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26.3.06

Classical Week in Washington (3/26)

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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.

Monday, March 27, 8 pm
London Philharmonic Orchestra (Kurt Masur, music director)
Kennedy Center Concert Hall

Wednesday, March 29, 8 pm
Murray Perahia, Peter Serkin, piano
Music Center at Strathmore (WPAS)

Thursday, March 30, 6 and 7 pm
Sound artists Richard Chartier and Taylor Deupree
World premiere of a new musical work, Specification Fifteen, created especially for the Hiroshi Sugimoto exhibition
Lerner Room
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Friday, March 31, 7:30 pm
Vadim Repin, violin, and Nikolai Lugansky, piano
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall (Baltimore, Md.)

Friday, March 31, 8 pm
Takács Quartet
Mozart, String Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K. 465 “Dissonance”; Bartók, String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17; Schubert, String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor, D. 810 “Death and the Maiden”
Corcoran Gallery of Art

Friday, March 31, 8 pm
Judith Bettina (soprano), Robert Taub (piano), Curtis Macomber (violin) [FREE]
Chamber Music of Milton Babbitt
Library of Congress

Friday, March 31, 8 pm
Baltimore Symphony: What Dreams Are Made Of
Sibelius, Swan of Tuonela; Stravinsky, The Firebird; Michael Daugherty, Hell's Angels
Symphony with a Twist Series
Music Center at Strathmore

Friday, March 31, 8 pm; Saturday, April 1, 5 and 8 pm; Sunday, April 2, 2 pm
Folger Consort: Landini and Machaut, with Trefoil
Folger Shakespeare Library

Saturday, April 1, 7 pm; Tuesday, April 4, 7:30 pm; Thursday, April 6, 7:30 pm; Sunday, April 9, 2 pm
Donizetti, L'elisir d'amore
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

Saturday, April 1, 8 pm
Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater

Saturday, April 1, 8 pm
Yundi Li, piano
Music by Mozart, Schumann, Chopin, and Liszt
Music Center at Strathmore

Sunday, April 2, 2 pm; Wednesday, April 5, 7:30 pm; Saturday, April 8, 7 pm; Monday, April 10, 7 pm; Friday, April 14, 7:30 pm
Wagner, Das Rheingold
Washington National Opera
Kennedy Center Opera House

Sunday, April 2, 5 pm
Natasha Mah, piano
Phillips Collection

Sunday, April 2, 6 pm
Rossini, Tancredi
Washington Concert Opera
Lisner Auditorium

Sunday, April 2, 6:30 pm
Kronos Quartet, with Wu Man, pipa player
Music by Rahul Dev Burman, Michael Gordon, Terry Riley, and John Zorn
National Gallery of Art (East Building Auditorium)

Sunday, April 2, 7:30 pm
Sequenza (piano trio)
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater (Fortas Chamber Music series)

——» Go to the previous schedule, for the week of March 19.

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