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12.2.06

Classical Week in Washington (2/12)

Classical Week in Washington is a weekly feature that appears on Sundays, at the same time as my Classical Music Agenda for 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 winter concert schedule with our 2006 Concert Preview and Classical Month in Washington (February), or your opera listening with our Opera Preview 2006.

Monday, February 13, 8 pm
Royal Concertgebouw with Mariss Jansons
Kennedy Center Concert Hall (WPAS)

Monday, February 13, 8 pm
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, with incoming Music Director Marin Alsop (Brahms, Rouse, Dvořák)
Music Center at Strathmore
Same program reviewed by Jens at Meyerhoff Hall last month

Monday, February 13, 8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra/JCC Chamber Music Series
Mozart’s A Musical Joke (The Village Musicians), Hindemith’s Octet, and Quintet in C minor for Piano and Strings by Vaughan Williams
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

Monday, February 13, 6 pm
The Conservatory Project: Manhattan School of Music
Escher String Quartet
Millennium Stage Event [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Tuesday, February 14, 6 pm
The Conservatory Project: Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
Millennium Stage Event [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Wednesday, February 15, 2006
The Conservatory Project: University of Michigan School of Music
Scenes from The Coronation of Poppea
Millennium Stage Event [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Thursday, February 16, 6 pm
The Conservatory Project: Cleveland Institute of Music
Millennium Stage Event [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Friday, February 17, 6 pm
The Conservatory Project: New England Conservatory of Music
Millennium Stage Event [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Friday, February 17, 8 7 pm
Peter Schickele -- Louis C. Elson Memorial Lecture
Library of Congress (rescheduled from December 7)

Friday, February 17, 8 pm; Sunday, February 19, 2 pm
Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro
Virginia Opera
George Mason University Center for the Arts (Fairfax, Va.)

Saturday, February 18, 1 pm and 3:30 pm
NSO Kinderkonzert: Musical Opposites
Kennedy Center Family Theater

Saturday, February 18, 1:30 pm
Verdi, Aida
Andrea Gruber, Olga Borodina, Johan Botha, Juan Pons
Conducted by James Conlon
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast

Saturday, February 18, 6 pm
The Conservatory Project: Oberlin Conservatory of Music
Millennium Stage Event [FREE]
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater

Saturday, February 18, 7:30 pm
Countertop Quartet, Modern Voices (music by Michael Harrison, Richard Rice, Terrance Johns, Francis Poulenc, and Maurice Duruflé)
St. Paul’s Church, K Street (2430 K Street NW)

Saturday, February 18, 8 pm
Mozart, Mozart, Mozart
National Philharmonic, with Brian Ganz and Jody Gatwood
The Music Center at Strathmore

Sunday, February 19, 1 pm and 3:30 pm
NSO Ensemble Concert: Connections--Math and Music (ages 9 and up)
Kennedy Center Family Theater

Sunday, February 19, 5 pm
Ted Christopher, baritone
Phillips Collection [FREE, with price of admission to the museum]

Sunday, February 19, 6:30 pm
Kuijken String Quartet (Mozart's first three Haydn quartets)
National Gallery of Art

Sunday, February 19, 3 pm; Thursday, February 23, 7:30 pm; Saturday, February 25, 7:30 pm
Puccini, Turandot
Kirov Opera (Valery Gergiev)
Kennedy Center Opera House

——» Go to the previous schedule, for the week of February 5.

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