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19.3.06

Classical Week in Washington (3/19)

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 (March), or your opera listening with our Opera Preview 2006.

Tuesday, March 21, 8 pm
Washington Bach Consort and Cathedral Choral Society
Music of Bach, plus Orff's [yawn] Carmina Burana
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Wednesday, March 22, 7:30 pm
Sara Daneshpour, piano [FREE]
National Museum of Women in the Arts (for reservation, call 202-783-7370 or e-mail reservations@nmwa.org)

Thursday, March 23, 7 pm; Friday, March 24, 1:30 pm; Saturday, March 25, 8 pm
National Symphony Orchestra with Emanuel Ax, piano
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Thursday, March 23, 7:30 pm
Pedja Muzijevic (Broadwood piano) and Tanya Tompkins (cello)
Music by Hummel, Schumann, and Chopin
The Mansion at Strathmore

Thursday, March 23, 8 pm
Baltimore Symphony: Mozart's Birthday Celebration
All-Mozart program, with pianist Christian Blackshaw
Music Center at Strathmore
[Also on March 24 and 25, 8 pm, and March 26, 3 pm, at Meyerhoff Hall in Baltimore]

Friday, March 24, 8 pm
Bach Collegium Japan (Maasaki Suzuki, Artistic Director) [FREE]
All-Bach program
Library of Congress

Friday, March 24, 8 pm
Peter Sirotin (violin), Claudia Chudacoff (violin), Michael Stepniak (viola), Julius Wirth (viola), Fiona Thompson (cello)
Mozart String Quintets II
Embassy Series
Embassy of Austria

Saturday, March 25, 1:30 pm
Verdi, Luisa Miller
With Barbara Frittoli, Neil Shicoff, and James Morris
Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast

Saturday, March 25, 7 pm; Thursday, March 30, 7:30 pm; Sunday, April 2, 2 pm (four more performances through April 14)
Wagner, Das Rheingold
Washington National Opera

Saturday, March 25, 8 pm
National Philharmonic: Brahms, German Requiem
With baritone William Sharp and soprano Linda Mabbs
Music Center at Strathmore

Saturday, March 25, 8:30 pm; Sunday, March 26, 7:30 pm
Alisa Weilerstein, cello
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington (Rockville, Md.)

Sunday, March 26, 6:30 pm
Rachel Barton Pine, violin, and Matthew Hagle, piano
Music by Biber, Corigliano, Mozart, and Schumann
National Gallery of Art

——» Go to the previous schedule, for the week of March 12.

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