
Kreeger Museum

Saturday, October 15, 8 pm
Palestrina Choir (Palestrina's Missa Ave Maria and Marian motets)
Dumbarton United Methodist Church (3133 Dumbarton Street NW)

Sunday, October 16, 2 pm
Ann Schein, piano (benefit concert)
Kennedy Center, Terrace Theater

Sunday, October 16, 4 pm
Takács Quartet ("Dissonance" Quartet, Mozart viola quintet with James Dunham, and Debussy quartet)
Sponsored by the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (Bethesda, Md.)
Concert at the Landon School's Mondzac Performing Arts Center (6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, Md.)

Sunday, October 16, 5 pm
Andrea Padova, piano [FREE, with admission to museum]
Phillips Collection

Sunday, October 16, 5 pm
Concert with Ancient Greek Instruments (including a replica of the Delphi hydraulis, excavated in 1992), with a dessert reception
Corcoran Gallery of Art (in collaboration with the Embassy of Greece)

Sunday, October 16, 6:30 pm
Rita Bouboulidi, piano (music by Beethoven, Brahms, and Schubert) [FREE]
National Gallery of Art

Sunday, October 16, 7 pm
Donizetti, La Fille du Régiment
Opera Bel Cantanti
La Maison Française

Sunday, October 16, 7 pm
Ravi Shankar (WPAS)
Music Center at Strathmore

——» Go to last week's schedule, for the week of October 2.

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